School: LaSalle College Vancouver
Grad Year: 2016
Program of Study: Animation Art & Design
Company Name: DHX Media
Job Title: Senior Animator
Describe a Typical Work Day:
I start by looking at the work that’s been assigned to me for the week. Then, I make a mental list of what I need to finish. I spend the rest of the day working on my animations, completing any tasks my lead has given me and answering questions if anyone on my team needs help.
What accomplishment(s) are you most proud of?
My biggest accomplishment was being hired as a senior animator.
What do you enjoy the most about your career?
I enjoy meeting new people and making new friends! Everyone has something to offer and you can always learn from the people around you.
How did your education at LaSalle College Vancouver help prepare you for your career?
I really valued the teachers and their honesty concerning the industry. It helped me gain a better understanding of what I could expect going into a new work environment.
What advice do you have for people beginning their careers in your profession?
Being nervous to begin any job is normal, but don’t let it get you down! Take time to learn and absorb everything around you and then begin to create a routine. The more you work, the more accustomed to everything you’ll become.