David Gibson is an award winning lead animator and game developer with over 16 years of experience. David has led animation teams to create characters and creatures on projects such as Valorant, Overwatch, and Evolve. Driven by a desire to pass on his knowledge David continues to inspire and mentor animators through his educational work with iAnimate and Rise & Spline. Outside of his professional work David is developing his own indie game, LINE, which is an experiment in pushing the possibilities of character animation within games. David currently lives in Long Beach, CA with his wife, 2 kids, 2 dogs, 2 fish, and 3 chickens.