About
Dakota Hopkins is a freelance motion designer and compositor with a love for many disciplines, including design,
2D/3D animation, compositing, photography, film, vfx, typography, music, and interactive experiences.
Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Dakota graduated from the Ringling College of Art + Design with a
BFA in Motion Design. Please take a moment and view some of the work both past and present.
Thank you so much for coming by to visit.

For further information and to get in contact with me, please send me an email at hello@dakotahopkins.com
I can also be reached by phone at 314.799.0848

Working Not Working profile: https://workingnotworking.com/dahop 
Armory & Skills
Proficient: After Effects, Cinema 4D, Nuke, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Premiere, Audition, InDesign,
DaVinci Resolve, Capture One, Media Pro, RED Epic + Scarlet, RED Cine-X, HTML, CSS, Mac OS X, UNIX, Windows OS.
Working Knowledge: V-Ray Renderer, X-Particles, TurbulenceFD, DragonFrame, Hiero, PhotoScan, VDMX,
Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Maya, ZBrush, Mudbox, Modo, Mari, RealFlow, Logic Pro
Awards & Recognition
PromaxBDA Gold Winner for “Bubble Guppies Pencil Case” in Music Video, 2014
PromaxBDA Bronze Winner for “Bubble Guppies Pencil Case” in Children’s Programming Spot, 2014
PromaxBDA Bronze Winner for “Bubble Guppies Pencil Case” in Daytime Program Spot, 2014
Student Gold ADDY Winner for “Support the Arts PSA” (w/ Viraj Ajmeri) in Television, 2014
Student Silver ADDY Winner for “Intimacy” in Non-Traditional Advertising, 2014
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist for “Ideation” in Animation, 2013
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist for “Cartoon Network + Nick IDs” in Animation, 2013
Best of Ringling, Motion Design, Ringling College, 2012–2014
Top 5 Animated Show Opens, Sarasota Film Festival, 2013
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