JP Rooney is a Designer/Director who loves mixing styles. For over a decade he’s been obsessing over animation, crafting illustrative work that spans CG, stop motion and traditional hand-drawn cel animation. As a Creative Director at Brand New School in NYC, JP’s work is characterized by bold, crisp, and eye-catching art direction, regardless of which technique is used.

His design efforts have been included as part of the MoMA permanent film archive and has received international recognition with awards from Cannes, Art Directors Club, Clio, D&AD, The One Show, and AICP.

Throughout his career, he’s continued to spread his enthusiasm for design and animation by teaching, lecturing, and portfolio review at the Otis College of Art and Design, SCAD, Pratt, SVA, and RISD.


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