Animation Development and Production

Jonathan is a passionate and motivated animation professional. A long time animation and children's media enthusiast, Jonathan established an impeccable attention to detail and strong communication skills while studying Children's Film and Literature at the University of Florida. He has experience in performing market research and managing data entry for the Standards and Practices department of Cartoon Network. In addition, he has worked in production, development, and talent management within the animation industry. Jonathan is currently working as a Production Assistant at DreamWorks Television Animation.
May 2011
Bachelors of Arts in English Literature
University of Florida

With emphasis in children's literature, animation, and cinema studies. Graduated Phi Beta Kapp and high honors

May 2011
Bachelors of Science in Psychology
University of Florida

With emphasis in developmental and educational psychology. Graduated with honors

February 2014
Production Assistant
DreamWorks Television Animation

September 2013 - February 2014
Development Intern
Chatrone LLC.

• Provided script coverage for upcoming projects • Copyedited documents • Provided general administrative assistance.

November 20013
CTN X - Animation Expo

• Worked together with staff to arrange vendor and panelist booths • Provided attendees registration information, directions, and panelist times

February 2013
Kidscreen Summit International Children’s Television Conference

• Supported A/V teams at 5 lectures, panels and presentations with attendee and panelist communication • Collaborated with the core staff to plan event logistics for a summit consisting of over 1,500 attendees

May 2009 - August 2009
Standards and Practices Intern
Cartoon Network

• Researched Cartoon Network and Adult Swim competitor television shows for content issues, ratings, advisories and ads to inform future Standards and Practices guidelines • Analyzed hundreds of hours of questionable material using departmental criteria • Managed Excel spreadsheets containing show summaries and significant findings

Final Cut Pro
After Effects
Data Entry
Call Routing
Conversational Spanish
Profesional Affiliations: Children's Media Association, ASIFA-Hollywood
Contact info
  • Name: Jonathan Sunshine
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (818) 527-2317
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