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Cassandra Berger

Visiting Instructor


Cassandra is an artist and art director specializing in character design. She has worked with top clients including Nick Jr., Disney Junior, Sesame Workshop, Amazon Studios, Marriott, The Dodo, and Laurie Berkner.

She began her career as a designer at Little Airplane Productions, rising up to Art Director before moving on to become Director of Animation for Toca TV at Toca Boca. She later co-founded a consulting partnership called Lanky Co., working with clients to develop pitch bibles and landing a development deal with a major streaming network. Having worked on shows like The Wonder Pets!, 3rd & Bird, Small Potatoes, and P.King Duckling, she has developed a passion for entertainment geared towards preschoolers. She has worked on more than 20 TV show pitch bibles over her career so far, and has come to specialize in this aspect of show development. Beyond the TV world, Cassandra is also the principal artist for legendary kids’ musician Laurie Berkner, creating album covers and illustrations for her music videos. Comics she shares on Instagram have gone viral around the world, especially her distinctive series of comics about being a mom.

Illustration BFA, Pratt Institute