Dominick Domingo

Dominick Domingo

Senior Visual Development / 27 yrs

Los Angeles, CA

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Design Supervisor

Shimmer and Shine (2015)

Art Dept.

Epic (2013)


Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

Silent Hill: Homecoming (2008)

Background Painter

Catscratch (2005)

Background Painter and Visual Developmen

Tarzan (1999)


The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

Background Painter and Visual Developmen

Pocahontas (1995)

Background Artist

Animated StoryBook: The Lion King (1994)

Visual Development, Backgrounds

The Lion King (1994)

One By One

Visual Development. Backgrounds

Little Match Girl

My full bio, resume, and online portfolio may be viewed at
Work History
  • Background Painter

    Disney Interactive Media Group

    November 2012 - Present

    Painted Backgrounds emulating classic Disney films for the 'Princess Dressup' property.

  • Author

    Twilight Times Books

    January 2012 - Present

    Author of Young Adult Urban Fantasy 'The Nameless Prince.'
    2012 SOLAS Award winner in the humor category for 'Best Travel Writing.'

  • Instructor

    Art Center College of Design

    January 1999 - Present

    Have taught in the Entertainment Track for fifteen years: Background Painting, Visual Development, Character Design, Senior Project, Portfolio Lab, and Digital Landscape Painting.

  • Illustrator

    Disney Interactive Media Group

    April 2012 - August 2012

    Designed environments for 'Pixie Hollow's' new APP 'Fashion Boutique.'

  • Animation Artist


    April 2011 - January 2012

    Designed Backgrounds for the Zhu Zhu Pets feature.

  • Designer

    Blue Sky Studios

    May 2010 - September 2010

    Created Designs for 'Ice Age:Continental Drift' and 'Leaf Men.'

  • Partner

    Idle Hands Productions

    2007 - 2009

    Wrote and directed live action films

  • Visual Development Artist

    Animation Lab

    February 2008 - April 2008

    Spent a month in Jerusalem designing for a CG Animated Feature, mainly producing Key Art.

  • Production Designer

    Extra Large Technologies

    February 2007 - August 2007

    Production Designed CG Animated Feature for MGA

  • Concept Designer

    Climax Studios

    October 2005 - January 2006

    Designed Characters for Silent Hill 5.

  • Background Painter and Visual Development

    Walt Disney Animation Studios

    1991 - 2002

    Painted production backgrounds for Lion King, Pocahontas, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tarzan, Little Match Girl, and One by One. In the case of Lion King and Tarzan both, I spent 18 months doing Visual Development before moving into production.

  • Illustrator

    Lowell House

    1992 - 1994

    Illustrated Books for Young Readers.

  • Walt Disney Pictures

    ? - Present
  • Art center

    1989 - 1991