Mataio Gardi brings 13 years of video game experience to Animatrik

Mataio Gardi joins the Animatrik team as Executive Producer, bringing his vast video game production knowledge to the growing team.

Mataio Gardi

Mataio brings a wealth of industry experience to the team, having previously worked at such video game publishers as Electronic Arts, Microsoft and Ubisoft. He has played a key role in the development of a number of AAA record-smashing franchises, including Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Splinter Cell: Blacklist and most recently Gears of War 4. At last count he has contributed to cumulative sales of over 60 million units.

While working at Ubisoft Toronto, Mataio was also responsible for setting up the studio’s in-house performance capture stage, giving him unique insight into the technical and creative requirements of video game mo-cap.

With the help of Mataio, Animatrik will continue providing leading performance capture services across North America and beyond.

Brett Ineson, President and CTO at Animatrik comments: “We couldn’t be more pleased with Mataio Gardi joining the Animatrik executive team. As a service company everything we do is motivated by a desire to help our clients achieve success, and Mataio’s deep experience in video game production and the interactive space will be a great asset for our partners.”