Nickolas Vanloon

Adjunct Faculty

Professional activities and areas of interest

Professor VanLoon joined the Digital Animation and Game Design program as an Adjunct Professor in the fall of 2020, and teaches Digital Imaging. During his 10-year career in the design and animation industry, he’s worked as a lead animator for large projects scaling from silicon valley redesigns to the Mid-engine C8 corvette. In his personal time, he is a photographer and film producer. Also an avid gamer and craft beer enthusiast.  

Professional Experience: 

  • Animation – Lead animator 
  • Steelcase – Digital imaging and 3D modeling 
  • EEI Global – Worked on C8 corvette 
  • Nick VanLoon productions – CEO/Owner Digital media, photography, and video 




Bachelor Digital Animation & Game Design, Ferris State University, 2015 


Digital Media Software Engineering, School Of Digital Media, Television and Digital Media Production, Digital Animation and Game Design