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Clinton Jones
Clinton Jones
Animator, illustrator, storyteller.
Cape Town, South Africa

Summary

Hi there

I am a graduate of AFDA Film School with a BA in Motion Picture Medium majoring in Animation and Script-writing, minor in Directiing.

Since graduating I have worked mainly in post-production at Strika Entertainment on their animated TV show SupaStrikas for 4 seasons. I've also done a year of digital inking at Strika Entertainment for their comic SupaStrikas.

I have been freelancing since the beginning of the 2022 doing animation, motion graphics and story-boarding. Past freelance work clients have been Vodacom, Disney, South African government as well as working on the first full length animated short film based on a story written by Deidre Jantjies about the Nama people of South Africa.

Skills

Character DesignPost-productionStoryboardingStorytellingCompositingComic Art

Software proficiency

3ds Max
3ds Max
After Effects
After Effects
MyPaint
MyPaint
Photoshop
Photoshop
Premiere
Premiere

Productions

    • TV Production
      SuperStrikas
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Compositor
    • Company
      Strika
    • TV Production
      Supastrikas
    • Year
      2009
    • Role
      Compositor
    • Company
      Strika

Experience

  • Senior Animator at Blackfly TTL
    Johannesburg, ZA
    October 2023 - December 2024

    Did animation for a variety of explainer videos and digital screen savers for various clients.

  • Digital artist at Freelance
    Cape Town, ZA
    January 2022 - Present

    As a freelancer I have worked on a variety of projects ranging from portrait submissions, to helping concept and animate a music video, multiple social media videos for various clients, and short animations dealing with social issues.

  • Compositor at Strika
    Cape Town
    February 2015 - December 2021

    Flash files were broken up into png sequences then post production was done in After Effects. Minor tweaks were done using Photoshop.

  • Inker at Strika
    Cape Town, South Africa
    February 2014 - February 2015

    I inked the SupaStrikas comic book using Photoshop.

  • Compositor at Strika
    Cape Town, South Africa
    November 2011 - December 2012

    Flash files were broken up into png sequences then post production was done in After Effects. Minor tweaks were done using Photoshop.

  • Compositor at Strika
    Cape Town, South Africa
    August 2007 - January 2008

    Flash files were broken up into png sequences then post production was done in After Effects. Minor tweaks were done using Photoshop.