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About Me

Design Manager at Roblox

• Strong leader with great communication skills and solid work ethic.
• Creator of groundbreaking and trendsetting user interface design.
• Innovative content developer with experience in print, web and video.
• Over a decade of work in illustration, motion design and UI.
• Professional and motivated artist with initiative and follow through.
• Knows how to get things finished with quality and within deadline.
• Understands the production pipeline and interdisciplinary relations.

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Dino Ignacio

Education

Academy of Art University (1999-2005)
Bachelors Degree in Computer Arts
University of the Philippines (1994-1997)
Studied Studio Arts Painting

Work History

Oculus (2015-present) UI/UX Lead
EA Visceral (2007-2015) User Experience Director
Dead Space, Dante’s Inferno, Dead Space 2, Dead Space 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline
MYX TV (2006-2007) Art Director

GameSpot (2005-2006) Motion Graphics Producer

The games I worked on

Dead Space

Real Space. Real terror.

Engineer Isaac Clarke is sent to repair the Ishimura’s communications, but arrives to find a floating vessel that has become a complete bloodbath.

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Dante’s Inferno

Go to Hell!

Dante’s Inferno tells an adapted story that focuses on delivering a blockbuster 3rd person action game experience while bringing Alighieri’s depiction of Hell to the medium.

//dantesinferno.com

Dead Space 2

Isaac is back!

Hero Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience.

//deadspace.com

Dead Space 3

Take down the terror together!

Dead Space 3 focuses on Isaac Clarke and merciless soldier John Carver who embark on a journey through space to discover the source of the Necromorph outbreak.

//deadspace.com

Battlefield 4

Only in Battlefield!

Battlefield 4™ is the genre-defining action blockbuster known for its unrivaled destruction.

 

//battlefield.com/battlefield-4 

Battlefield Hardline

Cops & Criminals Meet in a World Full of Crime

Get a piece of the action in Battlefield™ Hardline, a fresh, new take on Battlefield that allows you to live out your cops and criminal fantasy.

//www.battlefield.com/hardline

 

Crafting Destruction:
The Evolution of the Dead Space User Interface

My 2013 Game Developers Conference presentation

Articles and Interviews

Here are videos and words about my work.

Weapon Crafting

Video featurette on Dead Space 3’s weapon crafting system.

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Polygon

Deliberately Diegetic: Dead Space’s lead interface designer chronicles the UI’s evolution at GDC.

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Inventing Interactive

Interview about the UI of Dead Space.

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Wikipedia

Dino Ignacio entry on Wikipedia.

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Smoke and Mirrors

A featurette about the UI and the VFX of Dead Space 2.

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Internet Superstar

Bert is Evil interview.

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Old Wide Web

Muppets Take Bangladesh.

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Convergence Culture

Henry Jenkins writes about Bert is Evil.

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Kill Screen

How Dead Space 3 pulled from Dieter Rams.

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Best Job Ever Interview

Veronica Belmont interview with Ian Milham and Steve Papoutsis.

My Sketch Blog

Random drawings and doodles.

Blog

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    @DinoIgnacio – September 24th, 2021

  • “@bardot I love the Batuu bounding.”

    @DinoIgnacio – September 24th, 2021

  • “RT @iproposethis: Do you have white teenage sons?

    Listen up.

    I’ve been watching my boys’ online behavior & noticed that social media and…”

    @DinoIgnacio – September 02nd, 2021

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    @DinoIgnacio – August 16th, 2021

  • “@GioNakpil You can only watch it at the museum but here’s a really bad screener of it. //t.co/sn1RSojFcV”

    @DinoIgnacio – August 13th, 2021

  • “@HamillHimself I wrote and made this meme many years ago. I am honored to see you retweet it.”

    @DinoIgnacio – August 04th, 2021

  • “@b4bendetta Yeah man! It’s been a joy to see the progress. I miss our time together.”

    @DinoIgnacio – July 23rd, 2021

  • “@tripworks @OhReallyJared @knowsworthy @damascus111 It’s gonna be amazing!”

    @DinoIgnacio – July 23rd, 2021

Contact Details

I work at Roblox.
You can send me snail mail via the office.

Keep in touch!
Roblox

970 Park Pl, San Mateo, CA, 94403

dino [at] dino ignacio [dot] com