Creative Leadership: Motion Graphics Design, VFX, Film Shoot Direction, Conceptual Direction, Lead Animation, 3D Art Direction, Photography Art Direction, Client Pitches
Team Management: Staff Inspiration & Training, Hiring & Recruiting, Project Management
Software: After Effects, Cinema 4D, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Mac OS, Windows
Provide creative direction for large in-house production agency. Responsible for providing creative direction and producing work for broadcast, social, corporate for clients such as Microsoft, Samsung, Hotpoint, Bosch and ao.com, working closely with Commercial/Insights teams to analyse ROI and streamline/maximize profitability/reach.
Daily running of creative and post-production studio, managing a team of 40+ VFX Artists, Motion Graphics Designers, Video Editors, 3D Modellers and 3D Animators.
Proofing and signing off all video/artwork
Collaborating with cross-functional teams and advertising agencies
Built a large post-production and creative team from initial interview stages to compliment business objectives, establishing a well-balanced team and a strong collaborative environment.
Implemented team development strategy/structure to promote a passionate team dynamic and enhanced cooperative skillsets
Conducting monthly one to ones and annual appraisals
Working to budget and justifying the commercial value of projects
Presenting and pitching creative treatments to clients, executives and board-level stake-holders
Using analytics and sales data to evaluate ROI of campaigns, provide feedback and inform future activities
Put in place best practices for production teams, including the development and overhaul of IT infrastructure, artwork, pre-production, production, post-production workflows.
Established 3D workflow pipeline utilising C4D, zBrush, Realflow, Marvellous Designer and Octane Render and the latest technology in GPU rendering.
Responsible for all creative content for web, print, video, social and live, developing an engaged and loyal audience.
Produced an extensive catalogue of creative work for use in weekly live events
Directed all live AV including lighting, cameras and display
Recruited, managed and trained a volunteer workforce to produce high-quality, engaging content
Paypal eTail Awards 2014 for “Best Use of Content” for Samsung’s Mammoth Campaign
My life is about my beautiful wife and daughters, football, walking my dog, reading great books, watching great films and making great coffee. Not necessarily in that order.
Available on request.