Nicola Gastaldi

Motion Designer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Hello! I’m Nicola Gastaldi, motion designer and animation director at Google Creative Lab, London. With more than 10 years experience, I’ve been lucky to work with some great people and friends at JWT, Saatchi, Anomaly, DDB, Innocean, Jack Morton, MPC, Ogilvy, Universal Everything, Mother Design, Smoke & Mirrors. I’m also a lecturer at UAL and mentor at Created.

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Skills

  • 3D Computer Animation
  • Film
  • TV
  • Art Direction
  • Compositing
  • Music Videos
  • Commercials
  • Bumpers
  • Live Action Design
  • Promos
  • Title Sequence
  • Animation
  • Motion Editing
  • Object Animation
  • Particle Effects
  • Storyboard
  • Motion Design
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Soundtrack Pro
  • Projection Mapping
  • Animated Gif
  • Art Installation

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Framestore

    Framestore

    • Animation
  • Google Creative Lab

    Google Creative Lab

    • Media Production
  • G

    Gasta LTD

    • Fail Better Talks

      Fail Better Talks

      • Design

    Work history

    Currently

    Motion Designer

    Google Creative Lab

    Jan 2020
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    Currently

    Lead Motion Designer

    Jack Morton

    Jul 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    Currently

    Motion Graphics Designer

    Gasta LTD

    Jul 2007
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    2018

    Motion Graphics Designer

    Google Creative Lab (through Adecco)

    Oct 2017 - Jul 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Art direction / Motion Design

    2017

    3D Artist

    Jam Films

    Oct 2016 - Sep 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    2016

    Head of CG

    Smoke & Mirrors

    Mar 2012 - Oct 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    Education

    2003

    Master’s Degree cum Laude in TV, Cinema and Multimedia

    IULM University of Milan

    Dec 2001 - Dec 2003
    • Milan, Italy

    Awards

    2018

    Vimeo Staff Pick

    Vimeo Staff Pick

    • https://vimeo.com/277464886

    2017

    Vimeo Staff Pick

    Vimeo

    • Gastaloops https://vimeo.com/180916725

    2015

    Best Dance Video UK

    UKMVA

    • Our video for Leftfield - Head and Shoulders won the Best Dance Video UK at the MVA! http://www.gasta.org/wordpress/portfolios/leftfield-head-and-shoulders/

    2015

    GSG5s Project Winner

    Greyscale Gorilla

    • And yes, I did it! Sow and reap and then again, a small project done in few nights, won the Greyscale Gorilla 5 seconds project which theme was

    2014

    London Design Museum Exhibition

    Design Museum

    • My video "An italian afternoon" has been exhibited at the Design Museum of London! http://www.gasta.org/wordpress/portfolios/peroni-piccola/

    2011

    Art By Chance 2011

    Art by Chance

    • Illusions is an ultra short movie. It's 30 seconds long. It has been made for Art By Chance 2011 festival, the theme was "Change". With other 20 shorts, it has been selected and aired worldwide. Story and animation: Nicola Gastaldi Music: Roberto Calvi, Simone Siano Sound design: Nicola Gastaldi http://vimeo.com/21008254 http://www.artbychance.org/ The word