About

Hello, I am an experienced Digital Designer, with a passion for visual arts. Current work focuses on character based illustrative looks for various clients. My diverse background in design, illustration, traditional media, and digital animation allows me to work fluidly and flexibly in a multitude of styles and ideas. This has given me the ability to create almost anything I can imagine.

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//SKILLS

Digital design
Illustration
Motion design
2D traditional animation
Puppet/vector animation
Storyboard art
Video production and editing

//SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite CC2020 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, After Effects, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Audition)

Final Cut Pro X

Cinema 4D

//PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

October 2018 – Present – CIPD
151 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1JQ 
Phone: (+44)20 8612 6200      
as Digital Designer, 2D motion graphics designer, Content Developer
Duties: >> Creation of animated videos and video making/editing in the Learn and Development Team at CIPD

KINESOMANIA
6 Nelson Mews, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1AL 
Phone: (+44)800 122 3387
E-mail: simon.jennings@kinesomania.com
as Art director, 2D animator, 2D motion graphics designer Duties: >> Art direction and creation of animated videos, motion graphic design.

July 2016 – April 2017 – CLAN Celentano
Via della Guastalla 11, Milano, Italy
Phone: [+39]02 5990 0690
E-mail: info@clancelentano.it
as Visual Development Artist for the Animated TV Series “Adrian”;
Duties: >> Visual develpoment, character design, prop design, background design;

February 2016 – July 2017 – European Institute of Design
Via Amatore Sciesa 4, Milan, Italy
Phone: [+39]02 579 6951
E-mail: info@iedmilano.it
as Thesis Assistant for the Master of Animation 2016; Photoshop Teacher for the first year students of Illustration.
Duties: >> Assisting the Students of the Master throughout all the process of their Animation Thesis development;
>> Teaching the foundations, tools and techniques for design, drawing and digital painting in Photoshop CC.

September 2012 – September 2014 – European University Institute
Via dei Roccettini 9, Fiesole (FI), ltaly
Phone: [+39] 055 4685 373
E-mail: info@eui.eu
as Graphic and Web Designer for the Communications Service;
Duties: >> Graphic design for Academic and Institutional Publications;
>> Logo Design for Academic European Projects;
>> Graphic and Web Design for EUI web pages, newsletters,applications;
>> Video making for Projects, Conferences and PhD Advertising;
>> Management of webpages and newsletter services;

August 2009 – March 2010 – Cometafilm S.r.l.
via Buonarroti 30, 00185, Rome (Italy).
Phone: [+39]06 6832740
E-mail:  produzione@cometafilm.com
as Background Artist for the TV Series “Pipi, Pupu and Rosemary”;
Duties: >> Creation of backgrounds for several episodes of the TV Series, based on the layouts provided by several Animation Studios working on the project;

 2009 – 2019 – Freelance activity
Includes:
Timbuktu Labs (now Rebel Girls),
Disney Publishing International,
Raw Power Productions,
ANDI,
Compagnia di Sanpaolo,
Xenia Creative,
Movimenti Productions,
Digital Tales,
Forge Reply.

//EDUCATION

2010 – 2011 –MFA student in animation and visual development at the ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY (San Francisco,CA)

2006 – 2009 – BACHELOR’S DEGREE in ILLUSTRATION AND ANIMATION attended at IED-EUROPEAN  INSTITUTE OF DESIGN, Milano (Italy).     

//LANGUAGES

Italian: native
English: fluent
Spanish: basic