David McManus - Digital Design, Animation, Video, Sound
21 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
+1 917 349 8541
I work with art directors, game designers, architects and music producers to help develop their ideas and realize their visions. As an educator, I teach college-level digital design and animation, helping students to learn and master the technologies of the industry. I’m self-taught in multimedia design, digital animation, rendering and illustration.
Illustration & Animation
Taschen Books - Video editing and motion graphics for a promotional video by the soon to be relished coffee table book, “Paleo Art”.
Panasonic Corporation – Designed/creation of large-scale motion graphics uniquely formatted for video-wrap displays on the NASDAQ and the Reuters building in Times Square, promoting Panasonic products.
Tipping Gardner – Trademark, branding and logo rendering explorations for this New York-based branding consultancy. Clients have included Intel, Samsung, GORE-TEX®, Elsevier, and New York Foundation for the Arts.
World Wrestling Entertainment Magazine – Created numerous digital illustrations for editorial and marketing initiatives of the premier wrestling magazine.
Rockwell Group - Architectural digital renderings of window treatment to illustrate design concept for client presentation.
Nancy Mah Design – Digital Illustration: Wall murals for the New Meadowlands Racetrack, “Rat Pack” Wall mural for a private residence, Package design collaboration and animation for Artisanal Whisky
Le Sucre Bleu – Packaging illustrations and marketing product animations for this eclectic chocolate product confectionary company
The New Yorker – Illustration: ‘Portrait of the Virgin Mother’ for an article by Marina Warner, April 8, 1996
Illustration: ‘Portrait of the Pope’ for an article by Colm Toibin, August 12, 1996
Sudden Industries - Director of design and animation
Poppe Tyson Interactive - Production designer
Hearst New Media Center - Production designer
Parsons School of Design – The New School, 1996 – 1997, 2003 - 2016
Professor of CG modeling, Motion Graphics, Photoshop and HTML authoring
Bronze Pencil - The One Show - For BMG, 2003
Silver Cube - Art Directors Club – For BMG, 2003
Best of Show - Web Marketing Association – For BMG, 2003
Silver Medal - the eDesign Competition – For BMG, 2003
Award of Excellence from the International Web Page Awards – For BMG, 2003
Gold Pencil - The One Show - Pj Olson For Columbia Records, 2000
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Audition, Premiere Pro
Logic Pro X
Rhode Island School Of Design
B.F.A. in Film Making and Photography