• Design, Motion Graphics, Illustration

  • Welcome to my portfolio!

    Hello, I am Marcos da Rocha Carvalho, a designer and illustrator from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil who lives and works in the DC metropolitan area. I have a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts, and an MA in Computer Art from the Savannah College of Art and Design. I love all things design and art related, I also enjoy traveling, cooking, bodyboarding, surfing, martial arts and just hanging out at the beach in general. Please feel free to contact me for any motion graphics or print design projects you might need help with, I would be happy to help you achieve your vision.

  • Motion Graphic Design

    Animations, animated infographics, animated type, lower thirds, and other cool things.

    Alliance for Securing Democracy

    Motion graphics piece used to promote the launch of the Alliance for Securing Democracy.

    Brussels Forum 2019 Promotional Video

    Motion graphics piece I created to promote the Brussels Forum 2019 conference in Brussels, Belgium for The German Marshall Fund of the United States.

    Regulation vs. Innovation

    Animation created for the Charles Koch Institute.

    Information Laundering

    Animated infographic created for the Alliance for Securing Democracy.

    Some Facts About the Refugee Situation in Turkey

    Animated infographic created for the German Marshall Fund of the United States

    Iran's Authoritarian Playbook

    I edited this vide as well as  animating the lower thirds and other graphic elements in this video.
  • Contact

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  • Shop!

    Buy prints, tshirts, hoodies, stickers featuring my illustration work and have them mailed directly to you!

    Check out my shirts, phone skins, and art at my shop at Design by Hümans!

    Check out my shirts, hoodies, phone skins, and art at my shop at Red Bubble

    Check out my shirts, hoodies, mugs, and art at my shop at society6

  • My Design Blog

    My ideas on design, illustration, and the creative process.

    Passive income is awesome. You do the work, upload it to the interwebs and then sit back and watch the money roll in. I have made some good money this way, and so can you. I'm not promising you'll make "I quit my job" kind of money; but this a great way to make some extra bucks on the side....
    In last week's blogpost I talked a bit about where I get my ideas from. Following up on it, here is one technique I use when ideas are just not forthcoming, and a simple exercise that usually helps light up a spark in my imagination.   The Homage So you know you should be adding some promo pieces...
    Whenever I share one of my drawings on social media with friends, usually trying to direct them to one of my online stores so my buddies will buy one of my shirts or art prints, I invariably get this question: Where do you get your crazy ideas from? I usually just brush this question off by...
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