I am a freelance animator and motion graphics artist, based in London and able to work remotely worldwide. Specialising in 2D character animation, stop motion and infographics, I am able to work in a wide range of styles and techniques ranging from experimental and artistic to clean and corporate. I am expert in Adobe After Effects and also highly proficient with other Adobe graphics and video software. I have a great deal of experience both in working in a team alongside directors, illustrators, editors and other animators, and in creating complete works by myself from a brief/script. Recently I have gained particular experience working for large charities and NGOs Notable freelance clients include Plasticine, The Guardian, Kellogs, The BBC, UNICEF, The United Nations Development Program, OHCHR, The International Organisation for Migration, UCL, Video Arts, Wired Video and IATA. I have also worked extensively with the UK music scene, creating music video and content for Tom Furse (The Horrors) and Because records, as well as print poster, cover and ad designs for Baba Yaga’s Hut, The Quietus and other independent labels, promotors and bands. 2006 - 2013: I worked as postproduction artist, animator and motion graphic designer for Gutsy Ltd. on numerous TV commercials, documentaries, online content, 360° VR projects and high-end internal research films. Clients including Mercedes Benz, Shell, D&D London, BNY Mellon, E.ON, Nissan, Digitas, Selfridges, Principal Hotels and more 2001 - 2006: As half of Spite Your Face Productions Ltd. created stop motion LEGO animated films commissioned by Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Monty Python and the LEGO Group. Our shorts “ONE: A Space Odyssey”, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail in LEGO”, “Star Wars the Han Solo Affair” and “Spider-Man: The Peril of Doc Ock” were among the earliest ‘viral’ videos online and inspired the entire ‘Brickfilm’ animation genre. Qualifications: BA Animation - University of Wales College, Newport Art Foundation - University of Northumbria, Newcastle. 2005:Website design for BKN International AG. 2006 Gutsy Mercedes Benz 2008 - 2013 - Gutsy Ltd BA Animation - University of Wales College, Newport - Graduated 2000 Art Foundation - University of Northumbria, Newcastle.

timdrage

Twine

I am a freelance animator and motion graphics artist, based in London and able to work remotely worldwide. Specialising in 2D character animation, stop motion and infographics, I am able to work in a wide range of styles and techniques ranging from experimental and artistic to clean and corporate. I am expert in Adobe After Effects and also highly proficient with other Adobe graphics and video software. I have a great deal of experience both in working in a team alongside directors, illustrators, editors and other animators, and in creating complete works by myself from a brief/script. Recently I have gained particular experience working for large charities and NGOs Notable freelance clients include Plasticine, The Guardian, Kellogs, The BBC, UNICEF, The United Nations Development Program, OHCHR, The International Organisation for Migration, UCL, Video Arts, Wired Video and IATA. I have also worked extensively with the UK music scene, creating music video and content for Tom Furse (The Horrors) and Because records, as well as print poster, cover and ad designs for Baba Yaga’s Hut, The Quietus and other independent labels, promotors and bands. 2006 - 2013: I worked as postproduction artist, animator and motion graphic designer for Gutsy Ltd. on numerous TV commercials, documentaries, online content, 360° VR projects and high-end internal research films. Clients including Mercedes Benz, Shell, D&D London, BNY Mellon, E.ON, Nissan, Digitas, Selfridges, Principal Hotels and more 2001 - 2006: As half of Spite Your Face Productions Ltd. created stop motion LEGO animated films commissioned by Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Monty Python and the LEGO Group. Our shorts “ONE: A Space Odyssey”, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail in LEGO”, “Star Wars the Han Solo Affair” and “Spider-Man: The Peril of Doc Ock” were among the earliest ‘viral’ videos online and inspired the entire ‘Brickfilm’ animation genre. Qualifications: BA Animation - University of Wales College, Newport Art Foundation - University of Northumbria, Newcastle. 2005:Website design for BKN International AG. 2006 Gutsy Mercedes Benz 2008 - 2013 - Gutsy Ltd BA Animation - University of Wales College, Newport - Graduated 2000 Art Foundation - University of Northumbria, Newcastle.

Bio

Available to hire


Standard Rate:
£470 per day (£58.75 per hour)

I am a freelance animator and motion graphics artist, based in London and able to work remotely worldwide. Specialising in 2D character animation, stop motion and infographics, I am able to work in a wide range of styles and techniques ranging from experimental and artistic to clean and corporate. I am expert in Adobe After Effects and also highly proficient with other Adobe graphics and video software.

I have a great deal of experience both in working in a team alongside directors, illustrators, editors and other animators, and in creating complete works by myself from a brief/script. Recently I have gained particular experience working for large charities and NGOs

Notable freelance clients include Plasticine, The Guardian, Kellogs, The BBC, UNICEF, The United Nations Development Program, OHCHR, The International Organisation for Migration, UCL, Video Arts, Wired Video and IATA.

I have also worked extensively with the UK music scene, creating music video and content for Tom Furse (The Horrors) and Because records, as well as print poster, cover and ad designs for Baba Yaga’s Hut, The Quietus and other independent labels, promotors and bands.

2006 - 2013: I worked as postproduction artist, animator and motion graphic designer for Gutsy Ltd. on numerous TV commercials, documentaries, online content, 360° VR projects and high-end internal research films. Clients including Mercedes Benz, Shell, D&D London, BNY Mellon, E.ON, Nissan, Digitas, Selfridges, Principal Hotels and more

2001 - 2006: As half of Spite Your Face Productions Ltd. created stop motion LEGO animated films commissioned by Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Monty Python and the LEGO Group. Our shorts “ONE: A Space Odyssey”, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail in LEGO”, “Star Wars the Han Solo Affair” and “Spider-Man: The Peril of Doc Ock” were among the earliest ‘viral’ videos online and inspired the entire ‘Brickfilm’ animation genre.

Qualifications:
BA Animation - University of Wales College, Newport
Art Foundation - University of Northumbria, Newcastle.

2005:Website design for BKN International AG.

2006 Gutsy Mercedes Benz

2008 - 2013 - Gutsy Ltd

BA Animation - University of Wales College, Newport - Graduated 2000
Art Foundation - University of Northumbria, Newcastle.


Skills

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Freelance Gig
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Stop Motion Animation
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Motion Graphic
2D
2D Animation
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Collage Illustration
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Experience Level

Freelance Gig
Expert
Stop Motion Animation
Expert
Motion Graphic
Expert
2D Animation
Expert
Collage Illustration
Expert
Infographic
Expert
Cartoon
Expert
Adobe After Effects
Expert
Adobe Photoshop
Expert
Adobe Premiere Pro
Expert
Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
Expert
Music Video
Expert
Animation
Expert
Procreate
Intermediate
Adobe Illustrator
Intermediate
Unreal Engine 4
Beginner

Language

Industry Experience

Media & Entertainment, Travel & Hospitality, Life Sciences, Energy & Utilities, Non-Profit Organization
    uniE608 Tim Drage - animation & motion graphics demo reel
    My showreel #video #animator #explainervideo #advert #demoreel #showreel #animation #stopmotion #mograph #motiongraphics #collageanimation #experimentalanimation #musicvideo #cartoon
    uniE608 Music video: Refuge "Release the Pressure"
    Animated music video for London indie band Refuge. I created a surreal collage world alongside drawing-style footage of the band created using my own bespoke After Effects techniques. #video #animator #animation #surrealism #musicvideo #mixedmedia #collage
    uniE621 Animation character designs: WWI soldiers
    Young WWI soldiers, character designs for an animated short I designed and animated using Photoshop and After Effects. #characterdesign #digitalpaint #conceptart
    uniE608 'Nakedshelf' - app promo video
    Animated promo for a mobile app startup. I created a mixed media animation using After Effects, contrasting the chaotic world of internet news with the organised, sharing system the app offers. #explainervideo #animation #aftereffects #app #motiongraphics
    uniE621 Digital collage
    Satirical "1984"-inspired shot from a Monty-Python-style collage animated training video. #collage #cartoon
    uniE621 Videogame character designs
    Character design concept art for and indie videogame. #conceptart #characterdesign #gameart

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