Mars Sanford


3217 W Potomac Ave #1 Chicago, IL 60651


To create on a team with a solid vision in the arena of animaton/motion graphics, making engaging finished moving pieces.


Hi Road Productions Chicago, IL, Freelance Animator/Production artist, 5/07-09/07, 01/09-present

Orchard Productions Chicago IL, Freelance Motion Designer 7/09-8/09

TouchTunes Game Studio (White Rabbit Games) Elk Grove Village, IL, Game Artist/Animator 11/07-01/09

Protokulture Chicago, IL, Freelance Animator 09/07-10/07

Somersault Chicago, IL, Freelance Design Assistant, 4/07 – 08/07

Digital Kitchen, Chicago, IL, Animation/Design Intern, 1/07- 3/07

The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, Chicago, IL, Student TA, 7/06-01/07


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts and Animation, Illinois Institute of Arts – Chicago, 3/2007 3.7 GPA Bachelor of Sciences in Mathematical-Statistics, University of Connecticut, 5/98. 3.0 GPA


Proficient in After Effects, Maya, Trapcode, Photoshop, Illustrator, working knowledge of C4D, 3D Studio Max, Flash, ZBrush,Mudbox, MS Office Suite. Skills include good artistic problem-solving abilities, dedication to timelines, excellent teamwork and relationships, eagerness to learn, exceptional organization and communication skills.

References Available Upon Request