jim darski | design + motion

jim darski | design + motion

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Jim Darski

Motion Designer, Editor, Art Director


2015 - Present

Apple, Inc.  (Contract Level Studios, Ntropic)
Motion Designer
Animating graphics for launch events and in-store displays. Developing style frames, motion tests and visual elements for interactive content.

2008 - 2015

Beyond Pix Studios San Francisco
Senior Motion Designer, Video Editor, Art Director
Designing content for promotional videos, event projections, interactive and print.  Clients include: eBay, Yahoo!, Visa, Skype, LinkedIn, Sonoma Raceway, Levi’s, Chevron, Nestle, URS, EMMY SF, Bay Area Bike Coalition and more

2013 - 2015

Art Institute of California San Francisco
Instructor: Motion Graphics and Editing (part-time)
Basic and intermediate After Effects and motion design courses, video ending, curriculum development, independent study supervision.

2007 - 2008

Motion Designer, Editor
Corporate promotional videos for clients: McCann Group, Microsoft, Sony Playstation, Mint.com, Styker, Hudson Soft, and more

2005 - 2007

TMG Creative South San Francisco
Motion Designer, Editor, Video Technician 
Designing graphics for interactive and video content, editing corporate videos, machine room operator. Clients include: Stryker, Connetics, Anita Borg Foundation, Roche Molecular, Understanding Plastic Surgery, Neil Young and more.


2000 - 2003

Film & Video Master Degree
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1997 - 1999

Fine Arts Interdisciplinary
San Francisco Art Instiute

1995 - 2000

Choreography Bachelor of Fine Arts
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA


Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator
Premiere, Final Cut Pro
Cinema 4D, Storyboard Pro, Indesign

Awards & Recognitions

1st Place CreaTV Award Nonprofit PSA 2015
Bike to Work (2014)

Official Selection 2016 Seattle Polish Film Festival
Lines of Dreams (2015), director, animator