Experience 
 July 2017 – Present 
Cartoon Network Studios 
Background Painter 
> Painting background layouts for the 22-minute animated show, Close Enough

January 2017 – June 2017 
Frederator 
Creator/Art Direction/Design 
> Co-created and wrote a 5-minute short animation for GO! Cartoons, a production of GO! Cartoons, Frederator, and Sony Pictures Animation. 
> Storyboard art, rough character design, background design, and color. 

June 2016 – October 2016 
Cartoon Network Studios 
Background Painter 
> Painting background layouts for Season 8 of Regular Show

May 2015 
Freelance 
Background Layout 
> Freelance background design for the shorts department of Cartoon Network. Principle designer delivering all the backgrounds for a short in development. 

Education
1997 – 1991 
Parsons School of Design, New York 
BFA, Painting 

Awards & Publication (as damien jay)
Maisie Kukoc Award 2011; Ignatz Award for Outstanding Story 2009; Runner Runner #3 & #1; Papercutter #10; Sundays #5 & #4; Abstract Comics: The Anthology; self-published comics (see damienjay.com/comics
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