CREATIVE | Motion Designer
A Venezuelan living in Los Angeles, California. Forged in a highly creative environment of talented artists, 
I have been part of ground-breaking motion graphics projects for high-profile clients since 2005.
From graphic design, illustration, storyboarding, 2D/3D animation, and VFX to compositing, from a thin brief 
to an award-winning campaign.

Sr. Motion Designer at ACTIVISION BLIZZARD. August 2020 – Present. Santa Monica, California, United States

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 with a rock-solid team of 6 artists in charge of developing pieces for clients like Disney Channel, and 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, and 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 artists 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.
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 
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"
After Effects - Broadcast Design, Motion Graphics, 2D/2.5D animation, VFX, and compositing.
Cinema 4D - 3D animation, VFX, and Motion Graphics.
Blender - 3D animation + Render with Cycles. 
Octane - C4D render engine.  
Redshift - C4D render engine.  
X-Particles - Basic knowledge of particles, cloth, and liquids.
Photoshop - Graphic Design and Illustration.
Illustrator -  Graphic Design and Illustration.
Lightroom - Photography.
Spanish - Native
English - Professional working proficiency

Photography, hiking, skateboarding, doodling, and Bass Guitar playing.