Samantha Havard

Samantha is an experienced motion graphics designer with a demonstrated history of working in broadcast and social media advertising. She prides herself on being a 2D and 3D generalist, highly competent in After Effects and Cinema 4D. Sam is also passionate about character animation and typographic animation, as well as photo real rendering in Arnold.

She enjoys working with clients from conception to final output and is confident in storyboarding, creating assets, animation and editing. Skilled in using Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Audition, as well as plugins such as 3D element, Particular and Duik.

Previous clients include Apple, Bose, Kellogg’s, Nestle, Vodafone, Heinz, Mcdonalds, etc. Creating content for TV, Online, Internal and corporate film.

Megan Abbott

Megan is a senior motion graphics designer with over 10 years of experience. As she originally trained as a graphic designer she always begins and ends every project from a design point of view, which she finds helps to produce a well designed and considered concept when she is lending her animation skills to clients.

Megan has overseen projects from conception and storyboarding to the design and final delivery of well-executed videos. Her considerable knowledge also means she can lead a team of motion designers from different backgrounds – these include 3D designers and classically trained animators as well as operators with varying levels of experience in motion design.

Skilled in After Effects, Illustrator, Colour Grading, Character Animation and Compositing, Megan acts as an efficient contributor on projects.

Hayden Bannochie

Hayden is a highly collaborative conceptual thinker and robust Motion Designer, with a good eye for detail and a solid understanding of workflows. Hayden’s experience has taught him to work with a wide range of skill sets and made him a highly adaptable team member.

Hayden has worked with some fantastic agencies including Crispin Porter Bogusky, Fitch, Ogilvy, Missouri Creative, Jack Morton, Wham, Squint Opera, Manchester United; and brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, Philips, Manchester United, Reuters Refinitiv, Glenlivet, and Adidas. He has experience working abroad on projects in Paris, Geneva, Los Angeles, and the Middle East.

Hayden works in Premiere, After Effects, and Cinema 4D and has his own kit to work remotely.

Jody McAlavey

Jody is a London-based video editor and motion designer, with over 14 years of experience in post-production and specialising in short-form content and commercial work.

Jody started off his editing career edit assisting on television documentaries for the Ten Alps group, including the multi-award-winning BBC series ‘Iran and the West’, as well as episodes of Dispatches and Panorama. He then progressed to editing documentary-style programs for Ten Alps’s Teachers’ TV Channel and Newton, an online science platform. Over the last few years, Jody has focussed on a variety of short-form content, including TV commercials for Strongbow and Pepsi, music videos for artists such as Gabrielle Aplin, branded content for major brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, John Lewis, Procter and Gamble and Unilever, as well as internal comms content for companies such as Pfizer and Dixons. More recently, Jody has also been working as a motion designer, working on branded content for brands such as Virgin and Ricoh, as well as social content for LADbible Originals.

Jody has a versatile skillset, using Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator in his projects. He has recently also started learning Cinema 4D and Octane Renderer, enabling him to add 3D design and animation to his toolset. Jody’s experience gives his editing style versatility, with him being just as comfortable editing a fast-paced TV commercial, crafting a complex and emotional documentary narrative or creating exciting motion graphics.

Olly Robertson

Olly is a motion designer and creative director and has been working in the industry since 2012 in London and Bristol. He has a diverse skillset and works closely with his clients to offer them innovative approaches and solutions to suit their needs.

He has a wealth of experience with music and events, broadcast, visuals and projection content, branded content and visual effects. Coming from an illustration background he has a strong sense of narrative structure and always strives to let the core concept drive the direction of his projects.

Olly is comfortable and familiar with working both as part of a team or autonomously allowing him to integrate with a team and follow directions, as well as taking initiative and seeing projects through from concept to creation.

His knowledge of motion graphics processes with After Effects and Cinema 4D is extensive and constantly growing. He is fluent with an array of third-party plugins such as the Trapcode Suite, Octane Render, Optical Flares, X Particles and also knows his way around the Adobe creative suite to execute design, editing and image manipulation. He is an enthusiastic worker and always keen to learn and share new skills with his peers.

Olly is an upbeat and positive person and works well with others. He is a dedicated hard working individual and enjoys a challenge just as much as a drink or with his colleagues after work. His professional outlook and attitude has always allowed him to develop productive and ongoing relationships with his clients.

Mark Holland

Mark is an Award-Winning Motion Designer, Art Director, Live Action Director and Editor.

He’s responsible for high profile TV sponsorship credits, broadcast and digital campaigns, channel branding and idents. He worked at Sky Sports for 13 years before going freelance, and has designed for BT Sport, AKQA, Brash Brands, HMX Media, DunlopGoodridge, Gillette, SureMen, Wolf Blass, Sky, Barclays and Amlin Insurance to name just a few.

He is a highly conceptual hands-on creative who thrives on taking projects from initial brief to final design. He still enjoys being on ‘the kit’ and is always happy to lead by example and from the front.

Mark’s desire is to always produce groundbreaking and innovative creative solutions.

Kamran Khan

Over the past 8+ years, Kamran has been creating and delivering ideas for both corporate and commercial clients. He is a multi-skilled creative with an established and proven track record of successfully delivering projects at a senior level, either within a creative agency or part of an in-house team.

Kamran’s skillset includes Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro and currently adding Cinema 4D.

Kamran’s recent client’s list includes Legal & General, Quilter, Procter & Gamble, Elvi, Seafarers UK Charity, Adidas, British Airways, Credit Suisse, O2, L’Oreal, BMO, USI Money, Gas Safe Register.

Rich Hayes

Rich Hayes is a highly experienced 2D and 3D animator and digital artist with a career over 20 years, both in studio and freelance.

His career began working as a print artist of CG imagery, and progressed to building the 3D models to complement his image creations.

Rich then advanced on to animation, VFX and compositing. Main work tools are Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop Adobe, Illustrator Adobe Premiere.

With growing experience, Rich progressed to client facing, job costing, storyboard creating and directorial roles.

During Rich’s time in the world of moving images he has worked for many global brands creating TVCs, Idents, Title Sequences, visuals for augmented reality media and Music Videos.

Paul Bridges

Paul is a senior designer and creative director, with years of knowledge in the industry. He has valuable insights into broadcasting, interactive TV and video for digital media, gained through past experiences working at Sky TV. His extensive background and portfolio have led Paul to produce programme titles, promos, pitches & corporate videos for clients both large and small including Barclays, Diageo and The Economist.

Paul is extremely popular with several of our clients due to his skills and also his great personality. He has the ability to work remotely in his own suite located in Hove or he thrives as part of a team.

His recent clients include Gravity Road, Outside Line, The Edge Picture Company, Havas, Greedy Media, BBC World Wide.

Jonathan Briggs

A highly creative individual, Jonathan is a talented polymath whose skills include directing, motion graphic design, editing, colour grading and VFX. Experienced in managing large teams, he excels in a challenging, fast paced environment. Jonathan also has an impressive technical background with Adobe creative suite, Avid, Final Cut Pro and FCPX, all to a very high standard.

A dynamic and imaginative individual,  he is continually creating stylish, innovative and visually striking pieces. He is diligent and meticulous and has very high personal quality standards for the work that he produces for high end clients all around the world. Among others, he has worked: on a ‘Peroni’ cinema advert for The Bank, music videos for Bow Records/Modular Records, McDonalds commercials, short promos for Tesco, L’Oreal and Maybelline and documentaries for a wide range of clients.

 

 

Alex Harrison

Alex is a bright and skilled director and motion designer who is determined to go above and beyond the client’s expectations. Over the past 10 years in the industry, he has worked on a huge array of different projects for some of the biggest companies in the world. His experience allows him to be pragmatic about what is achievable within the given constraints, advising each client along the way and recommending the techniques and approaches that will produce the best results.

He received a first class BA (Hons) in Graphic Design at Central St. Martins where he learnt everything from the values of typography to the essence of narrative storytelling. Attention to detail would be the value he considers most important in all visual work.

Easy-going and relaxed, Alex can take a brief, come up with creative ideas and deliver the project to a high standard. Through his experience as a director, he can confidently manage all aspects of a project from conception, production, sourcing crew, through to post-production and final delivery.

Adam Hammour

Adam is a senior motion graphics designer, with over 12 years of industry experience in branding, animation, VFX, 3D & editing. Passionate in taking highly creative briefs from concept to final delivery.

Within media ranging from social, DOOH, TV & online – he has designed and created promotions for films, computer games, books, music albums, consumer products and sports.

Highly proficient in After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and Cinema 4D – as well as many associated plugins and renderers. Recent brands have included Adidas, Nike, Amazon, Spotify, Nissan, Universal, Lionsgate, Walkers, BBC, Activision, Ubisoft, Warner Music, Harper Collins, CBS Action, Horror Channel, Unibet, FIFA, FA, EA, Viasat TV, JML, Renault, Mattel and Sony Music.

Matthew Wasser

Matt is a highly creative multimedia designer and animator who has worked across web, video and apps since 2006.

After his Masters degree in Screen Design, Matt’s animation career kicked off in the world of new media, creating Flash banners and animated web content for top London Advertising agencies. He has since made children’s educational apps, animated information films and designed icons and infographics – bringing his vector graphic style to screens of all sizes.

Matt’s core programs are; Adobe Animate (Flash), After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well editing and sound design software. His clients include: Oxfam, National Grid, Orange, eBay, Sony Pictures, Sony PSP, BT, Cadbury, DHL and many more.

Gavin Watton

Gavin has been in the industry since 2000 and comes from a special effects makeup background. Starting 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 K Post, 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.

He 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. The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and ensures all his work is produced to the highest level are skills he possesses. In addition to this, Gavin is skilled in motion graphics, compositing, animation, editing, tracking and grading.

Mark Phillips

Originally from Birmingham, Mark is a freelance motion graphic designer based in Kent. He has over 8 years professional experience working with agencies, production companies, brands and design studios. His motion design journey has sent on a variety of different projects including title sequences, film UI work, brand films, online promos, broadcast promos and social content.

Mark is passionate about the work he produces as a creative. With his technical skills and incredible eye for detail, Mark can craft animations in 2D and 3D from scratch, bringing ideas to life and telling a story. He can take a motion graphics project through from initial design concepts to delivery whether it working on his own, as the project lead or working within a team.

During his free time, he keeps up to date with the latest design trends and creates gifs to add to his already impressive skill-set.

Marc Khachfe

Marc is a 3D animator and 2D compositor who has been working professionally in this industry for 20 years. During this time, he has had a very varied and successful career in the corporate, events and broadcast 3D animation fields.

Due to his experience, Marc is at ease working closely with producers and high end clients and can confidently address issues and give creative input even in the most stressful and time constrained situations. He is very good at taking a concept from the initial brief, right to the final grade and understand client demands, expectations and deadlines.

Marc is currently proficient in 3ds Max (Vray and Corona), C4D (Vray and Corona
), Realflow (fluid simulation), After Effects, Illustrator as well as various programs including QGIS.

He developed a technique to create accurate, realistic images of cities at night as seen from space, which now adorn the walls of rooms every room in the London Luma hotel, the foyer of a brand new high rise in Monaco as well as having been used by the Old Vic theatre for the production “Housed”.

Marc is fluent in French and his recent clients include: Louis Vuitton, Unilever, Comedy Central, Hasbro, Virgin Media, VISA, Disney, Discovery Channel and more.