GINO CAPARAS

Full-stack Frontend Design Lead
UX/UI Designer
Motion Design and Animation Director
E-Commerce
Startup Founder
Online Community Management

About Me

UX/UI | Frontend Design | Animation | E-Commerce | Startups

Hello! I'm Gino, a Full-Stack Designer (Graphic Design, UX/UI, Frontend Development, HTML/CSS/JS, Rapid Prototyping), startup founder, motion designer and animation director based in Metro Manila, Philippines.

I have years of experience working in leadership, supervisory and consultancy roles in the tech and e-commerce industries, with expertise in both creative and technology roles. I've also created videos and designed B2B and B2C applications for clients from various industries all over the world.

I'm also the founder of a little animation studio called Stream Engine Studios (http://www.streamenginestudios.com). We make kickass animated explainer videos.

I'm an entrepreneur by profession and a designer at heart. I love networking with other creative, driven and passionate people for possible tie-ups, future projects and additional learning.

  • Bachelor of Sciences (2009), Major in Management
    Ateneo de Manila University
    - Dean's Lister
    - Secretary-Treasurer, JGSOM Board (Student Council)
    - Ateneo Financial Aid Scholar (100% Tuition and Fees)
    - Junior Term Abroad (JTA) Scholar – NSYSU Kaohsiung, Taiwan

  • Tagpros (2021)
    Head of UX / UI

    Sterling Openovate Corporation (2019 – 2021)
    Senior Creative Designer

    Black Maria Pictures (2017)
    Head of Animation Department

    Stream Engine Studios (2012 – present)
    Founder, CEO, Creative Director, Producer
    Filipino animation studio for online digital content, specializing in explainer videos for startup and corporate clients worldwide. Tasks include spearheading daily operations; strategic planning; optimizing workflows; creative direction; employee hiring, training and development; web programming; script and copy writing; sales and marketing; financial and general management.

    US Auto Parts (2011)
    SCRUM Product Owner

    Cebu Pacific Air (2009 – 2011)
    E-Commerce Supervisor

  • - Official Delegate, Philippine contingency to Kre8tif! Conference (2018) in Malaysia (c/o Film Development Council of the Philippines)
    - Official Delegate, Philippine contingency to Asia TV Forum (2018) in Singapore (c/o Film Development Council of the Philippines)
    - Winner, Excellence in Innovation Award for Stream Engine TV, AIM IdeaSpace Pitchblack Competition (2013)
    - Finalist, Category F (Professional Division), Animahenasyon 2013
    - Finalist, Professional Category, National Digital Arts Awards (2013)
    - Winner, Best Pitch for FLOE, Startup Weekend Manila 4 (2013)
    - Winner, Best Animation, How to Create a Stream Engine Video, Category F (Professional Division), Animahenasyon Festival (2012)

  • - Speaker, Animahenasyon Festival, 2018
    - Speaker, iAcademy Career Talks – Animation, 2017
    - Speaker, ACPI Animation Fusion, 2016
    - Guest, Vigattin Radio, DZIQ Radyo Inquirer, October 2014
    - Speaker, Benilde Animation Festival, De La Salle – CSB, April 2014
    - Guest, Vigattin Radio, DZIQ Radyo Inquirer, December 2013
    - Speaker, IBPAP International Outsourcing Summit, October 2013
    - Speaker, Summit on the ASEAN Entrep-Internship for Skills and Competency Development, UP ISSI, August 2013
    - Speaker, FEU-EAC IT Fair, March 2013

  • - I love being a dad to my 2 kids
    - Cat person, most of the time
    - Huge Gundam fan. I love giant robots.
    - I love spreadsheets and numbers. No, seriously. I love Excel.
    - I like automating things to make my life easier
    - Dallas Mavericks fan since 2003
    - Music - I love playing the guitar!
    - I love coffee. I'm getting better at making latte art! ☕

WHAT IS STREAM ENGINE?

Founded in January 2012, STREAM ENGINE is a digital media production company that specializes in animated explainer videos and online serial content primarily for the tech startup industry.

STREAM ENGINE specializes in developing content and pre-production strategies for various media. The company’s main output is in animation, creating animated explainer videos for corporate and entertainment purposes. Services include scriptwriting, storyboarding, animation, voiceover work and music.

As the founder, I've had years of experience working with some of the most creative young minds in the country. My tasks include spearheading daily operations; strategic planning; optimizing workflows; creative direction; employee hiring, training and development; web programming; script and copy writing; sales and marketing; financial and general management.

Visit https://youtube.com/StreamEngine/ for our videos, or visit our website at http://streamenginestudios.com.

CLIENTS

Just a very short list of all of the clients and startups I've worked with since 2012.

Portfolio

Some of my favorite projects to date. More samples available upon request.

  • All
  • UX/UI
  • Animation / Video
  • Branding & Design
  • Startups

Stream Engine Studios

Logo Design, Branding, Explainer Video Animation, Startup

Tagpros Education

Frontend Design, UX/UI, Learning Management System Design, Explainer Video Animation, Marketing Materials, Startup

Philippine Rotaract Magazine

Frontend Design, UX/UI

Shoprize.ph

Frontend Design, UX/UI, Explainer Video Animation, Marketing Materials, Startup

Tagpros Children

Frontend Design, UX/UI, Learning Management System Design, Marketing Materials, Startup

Nookall

Explainer Video Animation, Logo Design, Startup

Task Timer App

UX/UI, Frontend Design, Interactive Prototype

Peramu E-Commerce App

UX/UI, Frontend Design, Logo and Branding, Startup, Interactive Prototype

Philippine Rotary Magazine Mobile App

UX/UI, Non-Profit Organization, Interactive Prototype

Galleon Mercado

Frontend Design, UX/UI, Explainer Video Animation, Startup

Claro Recarga - Brazil

Explainer Video Animation, International

IRIS Desk

Frontend Design, UX/UI, Branding and Design, Marketing Materials, Startup

Unilab Bayanihan Online

Explainer Video Animation

Tagpros LMS Dashboard - Family Account (Beta | WIP)

Frontend Design, UX/UI, Interactive Prototype, Startups

Resumeble: A Series of Unfortunate Resumes

Explainer Video Animation, Startups

Quest Saga

Original Animation Production, Logo and Branding, Marketing Materials

Integrity Initiative - What is Integrity?

Explainer Video Animation, Non-Profit Organization

AyalaHealth

Explainer Video Animation

Excelion: Real-Time Health Management System

Explainer Video Animation, Startups

Mount Grace Hospitals

Explainer Video Animation

Tel-Hi STEM

Explainer Video Animation, Non-Profit Organization

There's a lot more that I can't post (for privacy reasons), so just get in touch with me if you wanna see more!