My name is Tom Marquis.

I’m a multidisciplinary designer based in Boulder, Colorado. Currently, I work as a motion graphics artist helping to build products and tell stories that delight, inform and inspire audiences. Thanks for visiting.

Skills: Design, Art Direction, Motion, Game Design, UI



TENDRIL, Boulder CO, March 2015 to Present
Senior Motion Designer - Designer and animator serving both the UX team and Marketing. Creating UX prototypes, code based animations, explainer videos and data visualizations. 

STUDIO HEFT, Denver CO, October 2014 to January 2015
Lead Animator - Creating promotional videos for Pearl Izumiand Net10 Wireless.

SPILLT, Denver CO, February 2014
Freelance Motion Designer - Created an animated screensaver for Adult Swim. Animation of various Charter Communication videos. Production roles using various sports tool kits.

PHOBIC STUDIOS, Boulder CO, September 2011 - February 2014
Owner & Art Director - Branding, strategy and marketing of all corporate products and assets. Creative direction, modeling, animation and effects for the following shipped titles: Glow Bugs, Glare, Radial Runner and Fish Bowl Roll.

TDA ADVERTISING, Boulder CO, February 2011 - August 2011
Freelance Art Director - Concepting, packaging, identity, motion graphics and interactive work for ACE Scholarships and Webroot.

WALL STREET ON DEMAND, Boulder CO, April 2010 - February 2011
User Interface Designer, Mobile - iPad and iPhone application design for leading global financial institutions. The applications featured innovative data visualizations and intuitive research tools.

THE FIRST MOVEMENT, Denver CO, November 2009 - May 2010
Freelance Art Director - User interface design projects for AT&T, Xcel Energy and Vitra Systems.

NAVIGATION ARTS, McLean VA, December 2002 – August 2009
Art Director - Responsibilities included setting quality standards for the company, managing the user interface design process and leading the creative team. Clients included: DC United, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Wolf Trap, American Red Cross, Kajeet and NASDAQ.

BETHESDA SOFTWORKS (Vir2l Studios), Bethesda MD, December 2000 – April 2002
Senior Designer - Worked with an elite team of designers producing motion graphics, online video games and interactive media for clients such as Ducati, Big Brother and Victoria’s Secret.

ICONIXX INTERACTIVE, Bethesda MD, April 1997 – November 2000
Designer - Interactive design and motion graphic solutions for clients such as Alcatel, Morgan Stanley, General Electric, Pepco Energy, Xerox, Columbia Energy, PIMCO and Broadwing.

Applications: Maya 2018, Mudbox, After Effects, Trapcode Suite, Unity 3D, Photoshop, Illustrator
Interactive: User Interface Design for web and mobile, Flash animation
Video: Motion graphics, 3D Visualization, Post Production

3D Animation Certificate, Boston University, Center for Digital Imaging, 2009
Bachelor of Science, Industrial Design, University of the Arts, 1993

Apple, Best New Games, Radial Runner, 2013
WMA WebAward, Outstanding Website, DC United.com 2009
WMA WebAward, Financial Services Standard of Excellence, Calvert Investments 2009
WMA WebAward, University Standard of Excellence, Catholic University Website 2009
Webby Award, Job Fox Website 2008
WebAward, Sallie Mae Website 2007
Clio: New Media/Websites Spring 2000, Vir2l.com v3 team
IWPA International Webpage Award for Cysive.com 2000
ADDY Award, Dean Witter Managed Futures CD-ROM, 1999 Ad Club of Washington DC

Published Work:
HOW Design Magazine, Creative Annual, Iconixx Christmas Card, 2001
Product Design 6 by Tucker Viemeister, Design Excellence, Marin Mountain Bike Prototype,1994