Ryan Wells


Webster University, St. Louis, MO

  • B.A., Animation

August 2009


Optimal Entertainment, Video Editor, 2019 – 2020

  • Video editor for documentary film “The Final 19”

Eddy Spaghetti Productions, Animator/Designer, 2014 – 2016

  • Animator and designer for Mitch and Tanner Save America!

Coolfire Originals, Television Development and Production Intern, 2012

  • Television studio intern for logo design and research on non-scripted series
  • Video logger on Nickelodeon TV series Mom Friends Forever

Freelance, 2012

  • Freelance videographer for weddings and anti-drug rallies in St. Louis

Kinematifest, Writer/Animator/Voice Artist, 2008

  • Produced animated commercial and radio ad for The 2008 Kinematifest Animation and Interactive Media Festival

LACE Creative, Animator/Character Designer/Voice Artist, 2008

  • Animated two minute commercial for The Citibank President’s Club

Gorlok TV, 2008

  • Animated films screened on Webster University’s closed-circuit television station

FARToons Productions, Creator/Producer, 2001 – Present

  • Launched FARToons Productions website in 2001, featuring original cartoons, comics, movies, audio skits, and merchandise


Computer Programs

Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Final Draft

Production Skills

2D Animation, Character Design, Storyboarding, Scriptwriting, Shooting Digital Video, Digital Video/Audio Editing


Webster University School of Communication Webbie Awards

  • Best Commercial/PSA, 2008
  • Best Animation, 2007

The Kinematifest Animation and Interactive Media Festival Awards

  • Best Website, 2008

SIGGRAPH – Webster University Chapter

  • Member, 2006 – 2009