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  • Michael Carissimo

    Artist, Animator, Designer at Weebee University

    San Francisco, CA

Versatile production artist, designer, motion graphics designer and animator with over 20 years professional experience working independently and in coordinated team environments. Knowledge and application of digital and traditional media inclusive of art direction and staff management.

Work Samples

  • Character Design

  • The Grammar Spammer

  • Illustration

Work History

  • Artist, Animator, Designer

    • Weebee University
    • 2010 - Present (7 years)

    I am currently creating final visuals for and part of the design of an educational game app on the mobile platform. "Grammar Spammer" enables kids to learn grammar fundamentals in a fun, challenging time-based activity. I have been affiliated with WeebeeU, which continues to produce interactive multimedia, since it's inception in 1993.

  • Animator, Designer, Artist

    • Freelance
    • 2005 - Present (12 years)

    I have contributed to a range of projects spanning animation, illustration, character and graphic design. The traditional roots of my education has allowed me to embrace an appreciation for a full spectrum of the visual and design arts.

  • Animator, Illustrator, Graphic Designer

    • The Dogtown Group
    • 1999 - 2005 (6 years)

    The Dogtown Group provided a lengthy relationship in which I was lead artist. Their services allowed me to explore animation, illustration and design throughout a host of multimedia projects. The Dogtown Group projects encompass corporate addresses, marketing, interactive web demonstrations and kiosk systems.

  • Senior Artist, Animator

    • The HyperMedia Group
    • 1993 - 1995 (2 years)

    Lead animator for Silver Burdett Ginn's "Top Hat Tales" and lead artist in visual development of character, environment and layout for Silver Burdett Ginn's "Astro Word" interactive educational CD-ROMs. The HyperMedia Group custom-creates multimedia software solutions to meet client specifications, inclusive of interactive multimedia development services to corporate, institutional and government clients.