Feb 2020– Present
Shaggy Beast Studios Ltd
Art Director and Co Founder
Feb 2018 – Present
Animation College (Yoobee Animation College)
Tutor for 120 + students, teaching Design, 3D art, 2D concept, VFX
and 3D animation
Aug 2015 – Nov 2017
Ninja Kiwi / Senior Artist
Bloons Tower Defense 6 Senior Artist and studio Concept Artist
Environment design and character creation from concept to final
Aug 2013 – 2015
South Seas Film and Television school
Senior 3D Tutor
Tutor for 32 + students, teaching Design, 3D art, 2D concept, VFX
and 3D animation
Feb 2011 – May -2013
GameLoft NZ / Principal Artist
Principal artist for the Hasbro titles.
Ice Age Lead Artist and studio Principal Artist
My little Pony Lead Artist and studio Principal Artist
Art direction and Tuition for a team of artists.
Environment design and characters creation from concept to final
June 2010 - Dec 2010
Supermassive Games Ltd / Art Director.
Art Direction and Concept artist for up and coming titles for Sony's PS3 Move.
Sept 2008 – June 2010
Codemasters + Mill Film / Senior Concept Artist 3D Artist.
Preproduction, world and character concept creation, world art
design and development. Film and Cut scene direction with Mill film and on-site art direction with
August 2007 – Sept 2008 (contractor)
Electronic Arts UK Ltd & Moving Picture Company
Harry Potter and the half Blood Prince
Concept art, Animation and cutscene direction
Nov 2007 – August 2008
Outso LTD Lead Artist / Concept Artist / Outsource manger.
Sony Home & Sony Home Internal Character Development
Lead artist for the Sony Home Beta: Media and Events. Art direction and managing a team of artists.
Environment design and characters from concept to final rig. Also controlling the quality from outsource
studios. mentor to junior artists.
June 2007 –Nov 2007
Criterion (EA) 3D Artist Modeller / World Artist /Concept Artist
World and Environment models creation
Additional vehicle Art. Creating finishes, designs and decals for in game car and vehicle models
World and Environment model creation.
Direction and Conception of the FMV and cut scenes. Pre-visualisation rendering and Compositing of the
Burnout Freestyle (DS)
Concept Artist, 3D artist, Animator
May 2006 – June 2007
Electronic arts Ltd (UK) 3D Artist modeller Concept Artist
Road Rash (Next GEN & PSP)
Concept Artist, Character and style Development, Character Modelling and Animation.
Additional Concept Art & Additional Character Art.
Jan 2005 – March2006
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe 3D Artist / Modeller Cut scene Artist
24 the game PS2,
World Artist, Environment creation, Cut scene integration and lighting
F1 for the Play station 3
World Artist, Environment Scene Asset creation.
June 2004 – Jan 2005
Climax Entertainment Ltd Senior Artist /3D Artist
Environment and World Art Creation
May 2002 – june2004
Frontier Developments Ltd 3D Artist / Concept Artist
Wallace and Grommit: Project Zoo,
Character Modeller, World and Environment art, FMV art direction, Render and final composition of the
Intro & FMV
Roller Coaster Tycoon 3
3D Modeller and Concept artist
May 1999 – June 2002
Freelance Model Maker /Animator
Various digital animation projects - including contract work for Television New Zealand and own
Black Stallion (advertisement) Yukfoo Animation
Position – Animator /Compositor/ Model maker.
ZFM (advertisement) Yukfoo Animation
Position - Animator /Compositor/ Model maker.
May 1999 – June 2002
Scott Panel and Hardware / Kitchen Cad Teacher
3-D CAD teacher and support
Software consultant and trainer,
New Zealand Furniture and Joinery region trainer and support facilitator responsible for 128 national
site and maintenance.
lanzet UK Ltd / Kitchen Cad Teacher
3D Draughtsmen for the U.K kitchen industry. Responsible for the design for the kitchen cabinetry for
Lanzet Kitchens and their Customers.
Nov 1994 –Feb1997
the Kitchen Centre
3D Draughtsmen. Responsible for the design for the kitchen cabinetry for The Kitchen Centre and their
+ many more
New Zealand Born (Kiwi)
2019 Post Graduate Certificate in Design, Auckland University and Technology
1993.1994 Diploma in Decorative Art, Auckland Unitech
1993.1994 Certificate in Interior Decoration Carrington Polytechnic
1990 Certificate in Graphic Design Manukau Institute of Technology