What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Chance Raspberry. I’m a character layout artist on The Simpsons, and am currently producing my own animated projects.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
In high school, I was hired by two soccer coaches to design their brochure. They paid me $300, so I worked on it during 3rd period art class. My first full-time job was as a customer service phone rep at Washington Mutual Bank (now Chase.)
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
The industry gigs I’ve worked on have been a great honor, and I’m proud to say I was a part of them all. These include The Simpsons TV series (Seasons 18-22), The Simpsons Movie, Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends (Christmas Special – “A Lost Claus”), Rob Zombie’s: The Haunted World of El Super Beasto, and the second Family Guy trading card series.
How did you become interested in animation?
It all started around age 3 or 4 when my parents began renting video tapes of all the old cartoons they used to watch. This is how I was introduced to Fleischer, Disney, Looney Tunes, Tex Avery, Don Bluth, etc. From there, I started Continue…