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Hey, I’m Chris.

I’m a freelance and contract 2D animator and motion designer, working in Wellington, New Zealand (and remotely in all sorts of places).

I’ve worked in animation and motion graphics for nearly nine years. The last four as a freelancer and the previous five creating educational animation and video content full time for the Open Polytechnic. Prior to that, I studied Media Design at Victoria University of Wellington.

My animation work has a strong focus on character and story driven content. I’m particularly interested in educational content with a positive social impact.

Outside of sitting at a computer (which let’s be honest is most of my time), you’ll likely find me on a hike around many of Wellington’s hills and trails, or slowly trudging towards a much needed coffee break.

What do I do?

  • 2D character animation
  • 2D motion graphics
  • Animated explainer videos
  • Learning and educational animation
  • Opening Titles, Logos and Credit Sequences

Where do we start?

If you have a project you need help with, or you simply want to chat over coffee, feel free to get in touch.

︎     ︎    Unicorn Factory

Recent clients and projects

The Safe Space Alliance is a LGBTQI+ led non-profit organisation that aims to help people identify, navigate, and create safe spaces for LGBTQI+ communities worldwide. Anyone with a genuine interest in creating safe spaces can join us and add a space (or spaces) to the safe space directory.

‘It was a delight working with Chris to make an animated video for our organisation. Chris spoke to us in detail about what we needed and seemed to intuitively understand our requirements.  He has a lovely manner and showed empathy and insight in matching up our goals to an artistic vision.  He clearly explained the process for each review stage and kept to our tight timeframes for finishing the work.  He was really responsive to adjustments we wanted to make as the work evolved.  The resulting animation was beautiful, captivating, charming and hit just the right tone - we couldn’t imagine a better outcome based on our brief.  We are really delighted.  It was a real pleasure working with Chris and we highly recommend him!’

Tabby and Julia,
Inside Out 

"Working with Chris on the Wellington City Council project was fantastic. Chris was professional, talented, reliable and passionate every step of the way. Chris went above and beyond, bringing our ideas to life in creative, authentic and original ways.  Being able to find someone who has all these qualities is rare and we would highly recommend Chris for any project. We can't wait to work with him again."

Ashleigh Bogle, Commercial Producer,
TVNZ - Re:News

“Chris is one of the most creative people I know. His clever, artistic story-telling is just a pleasure to behold. Having voiced many e-Learning modules that Chris has animated, I believe his ability to bring topics to life with unique creative insight and story-telling is some of the best in the business. Marry this up with total professionalism and delivery and you’re on to a winner!”
Rachel Simon
Freelance Voiceover Artist