With 25 years of experience as a game developer, I am an accomplished and highly regarded Art Director and Art Manager who is passionate about mentoring and empowering artists, problem solving, and fostering a great company culture. I have always been considered a high performer at every company I have worked for, thanks to my expertise in working in a variety of game styles, platforms, and roles, and my exceptional leadership, communication, and project management skills.
Throughout my career, I have demonstrated a proven track record in hiring, developing, and managing large and small multidisciplinary art teams. I take pride in helping others reach their full potential and believe in creating a positive and inclusive work environment that fosters creativity and collaboration.
My passion and expertise in art and games, 3D content creation and presentation, cross-discipline communication and collaboration, and managing multiple projects with a strong attention to detail make me an ideal candidate for any Art Director or Manager role. I am committed to delivering exceptional results while maintaining a high standard of quality, and I am always looking for new and innovative ways to push the boundaries of what is possible in game development.
As an organized person, I prioritize simple and efficient pipelines, clear goals, and rapid iteration to achieve both short and long-term objectives. I believe that open and honest communication is critical, and I strive to foster a collaborative and inclusive environment where team members can focus on their strengths and thrive. These values have helped me successfully manage and lead teams towards successful project deliveries while maintaining a positive and productive work culture.
When I commit to something, I am fully invested and dedicated to seeing it through. I don’t give up easily and will work tirelessly until a solution is found or a goal is achieved. I have a strong sense of perseverance and a “never quit” attitude, which has helped me overcome challenges and obstacles throughout my career. Whether it’s a project, a task, or a personal goal, I give it my all and am always striving to improve and achieve the best possible outcome. I believe that this level of commitment and dedication is essential for success, and I am always willing to put in the time and effort to see a project or task to its completion.
In addition to my proficiency in project management, 3D modeling, Art Directing, Art management, mentoring, visual development, managing external teams, rapid iteration, and technology savviness, I have also demonstrated strong leadership and communication skills throughout my career. I am able to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, prioritize tasks, and allocate resources efficiently to meet project objectives. Furthermore, I have a passion for exploring new tools and techniques, and am constantly seeking opportunities to further develop my skills and expertise. These are just a few examples of my versatile skillset and commitment to excellence in the games industry.