Dakota Hopkins is a motion designer, animator, art director, and compositor with 10+ years of experience and a love for many disciplines. Working in commercials, tech, entertainment, AR/VR, design, photography, film, compositing, vfx, animation and motion graphics, typography, music, product visualizations & rendering, experiential, immersive and interactive experiences. 

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri and working on-site in Los Angeles and remotely for other markets, 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

Working Not Working profile: https://workingnotworking.com/dahop 
Armory & Skills
Proficient: After Effects, Cinema 4D, Redshift, Nuke, Figma, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Premiere, DaVinci Resolve. 
Working Knowledge: Arnold, Octane and V-Ray Renderers, X-Particles, PhotoScan, Photogrammetry, JavaScript, Python. 
Awards & Recognition
Leonard, Neil. Becoming a Successful Graphic Designer. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016
Featured on Motion Graphics Served for “Motion Design 2015 Senior Gallery Show” on Behance, 2015 
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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