Josh Burggraf recently joined United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 IATSE in the Computer Arts division, and is currently working freelance as an animation designer and as an illustrator in NY, NY. You can reach him at josbur@gmail.com.  

RESUME

 FULLTIME

HOGARTH WORLDWIDE, NYC — STAFF RETOUCHER/TRADITIONAL PRODUCTION ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR JANUARY 2014 -JULY 2017
Working with a core team of retouchers and production artists serving as JWT’s print studio. Additionally working for other Hogarth affiliates including TMG, 230 Park, and Geometry. Duties include Retouching, Storyboarding, Production Art and Illustration. Clients include Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Newell and Heineken.

JWT (TRANSMISSION), NYC — STAFF RETOUCHER/TRADITIONAL PRODUCTION ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR JANUARY 2010 - DECEMBER 2013

Working with a core team of retouchers and production artists serving as JWT’s print studio. Duties included creating Storyboards, Illustrations, Flash Animations, Production Art and Retouching. Clients include Microsoft, Royal Caribbean, KPMG, and the Wall Street Journal.

JWTWO, NYC — ILLUSTRATOR FEBRUARY 2006 - DECEMBER 2009

Co-Founded JWTWO’s The Nursery, a content creation unit exploring how to utilize social media. Acted as Art Director and Animation director on TV commercials and several original animated web series’. Developed concepts for online games, designs for clothing and content for established websites.

FREELANCE Animation, Design, Illustration

NBC UNIVERSAL - PHOTOCOMP/RETOUCHING/GRAPHIC DESIGN AUGUST 2017

STANO PRODUCTIONS - SCENIC ARTIST FOR FEATURE FILM JULY-AUGUST 2017

ABC STUDIOS-TIARA - GRAPHIC DESIGNER FOR NETFLIX SERIES JULY-AUGUST 2017

TKT PRODUCTIONS - SCENIC ARTIST FOR FEATURE FILM JULY 2017

A KID LIKE JAKE PRODUCTIONS - SCENIC ARTIST FOR FEATURE FILM JULY 2017

AMAZON - ILLUSTRATOR/ BACKGROUND ARTIST/ DESIGNER NOVEMBER 2016 – PRESENT (ONGOING FREELANCE)

CARTUNA - ILLUSTRATOR/ BACKGROUND ARTIST JANUARY 2016 – PRESENT (ONGOING FREELANCE)

TRANSISTOR STUDIOS - ANIMATOR, CONCEPT DESIGNER NOVEMBER 2016 – PRESENT (ONGOING FREELANCE)

SESAME WORKSHOP - ILLUSTRATOR/ BACKGROUND ARTIST OCTOBER 2016 – DECEMBER 2016

SESAME STUDIOS - BACKGROUND ARTIST JANUARY 2016 – APRIL 2016

EDUCATION PRATT INSTITUTE, BROOKLYN NY — BFA IN TRADITIONAL ANIMATION SEPT 2001 - JULY 2005 Presidential Merit Based Scholarship, Deans List.