Creator, Animator, Illustrator
Raised in Virginia Beach, VA, Tim Saguinsin spent much of his childhood with a pencil and a paintbrush in hand. He continued on with his artistic endeavors attending the Maryland Institute, College of Art where he received his BFA in General Fine Arts in 1995.
After graduating, Tim traveled overseas to London, England where he transformed his talents of painting and sculpture to animation and graphics creating educational content. While in London, Tim co-founded re-Animate Educational Software producing over thirty awarding winning educational products. Returning to America in 2001, Tim took an Art Director position at k12, Inc. where he continues to educate through graphics and animation.
Tim also does freelance animation and graphics through Ricecooker Studios, LLC . He has done work for Zynga, Big Huge Games, Pearson Education UK, Sherston Software UK, the Black Eyed Peas, AARP, Redbox, Microsoft and many others. Currently, Tim’s animated short The Fisherman is playing on HBO On Demand for Asian Heritage month.
Tim is a certified Firefighter and volunteered at Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department in Prince William County, Virginia between 2004-2007. He is currently a Firefighter in Metuchen, New Jersey and contributes to FireLife.com, a part of Fire Engineering network, as Firefighter Dan™.
Tim lives in New Jersey with his wife and two boys who both adore Firefighter Dan™.