Mike Jungbluth is the lead animator at Deep Silver Volition, where he is currently working on the studio's latest title, Agents of Mayhem. His previous projects include The Elder Scrolls Online, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Singularity. Throughout his career in game development he worked for studios like ZeniMax Online Studios, Monolith Productions, Snowblind Studios, and Raven Software. Jungbluth has been a speaker at GDC and several international conferences, where he talked about the overlap of art, design, and technology to drive a character's in-game performance. His writing has been featured on Gamasutra and GameIndustry.biz. He is also a co-creator of the AnimState network. More than anything, he believes in the need for open sharing and democratization of knowledge to drive the industry and the craft forward.