Justina Hnatowicz


Justina Hnatowicz | Resume



Art Director Intern at BBDO Worldwide
June 2018 – August 2018 | NYC
Clients: AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, CVS

Animation Workshop Facilitator at Syracuse University
November 2018 – Present | Syracuse
Facillitate various workshops on Maya modeling fundamentals. Guide students in developing their own unique styles and advancing their skills. Critique work.

Modeling and Set Dressing Lead at Orange Shorts
January 2017 – Present | Syracuse
Model organic and architectural forms ranging in style and complexity. Create fully functional assets with respect to technical and artistic constraints. Communicate with concept artists to bring visions to life accurately.

Motion Graphic Designer at Gardner + Capparelli
September 2017 – May 2018 | Syracuse
Re-designed the brand and website. Generated illustrations and motions graphics for advertising purposes.

Global Media Fellow at Blackstone LaunchPad
September 2017 – May 2018 | Syracuse
Devised plans to push faculty and staff to explore entreprenuerial innovation and creativity. Read about me. 

Art Director Apprentice at HZDG
January 2016 | NYC
Shadowed the Senior Vice President and Creative Director and collaborated on several projects. Check them out.



2018 Graphis Gold - Advertising New Talent Annual
2018 Graphis Silver - Advertising New Talent Annual
Ads of the World - SAHKI for South Asian Women
"Semi-Finalist: Animated Short Film" - Los Angeles CineFest
“Official Selection: Animated Short” - Yale University International Student Film Festival
"Finalist: Student Animated Short Film" - SPLICE Fest
"Best Film: Comedy" - Syracuse Student Film Festival
"Best Micro Short” - PA Indie Shorts
"Official Selection" - Film Tasting Showcase


Autodesk Maya
Python and C++



Syracuse University. S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications. Syracuse, NY. August 2015 - May 2019.