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Rookie Awards 2022 | Rookie of the Year

Motion Graphics Finalists

Motion graphics are a way to communicate with the viewer, and add depth to a story. Together with music and effective copy, they can give us a message. We use them to create ads, title sequences for movies, videos and to share information.

Khoo Bao Xian (Jeslyn)


Singapore | 3dsense Media School

Bringing static visuals to life through animation is something that I enjoy. I’m always up for a challenge – I see every project as an opportunity to apply my skills, improve myself and gain new experiences.

SiJie Goh


Singapore | 3dsense Media School

I was very intrigued by art as a subject ever since young. l enjoy observing the different forms and mediums of art, from paintings to sculptures. And that has led me to study communication design. Throughout my journey as a graphic designer, I realized that motion design was something that I was interested in and decided to pursue it.

Daniel Salaverri


United States | Ringling College of Art and Design

Well, I've always been creative. I started pursuing an architectural degree and quickly learned that I despised mathematics... I took a hiatus from formal schooling to explore my passions and quickly grabbed onto graphic illustration. Upon my application to Ringling, my advisor said that given the wide variety of mediums I enjoyed working with, giving Motion Design was well worth a shot! The rest is history.

Joshua Raoul D Ibal


Singapore | 3dsense Media School

Growing up in a small city in the Philippines, art, music and film has always been a form of escape for me. A career in the creative industry didn’t just seem unfathomable, it was also unheard of from where I come from. But despite this seemingly impossible pursuit, my love for art, animated films and the creative world just kept getting stronger as I grew up.

Charmaine Tan


Singapore | 3dsense Media School

When I chose to do design after my Olevels I decided that I wanted to make a career out of my passion as a creative

Lee the Deer


United States | Savannah College of Art and Design

Since Childhood



Singapore | Nanyang Polytechnic - School of Design & Media

Since young, I've always been interested in broadcast media. From watching television and film titles, to animated lyric videos and stage graphics, it became an aspiration of mine to work on them one day. I then went on to pursue a diploma in motion graphics, discovering my passion in crafting animated visuals.


United States | Savannah College of Art and Design

Once I had a chance to edit campaign promotional trailer of a student dance exhibition. After that, I found that I can present my ideas more clearly in the form of visualization and animation, which further stimulates me to enter this industry.



Singapore | 3dsense Media School

When I was a child, I watched many animated movies and wanted to create some of my own. I was a huge fan of computer games so that really kickstarted my passion for the creative industry.



China | Savannah College of Art and Design


Singapore | Nanyang Polytechnic - School of Design & Media

When my interest in animation, pop culture and illustration started being more than just a hobby, and instead what i want to do full time

Siti Nardifiqah Bte Ayub


Singapore | Nanyang Polytechnic - School of Design & Media

I've always had an enviable knack for creating something out of nothing. I enjoy the process of solving design problems with creative solutions! My passion grew and that's when I realised that I would want to continue to grow and nurture my skills in an industry I'm passionate in. The world inspires me to endless creations and ideas.

Jesseter Wang


United States | School of Visual Arts

When I was young, I captured my dreams and whimsical thoughts by putting them on drawing paper. I love imagining myself touching and feeling these novel things in the fantasy world I created. After I went to college, those childhood memories helped me put more emotions and empathy into my artwork. This enthusiasm for creation has never faded and allowed me to grow to become a more proficient designer.

Amanda Godreau


United States | Ringling College of Art and Design

Oddly enough, I don't think I've yet to have that realization. I've been creating in one medium or another for as long as I can remember. Creating never seemed like an option but rather something that just was part of me. Deciding to go to school for design seemed like the natural next step. I wanted to pursue a career doing something that I was truly passionate about.

Hei Kuok


Hong Kong | Ringling College of Art and Design

Having a community of artists who support one another really encouraged me to pursue my dreams, and the feeling of everyone being positive warms my heart.


United States | Ringling College of Art and Design

I first realized you wanted to work in the creative media and entertainment industry when I started to work in Cinema 4D. I used to be a digital painter until I started incorporating 3D into my paintings. I made the switch from illustration to motion design my senior year of high school and I am now enrolled in Ringling College of Art and Design's Motion Design major.

Josh Young


United States | Ringling College of Art and Design

I started when I was interested in video game montage edits. This allowed me to play with After Effects a lot until I discovered the Motion Design major at Ringling and I knew that is what I wanted to do.