James Johnson

Freelance Creative

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

Side Hustles

About me

I’ve worked with brands, production companies, and marketing agencies, big and small, to imagine and create remarkable content. Mainly covering editing, motion graphics, content creation, and marketing - my work has been featured with some amazing people and brands including ALL4, Netflix, Amazon Prime, EA Sports, Marks & Spencer, L'Oréal Paris, Mountain Dew, KFC and more. I'm heavily experienced in film and television production and have had experience in senior and supervisor positions on, and off set.

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Skills

  • Editing
  • VFX Compositor
  • Abode Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Film Writing
  • Directing
  • Location Management
  • Company Director
  • Social Content

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Vidsy

    Vidsy

    • Advertising
  • A Million Ads

    A Million Ads

    • Advertising
  • MyRecce

    MyRecce

    • Marketing & PR
  • MVF

    MVF

    • Technology

Work history

Currently

Freelance Creative

James Johnson

Oct 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I’ve worked with brands, production companies, and marketing agencies, big and small, to imagine and create remarkable content. Mainly covering editing, motion graphics, content creation, and marketing - my work has been featured with some amazing people and brands including ALL4, Netflix, Amazon Prime, EA Sports, Marks & Spencer, L'Oréal Paris, Mountain Dew, KFC and more. I'm heavily experienced in film and television production and have had experience in senior and supervisor positions on, and off set.

Currently

Startup Founder

MyRecce

Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • MyRecce is an online marketplace and booking system for space. Everything from working bars and restaurants to private homes and pop-up spaces. It allows a direct line of contact between users and space owners and boasts a huge number of other features not seen on any other location agency website. Part of the NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator Programme. We are currently in the early development stage and approaching investors. Pitch deck available on request.

2020

Gaming Content Specialist

Donut

Dec 2019 - Jul 2020
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Freelance
  • During the extended 3-month contract, I created fun, witty, and cool gaming-related content for Donut, who are based in Berlin, Germany. Following the companies content strategy, I was responsible for creating short-form videos for their new platform as well as producing marketing and test content and, supporting their community and creators. I worked remotely from the UK and was invited to work in-house, at their HQ in Berlin. I continue to work with Donut on a freelance basis.

2019

Aug 2019 - Sep 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was brought in to Spectrecom Studios to complete and review a range of different client projects including, long-form corporate and social ad content.

2020

Jan 2019 - Feb 2020
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Teaching children between the ages of 7 and 18, film and television production at the PQA Saturday school. I helped them to create films, show the production process from pre-production through to post-production and run weekly practical projects. I also worked closely with the Film and Television TA and Principle to develop schedules, curriculum activities and larger projects. I completed my child protection and e-safety training courses (Jan 2019/2020) for the position.

2019

Social and Marketing Creative

KOBOX Boxing Club

Jul 2018 - Sep 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working in-house with the KOBOX management team, I create content to drive the brand in-studio and on social platforms - this includes producing content from start to finish (idea development, filming/photography, editing and motion graphics). I am responsible for researching and delivering ads to lookalike audiences developed through the Facebook Business advertisement platform. I have also been tasked with creating merchandise designs, website and product mockups, and original content development.

2018

Senior Video Editor

British Film Institute (BFI)

Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • During the 2018 BFI Media Conference I was tasked with managing post-production and editing industry talks. This included data management, footage backups, video editing, audio editing, branding and organising exports.

2018

Freelance Video Editor/Consultant

A Million Ads

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was brought in to help develop video content for A Million Ads who, primarily operate on radio. This included sourcing stock footage, music, voice overs and editing to their brief. After successfully completing this short contract, I have continued to work with A Million Ads and help them develop more video content.

2018

Freelance Video Editor

MVF

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • During my time at MVF, I helped the video team with a backlog of video content that needed editing. This included bulk marketing videos, motion graphics, original videos and titles/credits sequences. I have since been invited back to work with the MVF Video Team and continue to work with them on a freelance basis.

2017

Video Editor/Camera Operator

Double Happy Films

Nov 2016 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Editing a range of corporate/comedic style videos and creating original motion graphics (titles/credits sequences). I now continue to work with Double Happy Films on a freelance basis.

2016

Projection Designer

National Youth Theatre

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I designed projections for the National Youth Theatre's production of 'Ripple'. This included planning, designing, filming live-action content (with actors) and animating original motion graphics. These were displayed during the performance.

2019

Content Creator

Vidsy

Jul 2015 - Jan 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance writing, shooting and editing social content for major brands including King, Barclays Ping it, Radox, Cornetto, Signal, Vodafone, Simple, Children in Need, Carphone Warehouse, Lynx and more!

Education

2017

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Digital Film Production

Ravensbourne University London

Jan 2014 - Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom

2014

BTEC Level 3, Creative Media Production, Distinction, Distinction, Merit

Weston College

Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
  • Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom

Awards

2016

The Online Marketing Fundamentals qualification (The Digital Garage)

Google

2012

  • Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to the Life of the School.