Matt Kidd





A character animator with a wide variety of experience creating entertaining animation in both 2D and 3D media.


Maya | Flash | After Effects | Photoshop


3D Animator at Incubator Games

March 2011 – Present

- Creating 3D animations for in-game use on the iPad title Trudy’s Mechanicals.

- Assisting with creation of models/animations for various client projects.

2D/3D Animator at Modevation Media

April 2011 – June 2011

- Storyboarded and assisted in animation of Canada 3.0 kickoff video.

- Created a 3D short to show off Modevation Media’s new logo design.

Flash Animator at Footloose Games

November 2010 – March 2011

- Worked with existing artwork to create all 2D animations used on the PC title Munchie’s Lunch.

- Collaborated with the director to script, storyboard, and animate short vignettes to be played as in-game story events.

- Assisted with playability testing and contributed ideas for improving gameplay.

FX Animator at Industry Corporation

November 2010

- Simulated, rendered, and composited rocket blast effects used in an e-card for the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

- Created flash-based destructable object animations for in-house project, Getaway.


Southern Adventist University

B.S., Character Animation, 2006 – 2010

- Worked in production environments on the 3D short films Danger Planet, Ramunesis, and The Rock in the Road.

Recommendations may be seen at http://ca.linkedin.com/in/emjaykidd

3D Reel: http://vimeo.com/emjaykidd/3d

2D Reel: http://vimeo.com/emjaykidd/2d

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