Jim is Director of Animation and Motion Capture at Midway Amusement Games in Chicago. He started in the industry in 1987 converting Konami arcade games to the Amiga computer (…so long ago he had a wooden mouse). Before joining Midway. His latest project was Midway's Stranglehold for PS3. Jim helped introduce and push Midway to use motion capture in 1994, which they now use in every game.
Jim currently teaches motion capture and animation at Depaul University in Chicago and sits on advisory boards for animation/gaming programmes at various universities and colleges in Chicago.