After five years at Sky.com, I wanted to get back to the design and development as a freelancer. I've been working on some projects with several companies including Indelible London, who produce emails for clients including Sport England and UK Sport.
- Image, Content and Video editor for Sky.com homepage. - Headline writing and sub-editing for News, Sport and celebrity stories. - Researching, sourcing, editing and retouching imagery to suit stories. - Production, filming and editing of video content for Sky online channels. - Transcoding, resizing and quality control of frame and bit-rates. Training. - Project management assistance and editorial technical advisor for site redesigns.
- Flash / ActionScript 3 development, PDF video integration. - Producing interactive animations and menus. - Video editing, transcoding and optimisation.
- Developing fantasy football and rugby sites for partners including: - Barclays, Sky Sports, C4, HSBC, Arsenal and Skint Records. - Requiring: Flash, AS3, Photoshop, CSS3, XML, XHTML, JS, ASP.NET, SQL-Server.
- Editor of Premier League football highlights for broadband and 3G delivery. - Producing near-live goal clips & match highlights to over 30 countries. - Identifying highlights from live feeds. Capturing, cropping & cutting of clips. - Recording & editing commentators' voice overs. Rendering clips in multiple formats. - Urgent deadlines. Highly pressurised.
- Researching football news stories, composing articles and devising headlines. - Picture archive research, Photoshop cropping and manipulation. - HTML coding and web page authoring for SkySports.com.
- Acquired highly competitive student internship with Sky Sports in London. - Researching, locating and selecting segment footage from archive vaults. - Logging and relaying arrangement details to editors. Attend outside broadcast of matches.
Gained a 2:2 in Film and also a certificate of higher education in Multimedia Design and Technology
Gained a Distinction award. Equivalent to 2 A Grade A Levels in England
Became Sky Online's most viewed blogger.