Veteran animation and game development artist, specializing in 2D and 3D layout, design and concept work.
Art Director – Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack and Spartan Ops DLC
♦ Generated, monitored and maintained project visual style.
♦ Created style guides and art bibles.
♦ Directing a team of concept, environment, layout and effects artists.
Concept & Digital Layout Artist – Bioshock 2 MP & Darkness 2
♦ Established an environment based on game design and story needs.
♦ Worked closely with environmental artists to generate the assets lists needed for game levels.
♦ Collected reference and designed specific assets as needed, then populating and arranging the level to the polished stages.
Environmental Set/2D Designer, 3D world architect & Senior 3D Concept Design – Stoked & Rollbots
♦ 3D modeller.
♦ Environmental set designer, 2D & 3D.
♦ 2D designer and concept artist.
Nelvana Animation Inc.
2D Designer & location/Layout Supervisor
♦ Supervised layout and location design for many award winning properties, including Rescue Heroes, Jacob Two-Two, Moville Mysteries and Di-gata Defenders.
♦ Designed locations, layouts, props and characters for additional properties such as Little Bear Feature, Cyberchase and Wayside.
Fox Animation Studios
Layout Artist/Conceptual Designer
♦ Layout artist on Fox’s first animated feature, Anistasia.
♦ Concept artist on several properties never moved into production. The Africa project, Faust, and Ice Age for 2D.
♦ Concept artist and 3D draftsman for Bartok the Magnificent and Titan A.E.
♦ Successfully completed Classical Animation diploma program.
St. Clair Secondary School
♦ Successfully completed Ontario secondary school diploma.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, Maya, Photoshop, InDesign and proprietary game engines including DEs Evolution and current unannounced project engine.
♦ Experienced instructor and guest lecturer at the post secondary level.
♦ Student of Karate and Daito Ryu.
♦ Active in community hockey, mountain and trail biking.
♦ Proficient in a wide variety of traditional and digital artistic media.
♦ Volunteer for breast cancer research and support benefits, 2006–2009.
♦ Additional language aptitude in conversational French.