Hello! I'm Craig and I am a Senior Art Director | Artist | Professional | FilmVFX & 3d/2d Animator. I'm a Pro Tools Level 210m certified operator - sound design, foley, scores & sound FX
Through my experience, creative talent and knowledge, I bring a unique an invaluable skill set that includes Art Direction, Creative design and development, and 3D animation. I'm proficient in advertising design and interpreting trends in this ever-changing interactive marketplace, developing high end 3D animation for film, TV spots, videos, DVD's & web marquees. As a result, My clients look to me to help them get the project completed correctly and on time and on budget.
My strategy is simple and straight-forward. I find challenges, turn them into opportunities to improve the brand development and convey the client’s brand message. I have complete ease and efficiency when working with clients. By this collaboration of vision, communication and effort, it all comes to life for the client through animation and/or design elements.
My success in the interactive brand marketing comes from consistently exceeding the client’s expectations with innovative and compelling Internet solutions.
In addition to the above, I posses 15+ years work experience in broadcast quality motion graphics, advanced image retouching and Protools certified sound editing experience & high end CAD to Maya renderings/animations (engineering & architecture clients) - photo realistic renderings.
My Advertising experience base incorporates:
Advertising — Brand / Retail - Tier I, Tier II and Tier III
Corporate Communications — Brand Identity systems / Financial
Direct Mail — Business-to-Business / Business-to-Consumer
Entertainment — Movie Advertising/ VFX & 3D animation
Web Development - Design / CSS / WP / Ajax / asp / html / CMS
OOH — Brand / Retail
Packaging - Blister Pack, Clamshell, Recyclable
POP — Brand / Retail
Publications — Editorial / Lifestyle
Trade Shows — Booth Architecture / Displays
Name: Craig Guessford
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: 3d Animator, Animator, Motion Graphic Design, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer
Video by James Cotten (Horror and Comedy) Visual effects