What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Ivan Mendoza, and I’m a Flash Illustrator & Character Designer @ Nickelodeon Virtual Worlds Group- Neopets.com
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Haha! This is a really interesting question… I’ve gone through so many jobs before breaking into Animation. It stretches from a Sandwich Artist@ Subway, Telemarketer, Mailroom Attendant, Waiter, Retail Sales Supervisor@ Best Buy, and of course the craziest job I’ve ever had, a Door to Door/ Business to Business Copier Salesman.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
Most of the projects I’ve had the opportunity to work on I have always been proud of. Just to name a few “The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie”, “DJ & the Fro”, & “The Faeries Ruin’” Online Comic.
How did you become interested in animation?
In all honesty I was just really into drawing and putting some sort of story behind my drawings. I looked at options at what I can do with my art, I did Graffiti when I was younger (never on the walls always on paper ), then Continue…