Jared is Programme Director of the award winning Animation Department at Edinburgh College of Art, part of the University of Edinburgh. Jared has trained animators in Edinburgh and London for the last 17 years. His teaching career began on the shoulders of a 10 year involvement in video games. He has worked as a designer and producer, coordinating projects developed by independent games studios based in the UK for large international clients including LEGO, Nokia. Nintendo (NCL), Square-Enix, Konami, Sony (SCEE) and Philips Media. He has also directed the world’s largest multi camera rotoscope shoot at the Roundhouse in London.