Yu Xiao

Yu Xiao – Designer

Hey there, I'm Xiao, a Motion Designer and Illustrator since 2010. I specialize in motion, flat design, hand draw, digital painting...


I am Xiao, Illustrator and formerly freelance Motion - Illustration Designer since 2014, based in Gif-sur-Yvette, France.

Today, in order to fully dedicate myself to my passion - illustration, I am looking for freelance projects in this field.

In my drawings I enjoy capturing beautiful moments, linked with nature, animals and pop culture, always accompanied by a bit of dream and magic. I appreciate lines and shapes, and I also like to study color and light.

Eight years of experience as a Motion - Illustration Designer have given me the ability to translate text into images, to be able to work with different clients, teams and projects in various fields.

Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your projects. I would be delighted to accompany you throughout your creative journey.

Comics & Graphic Novels Cultural & Ethnic Magical Realism Middle Grade Fantasy Science Fiction
Nature Travel

Work experience


Jan, 2023 — Present

This year, I've dedicated my focus to working as an illustrator, engaging in both print and motion projects, and dedicating significant time to personal creative endeavors.


Aug, 2014 — Dec, 2022 (over 8 years)

As a Motion-Illustration Designer since 2014, I have been responsible for creating visually engaging content using illustrations for various videos. Over the years, I have collaborated with cross-functional teams, to bring our creative vision to life. I have developed storyboards, created illustrations and animations, and edited videos using tools like Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, and Cinema 4D. My illustrations have played a crucial role in our content's success, resulting in increased engagement rates and positive feedback from clients.

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