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David Moretto
David Moretto
Senior Concept Artist & Motion Designer (self-employed)
Cologne / Sankt Augustin, Germany

Summary

Born 1974 in meran / italy - based in germany since 1974.

Since 1999 working as motion designer and digital painter for film an tv. For many years I´m creating animations, comps, designs and graphics for different productions and directors.

Between 2000 and 2003 worked as smoke trainer for the high-end system „Smoke“ from
discreet in germany, slovenia, hungary and austria.

At the beginning of my career i worked as smoke artist for a postproduction in Frankfurt/-germany, after this i worked as self-employed motion designer, doing on air design, animations and graphics for different tv show, films and concept art for games.

Between 2012 and 2016 i worked on 3 german feature films for motion design and compositing.
To improve my skills I took part in courses at the computer graphics academy in Los Angeles for digital painting, concept art and creature design .

Skills

2D AnimationCompositingConcept ArtDigital PaintingMatte PaintingDrawingvfxcreativitywood construction

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
DAZ Studio
DAZ Studio
Illustrator
Illustrator
Nuke
Nuke
Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
Premiere
Premiere
Mocha
Mocha
Poser
Poser
Office
Office
Wordpress
Wordpress
Smoke
Smoke
Word
Word
Character Animator
Character Animator

Reel

Productions

  • Montrak
    • Movie
      Montrak
    • Year
      2018
    • Role
      Concept Artist, 2D VFX
    • Company
      TBC
  • Kingping
    • Movie
      King Ping
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      Concept Artist, Motion Designer
    • Company
      Rex Film
  • Tokyozombie
    • Movie
      Tokyo Zombie
    • Year
      2007
    • Role
      Cover Design
    • Company
      ION
  • Muchasangre
    • Movie
      Mucha Sangre
    • Year
      2007
    • Role
      Cover Design
    • Company
      ION
  • Longlunch
    • TV Production
      Long Lunch
    • Year
      2008
    • Role
      Cove Design
    • Company
      ION
  • Cartoon2
    • TV Production
      Cartoon Animation >100
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      2D Artist
    • Company
      SWR
  • Breakingnws
    • Commercial / Advertisement
      Breaking News
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Concept Artist, 2D VFX
    • Company
      Kiwi
  • Onewayticket
    • Movie
      One Way Ticket
    • Year
      2013
    • Role
      2D Artist
    • Company
      Independent Production

Experience

  • Animation Design, Concept Art and Digital Painter at My own (self-employed) JOLLYCAT - the art department
    Sankt Augustin, Germany
    January 2003 - Present

    - Self employed lead digital artist for motion design and digital painting

    - digital painting, concept art, design for tv and gameshows with Photoshop

    - game design with Photoshop

    - digital paintings for movies with Photoshop

    - medical animations with After Affects and Cinema 4D

    - compositings for feature films with After Effects and Nuke

    - cartoonanimations for broadcast an on air design

  • Lead digital artist / Smoke Artist at Bildpunkt Germany
    Frankfurt, Germany
    January 1998 - January 2003

    Smoke artist and lead digital artist @ Bildpunkt Postproduction

    / Franfurt

    creating animations, compositings, ideas for commercials with

    Smoke, After Effects, Photoshop

  • Lead digital artist at Mecom Film und TV Productions
    Fulda, Germany
    January 1996 - January 1998

    Lead digital artist @ Mecom Film und TV Productions /

    Fulda

    Motion design and compositings for commercials with Avid

    Illusion, Flame, Shake, After Effects

    creating cgi for dvd and web with photoshop

  • Trainee graphics and motion design @ Mecom Film und TV Productions / Fulda at Mecom Film und TV Productions
    Fulda, Germany
    January 1995 - January 1996

    Trainee graphics and motion design @ Mecom Film und

    TV Productions / Fulda

    Avid Illusion, After Effects, Flint, Photoshop.

    old school dve experience, working on sgi machines

  • Freelancer digital artist at Freelancer
    Fulda, Germany
    January 1990 - January 1995

    Worked as independent artist for creating graphics and

    animations for amiga games and commercial games