Systems Manager
Pixar Animation Studio

Eric Bermender

Eric Bermender has worked as an IT engineer in the media and entertainment industry for over 20 years, and is currently a Systems Manager at Pixar Animation Studio.  He leads a team of software and hardware engineers who are tasked with implementing cutting edge digital storage technology, which helps enable Pixar to produce pioneering imagery and stories.   Mr. Bermender has numerous screen credits representing various contributions he’s made between Visual Effects and Animation workflows; Star Wars Episode 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Toy Story 4, and Soul are among a sampling of his feature work.  He is a member of the Visual Effects Society and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery Siggraph society.  Mr. Bermender has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Computer Graphics and Imaging as well as a MBA in Business Management.