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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Stephen Horn
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Eric Warman
Senior Artist

Stephane LeBrun
Senior Programmer

Michael Ambrose
HR Generalist

Albert DeBacker
Senior Programmer

Jeff Slutter
Principal Programmer

Mitch Cronin
Associate Producer

George Sokol
Senior Artist

Larry Gates
Audio Designer

Xavier Durand-Hollis
UI Artist

Jeremiah Zanin
Principal Programmer

Robert Evinger
Senior Tech Designer

James Torbit
Senior Producer

Rusty Sempsrott
Principal Designer

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