Jen Hurler is a Dominican American animation writer and creator based in New York. She teachers story structure at the university level and works as a freelance writer, most notably with the industry news site Cartoon Brew. In 2019, she graduated with her MFA in computer animation from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. 


Prior to SVA, Jen worked at Blue Sky Studios as a production assistant, largely in the Story department, earning credits on several features including The Peanuts Movie (2015), Ferdinand (2017), and Nimona (cancelled). She also has experience as a freelance CG producer, with clients including MAC Cosmetics, Michael Kors, DKNY, Athleta, and more.