Creative Welly Episode #50 | Jessica Rattray & Paul Tobin

Courageous conversations with bold humans (from the most creative little capital in the world).

Jessica Rattray – Road Safety Specialist

Jessica is a road safety specialist with over 20 year’s experience working in various roles across the country for private consultancies, local and central government. She has made it her mission to disrupt the traditional thinking of the road safety industry, challenge the status quo and pursue ways to improve transport safety outcomes for people of New Zealand.

Her passion is finding creative solutions to complex problems and her outcomes-focused approach ensures that her work has a tangible impact on people’s lives.

Paul Tobin, Creative Director and Concept Artist

Paul is currently the Creative Director at Arkus Games. He was formally an Art Director and Concept Artist at Wētā Workshop, where he worked on film, television and game projects notably; Peter Jackson’s and Guillermo del Toro’s “The Hobbit Trilogy”, James Cameron’s “Avatar” (and sequels), Andrew Adamson’s “Chronicles of Narnia”, Blade Runner 2049, “The Expanse”, Activision’s “Call of Duty: Vanguard” and Monolith’s “Shadow of Mordor”. Paul was also the course supervisor at the Wētā Workshop School at Massey University.

He founded NZ’s first genre art-book anthology “White Cloud Worlds” which led to co-creating the entertainment convention “Industry of Imagination”. Most recently Paul has returned to his gaming roots and co-founded Arkus Studios.

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