ABOUT ME

Mary Rooney is an artist from Florida. She has always taken interest in the arts, originally wanting to be a newspaper comic when she was 6. 

 

That passion has lead her to pursue a career in the animation industry. She now specializes in 2D animation, storyboarding, and character design.

 

She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in June, 2016, with a BFA in Animation and a minor in Storyboarding. She is currently seeking a full time position as a storyboard artist.

EDUCATION:

September 2012 - May 2016

SOFTWARE:

Premiere, Photoshop, Toon Boom, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, and Storyboard Pro

WORK EXPERIENCE:

September 2016 - Present

Palm Beach Kennel Club

Marketing Specialist & Office Assistant

• Applied extensive knowledge of social media advertising to create original content like banners, websites, gifs, illustrations, coloring books, and graphics for promoting charitable events
• Organized clear presentations of concepts and colors keys for commissioned work
• Responsible for answering phones, making appointments, and posting daily on social media

The Honda Classic

Creative Coordinator

• Using previously made content created flyers, photo templates, small and large signs, social media collages, and booklets to promote various parts of the event
• Commissioned for original material like illustrations and snapchat geofilters, which were viewed over 132, 400 times during the event

January 2017 - March 2018

PROJECTS:

Senior Thesis: “Valerie and Veronica”

Director - Head Storyboard Artist, Layout Artist, and Animator

2016 Official Selection for the Orlando Film Festival

2016 Official Selection for the Lancaster International Short Film Festival

2017 Official Selection for the Flagler Film Festival

2017 Official Selection for the Tally Shorts Film Festival

2017 Official Selection for the Film & Her: A Female Filmmaker Showcase

2017 Official Selection for the Boynton Beach Short Film Festival

2017 Official Selection of the Harrisburg-Hershey Film Festival

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Various SCAD Films

2D Animation, Clean Up, Ink, and Color

"Mush Mouth" by Christine Amato (2015) - Clean Up and Ink

"Bear It" by Corrie Young  (2015) - Clean Up, Ink, and Color

"Super Duper Team" by Ian Mutchler  (2016) -2D Animation, Clean Up, Ink, and Color

"Toy Ride" by Will Heffernan  (2016) - 2D Animation and Clean Up

"Shipwrecked" by Camille Vincent  (2016) - Clean Up, Ink, and Color

"Nisha and Sealo" by Amy Hudkins (2016) - Puppet Animation

"De-Generate" by Miranda Johnson (2017) - Animation, Clean Up, Ink, and Color

Fall 2015 - Summer 2017

March 2017 - August 2018

Charity Zines

•Produced digital illustrations optimized for both online and print display for independent collaborative magazines. Profits supported various charities.

References are available upon request. Please email me for serious business inquiries.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation,

Savannah College of Art and Design
Minor in Storyboarding
Courses of Study included: Screenwriting, Art Histories, Life Drawing, and Creative Writing

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