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About Me

Design Lead at Facebook Reality Labs

• 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

  • “@vagabondvivant //t.co/lTr9oZv9IT”

    @DinoIgnacio – November 19th, 2020

  • “@GioNakpil I love this!”

    @DinoIgnacio – November 19th, 2020

  • “This Sith The Way.

    @Hasbro The Child plush + @buildabear Kylo costume.
    You are welcome. //t.co/G0OrSMWn30”

    @DinoIgnacio – November 17th, 2020

  • “@BigFatGamer I love this Dez!”

    @DinoIgnacio – November 07th, 2020

  • “To all undecided voters: The meme that it’s an equal choice between two evils is a complete fallacy. They are NOT e… //t.co/ynSih2afQH”

    @DinoIgnacio – October 15th, 2020

  • “Effective immediately: please refer to COVID-19 as the #TRUMPVIRUS.”

    @DinoIgnacio – October 06th, 2020

  • “@TheRightMelissa @realDonaldTrump @FLOTUS I have nothing but Thoughts and Prayers foe the two. Thoughts and Prayers.”

    @DinoIgnacio – October 02nd, 2020

  • “@realDonaldTrump @FLOTUS Quick @realDonaldTrump! Pump some Hydroxychloroquine and Clorox up your ass… you might n… //t.co/Q1ewwqvRbh”

    @DinoIgnacio – October 02nd, 2020

Contact Details

I work at Oculus in Seattle, Washington.
You can send me snail mail via the office.

 

 

Keep in touch!
Oculus

1414 NE 42nd St, #400, Seattle, WA 98105

 

dino [at] dino ignacio [dot] com