|Fairway Solitaire (2007)||(Artist)|
Matt Laverty is an animator and game artist who has has developed more than 30 games and an even larger number of full length animated cartoons and short episodes. including:
Cartoon Network - Artist and Animator on more than 20 games for cartoon network and cartoon shorts, which were developed into highly popular interactive animations branded as Web Premier Toons. Also worked to create television show title sequences for Teen Titans and Duck Dodgers. Red Bull - Created several animated segments for the iconic “gives you wings" ad campaign. PBS, Dash’s Dance party - Character animation segments created for TV spots. Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers - Animation Director for the last season and animator on 5 seasons of this hit show. ESPN - Columnist Bill Simmons writing was brought to life in a series of animated shorts. Matt brought each of over 25 one- to two-minute episodes from concept, storyboard to completed animation in just a single week per episode! Disney, Series Development - Worked as an animator on several disney channel shows and pilots including Katbot, Cassandra and Deer Mike. MTV Networks - Animator on several pilots & created segments for MTV’s DJ & the Fro and the Andy Milonakis show.
Co-Founder and Creative Director of indie mobile gaming company 4 Score Games, The biggest highlights among the 10 or more games and apps created by 4 score games were the creation of the: History Channel, Top Gear App - Under the 4 Score Games banner, Matt worked to co-produce a promotional app for the History Channel to correspond with the American launch of BBC smash hit Top Gear. This app, which combined eye-popping auto candy imagery with dramatic clips from the show, was showcased on iPads, along with Ferrari rides for unsuspecting commuters in key cities around the country. Ring Theory - the unique circular match 3 game created by Matt, which reached the Top 10 games section on the app store. It also broke into the top 100 paid apps section on the app store for over a month.
Artist and Co-Game Designer for Fairway Solitaire, Big Fish games: Along with developing more than 15 games for Big Fish Games. Matt is one of the original team of 3 creators to concept, design and develop the hit casual game “Fairway Solitaire” This game combined fast paced arcade style gameplay, engaging graphics, and a ton of animation with exciting visual rewards in a completely addictive new take on solitaire. Fairway Solitaire became one of Big Fish's most popular titles, winning many awards and has since grown into a flagship title for the company.
MyDream, Creator Community Game - currently, Matt is the creative director, artist and co-designer for the community creation game, MyDream.
Last updated: Oct 14, 2016