Credits

This site features the studio and independent work of Dayna Gonzalez. Resume available upon request. View LinkedIn profile.

Lead Animator

Nickelodeon

  • Blue’s Clues
  • Blue’s Room
  • Team Umizoomi: Pilot
  • ChickiePoo & Fluff: Barnyard Detectives
  • Pinky Dinky Doo (Cartoon Pizza, Noggin, Sesame Workshop)
  • Wonder Pets: Animator (Little Airplane Productions)

Sesame Workshop

  • Heroes For Health (Sesame Street in Communities)
  • Covid-19: Everyday Challenges (Sesame Street in Communities)
  • What’s That Snack (Sesame Street)
  • Sesame Street: Abby’s Amazing Adventures
  • Let’s Make Up A Story (Sesame Street in Communities)
  • Plate and Cup (Ryan Sias, Sesame Studios)
  • Words With Puffballs (Sesame Studios)
  • Sesame Street English: Multimedia English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learning Program
  • Fun Fun Elmo: Mandarin Language Learning Program
  • Sesame Street Games: Word Play Storybook Apps
  • Nate the Great: TV series (Animagic, Sesame Workshop)
  • Pinky Dinky Doo: TV series (Cartoon Pizza, Noggin, Sesame Workshop)

Other Animated Content

  • Bob’s Burgers: Pilot (Loren Bouchard, Fox)
  • Tight Bros: TV series (Clambake Animation, Cartoon Network Adult Swim)
  • Green Music Show: Pilot (Dave Levy Animation, National Geographic Kids TV)
  • Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read: DVD series (FlickerLab)
  • Friday: TV series. Animator (MTV)
  • Biol-O-Gee RAP™: Head of Post-Production. Science music video series (Boon Tunes)
  • My Sister’s Butt: Ice Cream Parade Band music video (Pilartoons)

Games and Apps

  • Sesame Street English: Multimedia English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learning Program (Sesame Workshop)
  • Sesame Street Games: Word Play Storybook Apps (Sesame Workshop)
  • Batman Brawl!: Animation Director, Game Developer.  Flash boxing game for TV series Batman: The Brave and The Bold (Uppercut Animation, Warner Brothers, Mochi Media, DC Comics)
  • Speakaboos / Homer: Various titles for their interactive learning app

Commercial Advertisements and Promos –
 Motion Graphics, Character, and VFX Animation

  • OneTouch Diabetes (Transistor Studios)
  • Georgia Lottery (Transistor Studios)
  • Heart Healthy (Transistor Studios)
  • Nintendo DSI: Flipnote Studio Promo for Nintendo Week (Popular Arts Entertainment)
  • What If! Innovation: Internal training video series for Client: Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Nick Jr: Promotional spots for various projects
  • Sesame Workshop: Promotional spots for various projects
  • Sesame Workshop: Sesame Street English, Multimedia English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learning Program
  • Sesame Workshop: VFX for Sesame Street: Abby’s Amazing Adventures, What’s That Snack
  • The Princeton Review: College Admission 101 video series
  • Shareholder Representative Services: Company holiday card animated video
  • Zuda and DC Comics: San Diego Comic-Con promotional spots (Motherland)

Motion Comics

  • DC Comics: The Batman Adventures: Mad Love (Motherland)
  • Zuda Comics: Various projects (Motherland)
  • Marvel: Various projects (Motherland)
  • DC Comics: The Dark Knight: The Shadow of Ra’s Al Ghul Ep. 3 (Motherland)
  • DARE education program (Motive 3.0)
  • Sesame Street English, Multimedia English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learning Program: Various projects (Sesame Workshop)

Storybook Research Artist

  • Wallykazam!: Season One, Supervising Storybook Research Artist: Season Two (Nickelodeon)
  • Bubble Guppies (Nickelodeon)
  • Shimmer and Shine (Nickelodeon)
  • Wonder Pets (Little Airplane Productions, Nickelodeon)
  • Sheriff Callie’s Wild West (WildBrain, Disney Junior)
  • Sesame Street (Magnetic Dreams, Sesame Workshop)
  • Sesame Street: Games for Elmo’s World (Sesame Workshop)

Conceptual Artist

  • Blue Man Group: Theatrical production

Web Designer

  • Marc Littlejohn Design
  • Popskull
  • Crandall Consulting
  • Linda Khan Media
  • Dave Palmer
  • ASIFA-East
  • Footnoted (SEO Analysis)
  • Flaming Medusa Studios
  • Dude, Where’s My Refund?
  • Christina Ghiloni
  • Cheryl S. Elliott
  • Uppercut Animation
  • The Supers
  • Emagen Dental
  • Paul Beard Classic
  • Joe DiFonzo Music
  • Steven Zelin: The Singing CPA
  • The Law Firm of A.J. Temsamani
  • The Productive Studios
  • The Productive
  • Trinity Lutheran Church of Astoria/Long Island City
  • Lisa August Jewelry

Graphic Designer

  • Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA
  • Taylor Smith, Certified Integrative Practitioner and Health Coach
  • Heavenly Bites, Arizona bakery
  • Boon Tunes, Educational media
  • Reproductive Health Access Project, Nonprofit organization
  • Career Outcomes Matter, Career Coaching
  • Sue Nilsson, Writer

Animation Professor

  • School of Visual Arts: BFA Animation program (Jan 2018 – May 2020). Classes taught: Intro to Animation, Animation Workshop, Pre-College Animation, Senior Thesis (Advisor)

Awards

  • 2018: Winner of Grow with Google Scholarship in Front-End Web Development: Udacity Nanodegree Program
  • 2006: ASIFA-East Excellence in Education Award: Pinky Dinky Doo
  • 2002, 2003: ASIFA-East Excellence in Education Award: Blue’s Clues
  • 1998: Founders Day Award, NYU
  • 1994 – 1998: Tisch University Scholar, NYU

Jurist

  • Project Twenty1: Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival 21-Day Filmmaking Competition 2014
  • Animation Nights New York: Best of Fest 2017

Education

  • 2018: Grow With Google Scholarship Program with Udacity: Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree
  • 2008: SUNY FIT: Certificate in Computer Essentials for Web Design, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Enterprise Center
  • 1998: NYU: Tisch, BFA: Animation/Film, Minor: Sociology, Tisch University Scholar, Founders Day Award

Professional Affiliations

  • ASIFA-East (International Animated Film Society), Co-President 2012 – 2015, Web Manager 2008 – 2015
  • Ink Well Foundation volunteer
  • Women in Animation member, WIA 1 On 1 Mentor for 2019 Program