Josh Barends

Associate Animator

Birthed in the humid wetlands of Louisiana, Josh has always had a passion for art, music, and all things nerd. After studying art several years at southeastern Louisiana university and touring across the gulf coast drumming in bands, he decided to further pursue his passion for art and animation. Two years later finding himself in Orlando, FLĀ  graduating as valedictorian at Full Sail University and continuing with an internship of extended studies in the motion capture pipeline.

He joined Volition as an animator shortly after the release of Saint’s Row IV and has been joshin’ around with the Volitionites here in Champaign, IL ever since.

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Mike Wilson
Principal Programmer

Jason Fass
QA Analyst

Michael Ambrose
HR Generalist

Bobbi Schultz
Associate Designer

Mitri Vanichtheeranont
Principal Technical Artist

Benjamin Laws
Associate Programmer

Marcus Cenci
Senior Outsourcing Manager

Eric Warman
Senior Artist

James Taylor
Principal Artist

Stephen Horn
Senior Programmer

Jeff Slutter
Principal Programmer

Ryan McCabe
Senior Designer

Tracy Becker
Accounting Administrator

Jeff Keely
Senior Programmer

Ryan Hoss