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

  • Google Creative Lab

    Google Creative Lab

    • Media Production
  • G

    Gasta LTD

    • Fail Better Talks

      Fail Better Talks

      • Design
    • S

      Smoke & Mirrors

      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