Devon J Stern

Motion Designer

To participate in the advancement of human thought and innovation through inclusive experiences, driven by the movement and choreography of vibrant imagery.

Work Experience

Freelance

Motion Design & Art Direction

Creating visual systems for marketing content, user interfaces, and short films to tell stories through the choreography of 3D and 2D characters and objects.
February 2010 - Present California, United States

Google ATAP

Senior Motion Designer \ Contractor

Building visual and motion design systems for the touchless interface Soli, and the wearable brand Jacquard. Responsibilities included but not limited to - concept and design for web and mobile, working with UX to create effective treatments for onboarding new technology, directing external film, illustration and design talent to ensure effective and consistent vision across touch points, creating decks which effectively cater to stakeholder concerns and design intent, working closely with various engineering and design teams within Google to ensure alignment and quality for large scale production.
May 2018 - July 2020 California, United States

Punchcut

Senior Motion Designer \ Contractor

Working with fortune 500 clients on deeply expressive digital experiences through expressive use of motion design. Collaborating with other designers to ensure design excellence. Crafting design solutions grounded in meaningful user experience.
May 2017 - November 2017 California, United States

Matter

Senior Motion Designer \ Contractor

Developing a motion design system for large client on a contract basis. Working closely with visual and interaction designers to understand user goals and objectives. Conceptualizing animated interfaces based on findings. Executing for large scale motion design systems.
September 2016 - March 2017 California, United States

Chapter SF

UI & Motion Designer \ Contractor

Developing and educating teams on motion design systems for user interfaces. Working closely with teams to understand challenges and opportunities. Building high-concept design to communicate benefits of motion design. Art direction, concept, and production for a branding video.
July 2016 - August 2016 California, United States

Very True Story

Motion Design \ Contractor

May 2016 - August 2016 California, United States

Astro Studios

Motion Designer

Iterate, design, and prototype interactions for both marketing and product development. Build and architect product interfaces for a variety of platforms.
May 2014 - June 2016 California, United States

Education

Ex'pression College For Digital Arts

August 2007 - April 2008 United States

Hawaii Preparatory Academy

High School Diploma

August 2003 - June 2007 Kamuela, Hawaii, United States

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Figma, Illustration, Mac OS X, Maxon CINEMA 4D, Motion Design, Visual Design,