Ben Orisich has joined Cyclotron, a New York design, production and F/X company, as digital artist/designer. Prior to Cyclotron, 25 year-old Orisich worked for four years at Atlanta-based Click 3X as senior inferno* artist. Orisichs work has won him numerous awards, including the Gold BDA International Design Award (2000) for commercial spots for UPS and retailer Carson Pirie Scott. Cyclotron creative director Alex Seiden said that Orisichs "vision, talent and energy will be a significant compliment to our creative team and to the high caliber of work our clients expect." Orisich said, "Its a great opportunity to be a creative asset with a team of innovative and high-energy artists like the Cyclotron group Alex Seiden is putting together. Im looking forward to bringing my own edgy and raw style to Cyclotrons high-profile visual effects work."
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