Industry veteran will lead the design team as the studio continues its expansion; upcoming work will run from hand-drawn 2D to futuristic UI sequences across film, TV, and immersive.
Framestore’s Stephen Goalby has been named head of design, UK. Based at the company’s headquarters in London, he will lead the design team as the studio continues to expand the division.
Since joining Framestore in 2016, Goalby has played a key role across film, episodic, and immersive projects, working with brands and IP such as Coca-Cola, Google, and UEFA. Most recently, he worked on the title sequence for the James Bond film, No Time to Die, and with both Universal Creative and Walt Disney Imagineering on attractions and experiences based in Beijing, Hollywood, and Orlando.
“Stephen’s exciting, unannounced projects will deliver everything from intricate hand-drawn 2D animation to futuristic technical UI sequences,” commented Lottie Cooper, managing director, Advertising, TV & Immersive. “With his dedication and ability to lead the team both technically and creatively he’s opened us up to new and groundbreaking opportunities and the team continues to go from strength to strength under his leadership.”
“It’s an honor to be working at a studio that is positioned at the forefront of design and I’m excited to be at the helm as we grow as a department,” added Goalby. “It’s been incredible to work with so many brilliant clients and partners and I’m looking forward to continuing to expand our capabilities in this space.”
Goalby has over 16 years’ experience in the industry, having built an impressive portfolio with his work at several Design Week Top 20 agencies before joining Framestore.