Nicolo’s
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Education

University of Technology
Sydney, Australia
2005–2009

Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication
(First Class Honors)


Experience

Freelance Motion Designer
New York & Sydney
Oct. 2015 – 2020

For the past 5 years I’ve been freelancing and contracting with a host of amazing clients and studios in the advertising, tech/UI, broadcast, film and entertainment industries. I’ve applied myself across a variety of roles from solo directing, directing teams, and also working within teams. I generally work as an art director and motion designer and animator undertaking various roles of production from project lead, concept/storyboarding, design/styleframing, Illustration, and animation.



Buck
New York, USA
Feb. 2012 – Sept. 2015

Buck is a world renound digial design and production company specialising in motion graphics and animation with locations in NY, LA, and Sydney. Working in their New York studio, I was an art director across a range of projects such as TVCs, online content, digital and interactive campaigns doing direction, design, illustration, and animation. I would shift working as both a project lead and as part of larger teams.



Mathematics
Sydney, Australia
Feb. 2010 – July 2011

Mathematics is a design studio specializing in art direction, graphic design, illustration, interactive design, and live action. I was one of two designers here directing and designing for a broad range of projects in a variety of mediums. Tasks included were graphic design, animation, art direction, live action direction, and illustration.



Skills & Qualifications

As a designer and animator with over 10 years of experience, I strive to be both a problem solver and story teller. I love the sense of surprise and delight animation and motion graphics can evoke. I believe design and motion graphics can help people better understand complex information and guide users through an experience, enhancing the way we view, interact and play with our world.

More recently my focus has been on digital design and UI/UX, working with brands in a motion graphics context - creating stories, animating brand systems and identities, prototyping interactions, establishing a tone and personality, and bringing static ideas to life. I also work well in both on site and remote working environments.

I have experience taking briefs right through from script, storyboarding, design, animatic, to final animation. I manage small teams of designers and animators working across cel animation (traditional), 2D motion graphics, 3D animation, and engineering. I also work within larger teams as a director, designer, and animator, often experimenting and exploring ideas in both design and animation. These roles require a range of overlapping skills - creative, technical, organizational and interpersonal.



Techical Skills

Adobe Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign (Expert) 
After Effects (Expert)
Cinema 4D (Intermediate)
Figma/Sketch (Intermediate)



Awards & Articles

It’s Nice That
Feature article on the Art Directors Club
Vice
• 2009 Ignite Graduate of the Year
• Desktop Create 2009 – 1st runner up Emerging Talent



Selected Clients & Studios

GOOGLE
NETFLIX
IBM
FACEBOOK
THE NEW YORKER
MTV
VIACOM
UNICEF
THE NEW YORK TIMES
FIGMA
IKEA
WAZE
VERIZON
SAMSUNG
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
BUCK
WOLFF OLINS
HUGE
COLLINS
HORNET

References availible on request


nbianchino@gmail.com 💌
+61 478 702 813 📱
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