Co-founder // Creative Director // Animator
Joe brings a high level of experience and expertise from storyboard, design, animation and compositing, with a passion for character and humour. Prior to founding Rumpus he was an integral part of the Flash animation team at Aardman. He has directed several short films selected for screening at Pictoplasma and Annecy animation festivals.
Co-founder // Creative Director // Illustrator
Seb has worked as an illustrator and character designer with international publishers such as Puffin, Usborne, Dorling Kindersly and OUP and is also the shadowy figure behind Bertram Fiddle. Since setting up Rumpus he has directed and designed music videos, short films and commercials with a deft humorous touch and meticulous attention to detail.
Stef brings a whole load of animation production experience to Rumpus. From Aardman’s feature film Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists, Wallace and Gromit’s A Matter of Loaf and Death to Ludorum’s pre-school series Chuggington, she’s worked with the best of the best. Stef pulls together production plans; scheduling and budgeting projects, managing clients and generally spinning the Rumpus plates.
Director // Illustrator // Animator
Luke is a talented designer and animator with many years of industry experience. He has previously worked as an animator on TV shows such as The Teletubbies, Rastamouse and The Beano alongside completing illustrations for the ‘Adventure Time’ comic. He joined Rumpus Animation as an animator on The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle.
Jane E. Davies
Direction // Animation // Design
Jane E Davies has been part of the animation industry for over 23 years, working as a Director and Animator. She has worked on a huge and varied range of projects including children’s series, feature films, and commercials.
Tanya J Scott
Director // Designer
Tanya is a designer, director and animator. She graduated from UWE in BA(Hons) animation in 2010 and has been working in the industry since graduation. She has experience working on a broad range of projects; from childrens television to commercial projects and games.
Director // Animator
Ollie graduated from the Bristol School of Animation in 2016. He has since animated for a number of clients including the BBC, and Print Space Studios. He was a key animator on the short film Orient City and has recently seen his illustration work exhibited at the Dockyard Studios, in Bristol.