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. Always looking for fun and interesting projects to work on and nice people to collaborate with. Come visit our Dalston Studio space.

Clients include: Electronic Arts, Activision, Golden Wolf, Hornet, 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