Amie Kleva


A diverse, fine art background, including the disciplines of wood design, drawing,
painting, sculpture, fabric and paper, ceramics, and art history.

7 years of experience designing and producing print, 2D, and 3D animation; expertise using Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Draft, MS Office, Acrobat Pro, and Final Cut Pro on both Mac and Windows platforms.

I have been involved with every aspect of the creative production pipeline; I comprehend time management, and follow a logical mode of operations.

Professional Experience

Amie Jean 2010- present
-Product Designer and Producer of sustainable home products, in addition to designing logo, web site and other marketing materials.

Outlaw Kopps, 2005 - 2010
-Co-Founder, Producer, Director, Artist for various animated projects:
“The Fatal Overthought”, Independent Short; “Mail Order Bride”, Hallmark Channel; “Rock Prophecies”, Independent Feature Documentary; Reelz Channel; “Choices”, Independent Feature; “Stupid Ways to Die”, MTV; In addition to designing company logo, web site and other marketing materials.

Instant Films, October 2009
-Title Designer for opening and closing titles in “The Fatal Overthought”, a short film.

Stimulated Inc., 2009
-Production Artist for stage screens:
“Kid’s Inaugural: We Are The Future Concert”, featuring Miley Cyrus, The Jonas Brothers, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, and Michelle Obama, broadcast Jan 14, 2009; Michael Jackson Memorial, broadcast July 7, 2009

Roc DOC LLC, Spring 2008-Winter 2009
-Producer, Co-Director, and Matte Painter of VFX shots, for award winning documentary film, “Rock Prophecies”, about a pivotal Rock and Roll photographer, Robert M. Knight. Featured in IDA’s 13th Annual DocuWeeks Theatrical Documentary Showcase NY/LA

Mrs. K, Summer-Fall 2008
-Producer, Title Designer, Concept and Storyboard Artist for Hallmark Channel movie, “Mail Order Bride”

Style-X Direct, Inc., February 2008
-Illustrator for furniture manufacturer.

Reelz Channel, January 2007
-Producer and Co-Director of Animation, Concept Artist, and Storyboard Artist for
Network ID Package.
-Character Designer for network original program, "What I Learned From the Movies".

“Choices” LLC, January 2006 – Sept 2006
-Producer and Co-Director of Animation, and Title Designer for independent feature.

"Tease", Oxygen Network, November 2006
-Hair Model for reality, hair stylist competition show.

Velocity Ape VFX, January 2006
-Freelance rotoscope artist for the 78th Annual Academy Awards show opening.

“Stupid Ways to Die”, Painless Productions, Fall 2005
-Producer and Co-Director of Animation, and Title Designer for MTV series pilot.


East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
BFA in Art, Concentration in Wood Design

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Fall 2002 Concentration with Kurt Nielsen, and Brent Skidmore
Summer 2002 Session XI with Howard Werner


Advanced: Adobe Photoshop CS4, 5 Adobe Illustrator CS4, 5
Intermediate: After Effects CS4, FCP 5+, MS Office