Jan-Philipp Koch has a B.Sc. in Computer Science where he specialized in the entertainment industry. He now has experience working in games and film and absolutely loves both. Currently, he is working at LAVAlabs Moving Images as a Technical Artist / Software Engineer. His daily challenges range from maintaining the Maya tools pipeline and scripting in MEL/Python to rigging and animation for tv spots and feature films. Jan-Philipp studied computer science and virtual reality at the SRH University Heidelberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2016. While studying he found his passion and specialized in 3D rigging and animation where he has now got over 3 years of experience with the tools Autodesk Maya and MotionBuilder. Later on, Jan-Philipp combined his background as a software developer with his passion. For that, he writes scripts to automate or improve workflow with MEL, Python, or C#.