Motion Design-based content creation, for the marketing of innovation

* My next availability is currently: June 2020

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Developing a business? launching a new product? looking for investors?

You often need to explain concepts, technologies or complex matters to an audience.

But you've got a problem:
Nobody cares.
Advertising is ineffective,
Presentations are boring,
Facebook/Google Ads are a budget blackhole...

To grab the attention of your audience, you must think like a media company and create delightful content with a subtly crafted marketing narrative.

This is what I do for my clients.
In an elegant style, yet combining advanced visual techniques.

Simple pricing,
No hidden subcontracting,
Projects delivered as planned,
Happy clients, since 2006.

How shall we work together?

Over the years, I have built a rigorous workflow. Every project is split in two parts, billed separately: the creative direction and the creative production. My clients enjoy the piece of mind of such a clear roadmap!

Content production for enterprises

Delivering final products from "no idea" to execution, Creative Direction included.

Duration:

6 - 12 seconds

Music:

Optional

Voiceover:

No

A short animation that captures attention like nothing else. Works well in series.

Ideal for:

Social media - Digital signage

Marketing Intention:

Entertain

Price:

1,500 - 5,000

Made in:

1 - 2 weeks

Motion design
Duration:

15 - 30 seconds

Music:

Optional

Voiceover:

No

Teasers are an opportunity to wow your audience in a short time. Consider them the equivalent of a poster advertisement. No script to debate here, so let's make a strong impression!

Ideal for:

Youtube . Social Media . Micro sites

Marketing Intention:

Inspire

Price:

5,000 - 12,000

Made in:

2 - 3 weeks

Motion design
Duration:

45 - 60 seconds

Music:

Yes

Voiceover:

Optional

Stage your product and give context to potential users. We care about motion grammar and visual signifiers. It is all about perception! Avoid voiceover (and script) for a nice cost-saving (better for muted playback).

Ideal for:

Web sites . Social Media . Digital Signage . Booth

Marketing Intention:

Convince

Price:

8,000 - 18,000

Made in:

4 - 6 weeks

Motion design
Duration:

60 - 90 seconds

Music:

Yes

Voiceover:

Yes

The most efficient communications product. Good explainers requires a paradigm shift unpleasant to most corporations: DON'T CLAIM, EXPLAIN. We stay away from cheesy graphics and take advantage of our strong scriptwriting skills. Good taste, strong result.

Ideal for:

Youtube . Web site . Social Media . Presentations

Marketing Intention:

Educate

Price:

18,000 - 40,000

Made in:

6 - 10 weeks

Duration:

60 - 120 seconds

Music:

Yes

Voiceover:

No

Highly creative productions for maximum impact! Run them on oversized screens to delight your audience on the "big day".

Ideal for:

Conferences . Installations . Micro-sites

Marketing Intention:

Entertain

Price:

10,000 - 15,000

Made in:

4 - 5 weeks

Duration:

-

Music:

Optional

Voiceover:

No

Helping your team build visual storytelling from your data. Best for PR, media relations, end of year reports, and communications at events.

Ideal for:

Micro-sites . Presentations . Installations

Marketing Intention:

Convince

Price:

Very dependent on scope.

Made in:

2 weeks

Not sure which product is right? No problem!
Get a free 30-mins call consultation to avoid self-prescription.

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Consultancy
THE WORLD IS CHANGING

First, you want a product or service that resonates with the digital needs of users. Most current leaders are struggling with this, because of a generation gap.

Production
NOBODY CARES

Advertising is inefficient and presentations are boring. Don't waste your budget paying Facebook or Google Ads. To grab the attention of your audience, you must create video and animated media content that either educate, convince or delight.

Branding
YOU ARE NOT ATTRACTIVE ENOUGH

Build a strong brand or refresh an existing one. Branding is about the entire user experience: first impression matters, from your logo to your web site, and the visual language of your videos.

Services to agencies and studios

Hire me as freelancer to complement your team with those specific skills

Conceptual, composited, stylised, photorealistic, non-photorealistic, technical, organic, retro-gaming... name your style!

Design of styleframes expressing a visual intention in a particular style (for pitches) or defining a creative direction for a motion design.

Procedural modeling and more complex FX. Using Houdini, Cinema4D, X-Particles, and Marvelous Designer.

Modeling of 3D character based on a 2D sketch. To be used in illustration, or further rigged for animation, game engine or VR pipelines.

Consultancy

Before any marketing, you need a product or service that resonates with the digital needs of users. Most current leaders are struggling with this, because of a generation gap. Thanks to my unconventional experience, I can surely bring you some eye opening perspectives!

Typical engagement:

A few weeks to a few months

Price:

6,000 per week (part-time retainers possible)

Branding is about the entire user experience: first impression matters, from your logo to your web site, and the visual language of your videos.

Typical engagement:

1 - 3 months (part-time)

Price:

Based on scope, usually 10,000 - 15,000

My clients are prestigious brands,
VC-funded startups and digital agencies

Many under long-term contracts and confidentiality terms.

Full client list

I am located in Nyon, in the region of Lake Geneva, Switzerland.

Frequent Questions

Are you an agency?

No. I am not an "agency", although my clients are billed via my registered company in Switzerland. I operate as a hybrid between a design studio and a business consultant. There are advantages and inconvenience in working directly with someone like me; I recommend going to an agency instead if you operate in an environment that requires lots of meetings, validations or calendar uncertainties - I do not have any account management resources.

Why is Motion Design important for marketing?

Because marketing communications is now performed through screens. And Motion design is the most complete storytelling art for screens of all sizes. This goes much beyond what "motion graphics" was, back in days of TV.

What are the budget levels of your services?

I mix time-based and fixed-price budgets. In fairness to my clients, I'm totally transparent on pricing and publish all my rates online (secret link for clients). In broad terms, most of my engagements and productions range between 5,000 and 50,000 CHF/euros/$. Low-cost exist for everything nowadays, so I'm totally ok if my services are not a good fit for you.

Do you have special prices for startups?

Yes! I am entrepreneur myself, so I know how hard it is to set budgets when you are not making revenues yet. So here is my deal: I'll help you out with a discounted working price, until your business is launched.

Are you looking for creative partners?

Yes. When projects require specific skills that I cannot meet, I may recommend other freelancers to my clients. In 2020, I'm looking for partners with the following background: - Illustrators - 2D character animators - 3D character animators

Do you do "collaborations" (i.e. unpaid work)?

I only accept discounted pricing for work that supports my strategic research & development. In 2019, my focus was on 3D character sculpting. In 2020, I am starting to design content for VR.

Do you have experience with specific industry sectors?

I have worked multiple years on projects within the following industries: - Food and Beverage - Aerospace and Aviation - Intellectual Property - Pharmaceutical - Luxury Goods

We have secret stuff. Can we trust you to keep it confidential?

Absolutely. As a long-time innovation marketing specialist, I am experienced with confidentiality and Intellectual Property. Indeed, a part of my work has always been about future products. So, beyond usual legal agreements, I have operating procedures for dealing with sensitive data (3D/CAD models, strategic marketing plans, future press releases etc.). And I do not sub-contract any of my work. That's much safer than any agency.

E-books & Guides

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Nobody Cares, a framework to rethink your marketing

Blog Post

A story of hammer, funnel and wine tasting.

There was a time when "Seen on TV" = Truth and Trust. Can you imagine?!

Advertising is totally outdated. Let's shift to new approach.

Motion Design For Content Marketing

E-book

Creatives have usually a hard time explaining to their clients what they can offer. On the other end, marketers struggle to keep up with all the digital communications options available. This leads to bad expectations and difficult pricing.

In this guide, I am sharing how I help clients understand what products they actually need. Discover the full taxonomy!

The Motion Design Brief

PDF Guide

Good design cannot exist without a good brief. Over the years, I've defined a template specific to motion design.

The Motion Design Workflow

Webinar

Motion design is like cooking. Anyone can do it and there is an infinite amount of ingredients. But not everybody is a Chef! In this guide, I share the main recipes that led me to successful projects.

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