Jane Wu has joined Boston-based animation and motion-design studio Hero4Hire Creative. Wu has more than 13 years of experience in art direction and animation design for commercials, films, documentaries and TV series.

“Jane’s design expertise and talent floored us from the start. We’re excited to have her as part of our growing team,” said Evan Sussman, Hero4Hire’s executive creative director, in a statement.

“I’m thrilled to join Hero4Hire because of their vibrant and fun body of work and I’m excited to grow here as a creative leader and an artist!” said Wu, also in a statement.

Wu began her career as a storyboard artist and then branched out to animation and motion design for streaming, broadcast, and digital distribution. Her work has been featured on Netflix, A+E, AMC, PBS Kids, History Channel, ABC, Nickelodeon, Disney, and FX. Wu’s filmography includes FX’s What We Do in the Shadows, PBS Kids’ Sid the Science Kid, Netflix’s Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and ABC’s Soul of a Nation. Beyond show packages, she has art directed and worked on commercials for AMC’s Preacher and The Walking Dead and Fox’s Family Guy, as well as major brands such as Nickelodeon, IKEA, Coca-Cola, New York Times, WWE and Stella Artois.

A native New Yorker and first-generation Asian American, Jane graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y., majoring in film and animation. Before Hero4Hire, she served as art director at New York-based creative agency Bigstar.

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