Nick Cortes

Motion and 3D Animator

Originally from upstate New York, Nick brings a northern edge to the VFX department at edgefactory. His start in the industry began with jobs at various sign shops, followed by promotional product and marketing design.

His graphic design position with Nth Degree Visual FX in Winter Garden Florida marked a turning point where he began to bring his designs to life through animation. Having a background in art history and photography allow this self-taught motion designer to ignite excitement in his audience with designs and animation fit for broadcast.

Nick’s primary tools include Adobe After Effects, Element 3D and Cinema 4D. It’s his job to transform design ideas into the industry-standard 3-dimensional content that’s in demand from edgefactory.

A Tiger alumni, Nick graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. He then brought his talents to Central Florida to pursue exciting opportunities. He spent six years as lead designer for Sterling Marketing designing an assortment of promotional products, and went on to add motion graphics to his repertoire as production designer for Nth Degree Visual FX in 2012.

“I love that edgefactory allows me to create and collaborate on incredible brand experiences every day.”