Summary

Stephen has over 15 years’ experience in creative industries from computer games to TV animation as an art director, Conceptual artist, texture artist and background artist. After Studying Classical and computer animation at the Irish School of Animation, Ballyfermot College, Stephen started as a concept artist for Magenta Software and worked on Disney's Treasure Planet & Stuart Little and Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat. Stephen held the position of Background Artist in Boulder Media working on El Tigre the Adventures of Manny Rivera. In 2011 Stephen lectured in a 10 week course in Animation Design at Irish School of Animation, Ballyfermot College.

In 2008 Stephen joined Brown Bag Films as texture artist on the 52 x 11 min series Noddy In Toyland (Chorion / FIVE), Olivia Season 2 (Chorion), The Octonauts Season1 (Chorion), Doc McStuffins Season 1 (Disney).

In 2011 Stephen Art Directed the BAFTA-nominated series Octonauts Season 2 + 3 (Silvergate Media/BBC). Also international Emmy winning series Bing Bunny – winning Best Art Direction at Irish Animation Awards for TV Preschool.
In 2015 Stephen finished Art Directing Season 4 of The Octonauts.
Stephen is currently working on a very exciting new Nickelodeon pre-school show.

Skills

  • Concept Design
  • Photoshop
  • Atmosphere
  • Lighting
  • Illustration
  • Art Direction
  • Software Proficiency

    Illustrator
    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    Photoshop

    Experience

    Art Director

    Brown Bag Films
    November 2011 - Present | Dublin, Ireland

    In 2011 Stephen Art Directed the BAFTA-nominated series Octonauts Season 2 + 3 (Silvergate Media/BBC). Also international Emmy winning series Bing Bunny – winning Best Art Direction at Irish Animation Awards for TV Preschool.

    In 2015 Stephen finished Art Directing Season 4 of The Octonauts.

    Stephen is currently working on a very exciting new Nickelodeon pre-school show.