Melissa is an artist who was raised in the Philadelphia area. With a longtime passion for the arts, science, writing, and reading, Melissa has always sought ways to bring together her various interests. She attended Boston University, where she received a BFA in painting in 2016. She has since returned to the Philadelphia area, where she held a position at Art Dept. Studios before joining the team at MadMicrobe Studios. She is excited to begin this new phase in her career and looks forward to learning and growing with MadMicrobe Studios. Outside of her career, Melissa enjoys traveling, experimenting with various visual art forms, playing tug-of-war with her pit bull, and spending time with family and friends.
MadMicrobe proudly welcomes our new lead 3D Generalist, Andy Lefton to our growing team!
Andy is an award winning 3D/VFX artist, illustrator and director with over 12 years of experience working within all realms of the animation industry, from medical animation to high-end cinematic effects and filmmaking.
With his extensive knowledge in the field, Andy is accustomed to wearing many hats and strives to push the envelope and stay ahead of this exciting and ever-changing industry.
In his spare time, Andy not only works on his own clever and creative animation shorts, but is also guitarist in a metal band. Andy is a rockstar in every sense of the word and we look forward to the talent, skills and enthusiasm he brings with him to our studio.