Playa Vista, Calif.-based visual effects studio, Digital Domain, announced that Erika Burton has joined the company as executive vice president/general manager.
Burton’s primary focus will be on production, sales and marketing. She will report to company president O.D Welch.
“Erika brings an incredible wealth of production experience and deep industry relationships to our studio,” said Welch. “She is the ideal addition to this incredible team as we continue to grow, innovate and develop new business objectives.”
A veteran of the visual effects and animation industries, Burton’s career has spanned more than 20 years. Most recently a studio executive at DreamWorks Animation, she also previously worked at other entertainment studios, including Disney, ILM and Rhythm & Hues.
Burton is a member of Visual Effects Society and the Producers Guild of America, and a graduate of UCLA.