Joe Beckley

Texture Artist/Matte Painter

Before joining LAIKA, JOE BECKLEY’s career has included both CG and traditional design work on numerous award-winning short form projects as well as several full length animated projects.

Showcasing a diverse background in the commercial and feature film industry, he has years of experience ranging from texturing and lighting to matte painting and conceptual art. Joe developed his original brand of art with his own animation and design studio, Jargon Studios, and has brought his diverse skill-set to several major studios including Disney, Cartoon Network and Warner Bros.

He earned his BFA in Traditional and Computer Animation from the Columbus College of Art & Design.



Childhood Dream Occupation

Animator or Architect.

Favorite Color