Design Director — Animator


b. 1986, HK.

Miguel Rato is a freelance Director - Motion Designer working for a diverse media. With over 10 years in the industry, I was fortunate enough to have collaborated with studios around the world. Always looking for fun and interesting projects to work on and nice people to collaborate with.

Main tools of trade: After Effects, Cinema 4D (Octane + Redshift)


Clients include: Electronic Arts, NIKE, Google, Nvidia, FOX, Apple, Netflix, Adidas, Nissan, Sony, Toyota, BBC, Activision, Paramount Pictures, Land Rover, Swatch, BT Sports, Premiere League, FutureDeluxe, GoldenWolf, Hornet, Weareseventeen, Territory Studio, AKQA, R/GA, Axis Animation.

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

Have a project that you would like to discuss?

+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