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Bill D. | Elance
 
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Bill D.

Emmy Award winning director/designer/illustrator
   United States
  |   Oakhurst, CA

Overview

I'm an Emmy Award winning director, designer, animator and illustrator. With over 18 years of experience, I create graphic design, animation and illustration for all mediums including film, television, digital delivery systems, print and the internet. I'm an expert with all the leading film, animation and image editing programs including Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Flash, Director, FinalCut Pro, Premiere, Maya, Lightwave, and Dreamweaver.

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Portfolio

I create banner advertisements in all current formats, Flash, Shockwave, Animated GIF,...
Flash animated banner advertisement, for Federal Express, featuring Leela, from the...
Flash animated banner advertisement for Dove Chocolate, featuring Homer Simpson.
-Web Animation- This folder contains my web animation samples. I can create animation,...
-Mother Logo- An animated GiF file posted as the entry page on the Mother Productions...
-Drive-In- This is a Shockwave website entry interface. Clicking on the the Drive-In or...
-Holiday Conditions- Flash Christmas Card utilizing both bit map and vector images and...
-Jukebox- This is a Shockwave web interface. Clicking on the Pages, Jukebox Buttons or...
-Portfolios on a Shingle - If you see the Broken Image icon and clicking on the Broken...
Excerpt from an animated short posted on the internet. All elements are vector images,...
I'm a full service website designer, from the graphic design of the site to the...
-Mother Productions Website- http://www.motherfilms.com A film and internet production...
-Blue Frog Design and Construction- http://www.bluefroghomes.com A designer and builder...
-Billy-Bobs Drive-In Portfolio- http://www.billsbook.com This is my own personal website.
I start by learning who my clients are, what they do and how they present themselves....
-Red Dog Software- A developer of edutainment software for grades k-12.
Custom home design and construction company with an Arts and Crafts bent, which I...
New home construction and home remodeling in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
-Oakhurst Online- Website design, hosting and an online community in Oakhurst, CA.
San Francisco band which writes and performs alternative music.
Print and online publisher and retailer of Quilter related materials.
Production company and independent record label.
Retailer of contemporary women's fashion.
Production studio creating animation, motion graphics and graphic design for film,...
Strategy and sales/brand consultant.

Skills (8)

Tested
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Illustrator
HTML
Adobe Flash
CSS
Maya
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

I received my BFA from CalArts and before starting my freelance graphic design and animation business, worked as the Lead Graphic Artist, with NBC, directed and designed animated tv commercials for Kurtz & Friends Studios and served as Vice President and Creative Director for 2 computer games companies, Sierra Online and Rocket Science Games.

Awards I've received for my work include an Emmy, Mobias Awards, Silver Plaques/Chicago International Film Festival, an IBA Award, awards from the Hiroshima Animated Film Festival, a Gold Medal/International Film & Television Festival of NY, inclusion in the Annecy Animation Festival, President's Awards/SILA, Induction into CGW's Hall of Fame and SPA Awards.

My work has appeared on the Tonight Show, has been included in numerous magazines and The Society of Illustrators of New York's Annual, Graphic Design: USA, American Illustration, Humor 1 and 2, Print's Regional Design Annual and Outstanding American Illustrators Today/Vols. 1 & 2.


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graphic
design
illustration
logos
animation
director
website
flash
gifs
cartoon
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