Claire Niebergall is a 2012 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, having majored in fine arts and concentrated in animation and graphic design. Her first animated student short, "How the Coyote got his Cunning," has been featured in nine film and animation festivals across the US and Canada, and she has served as an intern at both Little Airplane Productions (a New York animation studio specializing in projects geared toward preschoolers) and for Abdi Farah, winner of BravoTV's 2010 'Work of Art' competition.

She recently finished a year-long computer animation and modeling program at Think Tank Training Centre in Vancouver, BC, and worked at Scanline VFX Vancouver as an animator on Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier. She is currently employed at Nitrogen Studios on Seth Rogen's R-rated animated film Sausage Party.