Gavin Watton – motion graphic designer / editor
We at Blueberry are privileged to meet talented people on a daily basis. This week in the spotlight is motion graphic designer / editor, Gavin Watton.
Gavin has been in the industry since 2000 and comes from a special effects makeup background. He started out as a runner at VTR where he spent 7 years learning different aspects of the industry, here he fell in love with animation and visual effects. Gavin then went on to work at Kpost an in-house facility for JWT as a Senior Motion Designer/Editor, picking up more skills and then heading to FX channel, now FOX, as Head Designer. Gavin has done a huge range of work in various sectors; TV, online, infographics, corporate and short films for clients such as Google, Burberry, Channel 4, BBC, ITV, National Geographic, FOX, Universal, Sony, Nike and Puma.
Gavin is a creative, independent, self-motivated professional who offers a high degree of motivation, maturity and outstanding leadership abilities when needed. He enjoys working in a creative team or using his own initiative and believes the key is communication in translating a client’s idea into a visual product. He is able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and ensures all his work is produced to the highest level. Gavin’s talents are not limited, he is skilled in motion graphics, compositing, animation, editing, tracking and grading. Mainly working with After Effects and the Adobe Suite, Gavin also has an extensive knowledge of After Effects 3rd party plugins. He is confident using C4D and loves incorporating more 3D into his workflow.