curriculum vitae

ANIMAL LOGIC

  • Production Designer of Animal Logic Vancouver Studio, currently designing on "The Lego Movie Sequel" • 2016 - current

 

WARNER BROS ANIMATION

  • Interim Production Designer "Smallfoot" - Director: Sergio Pablos • 2014

 

THE NEULAND LLC

  • Co-founder of boutique design consultancy • 2013 - current.  Clients include:
    • GOOGLE
    • Legendary Pictures
    • Paramount Pictures
    • Dreamworks Animation
    • Warner Bros
    • Prana Studios
    • Sony Entertainment
    • Crytek
    • IDEO
    • ReelFX
    • Strange Weather

 

CRYTEK

  • Art Director - unannounced IP development project • 2012 - 2013
  • Visual Consultant for XboxOne launch title "Ryse - Son of Rome"- Director: Cevat Yerli • 2012 - 2013

 

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG

  • Director - “ROTG - Creating an Epic”, behind the scenes documentary 2012
  • Production Designer - “Rise of the Guardians” - Director: Peter Ramsey • 2009 - 2012
  • Art Director - “Mutant Pumpkins from outer Space” - Director: Peter Ramsey • 2008 - 2009
  • Visual Development Artist - “Monsters vs. Aliens” - Production Designer: David James, Director: Conrad Vernon, Rob Letterman • 2006 - 2008
  • Visual Development Artist - “Bee Movie” - Production Designer: Alex McDowell, Director: Jerry Seinfeld • 2006
  • Visual Development Artist - “Over the Hedge” - Production Designer: Kathy Altieri, Director: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick • 2004 - 2006

 

KOLONIE THE FORGOTTEN EMPIRE

  • Co-creator and Co-Author of Intellectual Property and Design Studio Press book • 2011

 

FMX CONFERENCE ON ANIMATION, FX, GAMES AND IMMERSIVE MEDIA

  • Member: Program Board , curator: Concept Art Track • 2015 - 2017

 

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

  • Instructor Visual Development • 2011
  • Instructor Visual Communication 3 • 2006 - 2009
  • Instructor Visual Communication 5 • 2006 - 2009
  • Instructor: Independent Studies • 2008

 

CENTROPOLIS ENTERTAINMENT

  • Concept Artist - "2012" - Director: Roland Emmerich  • 2008
  • Concept Artist - "10,000 BC" - Director: Roland Emmerich • 2007
  • Concept Artist - unannounced development project - Producer: Kirstin Winkler • 2011

 

LEGO COMPANY

  • Concept Artist - development team Los Angeles - Manager: James Knight • 2003

 

MATTEL / HOTWHEELS

  • Concept Artist - "Acceleracers" - Art Directors: Scott Robertson, Ian Richter • 2003

 

PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS

  • Technical Director Internship - "The Incredibles" - Supervising TDs: Bill Wise, Rick Sayre • 2002

 

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

  • Bachelor of Science "Transportation Design" with focus on "Entertainment Design" - With Honors • 2000 - 2003

 

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

  • Bachelor of Art "Industrial and Graphic Design" - Magna Cum Laude • 1997 - 2000