8 Nortons Close,
Northend, Southam,
CV47 2TZ
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.  

Key Achievements
  • Coordinating the animation resources for the company across 3 studios and multiple projects.
  • Managing a network of contacts to deliver a scalable service matched to the company’s needs.
  • Encouraging visual development where applicable to quickly answer design questions without committing to full development in engine.

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
Computer Skills
Maya, Motionbuilder, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects


Keyframe animation
Animation direction
Team managament
Asset pipeline creation
Visual Development / Pre-vis
Mocap processing / shoot direction
Remote working
Agile. F2P