Walid Abou El Joud

Animator, Illustrator & designer

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

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About me

 

Hello there! My name is Walid, and I'm a recent graduate from Central Saint Martins college (University of the Arts London). I hold an MA in Character Animation and a BFA in Graphic Design. My current interests lie within the complex worlds of animation, illustration, lettering, design and music.

Skills

 

  • Drawing
  • Animation
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Lettering
  • Character Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Illustration
  • Cartooning
  • Adobe MS Office Suites
  • 2D Character Animation

Work history

Currently

Clinical Research Facilitator

Imperial College London

Feb 2015

Currently

Animator

Nutmeg Productions

Jun 2015

2014

Character Animator

ENO English National Opera

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
  • University Project

2014

Character Animator

The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret

Apr 2014 - May 2014
  • University Project

2013

Children’s Books Illustrator

Asala Publishing House

Dec 2012 - Jul 2013

2013

Instructor

Lebanese International University

Feb 2012 - Jul 2013
  • LIU [Lebanese International University], Department of Fine Arts & Design. Lectured in two courses: Character Design for animation and Professional Practice for designers. [Beirut, Lebanon]

2012

Graphic Designer

Abdul Samad Al Qurashi, Department of Advertising

Feb 2011 - Nov 2012
  • Design and implementation of seasonal advertising campaigns for major clients with multiple applications, including but not limited to print ads, billboards and websites. Responsibilities also included liaising with suppliers and printers, as a client representative and production specialist. [Beirut, Lebanon]

2012

Graphic Designer

American University of Beirut

Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
  • AUB [American University of Beirut] School of Business, Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR] Conference. Worked on the design of all conference materials including programs, brochures, posters, flyers and web banners. [Beirut, Lebanon]

2011

Illustrator & Cartoonist

HIBR Newspaper

May 2010 - May 2011
  • Worked on issues 9 to 16.

Education

2015

MA Character Animation

Central Saint Martins

Sep 2013 - May 2015
  • MA [Master of Arts] in Character Animation, University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins. A two year animation program focusing on the understanding of motion, characterization, performance and character animation.

2010

Graphic Design

American University of Beirut

Aug 2010 - May 2010
  • BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts] in Graphic Design, American University of Beirut, Department of Architecture and Design. A four year design program with areas of emphasis in graphic and communication design, publication, typography, interactive and web design.

2005

Life Sciences

Rafic Hariri High School

Aug 1990 - May 2005
  • Lebanese Baccalaureate in Life Sciences