James Schauf

James Schauf

Visual Development Artist at Paramount Pictures

After nearly a decade in the United States Air Force, James Schauf chose to pursue his talents as an artist and became the first veteran to graduate from the Gnomon School of Visual Effects. Since graduating in 2010, he has worked for various acclaimed studios including Legacy Effects, Nickelodeon, Walt Disney Animation, Aaron Sims Creative, Paramount Pictures, Psyop and Apple. His skills as a modeler can be seen in film, games and television, having contributed to award winning projects such as Moana, Big Hero 6, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesome and Iron Man 2, to name a few. James also brings his varied experiences to his work as an instructor at Gnomon.