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Connect with Cynthia Halley on LinkedIn,


download her full resume here.

Art Direction & Visual Development (2013 - Present):

Art Director - Unannounced project



Art Director - “What If” - Marvel Studios, Burbank, CA 


Visual Development Artist & Background Designer/2D Layout Artist - "Vox Machina", "Niko and the Sword of Light", "Venture Brothers", others un-announced -  Titmouse, Hollywood, CA

Background Designer/2D Layout Artist - "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - Nickelodeon, Burbank, CA

Visual Development & Concept Artist - Multiple Un-announced Features - Original Force Animation, Culver City, CA

Visual Development & Concept Artist - Multiple Un-announced Features - Sony Pictures Animation, Culver CIty, CA 

Concept Artist - Disney Interactive, Glendale, CA

Teaching & Speaking (2011 - Present):

Keynote Speaker - BOAT International Superyacht Design Festival, Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy

Drawing America - Permanent Instructor

Entertainment Arts / VIsual Development Professor - SVA, and Drawing America, NY

Member of Graphics & Visual Design Advisory Board - Husson University College of Business, ME 


Guest Speaker

                - Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA (Recurring)

                - Beaux-Arts & Entertainment, Paris

                - Husson University College of Business, ME

                - California State University Northridge, CA

                - New West Charter School Los Angeles, CA

                - Cuesta Community College, San Luis Obispo, CA 

Workshop Assistant Instructor - Will Weston, Society of Illustrators, Animation Guild, Los Angeles, CA

Fine Art Group Shows - The Brewery Art Colony , & Hive Gallery - Los Angeles, CA


Digital - Photoshop. Loosely familiar with Illustrator, InDesign, Excel, Maya, SolidWorks, Sketchup, Blender, and Z-brush.

Traditional - Drawing, Painting, textiles/sewing, working with, wood, metal, paper, clay.



Art Center College of Design - BFA with honors in Illustration

Cuesta Community College - Associates Degree

References (Inquire for Contact Information):

Paul Lasaine - Production Designer, Marvel Studios 

Sandra Rabins - Executive Vice President, Paramount Animation 

Marcelo Vignali - Director of Creative Development, Company 3 

Will Weston - Head Entertainment Professor at Drawing America

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