Lauren Orme

Lauren Orme

Animator | Designer

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available Soon

I'm an animation director, designer and community arts practitioner based in Cardiff, UK.

I specialise in 2D digital and mixed media animation, and I produce animation and illustration for television, film, music videos, commercials, educational resources and cross-art form projects. I also create posters for comedy and music events. My work has been featured at fesitvals around the world and has won several awards. I have a BA in Animation from the University of Wales, Newport. 

I run a bimonthly screening event of independent animation, called Cardiff Animation Nights (more info at I'm also an experienced community arts practitioner, and I lead workshops in animation for young people and adults in Wales.

Work History

Founding Organiser - Cardiff Animation Nights

Oct 2014 - Present

Instructor - First Campus at the University of South Wales

Jan 2013 - Present

Animation Director and Community Arts Practitioner - Winding Snake Productions

Aug 2012 - Present


Animation - BA (Hons) - University of Wales Newport

Sep 2009 - May 2012

Art and Design - Foundation Degree - University of Gloucestershire at Pittville

Sep 2008 - May 2009


  • 2D Animation
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe PremierePro
  • Digital Design
  • 2D and Computer Animation
  • 2D Animator
  • 2D Digital/3D/Stop Motion Animation (Character + Effects)
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere CC
  • After Effects Animation
  • Animation Director
  • Animator Director
  • Camera Operating
  • Camera Operator
  • Community Arts
  • Compositing
  • Creative Drawing and Illustration
  • Delivering Workshops
  • Digital Editing
  • Digital Illustration
  • Drawing and Illustration
  • Editing Video
  • Educational Programme Management
  • Events Organisation
  • Events Organising
  • Life Drawing and Painting
  • Painting
  • Poster Design
  • Storyboarding
  • Workshop Facilitation