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Danial Thompson

VFX Compositor

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsUI & UX Designer - VFX Artist - Roto Artist

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About me

Pursuing a career in VFX. Formerly a User Experience Designer working on government contracts. I graduated from Durham University in 2015 with a BA in Archaeology.

Skills

  • UX Design
  • UI Design
  • User Research
  • VFX
  • 2D Compositing
  • Rotoscoping
  • Matte Painting
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Archaeology

Work history

Currently

Lead Creative

Dan Thompson Media

Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance Colourist, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Video Artist.

2017

Post Production Runner - Film

Coffee and TV VFX

Feb 2017 - Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • One of London’s newest and most exciting post production facilities. Made up of award-winning VFX, colourists, flame artists, animators and designers. Boasts an extensive creative portfolio of high end brand commercials, broadcast projects and music videos. Was in charge of day-to-day client services. Trained with VFX Artists and learnt Autodesk Flame 2018. http://www.coffeeand.tv/

2017

Post Production Runner - TV

The Farm Group

Aug 2016 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working in client services engaging with clients and colleagues undertaking whatever tasks are required to ensure the smooth running of the post-production process. Training in Edit Support and MCR.

2016

Jul 2015 - Jul 2016
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working in both alone and in a small team I was responsible for planning and designing robust, high quality client applications that were elegant, intuitive and easy to use. I worked predominantly on large scale collaboration platforms with thousands of users. I often worked directly with the clients in their offices to ensure that their business and design aims were being met.

2009

Sep 2009 - Sep 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Work experience with the Station Post-Production House. I was a Runner assigned to helping out with general day-to-day tasks whilst experience all the different elements of Post Production within Alice in Wonderland.

Education

Currently

Master of Arts

Escape Studios

Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Undertaking MA in Visual Effects Compositing (2D).

2015

User Experience Design Immersive Course

General Assembly

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • The User Experience Design Immersive program is crafted by top practitioners in the field, with a specific focus on helping you transition into a UX design career.

2015

BA Archaeology

Durham University

Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
  • Durham, United Kingdom
  • Graduate of Durham University with a 2:1 in BA Archaeology. Specialising in Roman Archaeology and particularly Britain throughout the majority of study. Final thesis entitled: "The Roman Palace at Fishbourne and the Roman Villa at Lullingstone: A Comparative Analysis".