James Francis

James Francis

Online Project CoordinatorLondon, United Kingdom
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James Francis

James Francis

Online Project CoordinatorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Confident within a creative environment, I have gained experience working closely with licensors and design agencies. I have extensive knowledge in building a product from concept design to manufacturing stage. I have strong abilities in product development and management, as well as copywriting. I have interests in photography, art, fashion and film along with travelling and meeting new people. I have strong abilities in product design, project management, copywriting and proofreading.
Projects credited in
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Beta
    Red Dead Redemption 2 Online BetaRed Dead Redemption 2 Online Beta is an open world multiplayer game designed to bring players a solo or co-operative experience of the wild west setting of the Red Ded Redemption 2.
  • Red Dead Redemption
    Red Dead RedemptionCoordinating the packaging and layout approval for this PlayStation title.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
    Red Dead Redemption 2Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western action-adventure game developed and published by Rockstar Games.
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Work history
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    Online Project CoordinatorRockstar Games
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Assist in the delivery/localisation of online marketing assets/digital content including, email campaigns, targeted social marketing and blog material. • Create, localise and publish online content ensuring absolute consistency of messaging and approach. • An integral part of the social media launch for the hugely successful Red Dead Redemption 2 campaign. • Collaborate with the International Rockstar offices to ensure that their online marketing requirements are fully supported. • Support all aspects of the development and maintenance of the Rockstar brand and product specific websites with regards to the international territories. • Provide input and feedback on all product-specific websites and related material. Ensuring that these sites and related content are fully localised to meet Rockstar’s specified marketing objectives and drive sales. • Help produce local versions of the Rockstar Propaganda email programme for the International territories, ensuring that local news and subject matter are integrated where appropriate. • Contribute innovative/best practice ideas that will help Rockstar deliver progressive online materials. • Ensure that product design is appropriate for company strategy, target demographic and platform.
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    Project ManagerWinning Moves
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Management of the product development process from brief to retail, ensuring the critical path is adhered to and product delivered on time. • Developed a variety of products such as Monopoly, Top Trumps, Guess Who, Cluedo, Trivial Pursuit, Connect 4, Waddington Cards and others. • Demonstrated a well-developed sense of creativity as well as a strong creative judgment in anticipating and solving queries and issues. • Adapted licenses to existing gameplay patterns to best represent both internal and external brand guidelines, ensuring all products are fully aligned to the targets of all stakeholders. • Ensured that product design is appropriate for company strategy, target demographic and platform. • Effectively scheduled and managed multiple simultaneous projects and assignments. • Provided high quality submissions and competent handling of approval processes.
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Skills
  • Digital Media
  • Art Direction
  • Client Services
  • Design
  • Marketing
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Creative Direction
Education
    BA(Hons) Media Arts
     - Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Graduated with Upper Second Class Degree. The course was varied and modules included Digital Imaging and Editing, Theories of Media Analysts and Methods, Video Production and Sound Development, Website Design, Television and Photography Studio Experience. This gave me a chance to develop skills and interests in all of these areas.