- London, GB
- £7 /hr
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Alex Dawson is a London based animator and motion graphics designer specialising in 2d and 3D animation, motion graphics, Flash animation for web and broadcast, short films andmore...Alex Dawson is a London based animator and motion graphics designer specialising in 2d and 3D animation, motion graphics, Flash animation for web and broadcast, short films and commercials, illustration, and post production services.
Area Covered: London, UK
Work Experience Summary: Carnival Figures is a London based animation and moving image production company, specialising in 2d and 3D animation, motion graphics, Flash animation for web and broadcast, short films and commercials, and post production services.
Alex Dawson founded the production company, Carnival Figures Ltd in 2000 to create both animation and live action projects which are driven by strong narratives, alongside high quality commercials /promotional work.
Recent work includes:
5 instore / web promo videos for Puma for the exclusive Alexander McQueen and Black Label sportfashion range combining live action green screen filming of shoes, and digital compositing and animation effects using After Effects and Flash creating store display and video promo (with sound) formats.
Alexander McQueen Puma
Puma Black Label
Other recent work includes After Effects and Flash animation for :
Collective London - Snlckers Mr T Widget Campaign
The Bett Awards
The Ideal Home Show
HSBC flash /video ad banner campaign using After Effects video and Flash 2D animation for the massive Sumo online campaign currently featured on Yahoo, MSN etc, mixing video and Flash animation. Flash banners for Virgin Mobile.
Creating a 2D / 3D animation mixing live action for the 2007 BETT Awards, 3D and Flash animations for The Ideal Home Show, and a short live action documentary for Grand Designs Live about an apartment redesign by a london based Interior Designer.
Alex is best known as the creator, designer and screenwriter of the 2d animation sci fi comedy adventure 'Invasions of the Laundry Monsters' and the 2d gothic romance 'The Hunchback and the Ladybird.'
Alex has over 8 years previous experience working for world renowned design companies in the UK, including Passion Pictures where he worked on the music video for Disney's 'Treasure Planet,' directed by Tim Hope.
Alex specialised in animation during his MSc in Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee University. Previously Alex studied Film & Media (2.1 BA (Hons)) at Stirling University, where he also made a number of experimental short films, radio plays, sound compositions and radio journalism pieces.
Alex also has 4 years previous experience as a Visualisation / Design / Illustration tutor specialising in training in Flash / Photoshop / Illustrator / After Effects / Premiere / Dreamweaver and Fireworks to designers and animators, interior designers, architects and artists. Alongside full time animation and design work, Alex currently also teaches 2D animation at Quantm Design College in Angel, London.
Carnival Figures' studio is based in Stoke Newington, central London.
Education Summary: Msc Electronic Imaging
Pg Dip Electronic Imaging
2.1 BA Hons Film and Media
A,A,A A Levels
Animation, Motion Graphics, Illustration, Design