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Jake Wyatt

Jake Wyatt

Jake Wyatt was born in Hammond, Louisiana, raised in the Southeastern United States, and studied animation at Brigham Young University in Utah. He has worked as an illustrator and board artist for a variety of clients in print, television, and film including Nickelodeon, Image Comics, and Overbrook Productions. Metro, Jake’s first animated short film, has won awards at various festivals. Jake’s mother also ‘really liked it.’ Jake is currently working as a board artist and finishing his overdue comic. He lives in Burbank with his wife, Kathryn.

When asked What is the most important quality for someone wanting to work in this profession?
“If you want to stay employed, I think the most important thing is being easy to work with.  Don’t throw fits, don’t carry around your ego, don’t argue all the time.  Hit your deadlines and do your work.  Be reasonable and nice and compromise and get along with people.  If people like to work with you, you will always have work.”