Hello! I am Jon Sheldon,

Creating unique animations and visual effects are my passion.

I am a 3D animator, motion graphics artist, and educator based in Indianapolis, Indiana.  I am a graduate of Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis with a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University in Computer Graphics Technology and a Master’s Degree from Indiana University in Media Arts and Sciences.  I am currently an Adjunct Faculty at The Art Institute of Indianapolis’ Media Arts and Animation program.  I am an excited and passionate professional who loves his work.

I am an accomplished artist who would be thrilled to lend you his expertise and create exciting, engaging, and effective animations, visual effects, and motion graphics.

Both my animations and my visual effects have been featured and highlighted by the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing and created for startups and nonprofits.

I am willing to work diligently to create new and unique content, or I am willing to work with already existing content and assist you in giving it a professional and personal touch.  The choice is yours!

I have expertise in these skills but am not limited to:

  • 3D character animation
  • 3D character and creature rigging
  • 3D lighting, texturing, and rendering
  • color theory and design
  • story-boarding and animatics
  • 2D and 3D video compositing
  • video keying and rotoscoping
  • motion graphics and kinetic typography
  • script writing and editing
  • project administration
  • university level educational instruction
  • animation research

I have expertise in these software packages but am not limited to:

  •  Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk MatchMover
  • Pixologic Z-Brush
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Story
  • Construct 2

Please take a look at all on my work here, or select the work tab at the top.

Take a look at my LinkedIn page to learn more about my professional experience.

Please feel free to get in touch for an Animation, Visual Effects, or Motion Graphics quote or potential job opportunities here, or select the contact tab at the top.