A visual development artist with more than 10 years of experience in the animation/pre-production field, specialized in environmental design and concept art (TV, Film).

Started my journey in animation filmmaking with a huge passion for storytelling, and creating imaginary worlds and universes, coming up with designs to interpret an emotion is a big part of what I do, and conceptualizing ideas is a strong feature I believe I have.

Throughout my career I went through the design process, concept art-making, towards supervising and art directing, which I have practiced through a number of shows, by watching over the design/concept art process, preparing layout blocks, textures, costume design, mood boards and lighting paint overs, I'm currently based in Dubai and co-running  the online studio platform "Juggernaut Animation", offering animation pre-production/direction and supervision services, at the moment Juggernaut is working with two theatrical feature films, and a TV show for several international clients, stay tuned


Major shows and projects

-Mirlo and the magical Opus-3D feature film-Art director-Dubai/UAE-unreleased production

-Bilal: A new breed of hero_3D feature film_art director_Dubai/UAE_Released worldwide

-Red sea Astrarium theme park_concept artist_Amman/Jordan and LA/California

-Life and adventures of Santa_3D feature film_Senior environment designer_LA/California_Unreleased production

-A very pink Christmas-Christmas special TV show-layout artist_Manila/Philippines

-Pink Panther and pals-TV show 26 episodes/layout lead_Amman/Jordan

-Ben and Izzy-3D animated TVS-Background designer/concept artist

Currently working as a freelance visual development artist and Art director for an animated film -Release info due 2021




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