Marco Salsiccia

901 Santiago St.

San Francisco, CA 94116

Phone: (408) 314-5401       



OBJECTIVE:  Seeking a position as a motion graphics animator, roto/vfx artist, or compositor.


SKILLS: Adobe After Effects 5.5-CS6, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Cinema 4D R10-R14, Nuke 6x, Maya 2011, Imagineer Motor and Mocha, Shake, ToonBoom Studio



Graduate from The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Animation.  September 2005.  GPA 3.8



Freelance Animator/VFX Artist  July 2008 – Present

Westernized Productions

Lead animator, visual FX artist, compositor, C4D artist.  Cisco, Symantec, Corning Glass, OnLive, Touchstone, Acura, Shell, Quova and several other clients.  Credited VFX Artist for feature film “Knife Fight.”


Freelance Animator  Summer 2011 - Present

Elastic Creative

Animator, compositor and vfx artist for Acura, vmworld and Google spots.  ToonBoom animation for Aruba Networks.


Freelance Animator  August 2009 – July 2012

Bonfire Labs/Phoenix Editorial

Animator, AE, C4D and Maya artist.  Rotoscoping, painting, VFX work, 2D and 3D animation for Apple, Bank of America, CNet, Zynga, and Salesforce.


Freelance Animator/Lead Animator  Jan. 2009 – July 2011


Lead animator for  rotoscoping and animation teams creating the nationally broadcasted Charles Schwab commercials.


Freelance Animator/Compositor  Feb. 2008 – May 2008 design, San Rafael

Keying, rotoscoping, matte cutting, and animation for Mervyn's commercials.


Quality Assurance Engineer  2004 – 2008

Digital Anarchy, San Francisco

Apple/Avid/Adobe developer.  Performed QA for all plug-ins, ran tech support for multiple systems, exhibited at trade shows, built and designed PlasmaFX.  Became extremely proficient with FCP, AE, Premiere, Avid, Photoshop, and aspects of Flame.