More Than All You Need To Know About Me...
I am a fully motivated animation and multimedia graduate with excellent planning and analytical skills, able to organise workloads efficiently, meeting set deadlines and goals while actively seeking to exceed expectations. I possess initiative, a creative way of thinking and a positive attitude to innovation and improvement and am capable of implementing individual tasks as well as working effectively in a team-based environment.
My previous role as a Web designer and client-side programmer has massively expanded upon the knowledge I gained during the course of my degree and now, after the company I was working for ceased trading, I am looking to carve out a solid career path that will test and improve my skills.
- Web Design/Build:
- Usability Analysis, Interface Frameworks, Information Architecture, Standards Compliance, Accessibility Planning.
- Animation & Special Effects:
- Rigging & Automation; Character Modelling; Environmental Design; Compositing & Shadow Matching; Particle Effects; Visual Analysis.
- Multimedia Development:
- Website Design & Layout; Flash Game Development; Data Driven Applications; Multimedia Networking Solutions
- Planning & Organisation; Pressure Management; Presentation; Interpersonal Communication; Negotiation & Mediation; I.T. Literacy
- ASP; PHP; ASP.NET(C#); SQL. (Server-side programming language experience is limited and mainly self taught in order to better integrate design processes with development processes in my previous role)
- Past experience with C; C++; ML; PROLOG
- Awarded the ‘Court Medal’ from the University of Paisley for outstanding achievement within the 4th year group in the field of Computer Animation.
Hobbies and Interests
- I have always had a passion for animation as a visual medium, watching anything from Tsutomu Iida’s ‘Devilman’ to Zinkia Entertainments ‘Pocoyo’. Now, as an animation graduate, I find myself enjoying the freedom to drag friends and family to any and every animated new release at the cinema under the guise of ‘research’.
- I have a keen interest in computing and its applications in the modern world. I enjoy spending time designing and creating websites, developing mini-games and of course working with computer graphics.
- I enjoy keeping fit, this mainly takes the form of Martial Arts training, but I also visit the gym whenever I can, swim and also try to go running and cycling when the opportunity arises.
- More than a few years ago now, I returned from a yearlong around-the-world trip, during which I had some of the most valuable experiences in my life so far. Seeing different cultures and understanding the ways of other people is something I feel quite strongly about.
My Happy Snaps
South Park Satan - a costume for all occasions
Learning to Dive in Mexico
Don't know what this is, but they keep them as pets in Mexico!
Saw this on my way to work one day, it tickled me...
Sky diving in New Zealand