Pikachu… just.. anything to do with that little electric rat makes my heart so HAPPY! I’ve got a collection going of every single Pikachu Pokémon card I can get my hands on, as well as dedicating a small part of my desk at work to all the cute figures I’ve got. I’m really easy to… Read More @kait_lines: What do you collect, if anything?
I collect nerdy earrings and scarves with geeky prints like star wars and marvel! Love wearing little pieces of my favourite fandoms where ever I go.
I collect snow globes from every foreign city I visit! Only two have broken so far- one from Edinburgh from the UK and one from Stuttgart from Germany, so I guess I’ll have to go back to replace them. My favourites are one from Copenhagen with the statue of “The Little Mermaid” inside, and one… Read More @its.spelled.blakey: What do you collect, if anything?
Share your knowledge. Don’t compete with your peers, uplift them.
Always pipe up and ask for what you want. It can feel so hard to do, but most of the big steps forward in my career came directly from me letting people know what my goals were and asking for help getting where I wanted to go. And you don’t have to feel like you’re… Read More @jendavreux: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?
Ask for what you want. If you think you’re ready for that promotion start telling people that’s a position you want to step in to. Wanting a raise at work? Make a list of the things you feel you’ve gone above and beyond in and negotiate that raise. I’m currently working on a show with… Read More @kait_lines: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?
Keep doing what you love. It takes a lot of hard work and perseverance, but eventually you will see yourself start achieving the things you set out to do and it will be incredibly rewarding.
Do a good job! Do the best you can, ask for help when you need it, and tell people what you want to do and where you want to go. I want to direct animation, period. I was born for this, I went to school for this, I work in the animation industry and I… Read More @its.spelled.blakey: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?
Having a great boss that took a chance on me and let me become a designer on his team. I was a modeler and surfacer for years before being able to break into design.
Being selected for Five in Focus was huge. It was my first semi-professional foray into writing, and really helped me shift the way I was thinking and be more active in pursuing professional writing work.