Chino is an award-winning creative director and manager of creative teams with 12 years of professional graphic design and motion graphics experience for film, television, web, mobile, and out-of-home projects.
Director of Art & Motion Design / Animoto Productions (2010 - PRESENT)
Principal / Countershade, LLC (1999 - PRESENT) Freelance clients include: Food Network, CBS, Brand New School, Attik, Aspect Ratio, Deutch LA, World Leaders Entertainment, ACLU, Presidential Transition Team, Circumstance LLC, Duffy & Shanley, Inc.
Director of Motion Graphics / Blue State Digital (2009 - 2010) Clients included: MLB, Sierra Club, American Red Cross, Partners in Health, and Budweiser Select 55
Motion Designer / Obama for America (2008) Designed and animated graphics as part of the campaign new media department’s video team in Chicago
Group Creative Supervisor, Motion Graphics / Draftfcb Healthcare (2007 - 2008) Developed multimedia collateral for pharmaceutical advertising; managed team of animators, designers, and developers Clients included: Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, and Boehringer-Ingelheim
Creative Director / Adspace Networks, Inc. (2006 - 2007) Supervised production of advertisements across nationwide digital network; managed team of staff and freelance animators Clients included: MTV Networks, BMW, Porsche, Estée Lauder, Macy’s, and Buena Vista Pictures
Animator / Aspect Ratio (2005) Film and television titles included: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, The Fog, Sky High, Happy Feet, Family Guy, Bob the Builder, Get Rich or Die Tryin, The Sentinel
Artist / Walt Disney Internet Group / Disney Mobile Studios (2004 - 2005) Designed and animated mobile products such as screensavers, and episodics featuring Disney-licensed characters
MFA, Film, Video and Computer Animation / University of Southern California John C. Hench Division of Animation + Digital Arts
BFA, Graphic Design / Rhode Island School of Design
2011, Sundance Film Festival, Circumstance (Main Title Design) 2010, Pollie Award, Silver - Hope Not Hate, Not In My Name (Web Animation/Web Video) 2008, In-Awe Award, Gold - Novartis Glivec DVD (Medical Education, Innovative Program) 2007, Chitrakatha International Film Festival, Phôs 2006, First ‘Boards Award, Finalist (Broadcast Design) 2005, SIGGRAPH, Exhibit Presenter (Adobe Booth) 2005, USC First Look Film Festival, Main Title Design and Blue Notebook #10 2004, Stash Media GSA Award, Semi-Finalist (Broadcast Design) 2004, Cinema Paradise Film Festival, Phôs 2004, Visual Communication Film Festival, Circumstance, Phôs 2004, USC First Look Film Festival, Main Title Design and LA:XSI 2004, American Graphic Design Award (Identity Design)