CEO / Creative Director
Undertone FX, Inc.
David Johnson is the award winning founder, CEO and Creative Director of Undertone FX, Inc., a studio specializing in real time visual effects for video games and VR/AR. David was the Lead Visual Effects Artist at Activision/Blizzard’s Infinity Ward Studio, creator of the Call of Duty franchise, having worked there for 10 years. David has 22 years of computer graphics experience, of which 20 has been dedicated to video games and 15 specialized toward effects. David has shipped 20+ video games and has contributed to some of the largest names in video game history including the Call of Duty and Halo franchises. The combined revenue of games David has worked on exceeds $3 billion and have broken multiple records for units sold and revenue. David is a two time winner of the Visual Effects Society awards in the real time category. David served a two year term on the board of directors for the VES and is an active member of the Awards Committee. He is published as a contributing author to two books, Introduction to Game Development and the VES Handbook of Visual Effects. David is on the advisory board for VFX Voice magazine. And David is one of the founders of the website RealTimeVFX.com.