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Richard Beerens is a multi-disciplinary freelance motion / digital designer and director. He helps clients to turn ideas into visual stories and creates designs and animations that are aesthetic and powerful. He currently lives and works as a freelancer in Amsterdam.

His versatile background and more than a decade (12+ yrs) of experience working in the creative industry enables him to help clients with a broad range of services. He takes responsibility over concept development and art direction, and guides storyboard development, visual design, illustration, animation, motion graphics and digital design  processes towards high quality deliverables and results. He always works with a hands-on mentality. When a project asks for it, his network allows him to scale up and collaborate with creative talent. He prefers to work in ego-free cultures with passionate creatives that prioritize creating quality work.

Brands & agencies

Throughout his career, he has had the privilege to work for brands such as: Philips, Booking.com,  Audi, Facebook, BMW, Mini, The Glenlivet, Decathlon, The Ocean Cleanup, Rituals, Vodafone, Ziggo, Kennedy van der Laan, Rijksmuseum, Algemeen Dagblad, Keune and agencies such as Ueno, Serviceplan, Pilotfish, Wunderman Thomson, DEPT, Yune, MediaMonks, AKQA, DTT, LamaLama, 180 Amsterdam, Isobar, dentsuACHTUNG, Glasnost, Edelman, Eyeforce, DPPLR and many more.

Background

Previously, he worked at the advertising agency Wunderman Thomson (fka J. Walter Thompson) in Amsterdam. Here he fulfilled several roles such as digital designer, motion graphic designer and art director. He then worked as a freelancer for several creative agencies and companies. He freelanced for Philips Design & Healthcare as both a digital designer and motion designer for many years, collaborating closely with multiple team leads. He co-owned the production studio TILT Amsterdam - specialized in design, animation and film - where he served as the hands-on creative director guiding the creative team, freelancers and partners. Since 2021 he went back to freelancing, and now takes on freelance gigs and is open to what the future may bring.

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