Vanessa To

Cell: (626) 532-3602


Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Bachelors in Entertainment Design, Animation Track


Teacher Assistant, Pasadena, CA

  • Worked as a teacher assistant for CG 1 Animation class and Concept Design 1 for the Animation Design department at Art Center College of Design

  • Assisted students in fundamentals of animation using Maya, helping students with principles of animation, and basics of design for characters, props, and environments.

Art Tutor, Pasadena CA

  • Private tutored art principles and the basics of design, to children ages 8-10

Below, Short Film

  • Worked as a Character designer, layout artist, animator and helped develop story for short film.

  • Helped manage the team and set weekly goals to be accomplished, also was a source for moral support within the team.


  • Experienced in Photoshop, Maya (both animation and modeling)

  • Traditional Hand drawn animation (both digital and on paper)

  • Experienced with Toon Boom Harmony, Storyboard Pro

  • Modeling using polymer clay, jewelry crafting (including soldering materials such as iron, bronze, silver, etc)

  • Languages: English (primary), Mandarin (basic), Cantonese (basic)