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Nicolás Villarreal

Director of Visual Development

Nicolás P. Villarreal was born and raised in La Plata, Argentina. He studied at the Escuela of Animacion y Cinematografía de Avellaneda, and under the tutelage of well-known Argentinian artist Miguel Alzugaray. He has been working as a traditional animator, character designer, sculptor and Visual Development artist for films and video games including Walt Disney Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Jim Henson Studios, Sega, DigitalDomain and Amazon Studios among others.

Chris Carman

Associate Director of Visual Development

Chris Carman is a versatile and communicative graphic artist with strong background in Web and Mobile based games, apps, as well as design for the entertainment, education, and design industries. He currently works for Zynga and has previously worked for Adobe Systems/BYXB, Multiverse, Bardo Entertainment, Electronic Arts/Maxis, Giftventure Entertainment, and others.