Kael Onion Oakley

is a freelance
designer working
with motion design,
identity + branding,
3D, and web design

Waitrose & Partners
John Lewis Partnership
Toolroom Records
Architecture Fringe
Africa in Motion Film Festival
Glasgow School of Art
Phaidon Press
It's Nice That
Delicious Magazine


Waitrose Valentine's Day

Waitrose & Partners

Creating a series of videos from static assets to promote Waitrose's Valentine's meal deal. Shown in-store and online.

Motion Design / Social Media Advertising

Titles Ruin Everything

Phaidon Press

I worked with Studio Cantina to create a promotional video for Aubrey Graham & collaborator Kenza Samir's limited edition poetry book.

Motion Deisgn

Where Music Matters

Toolroom Records

World-renowned house label Toolroom Records celebrates 20 years with a worldwide lineup of events with top DJ talent from the Toolroom roster.

I created a series of After Effects templates to enable the in-house design team to create high quality content to promote the events across all their social platforms.

Motion Graphics / Social Media Advertising

Waitrose Summer

Waitrose & Partners

Working with Waitrose as part of their 3 year omni-channel summer campaign, I created a vast array of animated content to be used across POS, Online, Social and Video.

★ Winner of the 2022 Inside Out Judges Award.

Motion Graphics / Social Media Advertising

Just Checking In

It's Nice That × Dropbox

I worked with It's Nice That to produce a series of short videos showcasing how creatives around the world use the Dropbox ecosystem to create and collaborate.

Motion Graphics

London's Kitchen: Park Royal Editions

London Design Festival

London's Kitchen is a limited-edition collection of six products connected to and inspired by Park Royal, an industrial zone in north-west London.

I wokerd with curatorial arts organisation Panel to showcase the products as part of their launch during London Design Festival 2021

Motion Design

Africa in Motion Film Festival 2022

Africa in Motion

Africa in Motion is an annual African film festival taking place in Scotland, that delivers film screenings and complementary events.

For the 2022 edition, I created a trailer showcasing all the featured films, and idents to be shown prior to the screenings and Q&A sessions.

Motion Graphics / Editing

The Climate Hot Seat

YouthLink Scotland

I created Identity and illustration for a youth lead climate hustings event held in the run up to the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections.

Branding + Identity / Illustration

Waitrose Christmas 2022

Waitrose & Partners

Bringing the Waitrose Christmas campaign to life for digital screens & social media.

Motion Design / Social Media Advertising

Architecture Fringe 2021

Architecture Fringe

The Architecture Fringe is held every two years as a festival of design, architecture and the built environment

I created the trailer for the 2021 edition, which explored the theme of (Un)Learning.

Motion Design / 3D

Casi Motors Group Logo

Casi Motors Group

A heritage-inspired logo rendered in 2D & 3D for vehicle import/export brand Casi Motors Group.

Logo Design / 3D

Become a Mountain

Personal Project

A self-directed project creating a lyric video for the song Become a Mountain by Dan Deacon using archive library imagery.

Motion Graphics / Music Visualiser