Dan Paladin
( email: danp AT synj.net )

THE BEHEMOTH_____(March 2003 - Present)
I do the artwork.

Game 3 ( ??? )
Castle Crashers ( XBLA / PSN )
Alien Hominid ( PS2 / XBOX / XBLA / GC / GBA / Mobile )

GRATUITOUS GAMES_____(November 2002 - March 2003)
Animator, Level Designer
Level Design and building for "Soldier of Fortune 2" product for X-box. Initially hired for animation on a pitch modeled after "Creature Tech" - a project that didn't make it to the end of the tunnel. :(

Soldier of Fortune 2 (XBOX)

PRESTO STUDIOS_____(February 2001 - November 2002)
Animator, Character Design
Responsible for both 2D and 3D animations, some character and weapon design. Voice acting for one of the lead characters in "Whacked!" for X-box. Animated some special effects and online ads.

Whacked! (XBOX)

CONTRACT WORK_____(2001 - 2007)
  • Design & illustration: CD cover, insets, & poster for the band "Forgetter".
  • Animation for "Duelmasters" PS2 game 2D cinematics from existing story & characters.
  • Animation for "TechDeck Dudes" 3D commercial spot from existing characters.


  • "Dad N Me" awarded "Best Web Game" at the IGF (2006)
  • "Dad N Me" (flash) featured in Wired Magazine and on G4 Tech TV. Also ranked #1 on Newgrounds.com (2005)
  • "Alien Hominid" (console) awarded Innovation in Visual Art, Audience Award, & Technical Excellence at the IGF (2005)
  • "Alien Hominid" (console) featured (magazines): Game Developer, Official Playstation Magazine(2 times), Playboy, Official Nintendo Magazine UK, Nintendo Power, Nintendo Official Magazine, GamesTM, WIRED, EGM(2 times), Play(4 times), GMR, Gameinformer, Giant, Edge, NGC, Dragon, Newtype USA, Tokion, Res, CO-ED (2005)
  • "Alien Hominid" (console) featured (websites): Gamespot, IGN, Slashdot, Gamezone, Nintelligent Network (2004)
  • Received CG-talk.com award of excellence for 2003 demoreel (2003)
  • Received 34 awards from the Newgrounds.com audience (2001-present)
  • "Alien Hominid" (flash) ranked #1 out of 21,033 flash submissions on Newgrounds.com (2002) Over 12 million views to date!