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TYLER MELE
a n i m a t o r
tymele@gmail.com
440 . 213 . 7725
tymele.com












EDUCATION

B.F.A. Animation
Columbus College of Art & Design



HONORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Outstanding Senior, Animation
Columbus College of Art & Design

CCAD Dean's Scholarship
Columbus College of Art & Design



SOFTWARE

Maya: animation, modeling, texturing, lighting
After Effects: motion graphics, compositing
Photoshop: retouching, color correction
Final Cut Pro: editing audio and video
Illustrator: designing vector graphics
Mac, Window, Linux

































1281 Federal Ave. #2 Los Angeles, CA 90025







EXPERIENCE


Digital Animator
Nickelodeon Animation Studios
CG Character animation for Pinky Malinky
Character animation and effects for Dora and Friends
Lighting for promotional material for Paw Patrol, Rusty Rivets and Shimmer & Shine
Hand drawn and Digital vfx animation for Wallykazam!
Digital vfx animation and compositing for Harvey Beaks
Digital vfx animation and compositing for Fairly Odd Parents
Digital vfx animation and compositing for Sanjay and Craig
Digital vfx animation and compositing for Pig Goat Banana Cricket

CG Animator
The Mill
Character animation for Google ATAP Help
Character animation for Texas Lottory A Million Stories
Character animation for Hay Day Cowboy
Character animation for Hay Day Take A Load Off
Character animation for Madden NFL Madden Season

CG Animator
Jib Jab
Character animation and prop texturing for Leprechaun Rap

CG Animator
Buck
Character animation for Keebler Uncommonly Good
Character animation for MTV INTL Chameleon
Character animation for Punchies

CG Animator
Imaginary Forces
Character animation for Strife

CG Animator
Gentleman Scholar
Character Animation for Motionpoems Working Order
Creature Animation for WDC Safe & Free
Animation, Layout and Previs for Toyota Adventure
Character animation for Gates Education
Character animation for Target Surprise & Delight

CG Animator
PSYOP
Mocap crowd assembly for Xbox Sunset Overdrive
Animation, Layout and Previs for an Activision pitch

CG Animator
Brand New School
Character animation for Airborne
Character animation for Google Fiber

Animation Instructor
Columbus College of Art & Design
Taught a three-week "College Preview" traditional animation course for high school seniors, exploring the principles of animation

Writer/Director
Nolan
Writer, Director, Animator, Art Director, Character Designer, Lighter, Compositor for an animated short film






References available upon request.