Pacha Mallory, Designer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Pacha Mallory

Verified Expert  in Design


Los Angeles, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
September 4, 2023

Pacha is a senior motion graphics designer with 17+ years of professional experience and a fine arts degree in broadcast design. He specializes in 2D and 3D animation, graphic design, and kinetic typography with tools like After Effects, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, and Element 3D. Clients include Netflix, Paramount, CBS, and Annapurna. Pacha has an insatiable passion for creating compelling narratives through visual storytelling—whether meticulously crafting on-air promos or bringing UI's to life.


Work Experience

Freelance Motion Designer

2023 - 2023
Secret Weapon Marketing
  • Produced captivating video content tailored for high-resolution screens at the music venue. Animated unique venue logos, ensuring loopable and visually engaging content that enriched the overall atmosphere.
  • Crafted seamless and innovative logo animations for each venue. Infused excitement and playfulness, mirroring speaker movement to enhance the animated visuals' dynamic quality.
  • Executed animations with smoothness and precision, effectively capturing the essence of the venues and their energetic ambiance. Delivered content that visually stood out and complemented the overall experience for attendees.
Technologies: After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Adobe Media Encoder, Trapcode Suite

Freelance Motion Designer

2023 - 2023
  • Recreated a scene from a beloved 90s teen movie, infusing humor by featuring Lizzo. Crafted an engaging and entertaining social media spoof, capturing the era's essence.
  • Developed and animated a 90s-style computer interface and screensaver, meticulously adhering to brand guidelines. Achieved a cohesive and recognizable visual identity that resonated with the target audience.
  • Transformed the video innovatively into a mid-90s aesthetic, applying retro elements like scan lines and CRT screen distortion, elevating the project's authenticity. Ensured adaptability for future changes, simplifying and optimizing the project.
Technologies: After Effects CC, Red Giant, MacOS

Freelance Motion Designer

2021 - 2022
Anima Vitae
  • Pioneered an inventive approach by employing the creamer pour technique for matte reveals. Transformed still watercolor images into mesmerizing, stop-motion-like visuals, enhancing the project's visual appeal.
  • Elevated the project through dynamic animation. Utilized watercolor assets and expertly brought them to life, showcasing a fusion of artistic skills and creativity.
  • Transitioned seamlessly into 3D stereo work, expanding my skillset and contributing to the project's multidimensional quality. Demonstrated adaptability and growth by successfully integrating new techniques into the creative process.
Technologies: After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, MacOS, Stereoscopic Video, Oculus
2001 - 2006

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree in Broadcast Design

Savannah College of Art and Design - Savannah, Georgia, USA


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Trapcode Suite, Element 3D, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, Red Giant, Cinema 4D, Illustrator CC, Maya, Avid Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, Logic Pro, Premiere Pro CC, Maxon Cinema 4D


MacOS, Oculus


Stereoscopic Video, Drawing, Art & Painting, Matte Painting, Video Editing, Adobe Premiere, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Graphic Design, Kinetic Typography, Particle Systems, Texturing, Compositing, Tracking, Rotoscoping, Keying

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