About

Zoe is a character animator and production artist based in Burbank, California. She is currently working as a freelance character animator on the upcoming feature film Hidden Dragon (2020) from Magic Hill Animation Studios, located in Los Angeles.

In 2014, Zoe graduated with high distinction from California College of the Arts earring her BFA in Animation and a secondary concentration in Metal Arts. Working in Metal calls for working in different conceptual space, and has provided a wide variety of ways to solve creative problems.

Several notable productions she has recently been a part of include; working as a post-vis animator at Proof Inc. on feature film Aquaman (2018).  Contributing 2D character animation on the short film The Enchanted Forest which was created for the “New Yorker Film Festival.” While at CounterPunch Studios Zoe worked as a facial animator on AAA games, titles include Injustice 2 and The Evil Within 2.  And during her time at Creative Capers Entertainment, she was both a character animator and production artist on a variety of projects.  Select project include: Color Our World, an interactive attraction in Walt Disney World, Emoji Blitz an app for Walt Disney Interactive, and educational shorts for ABC Mouse.

She is the author of a fictional short story that has published in the anthology; California’s Emerging Writers: Fiction, which was published in late 2018.  If you are interested, you can order the book following this link to the publisher’s website.

Zoe enjoys learning new skills such as juggling and magic tricks, researching anomalies, and hiking to places where the LA skyline can’t be found.

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