Daniel Schmidt is a Motion Designer & Art Director available for remote freelance work. —Design Reel.
Design Research—mood boards & videos matching the briefing Look Development & Design—creating the look in Styleframes (including visual effects design, color grading, motion design elements) Art Direction—developing the style and guiding it through the production Animation & Compositing—After Effects based animation and compositing from graphical animation to combining life-action with 2D/3D animation Particle Design & Animation—Trapcode Particular & Form based particle animation Conception—finding creative solutions for your project & forming them into a concept
SEHSUCHT After a short internship at advertising agency Springer & Jacoby's film unit Daniel worked five years at motion design studio Sehsucht in Hamburg, starting as an intern and quickly becoming an art director / motion desinger / lead artist working for clients such as Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
FREELANCE After five years he started his own freelance business, collaborating with studios such as Velvet and Blackspace.
CREATIVE EYE Daniel’s “creative eye” brings an extra value in his work from pre-production to final execution. He is addicted to fine-tune and optimize the look from the first styleframes until the finalization of each project.
2015-2018 Freelance—Freelance Art Director & Motiondesigner (remotely worldwide) 2010-2015 Freelance—Freelance Art Director & Motiondesigner (Hamburg, Munich) 2006-2010 Sehsucht—Art Director / Motiondesigner / Lead Artist, Hamburg 2005-2006 Sehsucht—Motiondesign Intern, Hamburg 2004-2005 Springer & Jacoby—Film Intern, Hamburg
Adidas, ARD Das Erste, Audi, Audi Sport, Bacardi, Beko, Beiersdorf, Bosch, Braun, CBC, Cortal Consors, Cosmote, Deutsche Telekom, Edeka, Emirates, FIFA, Filmfest Hamburg, Frey, ASQ Furusiyya Fragrance, Goldwell, Hansgrohe, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Gebr. Heinemann, Hornbach, Hypovereinsbank, Ikea, A. Lange & Söhne, Lancôme, Lexus, Lipton, Mattoni Magnesia, McDonald's, Mega TV, Mercedes-Benz, Montblanc, Nestlé, Nissan, Nivea, Opel, Otto Group, Peugeot, Porsche, Quant, Reebok, Richemont, 3 Sat, Schweppes, Suzuki, Tchibo, Tetley Tea, Thomas Cook, T-Home, T-Mobile, Toshiba, Toyota, Unicef, Unicredit, Vodafone, Volkswagen, WMF, ZDF
Acht Imaging, Ana Lopez, Animationsfabrik, Blackspace, Harvest Digital Agriculture, Infected, Markenfilm, Markenfilm Crossing, Mutabor, Optix Digital Pictures, Paul Schwabe Digital Production, Plexus Productions, Schönheitsfarm, Sehsucht, SLGH Slaughterhouse, The Marmalade, Velvet Mediendesign