Assistant Professor, Computer Animation

Email: aduque@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-9601

Professional profile

Alex Duque Joins Lynn University after ten years with Digital Media Arts College as a full time faculty member in the computer animation department. Over the past 10 years he has taught various advanced courses in both the baccalaureate and post graduate degrees with a focus on the development of photorealistic 3D computer graphics as well as visual effects. Throughout his career as a professor, he has had the privilege to prepare and mentor graduates who have since grown professionally in their craft and are now an integral part in the development of visual effects shots for major films, television commercials and episodic television shows.

Alex’s work has been published in national and worldwide advertisement campaigns for Nissan, Toyota, Renault, Ford, Energizer and Citibank amongst many others. His experience in the visual effects and 3d computer graphics field has aided some of the most significant advertisement agencies worldwide such as Young & Rubicam, Ogilvy and Mather, Mc Cann Erickson, J. Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett, and more recently, Zimmerman advertising in the successful development of their print and television campaigns.

His team leadership and proactive attitude has contributed to the fulfillment of these and other projects


Education

B.F.A.​, International Fine Arts College
M.F.A. Digital Media Arts College

Teaching philosophy

Alex Duque's teaching philosophy is to lead by example. As a professor he understands the position entails an immense responsibility to his students. After all, they will grow to become the industry leaders of the future, therefore it is imperative for their proffesors to instill in them fundamental traits and values that go beyond becoming a great artist. Traits like work ethic, professionalism, maturity, critical and analytical thinking, rationale, organization, dedication, passion and the ability to take ownership of their work, as Duque believes that all these underlying factors will elevate them not only as people but professionals as well,

Teaching specialties

Invisible effects.
Look Development
Photorealistic Modeling Lighting Texturing, Shading and Rendering.
Visual effects.

Awards and honors

Best Animation, 2008 Palm beach Film Festival Student Showcase of Films

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