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Kaylie Benner
Kaylie Benner
BA in Animation (2017)
Toronto, Canada

Summary

I'm a Content Designer at Snap Inc. ( Aug 2017-present) and a gradute from Sheridan's Bachelor of Animation program (2017) currently living and working in Toronto. I love illustration and design; layout and background work; 3D modeling; animating in 2D and 3D; and traditional sculpting.

I’m easy-going and sociable. If you’re an artist or employer, feel free to reach out to me- I’d love to hear from you.

Skills

3D AnimationEnvironment ModelingEnvironment Design2D AnimationCharacter DesignSculpting

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Photoshop
Photoshop
3ds Max
3ds Max
Premiere
Premiere
Storyboard Pro
Storyboard Pro
Toon Boom Studio
Toon Boom Studio
Flash
Flash
Illustrator
Illustrator

Productions

  • Screenshot11
    • Movie
      Mondays (Student Film)
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Director and Designer
    • Company
      Sheridan College
  • Fire poster2
    • Movie
      Blast from the Past (Student Film)
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Production Team Member
    • Company
      Sheridan College

Experience

  • Content Designer at Snap Inc.
    Toronto, Canada
    August 2017 - Present

    FT/Salaried Position

    Days in my current position at Snap Inc. involve concepting, designing, organizing and troubleshooting new projects for Bitmoji with a super talented and kind team of people. Projects include Bitmoji fashion & avatar design, layouts, and sticker illustrations.

  • 3D Animator at Longbow Games
    Oakville, Canada
    May 2016 - September 2016

    Internship Position

    Over the course of my 4 month internship at Longbow Games, I animated characters in 3DS Max to perform over 200 cycles and custom animations for Longbow's platform puzzler Golem. I gained experience working with human, dog and monkey characters as well as abstract characters.