Curriculum Vitae

Personal Info

Full Name: Ying Soon Cheong Desmond
Gender: Male
Nationality: Singaporean


Work Experience

Animator, Sparky Animation, Oct 2013 – Present

  • Miraculous Lady Bug, Season 1 (TV Series)
  • Bill & Tony (TV Shorts)
  • Doc McStuffins, Season 3 (TV Series)
  • Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave, Season 1 (TV Series)
  • Dinosaur Train, Season 3 (TV Series)

Layout Artist, Sparky Animation, Mar 2013 – Oct 2013

  • Doc McStuffins, Season 3 (TV Series)
  • Dinosaur Train, Season 3 (TV Series)
  • Jack, Season 2 (TV Series)

Freelance Animator, Tiny Island Productions, Apr 2012 – Oct 2012

  • Dream Defenders (TV Series)

Associate Engineer, Jun 2008 – Jun 2010
ST Electronics (Training & Simulation Systems) Pte Ltd

  • Team leader for Animation content creation
  • 3D Modeller
  • Terrain Designer for Virtual Battle Space 2, a serious game for military training and experimentation.

Intern Animator and Modeller, Outblaze, Nov 2004 – Dec 2004

  • Modelling, rendering and animation for Hello Kitty Online (MMO game)
  • Modelling and texturing assets in Infinity Empire, an Asian localization of the MMO-RTS “Time of Defiance”

Education

Diploma with Honours, June 2010 – July 2011
Vancouver Film School, 3D Animation and Visual Effects
Animation Stream

Certificate in Basic Western Art, June 2008 – June 2009
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

Diploma in Multimedia Technology, 2003 – 2006
Singapore Polytechnic


Software Competencies
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • The Foundry Nuke

Skills and Capabilities

Leadership

  • Assistant Venture Scout Leader, 2008 – 20103
  • SG, Ops Specialist, Changi Airbase, Field Defence SQN, 2006 – 2008
  • Training Secretary, St. Joseph Institution Ventures, 2003 – 2004
  • Patrol Leader, St. Joseph Institution Scouts, 2001 – 2002

Awards and Achievements
  • Letter of Commendation, Changi Airbase, 2007
  • President’s Scout Award, 2004
  • National Youth Achievement Award (Bronze), 2003
  • Chief Commissioner’s Award, 2002

Hobbies and Interests
  • Movies
  • Travelling
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking