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Full name

Xavier Trudeau-Deschênes

Title

Senior Animator

Location

Vancouver, BC

Blurb

Hi! I’m a CG and 2D Animator with a big ol' enthusiasm for games.

Biography

I've been working in the film and television industries for 9 years as a CG Senior Animator and Lead, as well as working as a traditional and cut-out 2D animator. I like to tackle widely different projects, and try to dabble in a lot of different venues. Currently on a D&D Podcast, developing creative IPs, and working as a a Senior Animator for Rick and Morty.

Experience

Lead & Senior Animator

Bardel Entertainment

Vancouver, BC · October 2013 – Present

Senior Animator on Rick and Morty – TV Show
Animator on Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet – Feature Film
Lead & Senior Animator on The Adventures of Puss in Boots – Netflix Series

Senior Animator

Nerd Corps

Vancouver, BC · August 2012 – September 2013

Senior Animator on Max Steel – TV Series

Animator

Various

Montreal, QC · May 2007 – May 2012

Animator on Various shows for Various Companies
2D Traditional, Cut-Out, and CG Animation
Including Commercial, TV, Shortfilms
Oasis Animation, Sardine Productions, National Film Board of Canada, Kratt Company, Zabelle Inc.

Education

CG Animation

Cégep du Vieux Montréal

Montreal, QC · 2009 – 2011

Studied CG Animation
Directed Short Film ( https://vimeo.com/29436032 )

2D Animation

Cégep du Vieux Montréal

Montreal, QC · 2004 – 2007

Studied Traditional Animation
Directed Short Film

Specialties

Animation, Teamwork, Communication, Leading Skills

Skills

Maya, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, ToonBoom Harmony, Flash, XSI