Kimberly Knoll
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Background Painter for Sanjay and Craig
Painting background keys using mixed media and Photoshop
Oct 2012 - Present

Titmouse Inc.
Background Painter for Venture Bros
Painting background keys using Photoshop
April 2012 - Aug 2012

Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Freelance Color Stylist for TMNT
Painting props for model sheets using Photoshop
Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

Applied Materials Holiday Card
Character design and production art
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Nickelodeon Animation Studio                   
Digital Production Intern
User interface design for Filemaker Pro and data input
June 2011- Aug 2011

National Science Foundation, Electronic Learning Tool
Animated characters using Flash and designed character colors
Dec 2010 – June 2011
Cinequest Film Festival Trailer           
Designed backgrounds for 2D animated commercial
Dec 2010 – Jan 2011
San Jose Stage Company                                                                          
Marketing/Graphic Design Intern
Designed posters and pamphlets in addition to painting backdrops
Mar 2007 – Mar 2008


No Robots, 2D Animated Short                                    
Co-Directed, Produced, and Production Designed 
Adobe Design Achievement Award 2011 Semi Finalist 
Winner of 2010 CSU Media Arts Rosebud Award for Best Animation
Feb 2010- Sep 2010

No Robots, Official Selection
Cinequest 2011, Newport Beach Film Festival 2011, Sacramento International Film Festival 2011, SODAK 2010, ASIFA Hollywood 2010, San Jose Short Film Festival 2010


San Jose State University – Animation/Illustration
Honors: Deans Scholar
Aug 2005 - May 2012


Shrunkenheadman Club 
Treasurer – Manage finances of largest club at SJSU
June 2010 - May 2011

Soka Lions Club 
President – Organized meetings, planned activities, and promoted the club
Jan 2010 – Dec 2010


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk Maya, Sketchup, FileMaker Pro