Full name

Kaya Dzankich

Title

Background Painter

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Blurb

Background Painter, Color Designer and Color Supervisor for TV Animation.

Experience

Background Painter

Cartoon Network

Burbank, CA · August 2021 – Present

Paints backgrounds on kids TV series "Craig of the Creek".

Color Supervisor

Bento Box Entertainment

Burbank, CA · September 2018 – June 2021

Painted color scripts, managed 4 background painters and one color designer, created lighting scripts and color notes for Bob's Burgers TV series.

Background Painter

Warner Brothers Animation

Burbank, CA · May 2020 – December 2020

Freelance background painter for the animated mini-series "Aquaman: The King of Atlantis".

Background Painter & Color Stylist

Fox T.V. Animation

Los Angeles, CA · January 2016 – September 2018

Digitally paints backgrounds, characters and props on the animated series Family Guy.

Background Painter

Disney TV

Glendale, Ca · 2016 – 2017

Freelance background painter for “Milo Murphy’s Law”.

Color Stylist & Freelance Background Painter

Dreamworks TV

Glendale, CA · March 2015 – August 2016

Painted characters, props, FX. Freelance Background Painter on the Dreamworks TV series “Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh”. Streaming on Netflix.

Background Painter

Cartoon Network

Burbank, CA · 2013 – 2015

Freelance Background Painter for the Cartoon Network pilot and mini-series “Long Live the Royals”.

Background Painter

Bento Box Entertainment

Burbank, CA · 2012 – 2015

Background Painter on the Emmy-winning series Bob’s Burgers.

Background Painter

Bento Box Entertainment

Burbank, CA · 2012 – 2012

Freelance Background Painter for animated film “Madea’s Tough Love”.

Background Painter & Color Stylist

Fox Television Animation

Los Angeles, CA · 2009 – 2012

Background Painter & Color Stylist on Family Guy spin-off “The Cleveland Show”.

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Portland State University

Portland, OR · 2002 – 2006

Graphic Design major

Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, CorelPainter, Acrylic, Watercolor

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