ABOUT

Shelly Martin is a former Walt Disney Imagineer, a Illustrator and Animator. She has a fondness for old Atari games and hand drawn cartoon goodness. Her work can be experienced at various locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort (please enquire for more details), as well as PBS online, the Fringe Festival NYC, and in classrooms across Florida.

Please contact Shelly at: shelly@sparkysdoodle.com !

Not available for spec work.

Resume

Walt Disney Imagineering

Concept Designer
Mar 2018 – Dec 2020

Associate Creative Designer
Aug 2015 – Mar 2018

Associate Creative Designer-PH
Jun 2015 – Aug 2015

Associate Creative Designer ND
Jun 2014 – Jun 2015
Superior Contracting Services

Creative Design Intern
Jun 2013 – Jun 2014


MLM-Martin Architects

Freelance Graphic Designer, Conceptual Designer and Writer
1997-2014

  • Create conceptual artwork, including assistance of model construction for architectural presentation;”Universal Studios Islands of Adventure” entrance and ticketing canopies.
  • Mural work seen in Schkolad Chocolate retail stores.
  • Photography for website and archive.
  • Writing hardcopy for proposals and various marketing projects using Microsoft Word.


RDK Interactive, Inc.

Freelance Animator and Illustrator
2007-2012

  • PBS Kids’ Sprout website: various flash animations and illustrations for online games and activities.
  • Flash animation for marketing promotions for various clients.


KlickStudios

Freelance Animator and Illustrator
2006-2009

  • Contributed animation to on-air interstitial for PBS Kid’s Sprout Network.
  • PBS Kids’ Sprout website: various flash animations for online games and activities.
  • 2007 Weeby Award thru KlickStudios for PBS Sprout Diner online interactive site.


Radiant Systems Inc.

Animator and Graphic Designer
2004-2007

  • “The Great Water Odyssey” curriculum CD-ROM, by the St. Johns River Water Management. This program teaches children about water and conservation through engaging animated stories, exploration screens and games.
  • Character design, creation of all visual elements including backgrounds, props and game widgets.
  • Storyboard and layout of existing scripts.
  • Contributed to editing and writing of additional scripts.
  • Character animation.


Education


Savannah College of Art and Design
MFA, Themed Entertainment Design
2012-2016


Rhode Island School of Design
BFA, Film/Animation/Video
1998-2002


School of Visual Arts
Continuing Education, Sequential Art & Storyboard
Summer of 2000


VIZY Interactive
Web Design Intern
Summer of 2000