About

Dayna Gonzalez | Artistic Director & Founder

Dayna Gonzalez is an award-winning Animator and Designer with extensive experience in producing creative content for television, film, and interactive media. Dayna has contributed to numerous television shows and projects for major media companies like Sesame Workshop, Nickelodeon, Disney, National Geographic Kids, and Fox. Her work has appeared in Nick Jr.’s Wallykazam!, Blue’s Clues, The Wonder Pets, Bubble Guppies, and Noggin’s Pinky Dinky Doo, among many others. In addition, she has collaborated on commercials, apps, and webisodes, including a promotional motion comic for The Dark Knight. Dayna also served as Animation Director and Game Developer for a flash online game for Batman: The Brave and the Bold.

Dayna has volunteered for organizations such as The Ink Well Foundation, and ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’ Animation), including a term as Co-President and Web Manager of ASIFA-East. She is also a member of Women in Animation and The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Dayna is classically trained in film and fine art. She is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (BFA), as well as SUNY FIT’s Web Design Certificate Program. Dayna’s passion for art has been with her since childhood, and she enjoys seeking new forms of expression for her creative abilities.

Jumping Tadpole Productions LLC

Jumping Tadpole Productions LLC, a boutique design and animation studio based in New York City, was founded in 2012 by Dayna Gonzalez. Jumping Tadpole specializes in delivering high quality creative content for television, film, and interactive media.

Equipped with a broad network of entertainment industry professionals, Jumping Tadpole has the flexibility to engage a team of skilled professionals based upon your project’s needs. Dayna is connected with many well-respected talent such as writers, producers, directors, artists, and sound designers, who are ready to give life and personality to your concepts.

Jumping Tadpole is dedicated to a friendly, collaborative process while offering excellent design and animation solutions and delivering top-notch product.