Animation content studio LAIKA/house has added Carlos Andre Stevens to its in-house director roster, President and EP Lourri Hammack announced today. The return to Portland is a homecoming for Stevens, as he was most recently a Director/Creative Director at LOGAN/NY. Stevens previously held a directorship at Süperfad/Seattle after completing his studies and launching his career in Portland, OR.
In addition to LOGAN and Süperfad, Stevens’s experience includes Partner and Director at Sotis Design and Motion Designer at Nervo and K2 Sports.
Stevens’s addition comes during a year of successes for the animation studio, including the animation of the highly popular M&M’S® Super Bowl XLVII spot (Love Ballad). In addition, LAIKA’s stop-motion feature ParaNorman was nominated for an Oscar and continues to receive international acclaim.
You can check out the full press release on LAIKA's weblog as well as some of Carlos' award winning work.