John W McInnis

Concept Design

Work Experience

 

Freelance Concept Art & Design /// 2012 - Current

  •     Unannounced (tv animation) *pre-production* Matt Bauer - Concept Art, Concept Design
  •     Nuthin’ But Mech Vol. 3 (publishing) Lorin Wood - Concept Art, Concept Design
  •     Unannounced (film) *pre-production* Jabbar Raisani - Concept Art, Concept Design
  •     Unannounced (film) *pre-production* Gary Lee - Concept Art, Concept Design
  •     Azureus Rising (short film) - Concept Art, Concept Design
  •     The Rising Shadow (animated film) Frontier Animation - Concept Art, Pre-Viz
  •     iStation “OuterSpace” (internet commercial) - Concept Art, Storyboards
  •     iStation “The Classroom” (internet commercial) - Concept Art, Storyboards
  •     iStation “Bumper” (internet commercial) - Concept Art, Storyboards
  •     Wildlife “Get Wild” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, Storyboards
  •     The Virtual Wild “Virtual Reality Center” (education) - Concept Art
  •     Raising a Rukus (short film) - Concept Art

    

Digital Domain 3.0 /// July 2016 - August 2017

  •     Ready Player One (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Black Panther (film) - Pre-Viz, Concept Art
  •     Power Rangers (film) - Pre-Viz 

 

DreamWorks 3D Animation, SKG /// February 2014 - June 2016

  •     Trolls (animated film) - Rough Layout
  •     B.0.0. (animated film)    *pre-production* - Rough Layout

 

The Third Floor, Inc. /// April 2011 - June 2012

  •     Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (theme park ride) - Pre-Viz
  •     Ninja Scroll (film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz
  •     Paradise Lost (film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz
  •     Order of The Seven (film) *pre-production* - Concept Art, Pre-Viz
  •     Oz The Great and Powerful (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Robopocalypse (film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz

 

Hydra Entertainment /// 2012

  •     New Babylon (film) - Concept Art, Pre-Viz
  •     The New Kid (animated film) - Pre-Viz

 

DreamWorks 3D Animation, SKG /// June 2008 - April 2011

  •     The Croods (animated film) - Rough Layout
  •     B.0.0. Teaser Trailer (animated film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz
  •     Shrek Forever After (animated film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Donkey Christmas Shrektacular (animated flim) - Pre-Viz
  •     How To Train Your Dragon Spectacular (concert show) - Pre-Viv

 

CineDev 20th Century Fox /// December 2007 - June 2008

  •     A-TEAM (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Aliens in the Attack (film) - Pre-Viz, Concept Design
  •     X-Men Origins: Wolverine (film) - Pre-Viz

 

The Third Floor, Inc. /// August 2005 - December 2007

  •     Kingdom Come (film) *pre-production* - Storyboards, Pre-Viz
  •     Lotus Caves (film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz
  •     Voyage of the Dawn Treader (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Meet Dave (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     City of Embers (film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz
  •     The Spiderwick Chronicles (film) *pre-production* - Pre-Viz
  •     Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Fox Sports 2008 MLB Allstar Game (tv commercial)  - Pre-Viz
  •     SCEA "Socom 3 U.S. Navy SEALs” (game cinematic) - Storyboards, Pre-Viz
  •     Sony Computer Entertainment “Lair” (game cinematic)  - Storyboards, Pre-Viz
  •     Sony Computer Entertainment “Warhawk” (game cinematic)- Pre-Viz
  •     NASA Airplane Dashboard (aerospace) - Concept Design, 3D Modeling
  •     Coors Light “SilverBullet Train” (tv commercial) - Pre-Viz
  •     Coors Light “Grab the Sun” (tv commercial) - Pre-Viz
  •     Solar Energy Project (tv commercial) - Concept Art
  •     Need For Speed: PRO STREET (tv commercial) - Pre-Viz
  •     Pepsi “Jump” (tv commercial) - Pre-Viz
  •     Mistwalker “Lost Odyssey” (tv commercial)- Pre-Viz

 

Janimation /// May 1999 - August 2005

  •     Veritas, Prince of Truth (film) - Concept Art, Pre-Viz
  •     The Ringer (film) - Pre-Viz
  •     Spy Kids 3 (film) - Concept Art, 3D Animation/Modeling
  •     Spy Kids 2 (film) - Concept Art, 3D Animation/Modeling
  •     Night of the Day of the Dead (short film) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Namco “I-Ninja” (tv commercial) - 3D Animation, 3D Modeling
  •     Midway Games “Area 51” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Midway Games “The Suffering” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, 3D Animation
  •     Midway Games “Stranglehold” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, 3D Animation
  •     Fossil “Holiday” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, Design, 3D Animation
  •     Clorox “Ghost” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, Design, 3D Animation
  •     Pennzoil “Tunnel” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, Design, 3D Animation
  •     Pennzoil “Angels” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Blockbuster “Dragon” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Chic-Fil-A “Cow Super Heroes” (tv commercial) - 3D Animation
  •     Snuggle “Fairytale” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Miller Lite “Stadium” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, 3D Animation
  •     Monroe “Shocks” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Payless “Pinball” (tv commercial) - Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     K Mart “Get Down On It” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Jollytime “Disco Bob” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Greyhound “Archeologist” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Advance America “Game Guy” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Axiom “Cut & Dry” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     7-Eleven “Fish Tank” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     Sea World Orlando “Kraken” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation
  •     York “Close-Up AC” (tv commercial) - Storyboards, Concept Art, 3D Animation

 

Pensyl 3D Animation /// January 1999 - April 1999

  •     Disney World Epcot Center “Dancing Bees” (theme park) - Concept Art, 2D Animation


Education

Brainstorm School Inc. Burbank, California 2017

  •     Art & Business - James Paick
  •     Advanced Entertainment Design - Joon Ahn

 

Spider Zero Workshop Alahambra, Califorina 2015

  •     Concept 3D Modeling Workshop - Simon Lee

 

Computer Graphics Master Academy Pasadena, California 2013

  •     Fundamentals of Architecture Design - Alex Ruiz
  •     Creative Environment Design - Jason Schier

 

Concept Design Academy Pasadena, California  2010, 2012

  •     Character Design Workshop for Digital FX - Christian Alzmann
  •     Sci-Fi Mech Design Workshop - Khang Le

 

Art Center at Night Pasadena, California 2010

  •     Entertainment Design Eric Ng

 

Schell Sculpture Studio 2010

  •     Creature and Character Design - Jordu Schell

 

Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Arts 2009

  •     Color Theory Workshop - Nathan Fowkes

 

University of North Texas MA Denton, Texas 1997 - 1999

  •     Computer 3D Animation and Visual FX - Professor Russ Pensyl

 

Howard College - Hawk Baseball Big Spring, Texas 1996 - 1997

  •     Right Fielder, Designated Hitter

 

Emporia State University - Hornet Baseball 1995 - 1996

  •     1st Baseman, Pinch Hitter - Coach Brian Embery


Professional References
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