A veteran of various game studios, Mauricio has a deep understanding not only of the art of animation but the craft of acting as translated through the visual medium. As president of his own studio, he also handles multiple aspects of production and management.


Gnomes and Goblins (Lead Animator)
World of Warcraft (Senior Animator)
Burning Crusade (Senior Animator)
Wrath of the Litch King (Senior Animator)
Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (Cinematic Animation Director)

Work Experience

President and Art Director, MonkeyBrain Studios
Instructor, Laguna College of Art and Design
Senior Animator, Blizzard Entertainment
Animator, High Moon Studios
Technical Director, Oddworld Inhabitants


Vancouver Film School, AA in Animation, 1999 - 2000
Universidad Anahuac, BA in Graphic Design, 1992 - 1996