One of the founders of :)Smilie, Chris is responsible for overseeing all graphical requirement for projects, as well as liasing with clients on design issues and planning. He specialises in 3D modelling and animation, focusing on real-time facial animation and effects.
In a career spanning some sixteen years in the games industry, Chris has been Head Artist at several development companies, including Imagitek, Enigma Variations and Phoenix Interactive. Having programming origins as well as artistic skills has given Chris the edge when it comes to liasing with programmers in all development areas.
Chris also lectures at colleges and universities on project management, 3dsMAX and Photoshop.