SVG on demand: ESPN’s Spike Szykowny on creating graphics, operating in a hybrid environment























The onset of the pandemic has forced a tectonic shift in how sports graphics and creative teams operate. Many remote and virtual workflows are here to stay, and production pipelines will never be the same again.

At the SVG Sports Graphics Forum 2022, Michael “Spike” Szykowny, Senior Director of Animation, Graphics Innovation and Production Design at ESPN Creative Studios explains how his team adapted to the outbreak of COVID-19, how they maintained a steady line of communication to achieve goals, and how to balance day-to-day operations in a hybrid environment.

For more interviews from the 2022 SVG Sports Graphics Forum and other industry-related conversations, visit SVG On Demand.

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