Experience

2020 - present

Skerm West

Owner

Digital artist / creative technologist with a focus on film, tv & interactive experiences.

2020 - present

Submarine

Technical Animation Supervisor

Currently working on Apollo 10 1/2, an animated feature film for Netflix.

2016 - 2020

Holofarm

Co-Owner / Director

Holofarm tells stories with new technologies like VR, AR and holograms. My role was technical research, development and creative direction.

Clients: VRT, Woestijnvis, KoekenTroef!, VC Studios, ZUMO, [ew32], UZ Gent, Universiteit Gent, Puratos, M – Museum Leuven, Easyfairs, …

2020

LUCA - School Of Arts

Research & Development

Research & Development on XR: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality technologies. More info can be found on www.cohackreality.be.

2016 - 2020

VC Studios

Visual Effects Supervisor

Technical Direction & Post Production Supervision on projects for pub, film, tv – from look development to on-set supervision and compositing.

2020

Studio Souza

Technical Director

Technical Director / Pipeline Developer on Titina, a 2D animation feature.

2019

Lunanime / LumiereStudios

Pipeline Developer

Pipeline development & technical support on Ollie, a preschool animation serie

2015 - 2016

TELMA Games

Lead Software Developer

Software engineer on Serious Urban Games.

– Agile Management on front- & backend
– Web Software Development / UX Design (Javascript, BackboneJS, HTML/CSS, PHP)
– RESTful API development

2015 - 2016

Ghent University

Technical Developer

SoleWay is a Software as a Service that offers simple indoor navigation and wayfinding capabilities mainly through textual instructions. By avoiding the need for expensive technologies, we can offer a business model that revolves around two key principles: ease of use for the end-users and low implementation cost for our customers.

– Web Software Development (Python / JavaScript)
– UX Web Design

2011 - 2015

Grid VFX / Animation

VFX Artist & Technical Director

VFX-ARTIST
Feature films:
– Michiel de Ruyter (comp), The Condemned 2 (comp), FC De Kampioenen 2 (comp),  Broer (comp), Wiplala (comp), K3 Dierenhotel (comp), Witse (setsupervision / comp), FC De Kampioenen (comp), Piet Piraat en het Zeemonster (comp), Bingo (FX / comp), Bobby en de geestenjagers (FX / comp), K3 Bengeltjes (3D-tracking / FX / comp)

Series:
– Bevergem (comp), Coppers (comp), Voor Wat Hoort Wat, Spitsbroers, In Vlaamse Velden (comp), Zuidflank (comp), Metal Hurlant Chronicles (layout / comp), Plankton Invasion (shading / FX / comp), Raveleijn (FX / comp)

MOTION GRAPHICS
– Mega Mindy versus Rox (GFX: monitors in bad guy’s liar – design / animation), Coppers (Opening Titles design / animation), Bevergem (End Titles),  The Condemned 2 (Opening Titles design / animation), Wiplala (End Credits illustration / animation), Witse (interface design / Opening Titles), K3 Dierenhotel (Opening Titles animation), Deadline 14/10 (Opening Titles design / animation), Weekend Aan Zee (Opening Titles design / animation)

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Building the pipeline for Grid VFX and Grid Animation in order to increase the production rate of the company (automating recurring tasks, setup project management software using Shotgun)

– Deep, Michiel de Ruyter, Asterix and The Mansions of the Gods, Oops! Noah Is Gone, Wiplala, Little Luke and Lucy (Suske & Wiske), Ziggy & The Zootram, Bumba, What’s The Big Idea, Percy et ses Amis

DIGITAL DESIGN / DEVELOPMENT
– Design and mograph in advertisements for Meesterlyck, Raylex, TMF, Ford, Omega Pharma, ..
– Setup and development of project management software (Shotgun) and support for internal and external users (clients / production / artists).
– Design & development website www.grid-vfx.com (php/js)
– Design brochure Grid 2014
– Development internal artist database for recruitment purposes (php/js)

2009 - 2011

Timelab

Videoreporter (vacation job)

Profiling participating artists during Summercamp Electrified.

2009

HOWEST

Administration (vacation job)

2007 - 2008

Vives

Lector Dutch for Erasmus students (vacation job)

Education

2008 - 2011

HOWEST

Digital Design & Media

2005 - 2008

Vives

Secondary school teacher

  • Dutch, Informatics & Social Education
  • Bridging Programme: Pedagogical and Psychological Sciences

2001 - 2005

Regina Pacis

Accountancy & IT