CEO & Co-Founder

Richard began his career working in the graphic design industry. After spells in photo retouching and visualisation, he expanded his skills to encompass the world of digital animation and spent five years as a lead CG artist working in commercials, broadcast and interactive entertainment.

Richard founded Axis in 2000 in partnership with his colleagues Dana, Stuart and Graham. He employs his considerable client-facing skills and industry knowledge as CEO. Richard is responsible for defining strategy and direction and for the development of relationships with clients and production partners across Axis Studios.

Richard is a board member of Creative Scotland and involved in a professional capacity with the Scottish Animation Network and Screen Facilities Scotland. He also works in an advisory capacity with various Scottish universities and art schools.

Department: Management