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Jesper Jensen

Freelance, Art Director, Designer, Background painter/layout artist and Storyboarder.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Work Experience

Nickelodeon

3D Animator

3D Logo/ Christmas Breaker for Nickelodeon.
3D animations with winduptoys for Nickelodeon TV channel.
2007 Viborg, Denmark

Mtv

Designer, Layouter, background painter

Breaker for MTV
Background and character designer for a few short 2D clips about the environment for MTV.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aCfuTuPiOg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJuF2sbRTQM
http://penguinarmyanimation.blogspot.com/
2008 Denmark

Roskilde Festival

Character design, Background / Layouts

Visuals for Roskilde Festival 2009 green footsteps
Background and character designer for 4 short 2D clips running on the big screens before all koncerts/shows about the environment and how the world might look in the year 2050 if we don’t take action against pollution.
2008 Viborg, Denmark

Youth Club

Teacher

Teaching
I have been teaching Classical drawing, character/layout design and composition at Viborg Youth Club in the evenings. The Kids ranged from 10-15 years of age and the classes consisted of around 20 kids.
2008 Viborg, Denmark

Den Danske Filmskole

Lead 2D Animatior.

Lead Animator on “To Venner” a 2D bachelor short film from the National Film school of Denmark by Paw Charlie Ravn.
Link to the short film: https://vimeo.com/44654960
2009 Denmark

DADIU

Lead 3D Animator

DADIU game production
Lead Animator on a game production from The Danish Academy of Digital, Interactive Entertainment.
http://www.trailofthecollector.dk/
2009 Denmark

Cartoon Saloon

Intership. Design, Storyboard and layout.

Intership at Academy award Nominated animation studio, Cartoon Saloon.
I interned for 4 months at Catoon Saloon in Kilkenny, Ireland. www.cartoonsaloon.ie
2010 Kilkenny, Ireland

Walt Disney And Cartoon Saloon

Storyboarder, designer, background artist.

Worked at Cartoon Saloon. www.cartoonsaloon.ie

I was hired to work on Cartoon Saloon in Kilkenny, Ireland. To work as a designer, background artist and storyboarder for a Disney inc. Pilot TV series Called Rikki Doom.
2011 Kilkenny, Ireland

Kool Production

Illustrator.

Working with KoolProductions

illustration 4 children books for the TV series Elleville elfrid.
2011 Copenhagen, Denmark

Walt Disney And Cartoon Saloong

Art Director, Designer

Work freelance with Cartoon Saloon and Walt Disney inc. www.cartoonsaloon.ie,

I was hired to art direct a Disney inc. pilot TV series Called Max Helsing.
2012 Copenhagen, Denmark

L.O.C

Director, Art director, Layout artist, Background artist, Character designer.

Music Video for Danish Hip Hop Artist L.O.C.
Music Video was produced in 10 weeks from idea to finish.
We worked on and off 5 people and i completed the 100 finished painted backgrounds in 4 weeks.
The Video can we viewed here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Cj6cxviTZg
2012 Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen Bombay

Background painter

Work with Copenhagen Bombay. http://www.copenhagenbombay.com/

Hired as a background painter for Angry Birds TV-series.
2012 Copenhagen, Denmark

Education

The Animation Workshop

Bachelor in Art and Animation

Three and a half year Bachelor’s programme in Character Animation, 2D as well as 3D. Furthermore extensive classes are given in design, color and layout.
September 2007 - January 2011 Denmark

Languages

English (Fluent),
Danish (Native),
Norwegian (Conversational),
Swedish (Conversational),

Skills

Adobe Aftereffect, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, Flash, TV-Paint,