Mesha Koczian

Stop-Motion Animation and Puppet Fabrication



Mesha Michelle Koczian

Technical Skills:

  • Designing and fabricating a working puppet for stop-motion animation.

  • Building sets and props

  • Operating Dragon and LunchBox

  • Lighting control and effects on set

  • Photoshop CS6

  • Traditional and digital painting

  • 2D animation and clean-up


2012 – 2013 Student Stop-motion Production, “Found”

      - Roving Lead, Critter 1 and 2 Fabrication, and Puppet Hospital

2012 Stop-motion commercial for the Multnomah County Animal Services

2011 Student 2D Production, "Bubbles"

     - Clean-up artist

Other Experience:

 2014-2015: Pacific Patrol Services: Bike Patrol Officer

Portland, OR

2013-2014: Doggy Business: daycare assistant

Portland, OR

2011 to 2012: Dog Kennel Volunteer at Multnomah County Animal Services: Troutdale, OR

Kmart: Oregon City, OR
Sep 2010-March 2010
Sales Floor Specialist/Cashier

Dog Walking and Training: Multnomah County, Portland, OR
2005 to present
Dog walker and trainer

East Precinct Police Cadet Academy: Portland, OR
Volunteer Security

Grand Master Kim’s School of TaeKwon-Do: Portland, OR
Assistant TaeKwon-Do Instructor
Achieved: 4th Gup “Blue Belt”


The Art Institute of Portland: Portland, Oregon
2009-2012 Bachelors degree for Media Arts and Animation
Graduation: Fall 2013

 Koczian Resume.pdf