Ben has over 19 years experience in the computer software and 3D graphics industry and has extensive knowledge of all other aspects of software development. He has grown Blowfish Studios over 6 years into a globally competitive video game and virtual reality development house and has built great relationships with numerous technology providers and manufacturers such as Apple, Sony, Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, Nvidia, Google and Samsung. The studio has created games that have been featured worldwide and subsequently gathered a large client base for its development services, culminating in Blowfish winning a NSW Export award in 2016 for the Small Business category. Prior to Blowfish Studios he had been leading an R&D team at Aristocrat, creating their 3D graphics engine, developing real time stereoscopic products and building a multimedia gaming platform. Ben has a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems Engineering.
Aaron is an award winning Visual Effects Supervisor with over 10 years experience, creating high-end visual effects for television commercials and music videos in Australia, United Kingdom and United States of America. Aaron’s creativity and knowledge of 3D & visual effects (technical and artistic) combined with his passion for games gives Aaron the ability to produce beautifully crafted games. Aaron was selected for the prestigious Art Express program in high school and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication and has worked on numerous award-winning television commercials. Most recently winning a 2010 D&D Yellow Pencil Award (3D Supervisor) for the “Two Weeks” music video by Grizzly Bear, directed by Patrick Daughters. Aaron has also worked as Visual Effects Supervisor with some of Hollywoods leading Directors: Roman Coppola, Jake Scott, Joe Pytka, Philip Engstrom, Brian Beletic, Joel Pront, Daniel Askill, Glue Society and many others.