在拍摄《熊哥哥》之后，他帮助开发了几个项目，但最终还是离开了迪士尼，回到佛罗里达州寻找发展机会。亚伦最近担任2D动画总监和《熊与兔》(the Bear and the Hare)广告的角色设计师，这则广告受到全球数百万人的喜爱。目前，亚伦参与了多家电影公司的电影项目。他还在制作一部名为《雪熊》的动画短片。
Aaron graduated from the Ringling College of Art & Design in 1989 from the Illustration program. He was then hired by Walt Disney Feature Animation where he spent 21 years helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made. During that time he worked as an animator or supervising animator on “The Rescuers Down Under”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Aladdin”, “The Lion King”, “Pocahontas” and “Mulan”. In 2003 he was co-director of “Brother Bear” for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.
After “Brother Bear” he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida. Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for the “The Bear and the Hare” an advertisement loved by millions around the world. Aaron is currently involved in a number of film projects for various studios. He is also developing a short animated film called “Snow Bear”.