Catherine Chen

Catherine Chen

Development Assistant

Personal Profile

I am an animation student at USC, currently working part-time at Green Gold US studio, on projects in show development, and leading a mobile game production.

My objective is to develop TV shows and work with writers.

Work Experience

Development Assistant

Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd

Visual Development Artist

Jan 2020 - Present

- Design interior and exteriors for a pilot in production.

Game Consultant

Jun 2019 – Present

- Drive mobile game production at the US Studio.

- Help executives make decisions for licensed products and game direction.

- Write coverage for game project ideas.

- Summarize design notes and write reviews for games.

- Introduce and meet with partner studios to discuss goals

Production Coordinator

Sep 2019 – Jan 2020

- Support the showrunner on projects across shows at the LA studio.

- Create pilot production schedule for shows in development. Add project updates to Asana.

- Provide feedback for artists and ensure deadlines are met.

- Write and brainstorm solutions for projects in development.


Story Development Intern

Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd

Aug 2019 – Dec 2019

- Storyboard and receive story mentorship from a showrunner and the writers on Mighty Little Bheem on Netflix.

- Develop a TV pitch and pilot


Writer/Director/Producer

USC School of Cinematic Arts

Sep 2016 – Present

- Yuan Yuan and the Hollow Monster short film (2019-2020).

- Deathface: In this visual music narrative, a monster haunts a boy. This piece is a study of using color and story elements to represent music layers (2017).

- Animates short film: Initiated the project, recruited and produced the film, and directed the large picture, facilitating how live action can be combined with animation (2016).

Key Skills

  • Writing
  • Organization
  • Email Follow-up
  • Pitch Bible Editing
  • Coordination
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Indesign

Education

University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts

Bachelor’s Degree, Animation and Digital Arts

Participated in multiple animated group projects.