MIGUEL MONTEAGUDO
CREATIVE | Motion Designer
mmonteagudoh@gmail.com
+1 310 999 47 95
A Venezuelan living in Los Angeles, California. Forged in a highly creative environment of talented artist, 
I have been part of ground-breaking motion graphics projects for high-profile clients since 2005.
From graphic design, illustration, storyboarding, 2D/3D animation, VFX to compositing, from a thin brief 
to an award-winning campaign.
EXPERIENCE
CREATIVE | MOTION DESIGNER. July 2017 – Present. Los Angeles, California.
Self-employed creative bringing to the table bad-ass, award-winning visual ideas for high-profile clients.

Sr. Motion Designer at MAKINÉ STUDIOS. July 2015 – July 2017. Los Angeles, California.
Collaborating in a rock-solid team of 6 artists in charge of developing pieces for clients like Disney Channel, T-Mobile, among others.

Creative Director | Lead Animator at ZANG TUMB STUDIOS. Jan 2014 – July 2015. Los Angeles, California.
Bringing to the table all the skills to achieve award-winning visual ideas for clients like Sony Entertainment, AXN, among others.

CREATIVE | MOTION DESIGNER. Mar 2011 – Jan 2014. Caracas, Venezuela.
Self-employed autonomously creating original high quality creative audiovisual campaigns for broadcasting and projection mapping.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR | FOUNDER at ULTRAPANCHO STUDIOS. Feb 2006 – Mar 2011. Caracas, Venezuela.
Behind the wheel, directing a team of 10 highly qualified artist in charge to create award-winning campaigns for high-profile clients.

INDEPENDENT ILLUSTRATOR for CLÍMAX MAGAZINE. Jan 2005 – Feb 2008. Caracas, Venezuela.
Freestyle creation for feature articles in this magazine.

Jr.-Sr. mOTION dESIGNER at TOTUMA COMMUNICATIONS. Feb 2005 – Aug 2006. Caracas, Venezuela.
As part of a multidisciplinary team who created memorable audiovisual designs for the Latin American market.
 
AWARDS
2017 - VFX/COMPOSITING ARTIST. Best visual effects nomination at Austin Music Video festival with 
           The Donnies The Amys "Drive You Home" music video.

2014 - Animation director/3D/Compositing artist+ Digital Design Finalist in the Iberoamerican Biennial of       
           Design (BID) 
with the project "Breaking Bad final season promo" 

2014 - Animation director/3D/Compositing artist+ Digital Design Finalist in the Iberoamerican Biennial of       
           Design (BID) 
with the project "Animali Assassini promo"

2014 - Animation director/3D/Compositing artist+ Featured on the Daily Brief of the Promax-BDA 
            under the Inspiration section with the project "AXN Sci-Fi Cinema Arcade Teaser"

2013 - Animation director/3D/Compositing artist+ Featured on the Daily Brief of the Promax-BDA
           under the Inspiration section with the project "Breaking Bad Teaser"

2010 - DIRECTION /2D Animation/Compositing artist+ 
Animation Finalist, exhibited in Madrid in the 
            second
Iberoamerican Biennial of Design (BID) with the project "Pushing Daisies promo"

2008 - Animation director/3D/Compositing artist+Silver award, promotional animation on the Promax-BDA 
            with the project "Terminator, Sarah Connor Chronicles"

2008 - DIRECTION /2D Animation/Compositing artist+ Bronze award, promotional animation on the 
            Promax-BDA with the project "Pushing Daisies promo"

2007 - 3D character Animation/modeling.
 Best Of STASH Magazine 2007 Limited Edition Collection Issue 
            with the project "Nickelodeon graphic package"

2007 - Compositing artist. ANDA award Gold (post production). Construrama. 

2006 - 3D character Animation/modeling Featured in the 38th Issue of STASH Magazine  
            with the project "Nickelodeon graphic package"
SKILLS
After Effects - Broadcast Design, Motion Graphics, 2D/2.5D animation, VFX and compositing.
Cinema 4D - 3D animation, VFX and Motion Graphics.
Octane Render - C4D
X-Particles - Particles, cloth,  liquids.
Photoshop - Graphic Design and Illustration.
Illustrator -  Graphic Design and Illustration.
Lightroom - Photography.
LANGUAGES

Spanish - Native
English - Professional working proficiency