Richard began working in animation in 1991 at Warner Bros Television. He has been at Dreamworks Feature Animation since 1997 working as a Background Painter,Visual Development Artist and Art Director. He has also worked for several television productions both in-house and as a freelance artist including Hanna-Barbera,Cartoon Network, Spumco and Nickelodeon. In 2005 Richard won the Annie Award for Production Design in an Animated Television Production for Samurai Jack “Seasons of Death” 2004 episode while on hiatus from Dreamworks, previously an Art Director there for "Turbo". Currently he is working as an Art Director at Dreamworks on an untitled feature.