General info
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Art Director
London, UK
Art director - designer - animator Ryan Jefferson Hays has over 10 years experience working in the video game, television and film industry. An Australian born designer based in London England, working on commercial projects with various design and post production studios.
Experience
London, United Kingdom
Jul 2004 - Present
Art Director
Clients include: National Geographic Channel, Emap, Disney, B.A.T. BBC, Discovery Europe, Sony computer entertainment, Paramount Comedy, ESPN, Activision, EA Games, Warner Brothers, Marvel films, Respawn Entertainment.

Design companies worked with: Large Design, Hotdog and Mustard films, BoxTV, Angelfish, Emea Creative, Prime Focus London, Bruce Dunlop Associates, Mr & Mrs Smith, 21-19, the Mill, Spov, Territory.
Sydney, New South Wales
Oct 2001 - Jul 2004
Motion Designer
Clients include: Ministry of Sound, Nickelodeon, Fox Kids, MainEvent, The Lifestyle Channel, FOX 8, The History Channel, National Geographic Channel, the Comedy Channel, Fox Sports, Fox Footy Channel.
Sydney, New South Wales
Aug 2000 - Sep 2001
Senior Web Designer
Go Man Go
Clients include: Sony, SonyStyle, Sony Vaio, Sony Xplod.
Perth, Western Australia
Sep 1999 - Jun 2000
Designer
Max Multimedia
Clients include: Manchester United FC, Leeds United FC, Liverpool FC, Peter Brock,Taj Burrow, Offworld Sounds, Anna Kournikova.
Education
London, United Kingdom
Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
Zbrush evening course
Escape studios evening ZBrush foundation course.
London, United Kingdom
May 2005
Raindance Directors Foundation Weekend.
Write, Produce and Direct Film, Short Course
Sydney, New South Wales
Feb 2004 - Mar 2004
Maya for After Effects Design, Short Course
Australian Film Television and Radio School
Perth, Western Australia
Jan 1997 - Dec 1999
Diploma of Art, Design and Multimedia
The West Australian School of Art and Design
Software Knowledge
Mac OS, Windows, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Discreet Combustion, Discreet Cleaner, Discreet Flint, Final Cut Pro, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, ZBrush, Maya, Maxon Cinema 4D.
Awards and Recognition
Silver Promax Award
National Geographic Channel, Best Factual or Reality TV Promo 'Insects From Hell'
Personal Websites (Book)
Top Designers Push the Boundaries with Experimental Design and Graphics
Web Designing (Magazine)
Web Around the World, Issue Three, Tokyo, Japan