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Hello! My name is Ryan Ruiz and I'm a Creature FX Technical Director. I love art directing cloth and hair simulations for feature and animated films. Currently, I am working remotely in Vancouver for Industrial Light and Magic.

Previous companies I have worked for include: Blue Sky Studios, Framestore, MPC, and Mr. X.  I graduated with a MFA in Visual Effects from Savannah College of Art and Design and a BFA in Animation from DePaul University. Since graduating, I've been working as an artist and lead in multiple software including: Maya, Houdini, Marvelous Designer, and proprietary applications.