HOT Networking – Bringing Stories to Life

By Faye Gilling

8 May 2024
2 min read

The Power of Design & Animation for Brand Awareness

Join us at HOT Networking on the 12th June to learn how to use design and animation for promotional purposes

Alixe Lobato is the Founder and Creative Director of Flying Duck Studio Lab. She has a background in Motion Design, VFX, Teaching, Production and Content Creation with over 20 years of award-winning experience working for some of the biggest brands and production companies in the world – (Discovery, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Nike, Microsoft, Netflix, BBC, UN, Google, Instagram…) the list is long.

She holds several degrees and diplomas in post-production, motion graphics, animation, communication, etc. Alixe previously worked as an Executive Creative Producer at Nintendo for 7 years. 

Her vast expertise in managing teams, production, marketing and building projects from scratch has given her the perfect set of skills to be on top of Flying Duck as a Start-Up entrepreneur.

She has participated in several mentor programs such as Evolve and Female Founders (Creative England), Purpose Lead (Natwest), Ad:Venture, and #WECAN (Leeds Beckett University). Has been selected by the Yorkshire Post as part of the 42 under 42 business entrepreneurs and invited as a guest speaker by the Calderdale council, IFT, Focus 2021 and other different organisations.

Winner of the Rising Star Award and Creative Company of the Year in 2023

Shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion 2024

Her love for positive and inspiring storytelling is reflected not just in her personal projects, but also in commissioned work where she pays special attention to detail and design.

Event Order:

  • 8am – 8:30am Arrival and breakfast
  • 8:30 – 9:00am Welcome and Opening Pitches (60 seconds)
  • 9:00am – 9:30am Bringing Stories to Life: The Power of Design & Animation for Brand Awareness
  • 09:30am -10:00am Networking

As ever, HOT Networking attendees are welcome to stay on after the event to use our atrium and co-working facilities for the rest of the day.

See you there!

Please note: Photography and video footage may be captured at HOT Networking for further marketing and promotional purposes, both off and online. These will only be used by Halifax Opportunities Trust and will not be passed on to third parties. Please contact: if you wish for us not to use your image or delete any footage we have captured.

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Written By:

Faye Gilling
Faye is the Marketing & Communications Lead at Halifax Opportunities Trust.