Fabian Tejada

Art Director

Washington, DC, USA
To collaborate and forge creative partnerships with every new venture. Always on the look out to expand my visual vocabulary with every assignment. Outstanding ability to translate ideas into creative solutions with expertise in animation, design, and storytelling.

Work Experience

DLA Studio

Art Director, Motion Graphics

To collaborate and forge creative partnerships with every new venture. Keen on growing
my aesthetic vocabulary with every assignment. Outstanding ability to translate Ideas
into creative solutions with expertise in animation, design, and storytelling.

Companies worked for so far:
Astro Limited Picture Company, BET, Gallagher & Associates, Destination DC, Edelman, Emic Films, Fluent Visual, Good Fight Media, Maga Design, People’s Television, Pentagram, Vice.

Services offered by my practice over the past 3 years in Washington, DC:
- Understanding how to tell an impactful story through motion.
- Illustrate and animate graphics ranging from title cards to visual effects compositing.
- Utilize a wide range of styles to accommodate a diverse roster of clients.
- Develop storyboards, style frames, and video mock-ups.
- Inform the graphics with a sophisticated modern aesthetic.
- Translate graphics into motion for social media, videos, web based platforms.
- Brainstorm concepts and how they pace through an experience.
- Collaborate closely with client and partners.
- High quality motion graphics for video, including sizzle reels, recap videos, native content, and presentations.
2014 - Present District of Columbia, United States

Alter Ego Creates

Senior Art Director

Work with ECD and ACD to provide & develop design solutions for clients ranging from:
Broadcast, streaming, retail, social.
- Understanding brand guidelines to ensure videos are created on brand.
- Develop concepts, storyboards, and art direction.
- Design, animate, and edit standalone motion graphics packages
- Communicate with producers, editors and supervisors on design project needs and requests
- Coordinate freelancers and designers for projects
- Delegate roles and duties on projects
- Oversight and quality control on projects
- Troubleshoot and take design feedback from producers,
editors, supervisors and directors
- Ideate solves that require graphics or visual effects
- Craft assets and templates for video editors
- Understanding of typography
- interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task a dynamic environment
- Strong proficiency & experience in motion & design programs
April 2018 - May 2019 Maryland, United States

Vice Media LLC

Art Director, Motion Graphics

Completed Daily News Package as a Proof of Concept for HBO.
Map Design, Animation, Broadcast Elements.
March 2015 - July 2015 Brooklyn, New York, United States

MeanGreen Media

Associate Art Director, Motion Graphics

Design, Animation, Composting.
Tight Turn around for Political ads in the 2014 Mid Term Elections.
May 2014 - October 2014 District of Columbia, United States

The Lookout

Art Directior, Motion Graphics, Design

In-house Post Production and Motion Graphics for Media Professionals who are residents at the Lookout.
January 2014 - Present Adams Morgan, District of Columbia, United States

Firstborn

Motion Graphics, Compositor

Composited, tracked and rotoscoped ultra slow motion footage of soft drinks featured in UI of interactive kiosk. Motion graphics animation for transitions featured in UI.
Pepsi Spire 2.0 is a digital fountain machine that brings beverages to life.
Composited shots of high speed footage from every beverage displayed in the kiosk.
November 2013 - January 2014 New York, New York, United States

Odd

Compositor, Motion Graphics

Compositor, Animator, Vfx for: commercials, broadcast IDs, online marketing.
Created a working template for Comcast broadcast promo assets for the Eastern Region.
2012 - 2014 New York, New York, United States

Click3X

Compositor, Motion Graphics.

Lead compositor, Lead animator for: commercials, broadcast IDs.
Composited NFL on CBS for the 2013 SuperBowl.
Animated and Designed Stage animations for Beyonce's Standing on The Sun (SOS) World Tour.
2011 - 2014 New York, New York, United States

The Mill

Motion Graphics, Compostitor

Compositor, Animator, Motion graphics for: Commercials.
2012 - 2013 New York, New York, United States

Stardust Studios

Environmental Designer, Lead Motion Graphics

Lead compositor, Lead animator for: commercials, broadcast IDs.
Supervised the development and production of Animations for Times Square LED signage. Nasdaq, Reuters, ABC Supersig, Walgreens.

2007 - 2012 New York, United States

HunterGatherer

Motion Graphics, Animator

Compositor, Animator for: commercials, broadcast IDs.
Swerve Festival, MTV, VH1, AMP Winter Sports, Nike.
2002 - 2007 New York, United States

2x4

Lead Motion Graphics, Environmental Design

Lead the Animation department at the studio. Translating designers ideas into Animations for a variety of environmental projects.
Prada "Futurama" theme for Prada store in NYC, Chanel store in Hong Kong Signage, Brooklyn Museum Identity, Nike Olympic Pavilion Beijing Olympics, Mori Art Center in Japan.
2004 - 2008 New York, United States

Tommy Boy Films

Motion Graphics Designer, VFX Artist

"Kung Faux", Series of Classic B Level Kung Fu Movies Remixed with Hip Hop.
Role In Production: Art Direction, Design, Animation, Compositing, VFX.
2002 - 2002 New York, United States

Viacom

Broadcast Designer, MTV Networks

Branding Support for ON AIR Design Department.
Designed and Animated Broadcast Packaging elements for a variety of Viacom Properties.
Category Intros, Promos, Backgrounds for Live Shows (2002 VMA's).
2002 - 2003 New York, United States

Pseudo

Broadcast Designer

Online Net Television Start-up. Conceived and produced broadcast packaging
elements for its online programming properties.
1999 - 2000 New York, United States

Education

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

BFA Computer Art

September 1994 - May 1998 New York, New York, United States

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

MFA Computer Art

September 2004 - May 2006 New York, New York, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Native),

Awards

Capital Emmy

Nomination - Informational/Instructional - Feature/Segment/Series

2018

Capital Emmy

Nomination - Graphic Arts

2018

Capital Emmy

Nomination - Commercial - Single Spot

2018

The Telly Awards

Silver - Craft-Motion Graphics / Design for Non-Broadcast

2018

The Telly Awards

Silver - Craft-Motion Graphics / Design for Online

2018

The Telly Awards

Bronze - Craft-Use of Graphics for Online

2018

The Telly Awards

Bronze - General-Documentary: Individual for Non-Broadcast

2018

Red Dot Awards - Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen

Pepsi Spire - Communication Design, Information Design

2014

Cannes Lions

Cannes Gold Cyber Lion - Toyota Prius "Goes Plural" short

2011

PromaxBDA Awards

2x Bronze BDA Sports Open: Fuel TV "First Hand"

2009

Art Directors Club (ADC) - New York

Distinctive Merit for excellence in Broadcast Design: "Mad Men" Title Sequence

2008

PromaxBDA Awards

Gold BDA Design Award Winner: "Mad Men" Title Sequence

2008

Primetime Emmy Award

Outstanding Main Title Design: "Mad Men"

2008

The Telly Awards

Film/Video Bronze: Notarized Graphics Package, Bet Networks

2007

American Graphic Design Awards

Broadcast Design Winner: 2003 Comedy Central’s "COMIC REMIX".

2003

AIGA - The Professional Association For Design

Gold Medal: 745 7th Avenue Signange Environmental Graphic Design

2002

Art Directors Club (ADC) - New York

Merit Award: Short Film "Equis"

1999

Dusties Film And Video Awards

Winner: Visual Effects, Short Film: "Equis"

1998

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Carrara Studio Pro, Cinema 4D, Poser Pro,

ROLES

Art Direction, Design, Broadcast Design, Motion Graphics, end tag animations, compositing of 3D elements with live action footage, rotoscoping, editing, color correction, visual effects, camera tracking, screen replacement, footage stabilization.

STUDIOS

Aftermath, Brand New School, BET, Click 3x, Destination DC, Edelman, ESPN, Eyeball NYC, Firstborn Multimedia, Fluent Visual, Gretel, G Unit Records, Good Fight Media, HunterGatherer, Imaginary Forces, Logan, Leroy + Clarkson, LoyalKaspar, Maga Design, The Mill, MTV Networks, Newspeak, ODD NY, People’s Television, Pentagram, Reel FX, Stardust Studios, Tommy Boy films, 2X4, Vice.

BRANDS

AMP, AMC, The Brooklyn Museum, BET, Bulova, Cablevision, CBS, Chanel, Capri Sun, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, Covergirl, ESPN, 50 Cent, Fox Sports, Fuel TV, GE, Google, KY, L'eggs, Lenovo, LXTV, Macy's, Maggi, Marriot, Mercedes, Movado, Optimum, NFL, Nike, Pepsi, Prada, Reuters Thompson, Soul Temple Music, Starkist, Subway, Swerve Festival, Tiger Beer, Toyota, Tylenol, Verizon, Vh1, Walgreens, Westminster Dog Show, Xfinity, Vice News, DCcool.com.