His accolades include a US Art Director’s Guild Award for The Great Gatsby alongside Production Designer Catherine Martin and Assoc. Production Designer Karen Murphy. The Great Gatsby was recognised with two Oscars and two Baftas for Costume and Production design respectively. Damien also received a US ADG nomination for Best Production Design for Superman Returns with Production Designer Guy Hendrix Dyas. He received an AACTA Nomination for feature film Tomorrow When the War Began and most recently an APDG craft award as Art Director on Ridley Scott's Alien Covenant.
In the commercial arena, Damien has worked with award-winning Directors including Aaron Stoller, Simon McQuoid, Husein Alicajic, Justin Kurzel, Steve Rogers, Nick Ball, Patrick Hughes, Leo Woodhead, Gary Freedman, Jeff Darling, Frank Miller, Scott Otto Anderson, and Nick Robertson. He was recognised with an APDG Nomination for Best Production Design on Frank Miller's TVC Gucci Guilty starring Chris Evans and Rachel Evan Wood.
Damien holds a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and is passionate about placemaking and the built environment. He takes pride in his craft through attention to detail and a keen focus on the relationship of Production Design to storytelling and character.