Education:After studying computer sciences in Colombia he joined the Visual Game Programming bachelors program at the Art Institute of California San Francisco.
Career path:Hired as an Effects Technical Director for the films "Happy Feet", "Fantastic Four-Rise of the silver surfer" and "Mimzy".He then moved to The Orphanage, where he produced work for the movies "Grind House", "Die Hard", "Sin city", and "Don't you mess with the Zohan" as a shader Programmer and Effects Technical Director.He then helped setting up Image Movers Digital. The studio produced the movies "Disney's a Christmas Carol" and "Mars Needs Moms". After Disney shutdown of the studio, Diego, left to Australia to help on the production of "Zucker Punch" and "Legend of the Guardians" at Animal Logic. He was then, invited to join the Cinematic team at Blizzard Entertainment to work on the visuals of Diablo 3 and Start Craft 2. 6 years ago he joined Blue Sky Studios, where he has worked as an Effects Technical Director on "Ice age continental Drift", "Epic", and "Rio2".Diego is now a Technical Art Director for Microsoft working and researching new technologies for Xbox, HoloLens and Real Time Awesomeness.
Milestones:Co-author of the Siggraphpublication"Directable Fluids for the Distinct Worlds of Epic" for fluid development work for which he was also nominated for an Annie in the category of "Best Animated Effects in an Animated Production".