Janelle Smith



Instructor and Consultant            July 2014-September 2014

Taught Digital Animation at Moore College of Art & Design to students in grades 9-12. Provided administrative support for the Summer Youth Programs in the Continuing Education department

Freelance Animator and Illustrator            January 2009- Present

Motion Graphics Artist – January 2014 - Present

·      Creates ID spots in After Effects for Moving Artwork, a New York-based motion graphics company.

                     Storyboard Artist – August 2013 - April 2014

·      Created full storyboards for the independent film, Consumption.

                    After Effects Compositor 2013

·      Composited animation as part of a collaborative performance with musicians, dancers and artists from The University of the Arts; Claire Fouquet, an animation director from Paris; and Patricia Smith, a local artist and UArts Printmaking professor.

                   In-Betweener - April 2012 – December 2013

·      Traditionally in-betweened the majority of the short film, The Ogre and The Mermaid. Digitally colored several sequences.

                 Stop-Motion Director – 2012

·      Created a stop-motion ID spot for internationally known pop-up book artist, Colette Fu.

                 Director – 2009

·      Created an ID spot in After Effects for KOCE-TV.

                 Photoshop Editor – 2009

·      Interned for independent animator Lisa Crafts. Edited photos for a short collaborative film.

                   Producer – 2009

·      Produced a 30-second ID spot for Q-Fest, Philadelphia’s gay and lesbian film festival.


Gallery Supervisor            January 2007 – January 2010

                 Co-Managed a student-run art gallery, Gallery One, at The University of The Arts.



Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation , The University of The Arts                  May 2010



·      After Effects

·      Photoshop

·      Illustrator

·      Flash

·      Premiere

·      Final Cut Pro