Joshua Gunther
Previz/Rough Layout Artist

Production Skills/Experience

  • Rough Layout/ Final Camera
  • Character Animator
  • Character/Prop Rigger
  • Modeling/Texturing
  • Lighting/ EFX


  • Maya
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Adobe PremiereAdobe
  • After Effects
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Combustion
  • Nuke
  • Final Cut
  • Linux / Unix
  • 3ds Max
  • Messiah Studio
  • Lightwave 3D
  • HTML


  • Animation Guild Member
  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Surfing
  • Snowboarding
  • Rollerblading
  • Guitar
  • UpbeatPersonality
  • Fun to work with


2008 - 2015, Dreamworks Feature Animation

Rough Layout / Previz Artist for Feature Films


Order displayed - most recent to first production at dreamworks

  1. Trolls (In developement)

  2. Penguins of Madagascar - CP work

  3. Home

  4. Turbo - CP Work

  5. Turbo

  6. Rise of the Guardians

  7. Puss n Boots

  8. How to Train your Dragon 1

2008 - Halon

Freelance Rough Layout/Previz Artist for "How to Train your Dragon" - for Dreamworks Feature Animation

2007 - Imagi Services

Rough Layout Artist for Feature Film "GATCHA MAN" ,

Big Idea Inc.

3:30 Freelance project for a Christmas Veggie Tales Live Stage show based off the song "Boy Like Me" sung by Jr! Did all Production work, Modeling through Rending/Comp.

Reel Fx Creative Studios

Character Animator for Feature Film "Everyone's Hero"    

Imagi Services

Rough Layout Artist for Feature Film "TMNT-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

Mike Young Productions

CG Specialist for various CG TV projects including "Bratz" TV Show," Jakers" PBS TV Show, "Mr Men" TV Show, "Dive Olly Dive", TV Show

Reel Fx Creative Studios

Character Animator for Gi Joe's "Valor Vs Venom" direct to video feature.

Character Animator for Gi Joe's "Action Man" direct to video feature for UK.

Other Film Projects

Other Experience:

Joshua Gunther Photography:

Photography specializing in Architecture, Cityscapes, and Landscapes.


Gnomon Institute, Hollywood CA: Maya Fast Track training in: Character Kinematics, Character Skinning, and Mel Scripting

Art Institute of Seattle, Major: Computer Animation Program, Graduate with Honors.

President's list for 5 quarters Art Institute of Seattle

Honors and Awards:

"Hewlett-Packard, Saytek, and The Art Institutes International" Grand Prize Winner: For "Morons From Uranus"

Eagle Scout

Volunteer Experience:

Historical Tall Ship Lady Washington, Deck Hand - AKA The Intercepter from "Pirates of the Caribbean"


American Sign Language