Javier Gallego was born in Queens, New York, an American from Latino descent who is currently a visual effects artist based in Long Beach, California. In early 2000, he attended the Art Institute of California-Los Angeles studying Media arts and animation where he received a bachelors degree. He worked collaboratively on a variety of engaging projects from feature films, TV shows and documentaries for a half decade.
The youngest of three siblings, his love for drawing was apparent in his early years when his parents took him to the movies to see Orca. With the popularity of the digital age and the influences of movies such as Jurassic Park and Pixar's Toy Story, it's become part of his career pursuit. His inspiration is bringing imagination to reality to the big screen.