CREATIVE ART DIRECTOR / ANIMATION DIRECTOR / ANIMATOR / MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER / VIZ DEV ARTIST / ANIMATIC / STORYBOARD ARTIST /ILLUSTRATOR /SOUND DESIGNER
14 years + experience working for leading creative design companies in the UK, designing and creating animations and short promo films for some of the most exclusive worldwide brands including 8 films for Puma for the Alexander McQueen Puma, Puma Black Label, Puma Mihara, Puma Dassler sportsfashion range, Nike, Adidas, AC/DC, Orange, BT, Disney, BBC, Ogilvy, HSBC, Lenovo, Nokia, M&C Saatchi, Procter & Gamble, M&S, Jack Daniels, Burberry, Santander Bank, Xacbank, NextGen Formula E, Banorte & Ixe, Firecracker Films, Thomson Reuters, M&C Saatchi, Vertu, The Open, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs, Virgin, Duracell, Snickers Mr ‘T’ campaign, Qatar National Bank, and Foster and Partners
I have excellent animation / motion skills using: After Effects (including Red Giant / Trapcode Suite Element 3D, Optical Flares, Twitch, Duik character rigs, Re:vision fx plug ins etc), Flash, Photoshop, Element 3D, Artrage, InDesign, 3D animation direction (Cinema 4D / Maya/Lightwave), Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Audition/Pro Tools, to create 2D/3D animation / motion graphics for web, broadcast, and screen based media (broadcast, web and store and exhibition display formats), 2D character animation, live action direction/ green screen and camera, After Effects compositing of actors, elements / products, motion tracking, pre-production concept design, screenwriting and storyboarding for Disney and other projects (see www.laundrymonsters.com), graphic illustration, logo design and branding, interactive design and web design. I also use a 13HD Wacom Cintiq Touch for digital animation, motion, previsualisation and artworking.
I am a Adobe Creative Cloud member and shoot with digital HD cameras shooting live action video and stills. I have the latest superfast 17” macbook pro laptop with 16GB RAM, 980 GB SSD drives and fast processor and graphics card for fast rendering. Visit my website, carnivalfigures.com to view recent examples of my work. I also train in animation/filmmaking, digital illustration, editing and motion graphics.