Jared's career is packed with blockbuster projects he has had a critical hand in as a CG generalist and creature and character designer. His work has been featured in print and online as well as in short and feature films and television. Jared brings his traditional background to his digital work and his teaching methodologies.


Ghostbusters (Concept Artist)
Independence Day 2 (Concept Artist)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Creature Designer)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Concept Artist)
Noah (Creature Designer)
The Wolverine (Creature Designer)

Work Experience

Concept Artist, Characters and Creatures
Creature Designer, The Aaron Sims Company
Generalist Apprentice, Industrial Light & Magic


William Woods University, BA in Theatre/Film/Liberal Arts, 2000 – 2005
Gnomon School, Certificate in High-End Computer Graphics, 2009 - 2010

Awards & Recognition

Published in 3D Artist Magazine, www.MassiveFantastic.com, and www.io9.com