©2019 Zachary Morawiec

Zachary Morawiec

Layout Artist | Animator | Filmmaker

Montgomery, MA

(413) 478-4423

zmorawie@c.ringling.edu

EXPERIENCE

Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA — Layout Artist Intern 

January 2020 - Present

Responsible for the cinematography and staging of characters.

Buck Design, Los Angeles, CA — Scene Assembly TA 

September 2019 - November 2019

Responsible for Maya asset assembly, rigging and animation.

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL —Animator

August 2015 - May 2019

Responsible for creating 15-30 second animations showing emotion, weight and timing. Also responsible for the creation of a 2-minute short animated musical film.  

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL —Student Ambassador

August 2016 - April 2018

Responsible for leading tours to prospective students as well as coordinating on-campus events such as National Portfolio Day, Preview Day, and Accepted Students Day.

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL —Pre-College Residential Assistant

June 2017 - July 2017

Responsible for planning and coordinating on-campus events and assisting residents throughout the duration of the summer pre-college program. 


EDUCATION

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL — BFA

August 2015 - May 2019

Attended a four-year Computer Animation program.

SKILLS

Layout, Animation, 3D Modeling, Lighting, Texturing, Rigging, Compsiting, VFX,  Video Editing, Storyboarding, Drawing, Digital Painting, Voice Impressions


AWARDS

Student Academy Awards (2019) - Semi Finalist

Florence Film Awards (2019) - Best Animated Film 

Berkshire Film Festival (2019) - Best Animated Film

Melrose Film Festival (2019) - Official Selection

Big Apple Film Festival (2019) - Official Selection

Anim!Arte (2019) - Official Selection