J.C. comes from an engineering and robotics background, with a degree in Electrical Engineering. After eight years in robotics, he began working in multiple areas of the field of visual effects. He teaches a wide range of software, works with producers, developers, and artists, and assists in pipeline development and support.


Green Lantern (Digital Trainer)
Spider-Man 3 (Digital Trainer)
Spider-Man 2 (Lead Production Services Technician)
The Matrix Reloaded (Lead Production Services Technician)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Systems Administration, SPI)

Work Experience

DreamWorks, Director of Training and Artist Development
Sony Pictures Imageworks, Director of Training and Artist Development
Instructor, Art Center College of Design
Field Applications Engineering Supervisor, Orthodyne Electronics


California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo, BS in Electrical Engineering, 1991 - 1994