Juan Torres Brenes LaRoche
MFA Candidate, DAIM | ACCAD Graduate Research Associate
Areas of Expertise
- Virtual Environment Design
- Look Development
- XR Development
- Graphic Design
- BFA in Animation, Savannah College of Art & Design
Juan received his BFA in Animation from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2021. He is trained as a 3D environment artist and lighter, and enjoys creating rich and detailed scenes. He is currently pursuing his MFA in Digital Animation and Interactive Media with a focus on XR development, accessibility, and unique interaction methods. During the Summer of 2022, he worked as a metaverse intern for Havas Mango, which is a division of the Havas Group, a global marketing agency focused on high-quality creative marketing solutions. He enjoys rock climbing, cooking, and playing a wide variety of video games.
Upon completion of his MFA, Juan will be returning to Imagineering as a full-time show programmer.