Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE
I am a video producer with a focus on creativity.
My broad experience includes directing/DOP/editing & motion graphics for TV, online & podcasts. As well as management experience, liaising with clients, crew & talent.
However my passion lies in the conception of the ideas behind videos and content.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

DOB:         25th June 1982

EXPERIENCE

2006 - Present TIMACKROYD.COM Video Production

Global


Freelance Videographer
  • Working as Director, DOP, Video editor, Graphic designer, Motion graphics, Lighting & Sound and managing clients, crew & talent.
  • Clients include: Windows 7, Sony Ericsson, Burn Energy Drinks, Xbox, LG, Faction Skis, Fight Fan Australia and many more.
  • Responsibilities included pitching video concepts, managing staff & equipment, camera operating, editing, graphics & distribution. Often to tight deadlines requiring a fast, efficient work flow.
2010 - Present Spotzer

Australia


Videographer
  • Representing the 'Yellow Pages Online', I produced 40 second video ads for numerous companies in Greater Sydney.
  • Each project would entail visiting the company premises, conceiving, filming and editing the advert for delivery within 24 hours. Sometimes producing up to 3 per day.
2005 - Present Negative Gravity Films Ltd.

Europe


Company Director
  • With one other partner I launched the business in 2005. The original business model was DVD production however in year 1 the focus shifted to podcasting
  • The main output of the company is a video podcast called 'Snowfix'. Since its launch it has remained the most popular skiing & snowboarding podcast in the world (iTunes listings)
  • The show receives between 50,000-130,000 views/episode. After 12 months of launching the show was picked up by the Extreme Sports Channel and aired on Sky TV across Europe.
  • As well as conceiving, filming, editing and distributing the show, I am also responsible for selling the advertising that finances the project.
  • The latest production 'The Brits In America' is currently being aired on the 'Restaurant Entertainment Network' in 1,100 locations throughout America, including McDonalds, Taco Bell & Wendy's.
2003 - 2008 Various Marketing Positions London, UK

Experiential Marketing, Branding & Graphic Design
  • In between living in France producing videos in the winter, I have worked in a variety of marketing positions in London, as this is the subject I studied at University.
  • I worked for the following companies: Threshold Key Homes (summer 05), Kreate (summer 06,07), Woof London (summer 08)
  • The roles involved; event organising, managing promotional staff, graphic design and pitching to companies.

EDUCATION
2000 - 2003 University of Sheffield Sheffield, UK
  • BA Business Studies, 2.1
1993 - 2000 Bishop Heber High School & 6th Form Cheshire, UK
  • A-Levels: Maths - A, General Studies - B
  • Advanced GNVQ: Business - Distinction


INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
I have been skiing since the age of 6, including 8 full winter seasons. I am currently sponsored to ski by Faction skis.
I compete in both freestyle and freeride competition and have MC'd and judged at numerous events around Europe.

At Uni I launched a new society, the Enterprise Club, for students interested in small business and entrepreneurship. We had guest speakers and became affiliated with the White Rose Enterprise Centre in Yorkshire.

I was also the treasurer of RAG, a student charity society. This consisted of students conceiving unique ways to raise money for various charities.

SKILLS
I am highly computer literate with vast experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & After Effects, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas & Final Cut Pro and also Microsoft Office. I have also a lot of online experience using FTPs, blogs & social networks and a good understanding of SEO.

I have had experience presenting & recording V/O for TV, as well as hosting and MCing at various events and consider myself a great communicator.

REFERENCES
Will be made available on request