Ian Joyner

Ian Joyner is a concept designer, illustrator and art director working in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. His expertise is the ability to help directors and creators realize their visions to life from pitch to completion ,specializing in film and TV.

Since 2009 Ian has been a Lead Character Designer at Legacy Effects (formerly Stan Winston Studios), focusing on character design and digital sculpting/modeling. With a focus on real world builds, but working closely with visual effect houses, Ian has had a hand in everything from giant puppets and make up jobs to completely computer generated characters.

Ian has also worked with some of the top names in entertainment on the games/TV side as well. Clients have included: Marvel Comics, DIgital Domain, EA, THQ, Blur Studio, Legacy FX, Liquid Entertainment, Ayzenberg and Zoic.

Past work included being a Character Modeler at Blur Studios for many years, working on everything from feature films and ride films to critically-acclaimed video game cinematics.

Ian was our guest instructor at the Mold3D 3D Printing Workshop April 2015. 


Cake Topper designed by Ian for his wedding:

Example how 3D Printing is used to aid in makeup creation at Legacy Effects

To see more of Ian's amazing work, please check out his website.