Work Experience

Art Director
Seattle / 2017-2021

Shitty Renders
Art Director
Seattle / 2012-2020

Motion Designer
Carpinteria, CA / 2015-2017
3D Artist
Santa Monica, CA / 2016
Motion Designer
Carpinteria, CA / 2012-2015


Awards & Honors

Emmy Nomination
Outstanding Main Title Design
Television Academy

Cannes Fim Festival
Silver Lion - Design/Moving Images
Cannes Lions

Art Directors Club
ADC Gold Cube
Motion / Title Sequences

The Motion Awards
Best Title Design



Shamus Johnson is an Emmy-nominated motion designer who appreciates clean, modern design. His expertise lies in lighting and texturing, where he feels renders truly come to life.
Shamus began his professional career in Ventura, California working for LinkedIn Learning, where he created online learning tutorials. He currently works as a motion designer and art director for Microsoft Hololens in Seattle, Washington and enjoys working on freelance projects on his time off.

Shamus’ recent work can be found on this site, on the Instagram handle @shittyrenders, and the opening titles of HBO’s Westworld.



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