When Lydia Baillergeau is not working as Design Lead for a small, San Francisco-based design agency called LaunchSquad, she also works as a freelance designer on side projects. Baillergeau is a skilled motion designer with a BFA in graphic design from San Jose State Univerisity.
“I’ve been drawing, doodling, writing, imagining and creating for as long as I can remember,” she says. It seemed only natural that she would pursue a career in graphic design. After university, she worked as a designer for a small printer, a learning experience that eventually led her to leave behind the world of fixed imagery for that of animated art.
Baillergeau explains: “When I visualize things, I see them in motion. But as I was designing in print, I always imagined the elements coming on to the page in motion. Never just a static frame.” For this reason she found herself going back to school to study motion design, a field that has since become the crux of her work.
For the TEN Collection, Season 2, by Fotolia, Baillergeau is the first "secret artist". While the preceding artists in the series have released a free PSD of their illustrations and artworks, Baillergeau is the first artist to release video files for her artwork, entitled "Toast to Inspiration".
The Illustrator and After Effects files for “Toast to inspiration” will be available for free for 24 hours on Friday 9 August 2013.