Brian Ward

Motion Designer & Animator

Dayton, OH, USA
Motion designer and animator seeking short-form commercial projects.

Work Experience

Ward Design

Motion Designer & Animator

Responsible for all creative production and project management on contract projects for HP, NetApp, Synchrony Financial, Virb, Summit Brands, and more.
July 2012 - Present Ohio, United States

Graphica

Motion Graphic Designer

Responsible for brand expression through creative development, design, and production of animation and live-action video.
February 2016 - June 2017 Ohio, United States

University Of Dayton

Adjunct professor, Motion Design

Taught Motion Design, an elective class for juniors and seniors. Used lectures and hands-on projects to teach the history, theory, and process of animation.
September 2015 - December 2015 Dayton, Ohio, United States

LPK

Motion Designer

Responsible for brand expression through creative development, design, and production of animation and live-action video.
January 2010 - July 2012 Ohio, United States

Real Art Design Group

Motion Designer

Responsible for brand expression through creative development, design, and production of animation, interactive experiences, and live-action video.
July 2007 - December 2010 Ohio, United States

Topic Design Group

Design Specialist

Responsible for brand expression through creative development, design, and production of print, interactive experiences, animation, and live-action video.
September 2005 - July 2007 Ohio, United States

Education

School Of Advertising Art

AAB

2003 - 2005 Kettering, Ohio, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Irish (Beginner),
French (Beginner),

Awards

AAF Dayton

2 gold, 3 silver, and 4 bronze Addy awards

AAF Dayton

2 Mercury Award nominations

DECA

gold medal for promotional marketing

2002

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Animation, Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, Graphic Design, Motion Design, Motion Graphics , Octanerender, Premiere Pro, Storyboarding, VRay,