Hello. I'm Dan Bucknam, a freelance motion graphics designer living and working in Denver.

Dan Bucknam is a graphic designer, animator, and artist for a multitude of media, including broadcast, web, and print. Dan has worked on projects for a number of clients and studios including: Troika, Big Block, King and Country, History Channel, Nationwide Insurance, TNT, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Channel, Syfy Channel, Nick jr, TNT, Benjamin Moore, Travel Channel, Del Real Foods, Exxon, Nissan, Burger King, Playboy Channel, Legwork Studios, Spillt, Agency Zero, Crispin Porter, StickyDocs, Medulla Design, Aerogrow International, Fuel Studios, One Source IML, and many more.

King and Country

Designer and Animator


Motion Graphics, Compositing, Concepting and Designing Styleframes, Logo Design, 2d Animation, 2.5d Animation, 3d Animation, 3d Modeling, Toolkits, Texturing, Lighting, UVW Mapping, Particle Systems, Matte Painting, Element 3d.

Clients: History Channel, Syfy Channel, TBS, TNT, Nick .jr, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Life, TNT, TBS, Benjamin Moore, Travel Channel, Nationwide Insurance.


Graphic Designer and Director


In-house designer and art director for a product manufacturer.
Modeled and rendered photo realistic 3d products. Concepted and created brand standards. Managed production.
Illustration, Logo Design, Print design, 3d Modeling, InDesign, Retail packaging, Photography, Catalogs, Powerpoint, Technical illustrations, Instruction manuals.

Clients: Case Logic, The Boppy Corporation, Rent-A-Center, Sports Authority, Samsonite, TGI Fridays, Six Flags, Gates Rubber Company, Field & Stream.

BVP Media

Designer and Animator


Motion graphics designer for a business video production company.
Title sequences, Lower thirds, Website Comps, HTML, Flash Animation, 3d Modeling, 3d Animation, Infographics.

Clients: Prologis, Born Shoes, United Technical Institute, Regis University, GMAC CM.


The Art Institute of Colorado


Bachelor of Science in Computer Animation.
Dean’s list for academic excellence.

  • Fxphd.com training certificate.
  • Digital Tutors Subscriber.


    Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Adobe Premier, Adobe Creative Suite, Branding, Illustration, 3d Product Design, 3D Modeling, Logo Design, Texturing, 2d Animation, Video Editing, Digital Painting, Retail Packaging, Photography, Compositing, Special Effects, Flash Animation, 3d Animation, Character Animation, Particle Systems,
    UVW Mapping, Sound Design, Lighting, Wacom, Trapcode Particular, CSS, HTML, Actionscript, Wordpress.