Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication: 2002 – 2005 (BA Hons) Moving Image Design
The course encouraged me to explore a wide range of visual styles, mixing both traditional and new media. Briefs given included branding, 3D animation sequences, titles and content design, as well as self initiated projects.
Sutton Coldfield College: 2000 – 2002
BTEC National Diploma in Media Production (Distinction)
A Level Film Studies (C)
King Edwards VI School: 1995 – 2000
Nine GCSE’S including: Art (B), English (B), Maths (C)
An award for high achievement on the BTEC Diploma course.
Proficient and confident in the following software programs –
After Effects, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, WordPress.
I can provide a powerful industry standard laptop with the full CS3 Adobe Suite including Premiere Pro and 3ds Max software.
2013 – 2015
Orchard Motion Graphics
Creative Director and lead animator using C4D and After Effects on several projects, for clients including Red Bull, BP and Natwest.
Motion Graphics work on several animated videos to promote iPad apps for Lilly Japan.
Animating a web promo for ‘Screen Legends Season’ on ITV4.
Motion tracking work on an advert for Vauxhall using Mocha and After Effects.
Animated screens for Natwest using After Effects.
Creating animated transitions for a Nokia TV ad.
After Effects Operator on Billy Conolly’s new DVD “You Asked For it”.
Lead animator/ designer on numerous motion graphic projects for Arqiva’s biggest client BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service). All projects will be broadcast across the six BFBS satellite channels.
Motion Graphics work on two major presentations for Lilly Japan.
Kevin Allen Partners
Creating logo and presentation graphics for a newly established business growth consultancy.
Lead animator on a new campaign for Barclays Capital involving motion tracking, motion graphics and particle animation.
Design and animation work on a corporate presentation for Ford.
Motion graphics and design for BT Digital Music Awards 2010 this included creating a title sequence and all programme content graphics, broadcast on ITV 2. Head animator on graphics displayed on all stage screens at Bestival Music Festival 2010.
Website build for Merlin Homes building company.
Producing various animated features for the website of up and coming company ‘Mannequal’, animated Web Banners for Financial Times website for ‘Aylesford International’.
2D & 3D animation work on a high end marketing video for a new website launch.
Creating graphics for a major corporate video for Coutts Bank to be used in many high profile events during 2010.
Rotoscoping on several music promos.
Animation and motion graphics work on two commercials for Barclays Capital.
Animating several promotional videos for ‘Aperture 3′ an new piece of software released by Apple.
The Kinkajou Effect
Animation work on several product launch sequences for One Lilly Japan.
Creating a promo for the new show ‘Community College’ broadcast on the Viasat Network.
Animating a new web advert for Barclay’s Capital, using After Effects and 3D Studio Max.
Working as part of a team creating graphics to be broadcast during FIFA World Cup 2010.
Designing and animating a title sequence for the CBBC show ‘Safari 8′.
Producing pitch content for music promos (‘Mike Snow’, ‘Will Young’), animation and rotoscoping work on a compilation promo (‘Miss Independant’).
Motion Graphics, Compositing and 3D Animation to promote the company to the market.
Animation and compositing of a new campaign for Barclays.
Creating a presentation for a new product from Yamaha, for the CEATEC trade show in Japan.
Animating an advert for the new Hallmark Channel website.
Creating a 3d animated sequence using 3D Studio Max, and After Effects.
Illustration and Motion Graphics for the programmes ‘Predator X’ and ‘The Link’ a major new
documentary presented by David Attenborough to be aired on the BBC.
Development work on an up and coming documentary called ‘Rome’.
Design and animation of a title sequence for the chat show ‘Make Your Mark’ currently on digital TV.
Producing a promotional sequence for a new property development in Switzerland ‘Le Beau Sejour’.
Producing a sales film showcasing a variety of prestigious properties throughout London.
Compositing 3D renders in after effects for a major presentation of a new theme park in Dubia, ‘Dubialand’.
Producing a sales film showcasing a variety of prestigious properties across Europe.
Creating animated maps for the programme ‘Egypt Unwrapped’ and compositing 3D renders for the documentary ‘Everest’.
Animating and designing the title graphics of the popular programmes ‘Pushing Daisies’ and ‘CSI New York’ for broadcast in Hungaria.
Animation work on TV commercials for ‘Deep Freeze’ and ‘The Pussy Cat Dolls’. Conceptual and storyboard work on a variety of music promos including, ‘Coldplay’ and ‘Iglu and Hartley’, two of which won pitches.
Producing 3D animated maps in After Effects for the programme ‘Valley of the Kings’, to be broadcast on the History Channel.
Fig Tree Network
Creating animating slides explaining the key aspects of Orange’s branding campaign for a major presentation, as well as producing an abstract animation downloadable worldwide
from the Orange website.
Working to create sequences for CineWorld’s internal video displays at cinemas around the country.
Animating an on air graphic device for a Swedish satellite channel.
Producing Graphics for the L’oreal Paris annual presentation, promoting the UK to the French sector.
Designing a logo and animating a promo and teaser campaign to be used on a major boxing match (Hatton vs Mayweather) on Sky Sports. This was followed by concept design for a major football event on Sky Sports, ‘Grand Slam Sunday’.
Working as a supervisor and head animator on an advert for a new product from Nurofen, ‘Nurofen for Children’, and motion tracking on an ident for the TV Channel AXN.
Motion Graphics and Compositing 3d Graphics for the documentaries ‘Lost Worlds 2′, ‘Egypts Top Ten’ and the ‘The Boy King’ broadcast on The History and Discovery Channel.
Animating sequences for the re-brand of an Asian TV Network.
Working on a animated music video for a dance track by ‘Soulseekers’.
Producing content graphics for Universal Music’s annual presentation.
Rotoscoping work for a television commercial promoting the compilation album ‘Play it Loud’.
Producing a graphical promo for the ‘Yo Sushi’ restaurant website and indents for a ‘Film Flex’ television commercial.
Compositing using After Effects on the show ‘Surgery Saved my Life’, broadcast on the Discovery Channel.
Working as a freelance compositor and designer for an animation team commissioned to produce two new episodes of the popular children’s series ‘Jackanory’.
Working as a freelance designer producing content graphics for ‘Urban Stepz’, an up and coming programme for T4, and logo design for Holiday Plus travel agent.
CITV/ Carlton Television
A placement working as a studio and gallery assistant where I was given the opportunity to work with the production team through numerous live broadcasts.
(Available on request)