CGarchitect is the leading and most influential online magazine and end-user community for architectural visualization and design professionals. Launched in 2001 by industry expert and evangelist Jeff Mottle, the site remains steadfastly dedicated to providing valuable resources for architectural visualization professionals who need to stay current in our dynamic industry. Reaching over 375,000 unique visitors each month, CGarchitect is the only resource in the industry that brings together design professionals from around the globe to learn from one another, while simultaneously bringing the most up-to-date information and news to its members.
At CGarchitect everything we do is built around fostering community, developing the industry and bringing awareness. As part of CGarchitect’s mission to help foster the design visualization industry we have launched a number of divisions within the company to specifically target the growing needs of the community. CGarchitect is the founder of the CGschool, a dedicated training school and educational print publication company specializing in professional architectural visualization training and education. We are also owners of the largest online store for design visualization products - The CGarchitect Visualization Shoppe.
Every year CGarchitect donates thousands of dollars to various charitable and non-profit organizations to support the environment and humanitarian causes. All purchases made in our CGarchitect online stores and at The CGschool contribute to our charitable giving each year. We are also a proud supporter of 1% For the Planet and donate 1% of our gross revenues each year to environmental causes. Since 2010 CGarchitect has donated nearly $20,000 to our favorite charities. Please help support our efforts by making your purchases through the CGarchitect Visualization Shoppe and at The CGschool.
About Jeff Mottle
Jeff Mottle is the Founder of CGarchitect Digital Media Corporation, the leading online magazine and user community for architectural visualization professionals. He also co-founded the CGschool, the only school to cater exclusively to architectural visualization professionals. Having worked in the industry since 1996, Jeff has been involved in developing and speaking at conferences around the world including: Mundos Digitales, IMAGINA, VisMasters DMVC and the American Society for Architectural Illustrators conference (ASAI). He is immersed in many areas of the industry and actively pursues initiatives that help promote the growth of the field, including CGarchitect's yearly Architectural Visualization competition and 3D Awards.
Jeff is a published author for 3DATS/CGschool and an expert in color management. He has written articles for 3Dworld Magazine and has been quoted in Business week. He frequently acts as an expert judge in industry competitions and publications, including Ballistic Publishing's EXPOSE and ELEMENTAL books. He was also awarded the Joe Greco Community Award - the CAD Society's Top honor in 2012.
Before leaving production, he worked for a number of companies including London based design communications firm, Smoothe, as North American Production Director. Jeff also helped develop and manage the visualization department for one of the world's largest office solutions providers. He most recently worked as business development manager for VisMasters, an online software marketing and resource company for design visualization professionals. Jeff's responsibilities included organizing and developing the yearly VisMasters Design Visualization conference (DMVC), growing and developing industry products and overseeing day to day operations.
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