David was born and raised in Corona, California. He graduated from the DAVE School in 2008 and went on to work as a visual effects compositor for studios across the country before spending 7 years in Toronto, Canada.

David has worked on over 80 projects including Red Tails, Star Wars 7-9, Solo, Rogue One, The Mandalorian, MCU phases 2 and 3, and several series including Umbrella Academy and Impulse.

David returned to the DAVE School after 11 years in the visual effects industry to teach new artists how to perform efficiently as part of a team engaged in creative problem-solving. As a former senior artist, shot supervisor, and industry veteran David works to ensure that each graduate is the kind of professional that he would be proud to be working with on the floor of any visual effects studio.