8 Nortons Close,
A smart thinking, motivated and personable animation lead that delivers high quality animation on time and on budget. Experienced managing large teams of diverse personalities in deadline driven environments. Dedicated to finding the most cost-effective and creative solutions for all challenges. Passionate about animation and adept at running highly motivated teams.
Exient Games Ltd | Animation Director
Oct 2013 – current
I head up Exient's animation department where we aspire to create vibrant animations that scale to match the highest quality in our space. Much of my time is spent dealing with people, talking through ideas, solving creative problems.
Lead animator - Strictly Come Dancing / DWTS, Furby Connect, Angry Birds Transformers
Blitz Games Studios Ltd | Lead / Senior Animator
July 2007 – Sep 2013
Credited on 13 released titles including:
Disney / Dreamworks Companion apps, Vitalize, Puss In Boots, The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout, Invincible Tiger. 13 credited games in total.
BA (Hons) Film and Animation Production
The Arts Institute at Bournemouth
1999 – 2002
Maya, Motionbuilder, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects
Asset pipeline creation
Visual Development / Pre-vis
Mocap processing / shoot direction