Posts in design
Motion Graphics

I recently completed a 12 week motion graphics course and I learned soooo much! Animation has been on my “to-do” list for about the last 5 years and this year I finally made time for it. I tried to teach myself at the beginning of the year but the Animation Bootcamp online course was exactly what I needed.

I can’t wait to see where this new skill will take me. In the meantime here is a reel I made highlighting some of my work. You can check out more projects on my vimeo page as well.

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It's All in the Details

Everyone seems to experience burn out. It's not necessarily always the big kind where you quit your job and sell all your things and travel the world for a year. Sometimes it's just the small kind. The kind where you've got a good thing going but your battery could use a recharge. The kind where you just need to flex a muscle that's not getting used. This is the kind I've been feeling lately… 

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This week I gave a talk about story structures. Having never really given talk about something other than my portfolio standing on a stage in front of slides was pretty nerve-racking. That said I'm a strong believer in doing the things that scare you because that is what allows you to grow. While my comfort is absolutely being behind the slides it was great to experience standing in front of them. If anything its provided me with a better understanding of what it's like to be on the other side of a process that I work with every day. 

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Presentation Design

I gave a talk to a group of soon to be college design graduates and realized a lot of them had never heard of "presentation design." It certainly wasn't something I had ever thought/heard of while I was in school. However, in the bay area at least it's an in-demand design role and I thought I'd share what I did with these students about getting started in it. 

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