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Jesse Lopez.

Jesse Lopez (or Jesus Octavio Lopez) is an artist and animator. He is expected to be the lead animator on Shantae: Half-Genie Hero.


Jesse Lopez studied at the California Institute of the Arts from 2005 to 2009, and graduated as a bachelor of fine arts in animation and film.[1]


During his studies, Jesse Lopez completed a summer internship in 2008 at Walt Disney Animation Studios. In December 2009, he joined WayForward and has since worked there as an artist, animator and designer.[1] He is expected to be the lead animator on Shantae: Half-Genie Hero.[2]


This is a list of projects Jesse Lopez was involved in according to his LinkedIn page, Metacritic and Mobygames (unless otherwise indicated).[1][3][4]


  • BloodRayne: Betrayal - character designer (2011)
  • Double Dragon: Neon - character designer (2012)
  • DuckTales: Remastered - character designer (2013)

Art and animation

  • Batman: The Brave and The Bold - The Videogame - additional illustrations (2010)
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal - animator (2011)
  • Centipede: Infestation - cinematic lead (2011)
  • Double Dragon: Neon - animator (2012)
  • DuckTales: Remastered - animation supervisor, clean-up (2013)
  • Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! - pixel artist (2013)[5]
  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - lead animator (2014)


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