Richard Lico
21817 4th pl w
Bothell, WA 98021
e-mail: foofinu@yahoo.com
http://www.foofinu.com

OBJECTIVE: *Currently not looking*

EXPERIENCE:
03/08 - Present - Bungie
Animation Lead


10/04 - 03/08 - Monolith Productions,
Animation Lead - Managing and mentoring the Condemned 2 animation team, which consists of 5 full time animators, while assisting the cinematic team with their needs. Managing the use of our internal motion capture studio across 3 internal teams, and 1 external team. Oversaw the purchase and training of our new motion capture facility and it's current evolution on a company level. Aiding the Primary Art Lead on animation technology advancements. Overseeing, advising, and scheduling the creation of all game animation, while still creating my share of the content. Setting the creative vision and technical tone for all animations in Condemned/Condemned 2. Communicating with departmental leads, design lead, and producer to properly balance the needs across the C2 team, while meeting the animation team's internal goals. Working closely with the lead designer on the creation of C2's combat system, as well as the engineering team on its implementation. Redesigned the animation pipeline from inception to final use at the onset of production for C2. To view a good example of a gameplay & animation design I've plyed a major part in, check out the link below.

Holy Crap! It's a BEAR! (By Justin.tv)

2006 - Current - Writer for HDRI 3D Magazine
I write animation articles on various topics 6 times a year.

9/02- 9/04 Raven Software,
Senior Animator

1/01- 9/02 Sunstorm Interactive,
Animator

01/00- 01/01 Turner Broadcasting,
Animator

Published works:
Condemned 2: Bloodshot (2008 - PS3 & 360)
Little Deviants commercial spots 1 & 2 (2007 - Film,TV,Web)
Tofu animated short aired in the UK (2007 - TV,Web)
Condemned: Criminal Origins (2006 - PC & 360)
X-Men: Legends (2005 - PS2, GameCube, Xbox)
Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (2004 - PC & Xbox)
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project (2003 - PC)
Deer Hunter 2003 (PC)
Bird Hunter 2003 (PC)
Carnivores: Cityscape (2002 - PC)
Fire Rescue 911 (2001 - PC)
CNN International Broadcast "Sights & Sounds" (2000 - TV)
Animation articles in HDRI 3D - Issues 11, 16, 17, 18, 19

EDUCATION:
1995 - 1999 Savannah College of Art and Design ,
Bachelors in Computer Animation, 11/99