Self Portrait by Batesgen

Hi! I’m João Filipe Santos AKA batesgen, a guy who does what he loves.

I’m a freelancer visual artist from Portugal, experienced in Comics, Illustration, 2D Animation, Video Editing, Motion Graphics and Vector design.

Some of things I can create are:

Several styles of illustration, comics, graphic novels, Logos, Vectors, T-shirts, Mascots and Merchandising;

Storyboards, Concept and character design, Background design;

2D Animation, Video editing, Motion Graphics;

Explainer videos, Promotional Videos, Whiteboard animations, you name it.

I’m also a web designer and HTML / CSS / PHP / WORDPRESS developer. Though my main focus is illustration and video, these other skills often come in handy.

Looking to have something like this done? I’m your guy!

When you hire me, you can count on my full commitment. I’m laser-focused on achieving results that meet my client’s expectations.

I leave no stone unturned when I’m researching subjects about my work. I have a commitment to myself to fully understand what my client’s project is about and to make sure I understand every tiny edge of it.

I’m also a top10 worldwide Upwork freelancer in my areas of expertise, thanks to all the love previous clients gave me.

Please, take some time to check my work in the portfolio sections, and use the contact page to message me with whichever questions you might have. Let’s go!


Some of my previous clients: