Greg Maguire

Greg Maguire

CEO

  • Location: Belfast
  • Career stage: Expert

Greg has been instrumental in the launch and development of numerous heavy-hitters of animation including Walt Disney Feature Animation, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation, Digital Domain, and Zoogloo. His credits include Academy Award nominated "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", Academy Award winning "Happy Feet" and "Avatar". He is Chair of the Animation programme at the University of Ulster's School of Art and Design in Belfast.

Work History

Co-founder & CEO - Inlifesize

Mar 2011 - Present

Professor of Animation - University of Ulster

Mar 2010 - Present

Co-founder - Zoogloo

Oct 2006 - 2011

R&D Supervisor - Lucasfilm Animation

Apr 2004 - Oct 2006

Creature Supervisor - Industrial Light & Magic

Feb 2003 - Mar 2004

Technical Director - Little Beast

Mar 2001 - Jan 2002

Technical Director - Commercials - Wild Brain

May 1999 - Feb 2001

Technical Animation Supervisor - Walt Disney Feature Animation

Apr 1995 - Apr 1999

Head of 3D - Colossal Pictures

Aug 1993 - Mar 1995

Director of Computer Graphics and Digital Technology - Don Bluth Animation

Jun 1989 - Jul 1993

Skills

  • Account/client management
  • Administration
  • Business development
  • Business planning/strategy
  • Business skills/running a business
  • Commercial awareness
  • Compliance and legal
  • Digital content skills
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Finance and budgeting
  • Management and leadership
  • Monetising IP
  • Networking
  • Organisational skills
  • Pitching/presenting and proposal writing
  • Product management
  • Project management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Specific software skills

Network