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Phil Johnston | Elance
 
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Phil Johnston

Explainatory videos, Whiteboards, Graphic Design+
   Canada
  |   Vancouver, BC
  |  10:33 am Local Time

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Overview

10+ years of industry experience in creating top quality motion graphics/design work for major brands. Expert in After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator.

I'm based in Vancouver and work 1-on-1 with clients to ensure projects go smoothly and successfully. I'm fast and reliable. I've worked for over 10 years in Video and Print.

Personal website: http://cargocollective.com/vidoki

Looking for someone who will be committed 100% to your project? Look no further. I will help you realize your creative projects & ideas. My skills are varied and I...

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Portfolio

This reel presents snippets of some of my best work - for clients as large as major...
Original design and illustration created for a SMART Pics animated video.
http://www.smartpics.ca
Original spot illustration for article on picture books.
Original design and illustration for the "What is MandarinToLive?" online video.
http://http://youtu.be/9LuOdkkSm-Q
Original illustrations in water color and graphite for the picture book, "Nathan...
http://www.nathanmeets.com
By using dynamic animation and sound design, I brought this white board to life for my...
I illustrated and animated this high quality trailer for the release of the children's...
I scripted, illustrated, and animated this demo video for SMART pics, a brand new...

Skills (9)

Tested
Adobe After Effects
Adobe After Effects 7.0 Test
My Score
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Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Mac OSX
Video Editing
Video Production
Graphic Design
Illustration

Service Description

Some of the services that I can provide are:
-Explanatory 2D animation videos
-After Effects animation
-Motion graphics
-Promotional videos
-Video editing
-Storyboard
-Digital Illustration
-Hand drawn illustration
-Graphic Design
-Logo design
-Photoshop and image retouch
-Web banner design
-Creativity and Artistic direction

I've worked for over 10 years in the design field creating branded animations, designs and illustrations. Every project I take on follows a clear production process that I explain to each client. I do my best to understand the needs of each client to ensure my creative solution will be aligned with their goals.

My employment history includes working with major television networks such as CBC, CTV, and Global Television as well as a myriad of production houses across Canada including Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.

Some of the brands I've worked with include:
Ford, Musiqueplus, Government of Canada, Cascade, CBC, Rogers, Global, CTV, Corus Entertainment, Telus, Bell.

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Employment

Go 2 Productions (Vancouver)
Animator/Script Writer
2010 - 2012
I conceived and wrote scripts for a variety of video productions including comedic shorts, inspirational motion graphic pieces, and demo videos for startups.
Sequence Post (Vancouver)
Animator
2009 - 2010
Worked with a team of artists, animating over 100+ motion comic panels as a part of pre-release content for a major motion picture.
CBC Television (Toronto)
Broadcast Designer
2008 - 2009
Hired on as part of CBC’s Design Department, creating still and motion graphics for network content, working with departmental producers.
MuchMusic (Toronto)
Animator
2008 - 2008
Hired to produce a high impact, animated intro for a new entertainment news segment on Muchmusic.
Teehan+Lax (Toronto)
Lead Animator
2008 - 2008
Hired as Lead Animator for a 60 second HD Telus advertisement intended for an instore audience.
Buck Creatives (Montréal)
Lead Animator
2006 - 2008
Worked in house as Lead Animator on broadcast television commercials, original content creation and video production for live event promotions. Collaborated on an ongoing basis with an Art Director...
Frame Studio (Montréal)
Animator
2006 - 2008
Hired as a freelancer on a number of motion graphics projects, ranging from abstract content creation to rotoscoping.
Moment Factory (Montréal)
Freelance Animator
2007 - 2007
Hired on to help animate a Canada Day video projection, screened at the Parliament building.
Elemental Motion Media (Winnipeg)
Freelance Animator
2007 - 2007
*spec work
MusiquePlus (Montréal)
Freelance Animator
2006 - 2007
Hired to conceive and fully animate comprehensive show packaging for the Top 20 and Top 50 Countdown segments on the Musimax network.
Brown Communications Group (Regina)
Lead Animator
2006 - 2006
Hired to conceive and fully animate a 15 second TV commercial for the Globe Theatre.
Little Animation (Montréal)
Volunteer Animator
2006 - 2006
I was mentored by and volunteered assistance to Little Animation's Founder, JC Little.
CTV Television (Montréal)
Broadcast Designer
2005 - 2006
Hired on as part of the CTV Design department creating shoulder graphics, on screen boards and other elements for CTV Montréal News.
Global TV (Winnipeg)
Broadcast Designer
2003 - 2005
Worked in house as part of a team of Broadcast Animators 1) creating daily shoulder graphics, on screen boards, and animated elements with tight deadlines for Global News and 2) working with...

Keywords

illustration
whiteboard
motion graphics
after effects
animator
video
animation
explanatory
demo
design
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