Started his career in visual effects at Topix FX in Toronto as a character animator in the mid nineties. Moving to Los Angeles in 1997 and starting his career at Digital Domain, working in the commercial department as a character rigger/animator before transitioning to feature films. In 2006 he worked on Flags of our Fathers as a CG Supervisor, and then on to other films such as Transformers and The Mummy, holding the same role. In 2009 he became a Digital Effects Supervisor for the movie 2012, and most recently he is working on Independence Day: Resurgence as the Visual Effects Supervisor. Dave and his family currently reside in Vancouver, British Colombia.