Design Director — Animator


b. 1986, HK.

Miguel Rato is a freelance Design Director and Motion Designer working for a diverse media, including feature films, video game cinematics & UI design, commercials and broadcast rebrands. Based in London for most of the year he is available to work in the US as well as remotely from his working studio space in East London.
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Clients include:  Electronic Arts, Activision, Territory Studio, FutureDeluxe, NIKE, MPC, Spov, BLIND, Google, The Found Collective, BBC, among others.

Game Projects: 

EA, Need for Speed (2017) (Art Direction / Design) 
EA, Need for Speed (2015) (Designer / Lead Motion Designer / UI Designer & Animator)
GREY GOO in Game MGFX Cinematics (Lead Motion Designer) Studio Axis Animation
GREY GOO Launch Trailer (Lead Motion Graphics) Studio Axis Animation
EA, Need For Speed: Rivals (Load movies / Cinematics / Director / Art Director)
EA, Crysis 3 (load movies / cinematics) ' Studio BLIND LTD
Activision, Call of Duty (load movies / cinematics) Studio SPOV

Other Projects:

Premiere League Rebrand
BLAZE TV Rebrand
Sony Movie Rebrand

BT Sports Rebrand

Pacific Rim Uprising
Black Mirror (Season 3)
Design & Animation visuals for U2's performance at the 86th Oscars Academy Awards

I'm confident with After Effects, Cinema 4D + Octane, Photoshop & Illustrator.

Get in touch!

+44 (0) 7746 150 327

Work Featured in:

Behance (Lightroom - Creative Tools)
Behance (Motion - Curated Gallery)
Behance (After Effects - Creative Tools)
Behance (Best of Behance)
Computer Arts Magazine
Stash Media
National Geographic
Business Insider
Creative Bloq
FWA Photo of The Day
The Telegraph