Resume

Sarah Dicken (previously Sarah Forrester)
http://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahforrester
patterpaws@gmail.com

Experience:
PopCap: April 2012- present
             Animator on "Plants Vs Zombies 2"

Crowdstar: Feb 2010- March 2012
Senior Animator/Character Designer for “Zoo Paradise” and “Happy Pets” Facebook Games

Freelance:  May 2009- Feb 2010
Electronic Arts: Character Design, Concept Art and Illustration for games “SimAnimals” and “MySims: Agents”
Ghostbot: Cleanup and Inbetweening Traditional Animation for three “Mr. Opportunity” Honda Commercials
Oogly Boogly: Cleanup and Inbetweening Traditional Animation for HumanaOne Dental Commercial
LeapFrog: Flash animation for website and toy demo video
Special Agent: Flash animation for Esurance and GreenNet commercials
University Games:  Illustration and Design for various original Colorforms playsets

Wildbrain Animation Studios: Feb 2008-April 2009
Flash Animator: “Yo Gabba Gabba” and “Esurance” Commercials

Leapfrog: Aug 2005-Feb 2008
Lead Animator: Storyboarding, Character Design, Animation for Interactive DVDs and Games from clients such as: Disney, Nickelodeon, HIT, Lucas, ect.
Little Leaps DVD series (Character Design, Storyboarding, Animation),
Clickstart: My First Computer (Character Design, Animation Ref.)
Pet Pals Original Leapster Game (Character Design, Animation Ref.)

Peachtree Lending: September 2007
Traditional Animator for commercial “Peachtree Lending”

Digital Eclipse: Nov 2003 – Aug 2005
2D pixel animation Lead Animator: Winnie the Pooh JAKKS,
Dora the Explorer GBA, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory GBA,
Spiderman 2 GBA

Warner Brothers Feature Animation: July - Sept, 2000
Intern for “Osmosis Jones,” Rough animation department


Education:
Animation/ Illustration Major: San Jose State University, CA: Fall 1999- Spring 2002

ACME Virtual Training Network: Spring 1999- Spring 2002
interactive animation trainining from Disney, Warner Brothers, and Dreamworks Feature Animation professionals



References available upon request