Frank Wells

Motion Graphic Designer

Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Do what makes you happy, there is no other substitute for finding your passion and getting paid to do it daily.

Work Experience

UC Santa Cruz

Senior Motion Graphic Designer

As the senior motion designer for UCSC I collaborated with instructional designers to design and animate online college classes and curriculum for the school. I also designed broadcast packages and animations for the interactive online classes, curriculum, and supplemental education materials to middle and high school students across the nation.
December 2017 - January 2019 California, United States

Radical Media

Visual Effects Artist

Visual Effects work for American Idol, Ford, McDonalds, NFL Network, Samsung, Amazon.
January 2014 - September 2017 California, United States

Deydreamer Productions

Owner and Lead VFX Artist

Owner of Deydreamer Productions, a full service Visual Effects house that focuses on Compositing and Motion Graphics.
April 2008 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States

Ellen Degeneres

Title Design and Motion Graphic Designer

Title design and motion graphic designer for Season 13, collaborating with writers/producers on tight deadlines.
August 2015 - January 2016 Los Angeles, California, United States

Education

Video Symphon

Certificate in Motion Graphics and Visual Effects

School for visual effects, learned After Effects, Cinema 4D, Mocha, Typography, Color Theory, Layout and Design. This was an intense 14 month program that met 5 days a week 8am-6pm.
January 2010 - June 2011 California, United States

San Diego City College

Associates Degree in Film and Television

Film and Television program
January 2008 - July 2010 San Diego, California, United States

US Navy

Advanced Electronics

Attended school for Advanced Electronics and Servo Mechanics. This has helped me tremendously troubleshoot problems and my time with the Military helps me in team environments.
September 1997 - August 2000 San Diego, California, United States

Skills

After Effects, Animography, Cinema 4D, Compositing, Kinetic Typography, Location Scouting, Mocha, Motion Graphics , Motion Tracking, Photoshop, Visual Effects,