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Charles Morgan

  • Freelance Digital Media Professional
  • Essex, UK
  • 04/08/2021
Full time Design Information Technology Content Creation Animation Content Distribution

Personal Summary

I am a versatile digital media professional with an excellent track record of working with
high-end clients within the film/TV post-production, music and broadcasting sectors. I am
highly organised, can communicate confidently at all levels and skilled at managing projects
from brief to fulfilment. I also enjoy working as part of a creative team and can innovate
fresh ideas, offer direction and can quickly integrate new concepts and cutting-edge
technologies.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


Film & TV post production, broadcast graphics, content creation, digital workflows, image retouching & restoration, digital banner campaigns, DVD/Blu-ray authoring & mastering, video encoding, broadcast quality control, sound design and music technology.



Work Experience

Freelance Digital Media Professional
Jun 2010 - CCMorgan Designs

Providing digital media services to the music, film and broadcasting sectors.

• Project management for digital media.
• Responsive multi-platform design and development.
• Content creation for broadcast, DVD/Blu-ray, IPTV/STB and iTunes.
• Digital banner campaigns (DoubleClick, Clicktag, Ad Servers).
• Scenarist Professional DVD/Blu-ray authoring.
• Video editing and encoding for various platforms including IPTV, VOD, iTunes,
DVD/Blu-ray, YouTube and Vimeo.
• MIDI programming, sound design, audio restoration and loudness compliance.
• Broadcast/DVD/Blu-ray quality control and compliance.
• Videography and photography.
• Photo retouching & restoration.
• Ability to work remotely via project studio facilities.

Main Clients and Projects

Freelance DVD/Blu-ray Author and Graphic Designer - Visual Data Media Services, London.  Projects: FIFA World Cup Football, 'Cell 213', 'Bruce Lee' box set, 'Dr Finlay's Casebook' box set and 'Frontiers of Knowledge'.

Freelance DVD Author and QA Controller - Silversun Media Group, London.

Freelance DVD/Blu-ray Author - Metropolis Studios, London.  Projects: C4 Paralympics, Snow Patrol "Fallen Empires", Manic Street Preachers "Generation Terrorist", Lana Del Rey "Born to Die" and Jessie J." Who Are You".

Freelance Digital Designer - Virgin Media, London.

Freelance Broadcast and Digital Designer - Sky Creative BskyB, Osterley. Content design & development for various business platforms & products including Sky Sports Interactive, Sky website, Sky+ EPG & Darwin.

Freelance DVD/Blu-ray Author and Graphic Designer - Sony DADC, London.

Senior Designer/Author
Aug 2004 - May 2010 International Broadcast Facilities

Senior Designer/Author for a leading post production facility based in Covent Garden.

Main duties:

 

  • Managing projects from brief to fulfilment.
  • Broadcast/DVD motion graphics design and animation.
  • Produce, film and edit content for DVD Extras.
  • Design of marketing materials.
  • DVD/Blu-ray authoring using Scenarist Professional and DVD Studio Pro.
  • Video editing, encoding, transcoding and multiplexing.
  • Surround sound encoding (Dolby Digital AC3, DTS).
  • Liaising extensively with clients and answering their queries.
  • Presentation of project design ideas & concept
  • Quality control and compliance.
  • Asset delivery via FTP, Filezilla, Aspera, WamNet, DropBox and DLT.
  • SAN maintenance and LTO backup of projects.

 

Key achievements:

 

  • The production of high profile and critically acclaimed DVD projects.
  • Actively involved in the development of the digital media department and securing new clients.
  • R & D testing new delivery technologies (HD-TV, VOD, IPTV, Blu-ray).
  • Inducted and trained over 20 new staff in departmental procedures, video encoding, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere and quality control.

Education

PG Cert - Web Authoring
City University
Multimedia Software Skills - Certificate
Sep 2006 - Dec 2006 University of Arts
Audio and Music Technology BSc (Hons)
Anglia Ruskin University
BTEC HND - Music Technology
Newcastle College
3 'A' level - plus 8 GCSEs grades A-C
Basildon College of Further Education