Design Visualization Specialist (3D Animation) at Mattel, Inc.
Bill is a story focused Designer, Art Director, and CG Animation Director of interactive dark rides, attractions, and experiences for the Themed Entertainment Industry. He has 13 years of design and 3D animation experience and for the last 5 years, he has contributed to award-winning interactive dark rides design, build, and installation for clients and brands such as Warner Bros., DC Comics, Sesame Workshop, Paws, Viacom, Six Flags, PortAventura World, Hershey Park, Sally Dark Rides, and many others. He holds an MFA in Animation from SCAD and taught 3D Animation coursework for The Art Institutes for a number of years. He is currently working as a freelance Designer, Art Director, CG Animation Director, and Consultant for the Themed Entertainment Industry . He has a true passion for learning and exploring new technologies for the advancement of unique storytelling and visual communication. In addition, he enjoys volunteering his time, knowledge, and passion for both themed entertainment and animation with current college students, recent graduates, and those looking to pursue their passions in the creative art fields.