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74405 Gaildorf • GERMANY • +49 (0) 176 38 70 68 70
info@katrinmeiller.com • www.katrinmeiller.com

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objective

I want to grow as an artist and would love to get inspired and learn from more experienced artists around me.
I am organised, meet deadlines and have the ability to learn fast and work well as part of a team.

work experience

• September 2013 – Present
Owner & Designer
Tobi and Me
Under the lable “Tobi and Me” I create handmade plush characters, which are available at tobiandme.dawanda.com since September 2013.
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• July 2013 – Present
Graphic Designer
Novello – concept meets design
I am currently working as a freelance Graphic Designer for Novello – concept meets design, creating graphics and illustrations, that should be used as patterns for porcelain products, designed by Mrs Novello and her team.
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• February 2012 – June 2013
Character Designer
Jellycat Ltd., London UK
I worked as a freelance Character Designer for Jellycat Ltd. in London. As part of my job I created designs for soft toy characters in the style of Jellycat, for either new or existing product ranges.
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• March 2013 – April 2013
Graphic Designer
Novello – concept meets design
I worked as a freelance Graphic Designer on a pitch for Novello – concept meets design, creating graphics and illustrations, that should be used as patterns for porcelain products, designed by Mrs Novello and her team.
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• November 2012 – April 2013
Freelance Multimedia Assistant
The Sunday Times
I worked as a Freelance Multimedia Assistant for The Sunday Times. It was my job to process videos and create little animations and motion graphics, using After effects and Flash.
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• 29.08.2012 – December 2012
Graphic Designer
Novello – concept meets design
I worked as a freelance Graphic Designer for Novello – concept meets design, creating Christmas graphics in a romantic papercut look, that should be used as patterns for porcelain products, designed by Mrs Novello and her team.
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• May 2012 – July 2012
Character Animator
M.A.R.K.13 – Electronic Media, Stuttgart Germany
I worked as a freelance Character Animator for M.A.R.K.13, animating characters and camereas and creating crowds for the feature film “Rusty Knight”.http://www.mark13.com
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• August 2011 – January 2012
Graphic Designer
Freelance Graphic Designer, Munich Germany
I worked as a Graphic Designer for Mathäser Cinema in Munich on a freelance basis. My job was to create a new look and layout for the price displays in their new self-service shop.
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• April 2011 – December 2011
Animation Tutor
Qantm Intitute, Munich Germany
As an Animation Tutor I‘m teaching Animation Theorie once per week, explaining how to create cycles, which are important for games animation, with focus on the principles of animation and give feedback on students work.
http://www.qantm.de
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• December 2009 – June 2010
3D Animation Trainee
Liga01, Munich Germany
As part of my traineeship I worked on several projects, for customers like Nöm Mix, Audi AG, Schwäbisch Hall and Pro Sieben.
I did animation tests, textures for characters and props and created some key visiuals.
http://www.liga01.de
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• February – July 2008
Character Designer
NICI GmbH, Altenkunstadt Germany
For my degree in Communications Design I designed three soft toy characters and their corporate identity in collaboration with NICI GmbH, Altenkunstadt Germany.
http://www.nici.de
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• April – November 2007
Graphic Design Intern
DeussenKoch, Munich Germany
During my internship at the graphic agency DeussenKoch, I designed various logos, worked on layouts and helped polishing different print campaigns.
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• September 2005
Illustration and Character Design Intern
NICI GmbH, Altenkunstadt Germany
I worked as part of the Illustration and Character Design department, helping to create moodboards and technical drawings of characters, as well as designing my own character in the company‘s style.
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education

• October 2012 – January 2013 Jean Denis Haas – Spungella Animation Workshop
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• November 2012 Alex Woo – Gesture Drawing
Schoolism Workshop in London
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• January 2010 – June 2011 Animation Mentor – The Online Animation School
Diploma for Advanced Studies in Character Animationmentored by: Dana Boadway, Jay Jackson, T. Dan Hofstedt
Keith Sintay, Morgan Kelly, Eric Lessard
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• May 2010 Ed Hooks – Acting for Animators Masterclass
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• December 2009 Keith Sintay – Animation Workshop
at Animation School Hamburg, Germany
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• October 2009 Harald Siepermann – Character Design Seminar
hosted by Digital Production in Munich, Germany
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• October 2008 – July 2009 Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London UK
Postgraduate Diploma Character Animation
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• October 2003 – July 2008 University of Applied Scienced Munich, Germany
Graduate Communication Designer


skills

• Software skills Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Maya, XSI
Basic skills in: 3DS Max, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash
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• Graphic Design including layout and typography
• Drawing from life, Illustration, Character Design and Visual Storytelling Techniques.
• Animation of a characters actions and emotions.
• Traditional animation principles applied to CG animation using Maya or XSI.
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• Language skills German (native language)
English (fluent in spoken and written)
Italian (good command)
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