Tom Makinson

Motion Graphics Designer

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsAnimator - Art Director - Motion Graphics Designer


About me

I am an animator and motion graphics designer based in the UK. Commercially I have worked with such companies as Capgemini, True & North, Schwark, and American Express. Projects included internal and external infographic, motion graphic and character driven animation. ​ As well as commercial work I have also produced a number of short films, which have been screened at various film festivals throughout the world.

Locked Pro Plan feature


  • Art Direction
  • Character Developer
  • Animation
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Motion Graphics
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Digital Painting
  • Illustration Storyboarding
  • Illustration

Work history


Junior Motion Graphics Designer

Napoleon Creative

May 2016 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I have worked on a number of projects, creating short animations, motion graphics and designs to contribute towards projects for clients such as American Express, Capgemini and True&North. I have gained valuable experience working in a busy studio, managing multiple projects and working to strict deadlines as well as communicating with clients and colleagues alike.



Sep 2014
  • Farnham, United Kingdom
  • In my time at UCA I have produced a series of animated short films using a range of digital animation techniques but primarily the use of Adobe After Effects. My first film "Fandango" has been shown at several film festivals around the world, and made it to the semi-finals of Selby International film festivals best student film competition.