Bob MacNeil is an American illustrator, concept artist, graphic designer & director. Originally from Newark, New Jersey…Bob currently resides in Marin County, California and works as a creative director in the casual entertainment industry.
His professional career began as a production artist, graphic designer and illustrator in print and package design. His work on Popsicle a flagship product of Good Humor/ Breyers can still be found on shelves today, nearly 15 years after their initial market release.
After working for many years on high profile consumer level campaigns, Bob moved into gaming and animation and contributed to an assortment of projects as a background painter and concept artist. He worked as a background painter on the popular animation series The Venture Brothers for Cartoon Network and Saturday Night Lives' The Ambiguously Gay Duo with J.J. Sedelmaier for Saturday TV Funhouse. During this time he also created the pitch art that helped acquire funding for the game Bioshock which was developed by 2K Boston/ Irrational Games. Bioshock went on to be the recipient of multiple industry awards, and was even named by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest video games of all time.
Bob's work has garnered worldwide praise and influenced standards in their particular categories. As a result of this exposure the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO - a division of the United Nations) has included select pieces from his portfolio into their permanent database as a case study focusing on the logistics surrounding artist copyright.
He is always looking for new projects and would love to explore opportunities in live-action and animated film. To discuss potential work, please feel free to contact him at email@example.com
Saturday Night Live
Television by Lorne Michaels (Comedy and Music) Animation department A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
The Venture Bros.
Television by Christopher McCulloch (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Animation department The warped misadventures of a former boy genius turned washed-up, middle-aged mad scientist Dr. Rusty Venture; his moronic teenage sons; their maniac bodyguard; and the Doctor's arch-nemeses, incompetent super villain The Monarch and his masculine paramour, Dr. Girlfriend. Written by Jojo Mac
Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art