Kam Bains

Seeking new creative positions in UX design, graphic design, creative strategy and VFX artist.

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  • LocationSlough, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I am a highly motivated individual who is keen to learn new skills and would like to take on a more challenging role. I can clearly communicate my ideas and integrate well into a team. I believe in the importance of growth, creativity and technology to express myself whilst motivating others.

Skills

 

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Seeking new Position

Freelancer

Jan 2016

2015

Roto-prep Artist

Bluebolt Ltd

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Worked on: War & Peace (2015) • 2D tracking, roto and creating separate mattes Software: Using Nuke

2015

Roto & Prep Artist

Method Studios London

Feb 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Worked on: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Terminator Genisys (2015) • 2D tracking, roto and creating separate mattes • Completing cleanup and prep tasks if required • Marker removal • Keying hair and other aspects if required • Dustbusting • Creating scripts for Stereo workflow • Updating shot status on Shotgun. •Communicating with the roto supervisor regarding workload and issues. • Learning the in-house pipeline and workflow Software: Using Nuke, Mocha and learning Silhouette.

2014

Junior Compositor

Axisvfx

Mar 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Worked on: Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015) • 2D tracking, roto, cleanup, problem solving, understanding lighting, shadow and colour • Wire/rig and marker removal • Setting up temporary composites • Balancing deadlines with the work required • Updating shot status on Shotgun. • Communicating with the producer, production assistant and vfx supervisors regarding workload and issues. Software: Nuke

2014

Junior Compositor Trainee

Trixter

Dec 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Worked on: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) • 2D tracking • Using match move data for camera projection • Carrying out cleanup and prep tasks • Replacing signs on buildings and cars • Integration of elements like bullets and smoke for final shots • Understanding light, shadow and colour • Learning the in-house pipeline and workflow • Helping to organise scripts for Stereo whilst learning the in-house pipeline and workflow. • Communicating with the supervisor regarding workload and balancing deadlines Software: Nuke and Mocha

2009

Marketing & Office Assistant

East Berkshire College

Nov 2008 - Nov 2009
  • • Discussing new prospectus ideas and distribution • Updating College website using a CMS • Liaising with different departments • Contacting companies and suppliers for quotes and sponsorship. • Writing reports on data collected for research using MS Excel • Organising College events and photoshoots

2008

Multimedia & Marketing Assistant

Coussins Associates

Jan 2008 - Jul 2008
  • • Proofreading documents, writing reports and checking art work • Using Adobe Photoshop to create designs • Contacting and communicating with clients • Organizing material for events and film shoots • Carrying out research for client training and presentations • Setting up online surveys through Snap and MS Excel • Setting up media library • Using Adobe Premiere Pro to capture and edit footage

Education

2016

UX Design, Branding, Facebook Advertising (lynda Udemy), 2016

Lynda Udemy Online Courses

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Courses completed online Online Courses: UX Design, Branding, Facebook Advertising (Lynda & Udemy), 2016

2013

MA Digital Post Production

National Film and Television School

Apr 2011 - Apr 2013
  • MA Digital Post Production Graduate - VFX Compositing, Colour Grading and Online Editing. Miss Todd film won a Student Oscar in LA (2013).

2011

Intensive Foundation Twelve Module Graphic Design Course

The Graphic Design School

Jul 2009 - Jan 2011
  • Intensive Foundation Twelve Module Graphic Design Course THE COURSE OUTLINES MODULE 1 Introduction to Graphic Design MODULE 2 Design Basics MODULE 3 Introduction to Typography MODULE 4Colour MODULE 5 Advanced Typography MODULE 6 Photography MODULE 7 Logotype Design MODULE 8 Design Systems MODULE 9 Layout Design MODULE 10 Design Systems II MODULE 11 Preparing your Portfolio

2006

CIW Professional Exam (site Designer 1d0-520

ECDL and Certified Internet Webmaster Exams

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
  • ECDL and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Exams [2005 - 2006] Exams Passed to date: June 2006 - CIW Associate Exam (Foundation 1D0-510) - Basic knowledge of Internet technologies, network infrastructure, web authoring and project management. November 2006 – CIW Professional Exam (Site Designer 1D0-520) - Site development essentials, web design elements, basic web technologies and advanced web technologies.

2004

Twelve Week Evening Filmmaking Course

New York Film Academy

Aug 2004 - Dec 2004
  • Twelve Week Evening Filmmaking Course

2004

BA Politics

Royal Holloway, University of London

Aug 2001 - Jul 2004
  • British, European, USA Politics, international relations, research methods, political theory both in Britain and abroad, studying subjects such as democracy in Britain, comparative political institutions, migration, ethnicity, and multiculturalism.

Awards

2013

Gold medal at the Student Academy Awards in the Foreign Film Category

  • Miss Todd film won a gold medal at the Student Academy Awards in LA (2013). It also won other major awards, including a Royal Television Society Award and an Annie Award Nomination .I worked as a vfx artist on this film. http://www.misstoddfilm.com