Thomas Gugel is a design-driven Art-Director and Digital Artist based on a firm believe in the importance of concept and meaning. With almost ten years of experience in broadcast and brand-design he offers a strong foundation in the process of developing and layouting an entire crossmedia design-package & design-system. In every project he offers a deep Artistic-Research providing the client with compiled insights to help for a better communication of their message. Paired with a diploma-degree in Design, his affinity for technical details in the Animation/Production process and his increased awareness of economically & ecologically worthwhile project management, he is able to accompany projects throughout the entire process – from the first idea to the last frame rendered.
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In addition to years of practical experience in the Design-Thinking ideation process I am a certified Scrum-Master (PSM-I) for agile project management, to add a variety of tools to the classical PM within a design-driven environment.
Although I am not available for pure project management, this knowledge serves my belief in the importance of a content-aware PM to support the creative process and aim towards a time and cost efficient, respectful, satisfying and sustainable design development – for all participants involved.
3D: Maxon Cinema 4D, Side FX Houdini
Render: Redshift, Octane
Design & Layout, Animation: Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, After Effects
Editing: DaVinci Resolve
Scripting: Visual Studio, PyCharm
Languages: JS (AE & ExtendScript), phyton (C4D), vex (Houdini), c#, php, nuxtJS (basics)
ZDF / ZDFNeo
Bantry Bay Productions
Depending on the project size I often team up with a few very special folks & friends with their own and unique design superpowers I very much appreciate. Not only for the better overall outcome of the final Design & Animation – more because design is always a team effort. And it is just more fun while playing idea ping pong.