Pierre M. Fontaine
Animation, Illustration, Paper Models

54 Heatherdell Road
Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 693-2356


Education: BFA, State University of New York at Purchase-January 1986

Amscan, Inc.
December 2002-Present
Develop product ideas from concept through final production, producing final mechanical drawings for production and working with foreign vendors to facilitate shipping on schedule.

Mentor Communications Group
Design Director                                         
March 1999-February 2002
Develop and conceptualize designs starting from preliminary design, concept design and storyboards.  Supervise production; including directing graphic artists and programmers to project’s completion.
Clients include: IBM, GE Financial Services, Verizon Information Technologies

Music Pen, Inc./M-Pen, Inc
Senior Artist/Art Director                         
September 1993-February 1999
Layout, conceptual design, character and environment design, 2D animation.
Clients include: Time Warner, Scholastic, Inc., Microsoft Inc., Paramount Interactive.

Amscan, Inc
Packaging artist                                                                           
June 1991-September 1993

DMI Productions
Animation artist

Freelance clients:  
Scholastic Inc-Paper model designs
MBI Inc (Danbury Mint)-freelance product development artist model designs

Design: Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3
3D:  DAZ Carrara, Blender
Animation: Flash 8 Professional, Toon Boom Studio 4, Anime Studio 6 Pro

References and Portfolio available upon request.