Dan Rubin received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Computer Art at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
After graduating, he started working at HBO Studio Productions as a Graphic Designer, where he ran two desktop suites ingesting and prepping graphical elements to be transferred to offline and online sessions within the studio. Eventually, this position evolved into designing motion graphics to be used for in-studio shows and on-air promos.
After that, Dan moved to Los Angeles to work for Digital Dimension in Burbank where they won a 2005 Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design for the Super Bowl 39 opening.
In 2006, Dan moved to Vancouver and became a Senior Compositor at CIS Vancouver, formerly Rainmaker VFX, where he contributed to Night at the Museum and The Guard, which was nominated for a Gemini for the Best Visual Effects category. In 2009, Dan was a Lead Compositor on season 9 of Smallville while working at Entity FX and at Digital Domain, Dan was a Compositor on Transformers 3 and Thor.
Afterwards, Dan continued to move around between Vancouver studios such as Prime Focus, The Embassy VFX, MPC, and Sony Pictures Imageworks, where he contributed to titles such as The Edge of Tomorrow, Oz: The Great and Powerful, The Amazing Spider-Man, Ghostbusters, Alice Through The Looking Glass, and Pixels. At FuseFX, Daniel was a Compositing Supervisor on A League Of Their Own, The Princess Switch 2 & 3, The Mighty Ducks, Books of Blood, Away, Upload season 1, and season 6 of The 100.
After hearing great things about the work, pipeline and work-life balance, Dan seized the opportunity to work at Image Engine, where he is currently a Compositing Supervisor managing a team of compositors.