Dave Cicale is a seasoned creative professional with a strong background in motion design, animation, illustration & graphic design. He specializes in character illustrations, typography & logos, and motion design storytelling. He’s worked in Seattle, Portland, and New York for commercial marketing content, broadcast media, & creative film clients like Twitter, Nickelodeon, Ford Motors, TV Tokyo, National Geographic, Nature Conservancy. Since being back in San Francisco he’s been involved at tech companies like Ellation & Salesforce where he continues to provide creative solutions rooted in digital handicraft that brings screens of every size to life. When he’s not digitally creating, Dave travels internationally, enjoys eclectic cinema & cuisine, and exploring the great outdoors. Dave has a BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in this workshop. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.
Adobe After Effects: An Introduction and Practice Session
Learn the basics of After Effects and put your new skills to the test with guided hands-on practice.
Motion Design 101
Explore the tools and techniques you can use to bring websites and marketing materials to life on-screen.