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Patrick Horan
Patrick Horan
Visual Development / Environment Artist
Toronto, Canada


I am a digital 2D artist working out of Toronto Canada.

Software proficiency



  • Designer / Development at Wildbrain
    Vancouver, Canada
    March 2019 - Present

    Working as a freelance artist on various projects to develop the look and style.

  • Visual Development / Art Directing at ICE Animations
    Toronto, Canada
    July 2019 - Present

  • Designer at Red Dice Media
    October 2015 - Present

    Working Independently or with a small team designing and creating assets for corporate training programs.

    - Work closely with a small team utilizing 3D

    - Working under pressure, short deadlines and turn around for projects

  • Visual Development at Iom Media Ventures
    Halifax, Canada
    February 2019 - September 2019

    Worked to develop the look and style of multiple IP's.

  • Senior Designer at DHX Media
    Halifax, Canada
    April 2018 - January 2019

    Project: Rev & Roll

    - Supervise and organize all Mattes and Backgrounds

    - 3D set paint-overs

  • Visual Development at DHX Media
    Halifax, Canada
    March 2017 - June 2017

    Visual development for several un-announced projects. Worked with a small team to develop a style and look as well as functionality in a 3D production.

    -Color keys


    -Environment Development

    -Style Development

  • Designer at DHX Media
    Halifax, Canada
    October 2015 - February 2017

    Project: Inspector Gadget Season 2

    -Design Sets & Props

    -Matte & Background Paintings

    -Color Keys

    -3D Paint Overs

  • Designer at DHX Media
    Halifax, Canada
    October 2014 - October 2015

    Project: Fisher Price series "Little People"

    -Designed Props & Sets

    -Matte Paintings

    -2D graphics used in Texturing and Compositing

    -Worked closely with Texturing & modeling to find creative solutions to design problems

  • Designer at DHX Media
    Halifax, Canada
    October 2013 - October 2014

    Project: Inspector Gadget

    -Designed environments, vehicles, props and characters

    -Matte paintings

    -2D Graphics for texturing and Compositing

    -3D Paint overs

  • Animator at DHX Media
    Halifax, Canada
    November 2012 - June 2013

    Project: Jim Henson's "The Doozers".

    Work from storyboard/animatic to create high-quality, key-framed animation while demonstrating a strong sense of performance, posing, timing, and weight.

    Working collaboratively; meeting with Directors to ensure animation adheres to the style and vision set out by the Series Director.