Jona Banona | About
Jona Banona is an Art & Motion Director in US
motion graphics, art director, creative director, motion designer, cinema4d, after effects, design director, 3D designer, style frames, CGI, VFX
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About

JONA BANONA

Jona started her career as a traditional artist, became a full scholar and graduated with latin honors in the pioneer Multimedia design school in the Philippines in 2006. Her traditional artistic talent fused with fascination in digital media have led her to become a multi-displinary designer and animator. She worked on premier post production house that serviced clients from the Agency, Film and Broadcast field and other prime companies in the Philippines. She grew her practice and went to Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood,CA. She is dedicated to creative excellence and continues to work as a Creative/Art director with top notch clients and leading international brands in the US today.

SPECIALIZING IN ANIMATION & POST PRODUCTION
Motion Direction | Art Direction | Design & Illustration | Motion Design | CGI | VFX | Video Post Production

 

ART & DESIGN FOUNDATION SKILLS
Graphic Design | Interactive Design | Digital Art | Traditional Art & Mixed Media | Photography & Videography

 

KNOWLEDGE OF BUSINESS OF DESIGN & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Understanding the value of creative and production work in the business world. Understanding leadership, branding, marketing, management, corporate and creative systems.

MORE THAN 10 YEARS OF CREATIVE & POST PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

Making well-thought and well-designed imageries, animations, commercials and videos.

YOUR PARTNER FOR MULTIMEDIA & ANIMATION PRODUCTION

Inventing endless possibilities through Adding Meaning and Value to ideas and stories creatively.

Features and Recognitions

A one-woman powerhouse of graphic design and visual effects. -(Imagine FX Magazine - Planet of the Arts)
Buck Design's BuckUBuck - 2020

#BuckUBuck – The #buckuback hashtag is Buck’s way to celebrate and show appreciation to their loyal fan base. Each week they get oodles and oodles of truly inspired submissions. The winners of their weekly #buckuback contest get a quarter of a million eyeballs on their artwork and a place on the Bucky board in our L.A. office. The hashtag has also been a great way for them to scout new talent.

The submission for Week 51 is about works celebrating the black community and pushing reforms about the current injustice caused by racism. The submitted work was posted under the @Oddmultimedia IG and was fortunately selected among the thousands of submissions around the world. Watch the short motion piece in Instagram or here.

Behance Typography Served - 2016

Typography Served – Curated work from the leading creatives on Behance. Behance is the leading online platform to showcase & discover creative work. The creative world updates their work in one place to broadcast it widely and efficiently. Companies explore the work and access talent on a global scale. Typographic Quotes & Words was featured on January 19, 2016.

Adobo Design Awards - 2013

Adobo Design Awards aims to champion the Philippines’ best designs and recognize the talents behind the work. Trone Brand Energy “Fireflies” – Finalist in Best Design Broadcast Animation Category.

Imagine FX Magazine - 2012

ImagineFX is the only magazine for fantasy and sci-fi digital artists. ODDMIRATIONS Art Portfolio was featured in Planet of the Arts Section on July 2012.

CG SOCIETY - CG Badge 2009

The CGSociety is the most respected and accessible global organization for creative digital artists. 3D Ducati Streetfighter earned CG Badge on 2009.

PAINTING CONTEST AWARDS - 2006 and older
  • De La Salle – CSB (College) in PH – Culay sa Bukang Liwayway On the spot painting contest – 1st Place
  • TRANSCO painting contest (National) in PH – 1st Honorable mention
  • Libertas Magazine On the spot pastel painting contest (Intercollegiate) Powerbooks in PH – 3rd Place
EDUCATIONAL AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS - 2002-2006

De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde (School of Design & Arts) Bachelors of Art Major in Multimedia Arts

  • Full SDA Scholarship Grantee
  • Consistent Dean’s Lister from 1st year to 4th Year
  • Featured in Best of Benilde 2006
  • Cum Laude with GPA of 3.512

AGENCY & POST PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE IN USA

  • Centerline Digital
  • Whatnot.tv
  • Ethos Creative Group
  • Common Giant Creative

  • The Variable
  • PACE Communications
  • Trone Brand Energy
  • K2 Productions

  • 223 Post Production
  • Crobar Creative
  • Mitre Agency
  • Zerechak Films

  • Digital Hyper Studios
  • Vital Media

AGENCY & POST PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES

  • Reality Entertainment
  • Revolver Studios
  • Gobbledygook Print Prod

  • LTL Post (now Post Manila)
  • Abracadabra
  • Mccan-Erickson

  • Ace Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Leo Burnett
  • Harrison Communications

  • ABS-CBN Network
  • GMA 7 Network