Joshua Hogan – Visual Developement Artist

Resume posted by Joshua Hogan

Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Dublin County Dublin, Ireland

Contact Joshua Hogan


I am a visual development artist who specializes in Location Design and Character Design.

I have previous experience working on a high-quality TV 2D animated show as a background artist called Transformers Rescue Bots Academy in Dublin’s Boulder Media Studio. I’ve also written, directed and successfully produced my own graduate film “Whack Jobs” which has gone on to receive awards in the Dublin Animation Film Festival for audience choice award, at the Dingle Animation festival for best student short and at the Student Smedia awards for best student short film. Other nominations were received in RTÈ and the Manchester Animation Festival.

I’m a graduate of Ballyfermot College (BCFE) where I received an Honours degree in Animation. Some of my interests include creative writing, children’s book illustration, Film, and travel.


Ballyfermot College (BCFE) – BA (Hons) Higher National Diploma in Animation – 2017 to 2018

Ballyfermot College (BCFE) – HND in Classical and Computer Animation – 2014 to 2016

ColáistaAnÁtha-Leaving Certificate-2008 to 2013


Background Artist
Hasbro’s Boulder Media, Dublin 4

Completing backgrounds to a consistently high standard while meeting my deadline.

Practicing efficient file management to ensure files are organized for other production staff.

Ensuring naming conventions are correct and staying up to date in background techniques.

Working under the Art Directors guidance and supervision to develop background designs in line with the shows existing visual style.


  • Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Toon Boom Harmony
  • Strong ability to work in traditional media.
  • Ability to understand the desired visual language and apply it to location/character design.
  • Ability to manage time successfully when prioritizing tasks.
  • Meeting deadlines placed by Production management.
  • Strong communication skills when addressing issues concerning production.


    Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, background design, maya, Toom Boom

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