freelance senior Motion Graphics Designer

( mostly 2D with a sprinkle of 3D)

I have used Leigh numerous time over the last 2yrs to flex our studio capabilities at times with short notice to which he has always been flexible and accommodating. Leigh is as solid as a rock, safe per of hands along with being a proactive thinker, creative and a technical wizard when required, He's just a lovely human where nothing is to much. It's always a pleasure to work together.

We work with Leigh on a regular basis and is our 'go to' animator. A great team player, always looking at how he can contribute to the success of a project. Awesome creativity and reliability, can't recommend him highly enough.

...the quality of Leigh's work is excellent. His communication is spot on and he always delivers within timescales & helps us out in emergency situations! He is a font of all knowledge and always offers great advice on how best to take a project forward. It is such a help to have someone like Leigh to call on!

We have worked with Leigh on several animation projects, all of which he has given 110%. He has a great 'can do' attitude, even when timings are really tight! And always comes to the table with lots of ideas to bring the creative idea to life.

I have worked with Leigh across a range of projects, from vector-based animations to corporate videos. His skill in building slick motion graphics, animations, and video editing is only second to his calm and professional approach to projects. Nothing is a problem, no ridiculous timeline is unachievable, and no last-minute 'feedback' is an issue. If I have Leigh on the project it will be completed to an incredibly high standard, quickly and efficiently, and most of all it will be an enjoyable experience.

Leigh worked his magic for L.B. Foster Europe in creating a dynamic Powerpoint template which is now used across all of our employees globally. He followed our established brand guidelines to a tee, was very receptive to feedback and worked very quickly! This man is truly a wizard at what he does, and an absolute pleasure to work with. I'd highly recommend his services to companies, big and small. Thanks for all your help Leigh!

2D Animation (3D)

An expert in 2D animation and storytelling – often with a dash of 3D!

Brand animation

Bring your brand to life with an animated story or logo / ident. Tell your story in motion.

Social media video

That short but effective creative story that compels people to engage.

APP & web Animations

Using Lottie or animated GIFs I can add a flourish or a gateway animation to your digital content.

Explainer videos

Short online marketing videos used to explain your company’s product or service, sometimes internaly within an organisation. Can also be used for social media.

Video Editing

Storytelling through video editing, often with motion graphics woven in.


Bring your infographics to life, letting them tell a story. Sometimes part of an online experience, often stand-alone.


Creative design for marketing campaigns, internal or external within organisations.


By combining PowerPoint with 2D motion graphics, 3D objects and animation I can lift a typical presentation to another level. 


Motion, promotion, social and content for live events.

training animations

Animations that help those training videos be a lt more engaging.

Employee Engagement

Internal employee engagement animations, your message and your brand come to life.

who am i?

Leigh Dowding

With over 17 years of experience in motion graphics and presentation design, I bring a wealth of expertise to the table. My extensive background in brand, storytelling, social, campaigns, presentations, and video editing makes me a well-rounded and versatile graphic designer.

Throughout my career, I have worked with a variety of industries, including finance, pharmaceuticals, creative, telecoms, IT, banking, fintech, startups, marketing, and government.

My diverse skill set and passion for motion graphics, digital design, print, and branding make me a highly creative and productive team player. My clients appreciate my reliability and collaborative approach to projects, which consistently results in high-quality, effective motion graphic design videos and presentations.


From sketched hand drawn, to rough vector through to fully drawn scenes, I can storyboard for you, or with you.

tech skills

Adobe Suite including After Effects, Premiere

This includes plugins like Duik, Element 3D, Trapcode Suite, Primatte Keyer, Bodymovin, Limber, Rubberhose and many more


Using Lottie I can add animation to your website or APP - Click here to take a look

InDesign & Illustrator

Not just these print production and digital tools but most of the Adobe catalogue

Cinema 4D & Redshift

3D animated motion graphics

Expert in Microsoft PowerPoint

Skilled in taking a standard presentation and using motion graphics techniques as well as templating and graphic design or reverse engineering PowerPoint to video animations. If you want to see my PowerPoint design work - click here.

AI Technology

Daily driving and testing and investigating the latest in what AI can do for visuals, inspiration and audio including Chat GPT, Midjourney, Firefly and so many more.

Some of the brands I've worked on...

  • Asda
  • ASOS
  • Avanade
  • B&Q
  • BP
  • British Gas
  • Canonical
  • Capita
  • Centrica
  • Chugai Pharmaceutical
  • Computacenter
  • Douwe Egberts
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Eurofund
  • G4S
  • Gas Safe
  • GE Healthcare
  • GTR
  • GuarantCo
  • Kingfisher Group
  • Logica
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Merck
  • Microsoft
  • NatWest
  • NBC Universal
  • Nest
  • Nissan
  • NS&I
  • Ofgem
  • Optoma
  • Open University
  • RBS
  • Rightmove
  • Roche
  • Royal Mail
  • Samsung
  • Shionogi
  • Unilever
  • Vodafone
  • Wicked Brick

and more

Dowding Design Limited is a company registered in England and Wales. Company number 11520973. VAT No: GB 357 4107 00
Registered address: 47 Girons Close, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9PG