College & University projects - (2004 - 2009)
Chorley Guardian Newspaper, Lancashire - (2010 - 2011)
Roll: Photographer / Journalist
Going out 7 - 8 times a day (6 days a week) and gathering photos & details regarding local news of interest for the newspaper. Uploading photos to the media grid (for all newspapers to use) and using MS Word to type up the story behind it.
UK Entertainment Channel, Isle of Wight - (2011)
Roll: Filming & editing crew / staff supervisor
Filming and editing musical & dramatic performances all around the south of England from church halls to festival headliners, such as The NY Drifters, DJ Yoda & the Russian Ballet.
BBC Football League Show (BBC1), Sky Sports, & club websites - (June 11 - Sept 15)
Filming football matches around the UK, logging the footage onto BBC Salfords systems ready for broadcasting.
Along the way I have worked with idols like: Clive Tilsley and Lebron James.
Feature film - (2012)
It was my responsibility to supervise and plan the visual aspects of the film made.
Sterling Events Group - (2012 - 2015)
Filming award ceremony's, corporate meetings and high-class celebrity venues; I film the event as it happens. Footage is usually projected onto huge screens, making sure the equipment is set up correctly, filming whats important, using creativity to gather the best shots for promo video's, etc, working with the event crew via radio communications to make sure everything runs smoothly.
With this job I have had the privilege to capture moments such as:
* The cast of Loose Women singing into my camera
* Lancashire's Olympic hero's awards
* The Duke of York, Princess Anne, Gary Lineker, Cleopatra, The Drifters...
Just to name a few, and in some utterly stunning venues.
Google UK Ltd - (June 2014 - Present)
Roll: Street View Photographer
Working away from home 6 days per week travelling across the UK & Internationally, using very unique camera equipment created by Google such as the Google Trekker/Trolley/Tripod & Car. Working with new clients in new locations every day, using the equipment to create the Google Street View experience, map planning, admin duties, constantly keeping in contact with the rest of the Google team while on locations, maintaining equipment.
Some big locations include:
* 10-11 Downing Street, London
* The Olympic Park & Stadium, London
* Royal School of Music, London
* Every single road in Manchester, North Cheshire & Lancashire
* Chedder Gorge, Chedder
* The Guiness factory, Ireland
* Glasgow Cathedral & Necropolis, Glasgow
* Arthur's Seat (mountain), Edinburgh
* The White Cliffs of the south coast
*Canary Wharf, London
* Wembley Stadium, London
* Loch Ness, Scotland
(All above 2014)
* UK grand tour 142 towns/cities 2017
* Switzerland grand tour 9 cities 2017
* Belgium grand tour 24 cities 2017
Feet and Spine, Manchester - (April 2016 - July 2016)
Roll: Management / Creative Media Developer
Working with a small team over 3 locations in Manchester & Liverpool, I was assigned to manage our Deansgate branch on my own, attract public business, serve customers, contact local companies and create business / contacts, create new media including promo videos, e-commerce, photography, magazines, leaflets, store banners, website banners, GIF’s, web development, travelling across the country, technical maintenance, courier management, admin duties and any other duties assigned.
ADI TV Ltd, Preston - (August 2016 - March 2017)
Roll: Live Broadcasting Service Operator
Working with a small team & independently, it's my job to monitor the live feeds of football matches across England in all major competitions. Constantly I am checking the feeds to make sure Camera Operators are capturing the best quality footage as it happens, which also includes being in constant contact with the Operators and talking through technical changes that need to be made to their cameras.