João De Figueiredo
 ART DIRECTOR

About me


I’m a CG Artist, Graduated at L’institut Supérieur des Arts Appliqués (LISAA), Paris in 2D & 3D Animation, Motion Graphics, VFX, Directing, Morphology,
Perspective, Motion, Acting, Design, Story-board, Color, Image Compositing…

I’ve been working on the Animation film industry and TV entertainment for more than 15 years in 2D & 3D Animation Studios & Publicity Agencies in
Paris, London and Lisbon.

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Experience


2023 Paris, Post-prod & VFX Studio OVERLAP, Environmental Graphic Designer, Motion Designer 2D & 3D, Compositing & Vídeo Editing for an augmented & virtual reality game production for the leading digital platform of services and payments Edenred.

2022 Paris, Post-prod & VFX Studio THE MILL, Motion Designer, Compositing & Vídeo Editing for Louis Vuitton TV commercial ads “Holiday Season with Louis Vuitton”.

2022 Paris, Post-prod & VFX Studio THE MILL, Motion Designer, Compositing & Vídeo Editing for Nissan TV commercial ads “Nissan Qashqai with E-POWER”.

2022 Paris, Post-prod & VFX Studio THE MILL, Motion Designer, Compositing & Vídeo Editing for Nina Ricci TV commercial ads “Nina Ricci Perfume”.

2022 Paris, Post-prod & VFX Studio THE MILL, Motion Designer, Compositing & Vídeo Editing for Chanel commercial ads
“Chanel Rouge Velvet”.

2022 Paris, UBISOFT, 2D & 3D Vídeo Artist, for the development & production of Vídeo Games for JUST DANCE 2023.

2019 – 2021 Lisbon, President of the Association of Residents of the neighborhood of São Francisco.

2019 Lisbon, Agency EURO-M, Motion Graphics and Films Edition for the American multinational confectionery brand Mondelēz international.

2019 Lisbon, Post-Prod Studio MERLIN, Concept Art & 2D Animation for the network series of Mimosa, “Copão e Copinho” for the Portuguese food products company Lactogal.

2018 Lisbon, Post-Prod Studio MERLIN, VFX for the brand Nivea commercial advertise “Boticcelli”.

2018 Lisbon, Post-Prod Studio MERLIN, VFX for the brand Nivea commercial ads “Q10 Care Cushions 3 em 1”.

2018 Lisbon, Journal PÚBLICO, Motion Graphics for the Montepio Bank Agency advertise “15 em 1 serviço Máximo”.

2018 Lisbon, Agency MEDIAPARK, Vídeo Editing for ERA Real Estate Agency for the Annuel Conference Event 2018.

2017 Lisbon, Post-Prod Studio MERLIN, Concept Art & 2D Animation for the network series of Mimosa, “Copão e Copinho” for the Portuguese food products company Lactogal.

2017 Lisbon, Agency LEMON, Art Direction, 2D & 3D Motion Graphics for the Promotional Vídeo of the Cartoon Network Event, “Cartoon Network Glow Party”.

2017 Lisbon, Agency MEDIAPARK, Concept art, VFX, & Motion Graphics for Ericeira TV Series titled “Ericeira World Surfing Reserve”.

2017 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Vídeo Editing & Motion Graphics for the Annuel Report 2016 vídeo promotional of the international Group operating in Food & Retail Distribution company Jerónimo Martins.

2017 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Project Lead in Post-Prod, VFX & Compositing for TVI Channel Series “Inspector Max”.

2017 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Vídeo Editing & Motion Graphics for MTV Channel Series “Amplifica” with C4 Pedro in Meo Arena.

2017 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Project Lead in Post-Prod, VFX & Compositing for the CORAL EUROPA production Feature Film “JACINTA”.

2017 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Concept Art & Motion Graphics promotional Vídeo for the Medical Manufacturer & Distributor IDEALMED.

2016 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Project Lead in Post production, VFX and Compositing for RTP Channel Series “Ministério do Tempo”.

2016 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Pre & Post-Prod for 2D Animation advertise vídeo for “DMC Thermal Insulation”.

2016 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, promotional Vídeos Editing & Motion Graphics for “APCER”.

2016 Lisbon, VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE, Vídeo Editing & Motion Graphics for MTV show “Insomnia”.

2016 Lisbon, Editing Promotional Vídeo for Câmara Municipal de Lisboa.

2015 Lisbon, 3D Animation Jingle for the TV Channel BIGGS.

2015 Lisbon, Concept Art & Motion Graphics for the RTP Channel show “TREZE”.

2015 Lisbon, Tangerina advert for Galp Create Publicity contest 2015 // 2nd Place Award.

2015 Lisbon, Executive Producer / CEO / Founder of the VFX & Animation Studio E-MOTIONS CREATIVE.

2015 Lisbon, Concept Art and creation of 3D Motion Graphics for the media Startup digital producer ThumbMedia brand intro Vídeo.

2014 London, VFX & Post-Prod Studio HOXTON REDSOX & TBWA Agency, Character Design & Environment Concept Art layout for the Alton Towers Resort Advertise commercial “The Smiller”.

2013 Paris, Animation Studio SACREBLUE, Modeling, Shading, Lighting & Render for the 3D Production of “SIRENASHOW”.

2013 Paris, Animation Studio GAUMONT ALPHANIM, Creation of Story-board for the TV series “LANFEUST QUEST”.

2012 Paris, Post-Prod & VFX Studio PRIMITIVE ANIMATION, Concept Art, Layout, Modeling, Shading, Lighting & Render for Citröen & Continental advertise commercials.

2012 Paris, Agency SEKWANA, Story-Board & Concept Art for the label Entremont.

2011 Paris, Agency SEKWANA, Characters  Design & Backgrounds for the label Pelforth.

2011 Paris, VFX & Production studio SABOTAGE, Illustration & Character Design for the label Belin for BETC Agency.

2011 Paris, Illustration, Character Design, Backgrounds & Layout for an Android App, titled “Les Suricats”.

2011 Paris, Animation Studio CYBER GROUP STUDIO, Texture Leader Artist for the TV Animation series “Zou” a co-production between Cyber Group Studio & Disney Channel Animation.

2011 Paris, VFX & Production studio SABOTAGE, Character Design, Story-board, Layout, Backgrounds & 2D Animation for the label Belin for BETC Agency.

2010 Paris, VFX Studio VIEW, Concept Art & Layout, Motion Design for the AFC Asian Football Cup 2011 in Qatar.

2010 Paris,Post-Prod & VFX studios NOBRAIN & SABOTAGE, Story-board & Layout for “Les Delice Days” advertise commercial for TF1.

2009-2010 Paris, Animation Studio BLUE SPIRIT ANIMATION, Creation of 3D elements, Props Texturing, Backgrounds & 3D Characters for the TV Animation series “Les P’tites Poules”.

2008-2009 Paris, Post-Prod & VFX Studio MAGICLAB, participation on a full 3D trailer titled “VG Quantum” creating 3D Modeling, Texturing & Matte Painting.

2008-2009 Paris, Post-Prod & VFX Studio MAGICLAB, worked for the Brands Peugeot & SNCF commercials.

2005-2006 Lisboa, Animation Studios OH!!! PRODUCTIONS & EXCALIBURANIMATION, worked as traditional Animator & Clean Up Artist for the feature film titled “Piñatas”.

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Skills


Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Indesign

Javascript / CSS

Adobe Premiere

Final Cut Pro

TV Paint

Adobe After Effects

Autodesk Maya

Blender

Adobe Animate

Autodesk 3DS Max

Mental Ray

Adobe Illustrator

Zbrush

V-ray

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Services


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