RMCAD Faculty

jon ickes

Jonathan Ickes, BFA

Jon Ickes is an artist, animator, and educator from Salt Lake City, Utah. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation with a focus in 3D Animation from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). While in school, he also discovered his passion in 2D animation, and has worked in that medium predominantly ever since. Jon has worked in his industry for five years as a freelance artist, working on various projects, assisting businesses with official branding, creating high quality commissioned paintings, and starting his own business, Jon Ickes Studio LLC.

Course Credentialing

AG 1070 – Digital Painting for Film + Games (formerly AN 2270 – Digital Painting for Film + Games), AG 2300 – Animation + Game Art Sophomore Portfolio Review, AG 3131 – Business Ethics + Copyright, AG 3590 – Special Topics, AG 3840 – Experimental Animation, AG 4990 – Senior Project I: Portfolio Preparation, AG 4991 – Senior Project II: Portfolio Delivery + Review, AN 1230 – Fundamentals of Animation, AN 2310 – Creative Visualization, AN 3001, AN 3001 – Animation Junior Portfolio Review, AN 3602 – Animation Internship Part II, AN2D 1390 – Drawing + Acting for Animation, AN2D 3230 – Character Animation + Motion Studies, AN2D 3360 – Animation Layout + Production Design, AN2D 3520 – 2D Computer Animation I, AN2D 3620 – 2D + Z, AN2D 4520 – 2D Computer Animation II, AN2D 4870 – Stop Motion Animation, AG 3350 – Rigging for Animation + Game Art, AN3D 1210 – 3D Computer Fundamentals, AN3D 2320 – 3D Computer Lighting + Materials, AN3D 3230 – 3D Computer Animation Motion Studies, AN3D 4250 – Advanced 3D Computer Animation Motion Studies, AN3D 4260 – Advanced 3D Computer Topics, GA 3000 – Game Art Junior Portfolio Review, GA 3120 – 3D Modeling, GA 3330 – Character + Level Design, GA 3601 – Game Art Internship Part I, GA 3602 – Game Art Internship Part II, GA 4110 – Game Animation + Motion Capture, GA 4350 – Character Rigging

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