FableVision's team of high-tech storytellers takes on small-to-large scale projects — with passion, energy, and endless aptitude. Think you could be the next FableVisionary? Learn about our internships and positions here.
Peter is a New York Times best-selling children's book author illustrator ( Judy Moody, The Dot, Ish, Sky Color, Someday ), selling over 20 million books in over 25 languages around the globe. In 1996, he founded FableVision as a social change agency to help move the world to a better place by creating "stories that matter, stories that move." FableVision's signature blend of positive media, storytelling and interactive technologies is sought after by a host of best-in-class organizations, such as PBS KIDS, Reading Is Fundamental, the Jim Henson Company, and National Wildlife Federation. Peter also founded FableVision Learning, a K-12 educational publishing company, as well as the nonprofit Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, and Creativity, and independent book and creativity shop called The Blue Bunny Bookstore in historic Dedham Square, Massachusetts. Follow Peter on Twitter and learn more about his story on his website. Explore Peter's hand behind FableVision's mission films here. Learn more about Peter.
Paul serves as CEO of FableVision, which is co-located at the Boston Children's Museum in the city's Innovation District. Paul has helped build the multimillion-dollar firm into an internationally recognized multimedia developer and publisher, with partnerships, strategic alliances and clients across many industries - broadcast, museum, institutional, K12, educational publishing, technology and research. When he's not entrenched in all things FableVision, Paul teaches digital media production at Boston College, where he has served as adjunct faculty for over two decades. Paul is also a children's book author - collaborating with his twin brother Peter H. Reynolds - on Going Places, a picture book with Simon & Schuster and a STEM-meets-Arts (STEAM) early chapter book series with Charlesbridge Publishing. Follow Paul on Twitter. Learn more about Paul.
As president and co-founder of FableVision, Gary Goldberger oversees the production of FableVision’s award-winning media products. Since the company's launch, Gary has held many positions, and he approaches each project with a multi-faceted perspective. Gary is an expert in designing and developing innovative games for learners of all ages, and is a frequent speaker nationally on the role of games in education. Gary’s unique blend of technical and creative leadership has been a key reason many FableVision projects have won awards for our partners. Follow Gary on Twitter. Learn more about Gary.
Associate Director of Technology
A lead developer on many high-profile and kid-focused products since 2002, Jordan has created fantastic experiences for the web, mobile, console, and beyond. Prior to FableVision, Jordan was a Lead Software Engineer at Blue Fang Games, Senior Engineer at 360KID, and tutored and lectured in multimedia courses at Harvard University's Division of Continuing Education. He studied math and music at Oberlin College, and has tutored high-school math. Learn more about Jordan.
In her role as junior developer, Erin serves as a programmer on a number of studio projects. Working closely with artists, writers, content experts, and producers, she offers a wide range of technical and creative problem solving skills to create polished products and user interactions for web and mobile applications. Erin holds a bachelor's degree in secondary education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a master's degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is interested in integrating her experiences in pedagogy and curriculum development into the code she writes. Outside of the studio, Erin also enjoys going to great lengths to find the best angles for her dog's instagram. Learn more about Erin.
As production assistant, Allie works with FableVision’s production team in the management of multiple projects, balancing creative and technical teams. A designer and artist in her own right, she brings a unique perspective to how others engage with media by using visual thinking to create and implement processes. Prior to FableVision, Allie worked as a marketing intern for the studio, and received her bachelors in Mass Communication from Boston University. You can see some of her work online at alliestration.com. Learn more about Allie.
As Marketing Coordinator, Monica shares FableVision’s story with current and prospective clients, as well as the larger educational technology industry. She implements day-to-day marketing efforts, assists with short- and long-term marketing campaign strategies, and supports the proposal team. Monica graduated from Ithaca College, where she served as Marketing Director for the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. She has a bachelor’s in writing and a minor in integrated marketing communications. Learn more about Monica.
Sarah balances her time between client services, business development, and marketing, and works to ensure the highest possible success of projects by working with clients and FableVision’s production team. She runs point on many of FableVision’s proposals and partnership conversations. Sarah also drives the studio’s communication efforts as the head of marketing, and works to identify opportunities to amplify marketing and outreach efforts through studio channels. She holds a master’s degree in publishing and writing from Emerson College. Learn more about Sarah.
Director of Art and Animation
Bob is a cartoonist, illustrator, and animator specializing in character design, game design, and drawing weird little creatures. Since joining FableVision in 2004, he has collaborated on numerous projects, applying a variety of stylistic approaches to animated films, games, websites, apps, and books for clients such as the National Academy of Sciences, PBS, and the Denver Museum of Nature Science. His interest in science education often inspires him to takes the lead on FableVision’s science projects. You can see some of Bob's illustration on his website. Learn more about Bob.
Michael joined FableVision's production team after earning bachelor’s degrees in film studies and german from Boston College. At BC he enjoyed exploring television, film, and documentary production and pursued these skills through internships at MIT and Brookline Access Television. While at FableVision, he's produced projects for clients such as Sesame Workshop, Learning.com, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Originally from Michigan, Michael spent the majority of his life overseas and has a passion for all things international. Learn more about Michael.
Despite the fact that his true talents lie in collapsing cardboard boxes armed only with a key, recognizing celebrity voices in cartoons, and identifying city skylines from mere silhouettes, Brian has managed to mount a successful career in educational technology. He holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in Computer Science from M.I.T. As Technical Director, Brian oversees all things technology at FableVision. His commitment to education drives him to develop products and processes that use technology in creative and strategic ways to support authentic learning experiences. Learn more about Brian.
Before joining FableVision, Leigh Hallisey was an adjunct professor in the Film and Television department of Boston University’s College of Communication. With a master’s in popular culture from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor’s in American studies from Wellesley College, Leigh uses her knowledge of the world around us to increase project relevance and enhance learning. Learn more about Leigh.
Born and raised in Needham, MA, Mikaela earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colby College. At Colby, Mikaela was a member of the women’s squash team and worked as a research assistant in the Child Development Lab. While at the Lab, she spent hours in preschool classrooms collecting data for studies pertaining to children’s cognition. Prior to FableVision, Mikaela developed her passion for educational media during her two summers interning at WGBH, first as a radio intern for On Campus and then as a production assistant for High School Quiz Show. Learn more about Mikaela.
Originally from San Diego, CA, Christina graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a degree in Illustration in 2013 and spent her years since working in the animation industry. As a character designer, background, and prop artist, she helped make the art for over 50 episodes of the Sprout show Astroblast!, as well as WordGirl, SciGirls, and the Annecy Film Festival featured piece Rhino Named Paul. Along with her design work in animation, she has also worked on countless games and interactive content for Sesame Street, PBS KIDS, and more. You can see some of Christina's work on her website. Learn more about Christina.
Executive Vice President
Adam provides financial leadership in order to ensure the success of FableVision’s mission. With a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a master’s from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, he provides insight on many fronts for the Studio, including business development, marketing, and operations. Adam spent his early days working for Wonder Bread and participated in their management-training program. From there, he worked for a staffing firm in Needham, MA, which helps him spot the talented kindred spirits that make up the FableVision team. Follow Adam on Twitter. Learn more about Adam.
As a founding member of FableVision, John has been a contributor to countless projects over the years. John is an illustrator, animator, designer, programmer, puppeteer, and storyteller. He has directed or co-directed many of FableVision's classic animated films, including The Blue Shoe, The North Star, and He Was Me. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, John has also written and illustrated four books for children, and draws a weekly webcomic. Learn more about John.
Lead UX/UI Designer
As Lead User Experience/User Interface Designer, Loren works with team members to plan out websites, games, and interactives that feel smooth and enjoyable for the user, as well as meet learning goals. Loren accomplishes this by working across many phases of project development, from wireframes and user flow documents used in the early planning stages to original designs and finished artwork. With a bachelor’s degree in illustration and American culture studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s in early childhood education/creative arts in learning from Lesley University, Loren draws on her background as an artist and teacher in everything she does. Learn more about Loren.
Vice President of
and Product Solutions
Shelby works with clients and partners to explore potential partnership opportunities and to map out the strategy and “ecosystem” for complex projects. He has a bachelor's in Biology from Cornell University, an MAT-Museum Education from George Washington University, and more than 35 years of experience designing and producing educational materials and experiences — including countless software products, websites, animated films, and books. Shelby is a Director of Games4Ed, an active member of the Association of American Publishers (AAP), and a member of the Museum Computer Network (MCN). Learn more about Shelby.
Julie earned her bachelor's in animation from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she completed a thesis film that was screened in film festivals around the world. Prior to joining the FableVision team, Julie worked as a freelance artist for the studio along with other local businesses. Her main focus is in narrative, character, and color design, and her goal is to produce artwork that pokes at nostalgia, sentimentality, and the imagination that lies within anyone of any age. You can see more of her work here. Learn more about Julie.
Hannah grew up on an exotic animal farm in southern Illinois. It was this environment that cultivated, inevitably, a great love for life and for expressing that love through the best way humans can — art. She attended Savannah College of Art and Design, where she graduated with a bachelor’s in animation. Since arriving at FableVision, she has worked on animation for The North Star film and several games and websites, such as Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train. Learn more about Hannah.
As senior producer, Beth manages numerous multi-faceted creative and technical projects. She is a seasoned media producer and focuses equally on quality products and excellent client service for FableVision partners. Originally from Chicago, Beth spent time in Los Angeles after college where she worked for the Walt Disney Company’s Disney Character Voices and Buena Vista Games. She moved to Boston in 2005 where she produced a variety of digital content and experiences for game developer ImaginEngine, educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/The Learning Company (where she was a FableVision client) and the vintage train company, Lionel. Learn more about Beth.
As an Associate Producer, Melissa manages the studio’s technical and creative teams in the development of both small and large scale educational media. Having spent time at Pixar, Schell Games, Universal Creative, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Melissa’s background and experience spans animation, games, and research. She holds a masters degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon, and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College. Learn more about Melissa.
As FableVision’s Executive Producer, Peter leads the company’s effort to manage multiple animations, games, websites, videos, and museum exhibits simultaneously. He oversees the staffing of the creative studio, ensuring that teams are set up to meet the varied needs of all projects and clients. Peter has over fifteen years of design and production experience in game-based learning and educational technology. He has produced award-winning interactive content for the Learning Games Network, the BBC, and the UK Parliament. Peter holds a B.A. and M.Eng. from Cambridge University (UK) where he specialized in digital learning. Learn more about Peter.
Vice President of Creative
Tone oversees FableVision’s development of original animated properties, including television, games, apps, and other digital content. He was the Supervising Producer of the Emmy award-winning Wonder Pets! (Nick Jr.), Go Baby! (Disney Junior), and Laurie Berkner’s co-creation Sing It, Laurie! (Sprout.) During his 11 years at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Tone contributed to blockbuster films including The Lion King, Pocahontas, Tarzan, and Toy Story, among others. He has produced animated projects for VH-1, Mattel, Nickelodeon, PBS, and has personally animated segments for Sesame Street. His work as a Writer and Director includes The Wonder Pets! 3rd & Bird!, Small Potatoes, Sing It Laurie! and Tobi! Tone is co-creator and co-executive producer of The Adventures of Napkin Man! currently airing on CBC in Canada.
Nathan is a programmer and creative problem solver who studied game design at Fitchburg State University. He serves as the developer of various studio projects, including games and websites, and works with artists, animators, writers, and producers to ensure a polished final product. Nathan is interested in design, open source software, music, fashion, and photography. You can see more of his work on his website. Learn more about Nathan.
Game & Narrative Designer
After nearly a decade working in enterprise software training, David jumped into a new career in media by earning a degree in communications from Middlesex Community College. A former FableVision marketing intern, David now focuses his passion for games, animation, and fun into his role as a game and narrative designer with FableVision’s team. When not in the studio, he co-hosts a podcast about horror films, and runs a Dungeons & Dragons gaming workshop for teens. Learn more about David.