JAY LENDER spent nearly four years as a director on Disney's Phineas and Ferb, writing, storyboarding and composing, accounting for half the series. Before that he did most of the same work for the classic original three seasons of Nickelodeon's number one hit show SpongeBob SquarePants, garnering a Primetime
Emmy nomination. Jay also worked on other Nickelodeon shows such as Hey Arnold!, CatDog and The Angry Beavers. In addition to his work in animation, Jay has written a number of videogames. A classically trained artist, Jay studied at CalARTS and the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. His comic book and illustration work has appeared in Nickelodeon Magazine, Spongebob Comics, and Random House books.