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  • Lia Rothschild

    2D Animator and Illustrator

    Boston, MA

I'm a freelance artist/2d animator, currently learning UX/UI design at Startup Institute

Work Samples

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Work History

Education: The New England Institute of Art Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Animation Graduated Spring 2013, GPA: 3.8 Experience: Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer Fall 2013 – Present Creates illustrations, designs, and promotional materials for a variety of clients Barista, Starbucks May 2013 – Present Store Artist – Designs signage, window displays, and art Barista Trainer – Trains new hires on company standards, products and recipes, and routines Contract Illustrator/Animator, 360KID June 2013 – October 2013 Reviewed feedback from clients to alter existing illustrations Created new illustrations in line with the established style Created Flash animations for segments of a children's learning app Animation Intern, Big City Publishing Feb 2012 – April 2012 Animated segments of a web show from provided animatics Volunteer: Animator Spring 2014 – Present Assists with production, mainly animation, on a project with a group of peers utilizing Flash and After Effects President of NEIA Chapter of SIGGRAPH Winter 2012 – Spring2013 Organized events for students provide them with insight of the game and animation industries and new programs/techniques Awards: Partner of the Quarter, Starbucks March 2015 For exceptional customer service&upholding of company values and standards Visionary Award, New England Institute of Art May 2013 For expertise in coursework, creative implementation of techniques, and unique perspective Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Flash, After Effects, Illustrator, Autodesk 3DS Max, Microsoft Office, Mac&PC, Customer Service, Inventory Management


  • The New England Institute of Art

    • Bachelor of Science Media Arts & Animation
    • 2009 - 2013



Partner of the Quarter, Visionary Award By NEIA, Magna cum laude By NEIA