Vivienne grew up in Sydney, Australia and began freelancing while in school at the age of 16. After graduating from the College of Fine Arts in 2006 she went on to work as a visual development artist for children's TV animation, before moving to the film industry. She has designed characters and creatures for both animated and live action feature films including Warner Bros' Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole and Sucker Punch, as well as the BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs movie. She has also created conceptual art for the TV movie Lego Star Wars 'The Padawan Menace' and more recently the Lego animated feature film. When she isn't drawing, she likes to travel, take photos and knit.