Merlin Nation is the creative director and co-founder of Working Progress, an animation studio founded in 2016 to help organisations achieve positive change for people and the planet. He has been a designer, creative director and animator professionally for 20 years. Merlin has won a few awards along the way including an interactive BAFTA, Promax BDA gold and Design Week best in show.
Attending a D&AD president’s lectures talk by Greenpeace was a pivotal moment and key motivation to starting Working Progress. Driven by a desire to align personal beliefs with professional practice, the seed was sown for the studio. With the conviction that creativity, design and animation can be powerful tools for good, Merlin co-founded Working Progress with managing partner Fiona Lishman in 2016. And they are excited about what the future holds as the studio continues to build on its founding purpose.