Gustavo Forster

Motion designer, 3D artist, art director

gustavo.forster@gmail.com

(+55 11) 99404-6464

Profile

Self-motivated digital artist, likes to learn and evolve in all artistic fields. Loves drawing, animation, books and watch cartoon animations. Dreamjob: character animator.

Skills

Motion Design

Proficiency with Flash and Actionscript, After Effects and 3D modeling & animation (Maya and/or 3DS Max)

Web Design

Layout creation for XHTML as well for Flash based sites. Interface CSS & HTML coding in compliance with W3C Standards.

Art & Project Direction

Hability to be the head of art projects and big interactive web sites, providing technical and artistic feedback to those involved.

Technical

  • 3DS Max/Maya/Realflow
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Flash
  • AS2 & AS3
  • PHP
  • XML Flash Integration
  • CVS / Subversion
  • OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista
  • Linux

Experience

GE - General Electric

Lead Visual Designer

2011 - present

From october 2011 to october 2012, I was head of design in GE Brazil digital communications, taking care of the company's blog (gereportsbrasil.com.br), Facebook page (facebook.com/gedobrasil) as well of internal & external communication design pieces. From the november 2012 on, I moved to the role of Lead Visual Designer working with the New Media Technologies team in US, working with art direction and layout of iPad apps, web apps and motion design for presentation videos.

TV1 (tv1.com.br)

Senior Motion Designer

2008-2011

Flash animation and AS3 programming when needed for promotional websites, 3D modeling and animation integration with the site as the project requests.

Terra Networks (terra.com.br)

Senior Web Designer

2006-2008

Layout creation of the portal channels and styles (HTML + CSS).

Unibanco | AIG Seguros (unibancoseguros.com.br)

Lead Art Director

2005-2006

Responsible for creating the insurer visual identity on the internet. Created web layouts and animations for medical assistance channels and other services.

Tenda Digital

Lead Web Designer

2001-2004

Responsible for producing animations for banner ads and hotsites for the agency's clients.

Education

Universidade Anhembi Morumbi

Graphic Design and Typography

Guz Forster — gustavo.forster@gmail.com — (+55 11) 9404-6464