Nicole Herr

Supervisor Character Animator / 20 yrs

Los Angeles, CA

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Unreal Fellowship

Various roles, based on projects

Walt Disney Imagineering

Senior Character Animator

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (2018)

Senior Character Animator - MPC

The Lion King (2019)

Senior Character Animator - The Third Floor

Rampage (2018)

Senior Creature/Character Previs/Postvis Animator - MPC/DD

The Jungle Book (2016)

Senior Postviz Character Animator - Proof VFX

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Senior Character Animator - Imageworks

Watchmen (2009)

Senior Character Animator

Titanfall Apex Legends

Senior Character Animator

Fox/NFL: Cleatus & Select Comfort

Senior Character Animator

Marvel Strikeforce (2018)

Senior Character Animator

DirecTV - Meow

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Open Season (2006)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Surf's Up (2007)

Senior Character Animator - Animal Logic

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

S-Squad

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

Power Rangers (2017)

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

Eleven/11

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

Gears of War 4 (2016)

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

Call of Duty: Black Ops IV (2018)

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

Ghost of Tsushima (2020)

Supervising Character Animator - Encore VFX

Legends of Tomorrow (2016)

Senior Character Animator - Encore VFX

Supergirl (2015)

Senior Character Animator - Encore VFX

The Flash (2014)

Lead Character Animator - Episode 408 - Encore VFX

Arrow (2009)

Senior Character Animator - Pixomondo

Game of Thrones - Time Warner Cable

Senior Character Animator - Animal Logic

Sucker Punch (2011)

Senior Character Animator - Digital Domain

Real Steel (2011)

Senior Animator - Mirada

Amazon.com: Kindle Paper

Senior Creature Animator - Mirada

iMac with Retina 5K display: The Evolution of Retina

Senior Character Animator/ Previs Animator - Aaron Sims Co

Smash

Senior Character Animator - Aaron Sims Co.

Zamakan

Senior Character Animator - Fellow VFX

Apple: IPhone 5

Animator

Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009)

Senior Character Animator - Prime Focus World

Stretch Armstrong

Senior Character Animator - Zoic

Fox/NFL: Cleatus & Almost Human

Cgi Animator

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

Senior Character Animator - Zoic

Intel & Toshiba: The Power Inside

Senior Character Animator - Blur

Batman: Arkham Origins (2013)

Lead Animator

Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (2013)

Lead Character Animator - Brain Zoo Studios

Marvel - Heros United: Hulk & Ironman

Senior Character Animator - Brain Zoo

Pepe & Lucas

Senior Character Animator - Beau Studios

Beeline

Lead Character Animator - Brain Zoo

Kinect Star Wars (2012)

Lead Character Animator

stratego

Animator

Monster House (2006)

Senior Character Animator - The Cartel

O.co: Evolution

Senior Character Animator - The Mission

McDonalds: Earths Treasure

Senior Character Animator - Imageworks

Green Lantern (2011)

Senior Character Animator

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Senior Character Animator - Rhythm & Hues

Hop (2011)

Senior Character Animator - Method Studios

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Senior Character Animator - Method Studios

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

Senior Character Animator - Pixomondo

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Lead Character Animator - Furious FX

The Rum Diary (2011)

Lead Character Animator - Furious FX

Furry Vengeance (2010)

Hair Simulation Artist - Imageworks

G-Force (2009)

Senior Character Animator - Imageworks

Jonas Brothers 3D Concert Experience

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Speed Racer (2008)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Ghost Rider (2007)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

I Am Legend (2007)

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Superman Returns (2006)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Monster House (2006)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Bewitched (2005)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

The Polar Express (2004)

Senior Character Animator - Cinesite

Solaris (2002)

Senior Character Animator - Cinesite

The In-Laws (2003)

Senior Character Animator - Cinesite

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

Senior Character Animator/Lead Rotomator - Cinesite

X-Men 2 (2003)

Senior Rotomator - Imageworks

Spider-Man (2002)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Stuart Little 2 (2002)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

The ChubbChubbs! (2002)

Senior Character Animator - Imageworks

Riding In Cars With Boys (2001)

Senior Rotomator - Imageworks

Evolution

Senior Rotomator - Imageworks

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Digital Character Animator - Imageworks

Robota

Senior Rotomator - Imageworks

Hollow Man (2000)

Digital Restoration Artist - Cinesite

Fantasia 2000 (2000)

Senior Rotomator - Imageworks

Stuart Little (1999)

Character Animator - Cinesite

Practical Magic

Character Animator/Lead Rotomator - Cinesite

Sphere (1998)

Character Animator - Cinesite

Dr Dolittle

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

The Beautician And The Beast

Titanic (2012)

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Face/Off (1997)

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Air Force One (1997)

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Ashes From Paradise

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Hard Rain (1998)

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Overnight Delivery

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Digital Compositor - Cinesite

Space Jam (1996)

As a Supervising/Lead Character Animator with over 24 years of experience, Nicole's work has been seen in many films, TV shows, commercials, video games, and theme park attractions.

Beginning her career in 1996 with Space Jam. Her credits have grown to include: Legends of Tomorrow, Flash, Supergirl, Guardians of the Galaxy, Watchmen, Open Season, Monster House, Ironman 2, I Am Legend, Surf's Up, Legend of the Guardians, Game of Thrones, Disney's Jungle Book & Disney's Lion King. Showing that her animation skills range from realistic to cartoony; human to creature.

Most recently she has been working at WDI on different projects in a variety of roles, including: Previs/Layout Artist, Character Animator, and Animation Director.
Work History
  • Senior Visual Effects Designer / Animation Director

    Walt Disney Imagineering

    March 2019 - April 2020
    Glendale, CA, US

    Animation Director, Previs/layout Artist, and Character Animator for various Disney Theme Park attractions. Animator on various Research & Development projects.

  • Supervising Animator

    Supervising/Lead Character Animator

    January 2009 - Present

    WEVR (2019):
    ~ Upcoming VR ride (Lead Previs Animator) ~

    ENCORE (2015-16):
    ~ Legends of Tomorrow (S1: Anim Supervisor) ~ Arrow (E408: Lead Animator) ~

    BRAIN ZOO STUDIOS (2011-12):
    ~ Marvel: Heroes United (Lead Animator) ~ Star Wars Kinect Game (Lead Animator) ~ Pepe & Lucas (Lead Animator) ~ Stratego Commercial (Lead Animator) ~ Hasbro Game Night 4 (Lead Animator) ~

    BEAU STUDIOS (2011-12):
    ~ Beeline Commercials (Lead Animator) ~

    THE CARTEL (2011):
    ~ O.Co commercial: Evolution (Lead Animator) ~

    FURIOUS FX (2009-10):
    ~ Furry Vengeance (Lead Animator) ~ The Rum Diary (Lead Animator) ~

  • Senior Animator

    Senior Character Animator - Film

    January 2009 - Present

    NETFLIX ANIMATION (2020):
    ~ Unnamed project (Previs) ~

    MPC, LA (2014, 2017):
    ~ Disney's: The Lion King (Previs) ~ Disney's: The Jungle Book (Previs) ~

    DIGITAL DOMAIN (2011, 2014-15, 2016):
    ~ Power Rangers ~ Disney's: The Jungle Book (Pre/Postvis) ~ Real Steel ~

    THE THIRD FLOOR (2016-17)
    ~ Rampage (Previs) ~

    ENCORE (2015-16):
    ~ The Flash (Season-2) ~ Supergirl (Season-1) ~

    PROOF VFX (2014):
    ~ Guardians of the Galaxy (PostViz) ~

    PIXOMONDO (2010):
    ~ Ironman2 ~

    PRIME FOCUS WORLD, London (2012):
    ~ Stretch Armstrong (Development) ~

    RHYTHM & HUES (2010-11):
    ~ Hop ~

    ANIMAL LOGIC, Sydney (2010):
    ~ Sucker Punch ~ Legend of the Guardians ~

    METHOD (2010):
    ~ The Sorcerer's Apprentice ~ Nightmare on Elm Street ~

  • Senior Animator

    Senior Character Animator - Commercials

    January 2009 - Present

    THE MILL (2018):
    ~ DirecTV: Meow ~

    ZOIC (2013, 2018):
    ~ FOX/NFL: Cleatus/Select Comfort ~ FOX/NFL: Cleatus/Almost Human (series) ~ Toshiba: The Power Inside (series) ~

    MIRADA (2014):
    ~ Apple: The Evolution of Retina ~ Amazon: The New Kindle Voyage ~

    FELLOW LA (2013):
    ~ Apple: IPhone (series) ~

    PIXOMONDO (2013):
    ~ Game of Thrones/TWC ~

    MISSION STUDIOS (2011):
    ~ McDonald's: Earth's Treasure ~

  • Senior Animator

    Senior Character Animator - Games

    January 2009 - Present

    THE MILL (2018-19):
    ~ Titanfall:Apex Legends Promo ~ Marvel: Team Up Tales 5, Venom ~

    PROOF VFX (2018):
    ~ Titanfall:Apex Legends Promo (Previs) ~

    DIGITAL DOMAIN (2016, 2018):
    ~ Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Cinematics) ~ Ghost of Tsushima (Cinematics) ~ Eleven/11 (VR) ~ S-Squad (In Game) ~ Gears of War 4 (Cinematics) ~

    BLUR (2013):
    ~ Batman: Arkham Origins (Trailer) ~

  • Senior Animator

    Senior Character Animator - Special Venue

    January 2009 - Present

    UNREAL FELLOWSHIP (2020):
    ~ Member of the Unreal Fellowship ~

    PURE IMAGINATION STUDIOS (2018):
    ~ WB/Justice League Ride (Theme Park Ride Cue) ~

    AARON SIMS (2014):
    ~ Smash Music Video ~ Zamakan (Pitch) ~

    BRAINZOO (2011):
    ~ Pepe & Lucas (Short) ~

  • Senior Character Animator

    Sony Pictures Imageworks

    1998 - April 2011

    SENIOR CHARACTER ANIMATOR: 2001-02, 2003-09, 2011
    ~ Green Lantern ~ Watchmen ~ Jonas Brothers 3D Concert ~ Speed Racer ~ I Am Legend ~ Surf's Up ~ Ghost Rider ~ Open Season ~ Monster House ~ Bewitched (Previz) ~ Robata (game trailer) ~ The Polar Express ~ Superman Returns ~ Stuart Little 2 ~ The Chubb Chubbs ~ Riding in Cars with Boys ~

    HAIR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: 2008-09
    ~ G-Force ~

    SENIOR 3D ROTOMATOR: 1998-01
    ~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone ~ Hollowman ~ Spiderman (previz) ~ Evolution ~ Stuart Little ~ Out of the Blue (modeling) ~

  • Senior Animator

    Cinesite

    1996 - April 2003

    SENIOR 3D ANIMATOR: 1997-1998, 2002-2003
    ~ XMen 2 (Lead Matchmove/Rotomation) ~ Freddy VS Jason ~ The In-Laws ~ Solaris ~ Stuart Little ~ The Incredible Mr Limpet (Bid) ~ Sphere (Animator & Lead Matchmover) ~ Practical Magic ~ Dr Dolittle ~

    DIGITAL COMPOSITOR: 1996-1997
    ~ Titanic ~ Fantasia 2000 (Restoration) ~ Air Force One ~ Hard Rain ~ Overnight Delivery ~ Ashes From Paradise ~ Face/Off ~ Smilla's Sense of Snow ~ The Beautician and the Beast ~ Jerry Maguire ~ Space Jam ~

Education
  • Ringling College of Art and Design

    August 1995 - May 1996
  • BA

    University Of South Florida

    July 1992 - December 1994
  • AA

    Northwest Florida State College

    June 1990 - May 1992