Faculty, Motion Lead, Web Design & New Media
Colin is currently motion graphics lead at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, School of Web Design + New Media. He has more than 10 years of experience in the design field, with an emphasis on music visualization, animation, presentation, and time-based media. He has worked for clients both large and small, within the spectrum of agency to the boutique levels. His professional highlights include producing design and animation at Apple, Inc., Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, commissions for IDN magazine, and the Cliff Bar 2-Mile Challenge campaign. His real passion lies in audio/visual collaboration, and he has produced visual design for a wide array of musicians as diverse as Snoop Dogg, Bjork, Aesop Rock, Nonagon and Edison.
Colin has spoken at many conferences in his field of study: HOW Design, HOW Interactive, NAB, VDJC, and SF Mograph. He's also a winner of the international Cut & Paste design competition. In addition to teaching at AAU, he has instructed at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at California College for the Arts. He has taught courses in Graphic Design, Animation/Visual effects, and Web Design + New Media.
Colin holds a BFA from AAU, and has completed MFA studies at San Francisco Art Institute.