Joshua Glover

Animator-- Artist--Generalist

Phone: 805–750–0169

Email: jaglove@gmail.com

Website: www.taintedfungus.com

Portfolio Blog: http://taintedfungus.blogspot.com/


Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, Ca (2003-2005)

Major in Computer Science

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Ca (2006-2009)

Major in Animation and Visual Effects



  • Storyboarding, Character Design, Concept

  • Animation and Rigging (IK & FK)

  • Basic Modeling and Texturing

  • Software Suites:

    • Maya, Blender, Photoshop, Gimp, After Effects, Premiere


  • Technical Writing/ Documentation

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Windows, Linux, and Mac

  • Programming/Scripting

    • java, C++, Basic, GML, Mel, HTML, javascript


2K Games – Microsoft Compliance Tester – April 2011 – Present

  • Run compliance checks to ensure games meet Microsoft standards

  • Track, document, and regress issues

  • Keep up-to-date on latest Microsoft Technical Certification Requirements and XDK tools

  • Transition between multiple projects based on need.

College Lacrosse 2011 – Character Animator (Freelance) – Dec 2010 – Feb 2011.

  • Clean and edit motion capture animations

  • Modify purchased animations and troubleshoot integration issues

  • Track and hand-animate stick movements

  • Hand-animate additional actions and cycles as needed

  • Modify custom rigs for mirroring

Namco-Bandai Games America – Compliance Tester (Generalist) – Jun 2009 – Dec 2010

  • Keep up-to-date on latest Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo tools and standards

  • Write tutorials and workarounds for new tools

  • Ensure titles are compliant with first party standards

  • Assist Leads and manage all compliance related areas of submission including:

    • identifying critical issues, managing deadlines, creating checklists, and providing general assistance with floor issues based on project needs

  • Supervise and manage floor testers, for focused test plans and in leads' absence

  • Transition between multiple projects and platforms based on need

  • Contributed to the first pass submission of 17 shipped titles