Rafael Varona is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator and Art Director with Peruvian roots based in Berlin and later Amsterdam.

His passion for drawing convinced him to study Graphic Design at the University of Arts in Berlin.

After his diploma, he specialized in Motion Design and realizing complex animations for all kind of outlets, from print to web, from TV to social media.

Following the success gained online by his first personal projects, he was able to found his own studio, which so far has already created videos, illustrations and motion graphics for agencies and clients aroud the world, such as Pepsi, Google, Intel, Adobe, Yelp, Snapchat, Bacardi, Porsche, NBC, Washington Post, World Health Organisation, World Bank, Farrow & Ball, Literatuurmuseum The Hague, totaljobs, KPMG, Mykita, Squamish Festival, Belber, Chefsfeed and more.

Rafael loves colorful shapes and illustrated playgrounds and is obsessed with turning them into animated loops.

Rafael Varona