Ciaran O Connor

Ciaran O Connor

2D & 3D Motion Graphics DesignerDublin, Ireland
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Ciaran O Connor

Ciaran O Connor

2D & 3D Motion Graphics DesignerDublin, Ireland
About me
Freelance motion designer, highly skilled in creating dynamic, memorable 2D & 3D visuals with AE, C4D and more
  • Data and animated infographics
    Data and animated infographicsTip of the iceberg (literally - one project was close to 90 minutes* of motion design) of some the data, motion design and assorted animations I've done for Josh Brett's documentaries and explainers in winter 2022/23 *yep ninety...
  • WORK!
    WORK!So this started out as part of a lecture I gave my students at DCU where I got them to do an animated typography video and this is what I chose for the in-class demonstration, finishing it off at home later. I've since gone back to it to change the #typography and colour scheme to make it more influenced by the 60s, Blue Note and #midcentury aesthetics. To be honest, it is a bit of a departure from the main idea of this Schudelfloss project where I want to illustrate sounds of acid house,
  • School of Motion UE5 stuff
    School of Motion UE5 stuffJust some tutorial stuff...
  • Diamond Supply Co x Fifty Fifty
    Diamond Supply Co x Fifty FiftyThis was the result of the annual design/animation collaboration with Gav Strange, who hooked up with Bristol skate store 50-50 to produce a line of clothing with Diamond Supply Co. And look how shiny, dark, moody and generally badass it is. Look at it. A-MAZ-ING.
  • Showreel 2022
    Showreel 2022Some old stuff, some new stuff, but all completely rad stuff. Bits n pieces from 0.05 - 0.14 - NSPCC // Aardman 0.15 - 0.24 - OFFF festival titles // Aardman 0.24 - 0.26 - Baldur's Gate III logo animation // Larian Studios 0.26 - 0.32 - Sing! Ultimate Acapella // Buckloop & SkyTV 0.32 - 0.36 - A mote of dust - personal project 0.37 - 0.39 - Fifty Fifty 20 years anniversary logo animation 0.39 - 0.42 - Elite Club logo animation 0.42 - 0.45 - Vans Wainwright 20 years anniversary logo animation 0.
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie montage
    Shaun the Sheep Movie montageSo this is was an interesting personal introduction to how stuff gets done At The Movies…. Bristol sure isn’t Hollywood, thankfully, and this was definitely the case with my involvement in a short motion graphics sequence in Aardman’s Golden Globe/Annie/BAFTA/OSCAR nominated* Shaun the Sheep feature film. Senior designer at Aardman, also an annual collaborator, creative gangster and guilty by association Gav Strange was involved in the film designing graphics for a blog, memes, tablet & phone
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Work history
    Motion designerFreelance
    Dublin, IrelandFreelance
    Currently working freelance on motion projects on a wide range of clients and projects such as Mmmultiply, Sky TV, IRC, TG4, JB Fitness and more. Lecturing in Advanced Video Production in DCU and creating entry level tutorials at Working on a self-initiated graphic & motion design project, mid-century styled covers for acid house records -
    Motion DesignerLightscape Visuals
     - Dublin, IrelandFull Time
    Motion designer creating animations for a wide range of clients, broadcast events, award shows, video edits and projection mapping. Typical projects included: Projection mapping - Main projects I worked on were Malahide Castle, DCC Winterlights and Belfast Christmas Festival. Broadcast packages - I created intro sequences, logo animations, lower thirds, holding slides, background animation loops for stage LEDs & 3D previz for events and broadcast. Events - Stage backdrops and performance visuals, LED backgrounds and assorted secondary graphics. Explainers - people talk and things happen
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    MastersDublin City University
     - Dublin, Ireland