Austin is the 3D Motion Director at COLOR Creative in Bellevue, Washington, and an active member of the Seattle motion design community. After earning his degree in Film/TV and Motion Media from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Austin began his career with a range of Seattle-based production companies, focusing on visual effects and post-production pipelines. For 15 years, Austin has leveraged emerging technologies to push the boundaries of storytelling and content creation. In 2018, he and his brothers founded their second company, Nighttimes Inc; a real-time production company that utilizes the power of game engines and AI in commercial animation. As a strong supporter of the creative community, Austin prioritizes collaboration over competition. He frequently partners with artists and educates curious designers to strengthen the motion graphics community.