Angie Taylor is an art director, illustrator and motion graphic designer, based in the UK. She studied Fine Art at Edinburgh College of Art (Heriot-Watt University) and had a 14-year career as a motion graphic artist producing animation, visual effects, and motion graphics for television, film, video, and the web. Examples of her work could be regularly seen on the BBC and Channel 4 in the UK and across Europe.
Angie's credits include animation and post-production on Rubber Johnny, a collaboration with director Chris Cunningham, musician Aphex Twin, and Warp Records; visual effects on the multi-award-winning short film Hibernation, directed by John Williams; and animation and design with UK-based design house D-Fuse for Beck's groundbreaking DVD album, Guero. She is also the author of two successful Creative After Effects books published by Focal Press, as well as Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist, also published by Focal Press.
Angie worked in the software industry as a product specialist for 14 years, regularly touring with Adobe and Apple, giving software demonstrations and seminars on digital filmmaking and animation processes at international trade shows and conferences like NAB, IBC, and Macworld. For two years she was the Tech chair of the "Advanced Motion Graphics & Visual FX" track at the Post Production World conference at NAB. She has also provided custom training and consulting in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Production Studio, Apple Final Cut Studio, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator to various leading companies in Europe including the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, Carlton, HTV, B Sky B, and MTV.