Dev Joshi, senior creative, Animade
After graduating from Ravensbourne’s Motion Graphics course in 2017, Dev went on to freelance in Dubai before joining award-winning animation studio Animade as an intern, and then full-time creative. Known for their buoyant and charming animation, Animade look to find the personality in every project, and above all, to make the world a bit more characterful.
See more from Dev here, and read more about Animade here.
Stew Harvey, senior creative, Animade
Also working at Animade is Stew Harvey, who joined the company in 2016. Stew is a classically trained animator, specialising in character design and animation. Animade has a decade of experience in bringing campaigns to life for Facebook, Google, It’s Nice That and Dunkin’, as well as charities such as Bloody Good Period and Aidsmap.
See more from Stew here, and read more about Animade here.
Stephen Middleton, creative director, Art&Graft
Stephen joined Art&Graft as a junior designer in 2012, rising up the ranks to becoming creative director last year. Art&Graft is an independent, award-winning team of ambitious and talented creative minds. In the past, they have created distinctive visual campaigns the likes of Facebook, Apple, Virgin Media and Google.
Read more about Stephen here, and read more about Art&Graft here.
Ere Santos, senior animator, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Currently based in Vancouver, character animator Ere’s latest credits include films such as Ron’s Gone Wrong, Addams Family 2 and the upcoming Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse 2. Having initially studied mathematics and computer science, it was Ere’s love of film, computers and performance that led him to teach himself animation online – later going on to join Pixar as an intern before working with studios such as DNEG and MPC.
Read more about Ere here, and read more about Sony Pictures Imageworks here.
Katy Wang, animation director, Blinkink
Katy is an animator and animation director based in London, and represented by Blinkink. Graduating from Kingston School of Art in 2017, she brings playful characters to life through bold colours and textural brush strokes. In the past she has worked for brands such as Absolut, Penguin Books and Headspace.
Read more about Katy here, read more about Blinkink here, and read her Creative Lives interview here.