Name

Todd McArthur

About

http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddmcarthur
http://toddmcarthur.blogspot.com/

WORK EXPERIENCE

NICKELODEON/CURIOUS PICTURES, August 2009 - Present
DESIGNER
• Designed characters and backgrounds for the animated program "Team Umizoomi!"
• Brought in to help complete Season 1, and continued through the end of Season 2
• Often assigned key backgrounds and establishing shots to dictate the look of featured locales

LITTLE AIRPLANE PRODUCTIONS, April 2008 – June 2009
RESEARCH ARTIST & DESIGNER
• Designed characters and backgrounds for the animated BBC program "3rd & Bird!" as well as packaging and artwork for DVDs and picture books
• Visually translated 26 episode scripts into research art images used in story testing sessions with 3-5 year olds in New York and London, usually with less than one week to complete each episode
• Actively contributed story ideas during bimonthly table read meetings
• Developed and lead a peer training session on how to create compelling research art, at the request of Little Airplane’s Creative Director
• Provided initial character designs for proposed feature film

LANE TWITCHELL, February - March 2008
ARTIST’S ASSISTANT
• Worked one-on-one with the artist to create large-scale artworks in preparation for his exhibit “Leap With Me” at
Roebling Hall Art Gallery

TOM CODY DESIGN, June - October 2007
TEXTILE DESIGNER
• Designed textile collections for women’s wear at a premier New York design studio using Adobe Creative Suite
• Revived and updated unsold designs for inclusion in new collections


EDUCATION
PRATT INSTITUTE, 2007
• BFA with Honors in Communication Design & Illustration
• President’s List 2003-2007


SKILLS
• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
• Illustration, Graphic Design
• Mac OSX, Windows, Microsoft Office