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Games developer and motion graphics specialist.

Guerilla usability

Google launch their Cloud Test Lab today. I’m reminded of how I first learned the value of qualitative user testing and how I forced my employers to take notice too…


 

Between 1997 and 2000 I managed an Internet café in West London, for a startup who also ran a small web-based email service. Continue reading Guerilla usability


 

3D reverse logo explode effect

I created this little video in After Effects. You can get this video using your logo or image right here.

Stars – music video

I worked with Imotion Media to create this animated music video.

They wanted some kind of rotoscope painting effect. So, after doing a few tests, we settled on a style and I started treating the footage. The first step was to chroma key all the shots, since I was planning to composite some together, then add particle effects in front and behind the various layers.

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Once everyone was happy with the edit, I dropped it to 10 frames per second to get a stop-motion look and processed each frame with a proprietary image processing algorithm, to get the painted effect (After Effects plugins weren’t quite doing it for me). The result is rather pretty I think.

HerdyLand – mobile game

Herd your flock to the clock!

HerdyLand (previously known as Herd’Em) is a mobile game where you control a small dog and herd animals in a race against time.


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