Dominic Cardoso works to bridge art, design, engineering, and science through objective storytelling with practical solutions. His project-based career has led him to wear many hats within the immersive art, film, education, animation, robotics, and themed entertainment industries.

Currently, Dominic works for Netflix, where he creates practical and mechanical effects on the film sets of Wendell and Wild. He recently was the Mechanical Production Assembly Manager at Animax Designs, where he ran the assembly of all robotics for clients such as Disney Imagineering, Universal Studios, Weta Workshop, and Nintendo.

Previously, Dominic created content for NASA as a Production Designer and supervised all practical effects for a BBC children’s show shot at Pinewood Studios. He began his career in both the Art and Rapid Prototyping Department at LAIKA Animation Studios.

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