Salt Lake City host
– Hosted at Studio Elevn
part of a series on Courage
About the speaker
I was born in Santa Cruz - Bolivia where I learned all of my bad habits of playing video games. I have always loved drawing since I can remember, so I decided to chase the life of an artist.
I’m a video game artist by trade but went to the dark side and intertwined programming inside my soul…
I have worked at some local game studios in the past. Avalanche Software (which became Disney Interactive and now Warner Bros), BeyondGames, and then Wildworks (formerly Smart Bomb Interactive).
I have worked with many brands in the past such as: Nickelodeon’s “Tak and the Power of Juju”, Bandai’s “Dragonball Z”, Schulz “Snoopy Flying Ace”, Namco’s “Pac Man World Rally” and many more.
The one that I feel has been a big accomplishment was helping create the visual foundation for the Animal Jam property at Wildworks during my time there as a Studio Art Director.
My latest adventures are in the Virtual Reality space at UNOverse as Studio Director. We just finished helping to wrap up a VR application for the upcoming “Ready Player One” film.
Good People Collective provides operations consulting and outsourced staffing solutions for small to medium sized businesses and nonprofits, in audience development and management. We believe that if we treat our staff well, they will treat our client’s audience just as well.
Studio Elevn is a community built on the ideals of connection, collaboration and creation. Members work together to provide creatives the space, support and services needed to make their dreams and projects a reality. Providing space and additional marketing reach, Studio Elevn develops salt lake’s chapter as a tool in which to reach its own mission.
Ori Media are a collective of brand storytellers; mindless designers, social media gurus, creative directors, prolific photographers and visionary videographers. Committed to community involvement as a core value, Michael Ori’s status as a master teacher for Canon camera provides media equipment and services to develop new and effective media assets.
Come join us this month for what should prove to be a super cool event - Rodney will be showing some of his new VR experience - and might even give us an opportunity to try!