ERIN  MCDERMOTT

Email: erin.mcd@icloud.com  /  Website: www.erinmcd.com 

 

Work History /

Design Artist, Six Point Harness (2019-2021)

  • Character Design and Background Design, "Tig Notaro: Drawn"

  • Clean Up Animation on the Oscar Winning Short,  ‘Hair Love’

  • Character Design and Rigging, "Black-ish"

  • Character Design, "How To Become A Tyrant"

  • Character Design,Tim Heidecker's, "Decker"

  • Storyboard Revisionist, "Cave Club"

Life Drawing Instructor, CalArts Animation Intensive (2021)

Freelance Editorial Cartoonist, Boston Globe (2020-2021)

  • The Uprising - Page K8 (May 2021)

  • Nice While It Lasted - Page A9 (April 2020)

Life Drawing/Design Tutor, Dave Pimentel (2019)

Junior Teacher, CalArts Animation Residency and Discover Animation (2016-2019)

 

Education /

Character Animation BFA, California Institute of The Arts (2020)

Summer Animation Residency- CalArts (2015)

Alumni of Northwest School of the Arts (2007)

 

Skills /

Photoshop, Procreate, TVPaint, ToonBoom Harmony, Storyboard Pro, Traditional

 

References /

Hilary Darling, Director of CalArts Extended Studies, hdarling@calarts.edu

Robert Lence, Former Story Artist at Walt Disney Animation, roblence@gmail.com

Wendy Willis, Head of Development at Six Point Harness, wendy.willis@sixpointharness.com