Steve Santer – Digital Art Direction and Motion Design

About Steve Santer


I am an experienced, hands-on, creative Digital Art Director, Illustrator, 3D Artist & Motion Designer. I’m currently working in Sydney, across mobile (UX and UI), online (responsive sites), 3D & 2D digital art / illustrations, and motion briefs for; agencies, publishers, studios, TV producers, start-ups and direct brands.

I have worked on a number of award winning projects for both online and mobile apps: WilderQuest iPad app winner of 11 AIMIAs, Trocoxil iPad app Bronze Clio, Streets Paddle Pop (online) AIMIA Finalist, just to name a few.

As a creative specialist in the digital industry, I am able to work proficiently across several design disciplines including; user experience (UX) design and interface (UI) design for mobile apps, games and online products, as well as 3D animation and motion design.

My design and digital art direction experience covers most industry types from kids’ games and education apps, online and mobile B2B, global FMCG brands, electronics,  pharmaceuticals, mining, and entertainment.

If you have a project coming up and you need a Digital Art Director, 3D Illustrator / 3D Generalist, Graphic Designer or Motion Graphics Designer get in touch! If you’d like to see more of my work check out the portfolio section of the site. I’ve recently added a news section too, where I upload things I’m learning which is a part of my job that I never get tired of.

Skill set overview

  • Experienced lead creative / design director / art director
  • Hands on designer with expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite products
  • Strong UX (User Experience) Design skills including user-flows and wireframing
  • Expert motion design experience with After Effects (and Trapcode Suite)
  • Skilled with Premiere / Final Cut
  • 3D Artist / Generalist with Cinema 4D Studio R16
  • 2D Illustration
  • 2D character animation and rigging using ToonBoom Harmony
  • Expert at Flash development and animation (AS3 + Away3D)
  • Excellent comprehension of branding and design in digital media
  • High level of research and communication skills
  • SpriteKit game programming / development and design for iOS
  • Traditional art skills (photography, sketching)
  • Experienced at mentoring junior members of creative teams
  • Experienced art directing photo shoots


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