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  • Gustavo G. Forster

    Visual Design Lead at General Electric

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

I'm an art director, motion designer, web designer, ilustrator and 3D artist with more than 12 years of experience. I love character animation, to learn new things and I thrive at new challenges. Specialties: Corporate identity, layout creation, concept designs, brand design, flash based sites, 3d animation, 3d modeling, CSS, HTML, ActionScript.

Work Samples

  • Web

  • 3D

  • Vector & Illustration

Work History

  • Lead Visual Designer, Innovation Team

    • General Electric
    • Oct 2011 - Present (6 years 2 months)

    Started as the Lead Designer for the Communications team in GE Brazil, redefining layouts for internal and external communications, redesigning the GE Reports Brasil Blog and helping out with strategic design and communication decisions for the Facebook fan for GE Brazil.

    In the end of 2012 I moved to the High-Impact Innovation Team at GE USA working as the Lead Visual Designer. My role is to build iPhone/iPad app layouts for the internal clients as well to produce motion design videos for products and events presentations. I also develop branding communication to some internal products.

  • Senior motion/interactive designer

    • Grupo TV1
    • Aug 2008 - Oct 2011 (3 years 2 months)

    Made several 3D, After Effects and Flash animated and layouts for hotsites. Clients inclued O Boticário, AMBEV, Guaraná, H.Stern, among others.

  • Web designer

    • Terra Networks
    • May 2006 - Jun 2008 (2 years 1 month)

    Created layouts for the portal's channels and provided maintenance with CSS and HTML coding.

  • Art Director

    • RAPP Brasil
    • 2006 - 2007 (1 year)

    Created layouts for hotsites mainly for Petrobras, which was at the time one of the agency's clients.

  • Art Director

    • Itaú Unibanco | AIG
    • 2002 - 2003 (1 year)

    Created layouts for their intranet, for their website, their partner websites, along with e-mail marketings and internal communications pieces.

  • 3D Modeler

    • RPM Produtora
    • 2001 - 2001

    Created animations and renderings for many animatics for national and international ads and 3D product vizualizations.

  • Web Designer

    • Tenda Digital
    • 2000 - 2001 (1 year)

    Created layouts and animations for Unibanco AIG, their client at the time.


  • AnimSchool

    • Character Animation Program Animation
    • 2011 - 2013