New York-based design and effects studio Click 3X recently expanded their roster, signing talented artist, JD Yepes, a specialist in editing, motion design and VFX compositing. The hire is the latest in a series of efforts to widen their production capabilities to offer a full suite of visual solutions for commercials, feature films, television, music videos and broadcast clients.
With significant experience and talent across a wide range of software and techniques, as well as with concept development, on-set editing, motion design, compositing, and finishing, JD will immediately contribute to Click's growing team. Executive Producer/Partner Jason Mayo elaborates, "One of the aims of our company is to constantly add new talent and abilities. With his diverse background, both culturally and creatively, and above all, his talent, JD brings additional depth, strength, and potential to our team."
Commenting on his union with the studio, Yepes adds, "As an artist, I love being able to bring thoughts and ideas together like small pieces of a puzzle to create a shot-to bring things to life. The team at Click really shares my passion to develop their creative intuitions and push the limits of visual possibility with technically innovative media content."
A native of Venezuela, JD worked in Miami for eight years before coming to New York to join Click. He has worked freelance and for high-end studios including MGS Communications (Miami), Digipost INC (Miami) and rgfx (Caracas) for brand name clients like Tiffany & Co., AT&T, Visa, NBA, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Discovery Channel Latin America, and National Geographic Latin America, as well as dozens of other Latin American brands. JD developed his talents through FXPHD, a high-end VFX educational program. His most recent work includes projects for Scion, Florida Power & Light Company, and Toyota.
About Click 3X
New York-based Click 3X produces cutting-edge visual solutions for commercials, feature films, television, music videos and broadcast clients around the globe. Founded in 1993, Click 3X has become the preeminent digital studio led by artists, yet supported by one of the most technologically advanced studios in the industry. With award-winning design, powerful visual effects, and a visionary animation team, Click 3X has worked on such diverse projects as Jonathan Demme's unconventional feature documentary on Jimmy Carter entitled, Man From Plains; Animal Collective's Peacebone video directed by Tim Saccenti; and Time Warner's video instillation, Home Of The Future which was showcased on the Time Warner building in NYC.
Additionally, Click 3X recently launched an interactive design studio titled ClickFire Media. CFM is an interactive design studio specializing in multi-platform, media-rich creative campaigns. CFM partners with agencies and entertainment industry clients in the conceptualization, design and development of fully-integrated, consistently branded experiences. Through insight and innovation, CFM combines that latest interactive technologies with the best design, video, animation and live action skills from Click 3x to deliver integrated solutions in the ever-developing media landscape.
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