Angela Gigica

Motion Graphics Designer

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMotion Graphics Designer - Art Director - Animator

Projects

About me

Hi there thanks for visiting my profile. I am a London based freelance motion graphics designer with over 12 years of both full-time and freelance work experience. I am a creative thinker and a problem solver. I deliver effective & innovative visual communications across multiple platforms and channels from broadcast television and digital and mobile devices. My work ranges from concept sketches and style-boards to finalized motion graphics videos for brand funded digital content, branding & identity design for TV programmes, data visualisation & information graphics, user interface mock-up animations and presentations, promotions & adverts. I am happy to work on-site (across central London) or remotely. For more recent work visit my site or head over to my IG account https://www.instagram.com/afoxonabox/

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Compositing
  • Commercials
  • Promos
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Motion Design
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Concepting Ideas
  • Branded Content
  • Motion Graphics
  • Style Direction
  • Corporate Communications
  • E-learning
  • Animation
  • Character Animation
  • Animation Design
  • Character Design
  • Broadcast Design
  • Broadcast
  • Online Content
  • Infographics
  • Branding Infographics
  • Data Visualisation
  • Event Branding
  • B2B Communications
  • 2D Motion

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Freelance

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      Al Jazeera English

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        Bloomberg

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          Group FMG

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          Work history

          Currently

          Senior Designer - Motion Graphics, Animation, Art Direction

          A Fox on a Box limited

          Jan 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I am working on various projects such as: - designing and art directing animated content for brand funded digital content/ brand identity, case study films, pitch videos - character design, illustration & animation - branding and motion design for broadcast and for corporate events/ conferences - explain animations/informational videos Recent collaborations/projects - McAfee EMEA (concept, design & development of three E-Learning training modules to be delivered to local retail providers selling McAfee products, across 7 different European markets) - Natural History Museum (promo trailer for the ‘Crime Scene Live’ event) - McAfee EMEA (2D character design, illustration and animation for several product videos) - Deloitte Connected Patient (illustrations for animation and printed backdrops at event) - Champix Pfizer (‘Quit Season’ campaign - character animation) - SunTrust (event branding, promo animations for indoors and outdoors spaces) - Pearson (internal branding explain animation)

          2012

          Contract Motion Designer

          Bloomberg

          Feb 2012 - Dec 2012
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • - Designing opening titles for programmes and branding elements for special news coverages and packages - Working on long form data visualisation graphics for broadcast and digital - Coming up with ideas for promos, developing and executing them - Managing the projects from start to finish, whilst ensuring tight deadlines are met

          2012

          Motion Graphics Designer

          Group FMG

          Nov 2009 - Feb 2012
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • - I was responsible for the creation and execution of production projects throughout their life-cycle - Working closely with the Head of Video, Senior Designer and Producers to deliver brand-funded communications, business to business animated films, pitch films, awards submissions, adverts and title sequences. - Coming up with original concepts, designs and animations to illustrate the requirements of the brief in the most effective way. - Delegating and overseeing these responsibilities to Freelance resource when needed.

          2009

          Motion Graphics Designer

          Spotted Zebra

          Mar 2009 - Nov 2009
          • Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • In this role I utilised mainly vizrt software to design real time graphics for TV. I worked on the re-branding of Bloomberg UK TV channel: - taking part to the development of the new look, re-designing all the live graphics, designing the layouts, building the animations and the templates following the new style guidelines - working closely with their in-house design team in order to keep a consistent look for all graphics

          2009

          Art Director

          Headvertising

          Mar 2008 - Mar 2009
          • Bucharest, Romania
          • Full Time
          • In this role I worked on various projects, mainly on print campaigns. My duties included: - coming up with ideas for visuals developing concepts and designing layouts for posters, brochures, press ads, brand identity projects, corporate literature; - working closely with the copywriters; collaborating with illustrators, web developers and photographers; - liasing with the client service, desktop publishing and the production departments.

          2008

          Assistant Designer/Designer

          Al Jazeera English

          Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
          • Doha, Qatar
          • Full Time
          • I worked as a member of the core design team and helped see through the launch of the channel. Pre-launch I participated to the development of the brand identity of the channel by working on information graphics, template graphics, and other specific graphics for programmes, establishing the look of certain programmes within their own style. Post-launch I had to work towards the newly established design values, as well as improving the established style guide. I worked on graphics for promos as well, liaising with the promo producers, and apart from the daily news graphics I also designed opening titles for special news coverages and for special programme features.

          2004

          Junior Graphic Designer

          Aliria Net

          Oct 2003 - Oct 2004
          • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
          • Full Time
          • In this role I learnt about the workings of a graphic design studio and theprocess of working with clients. My duties included: creating layouts for websites alongside the web developer, working on layouts for print: brochures,posters, flyers, labels, retouching photos.

          Education

          2018

          RARE LDN 2 day masterclass programme

          Berlin School of Creative Leadership

          Apr 2018 - Apr 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Workshop at D&AD for 50 Creative Minds / Creative Leadership

          2005

          Oct 2003 - Jul 2005
          • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
          • Master of Arts - MA, Decorative Arts and Design

          2003

          Oct 1999 - Jul 2003
          • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
          • Licence Diploma, Textile Arts and Design, Woven textiles