Updated: September 2019

Ed Bartholomew

Multimedia Designer, Videographer & Photographer

(Filming, editing, photography, branding, design, UX/UI), Adobe Certified Associate

Professional Profile

Multi-skilled videographer and graphic designer with filming, editing, photography, branding, design and UX/UI experience. Confident in using Adobe Creative Cloud achieving Adobe Certified Associate status. Hardworking and detail-orientated, graduating with a First Class Honours in Broadcast Television and Media Production from the University of Winchester, progressing to study an MA in Digital Media Practice in Advertising, Marketing and Branding Design. Worked with various clientele including Marriott International and Café Rouge, creating innovative ideas for their Christmas and New Year’s social media campaigns, reaching over 44,000 people and collecting more than 130 bookings.

Key Skills

  • Organisation
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Filming
  • Storytelling
  • Motion Graphics
  • Cinematography
  • Sketch
  • InVision Studio
  • Google G Suite
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • UX/UI
  • Basic jQuery
  • HTML & CSS
  • Graphic Design

Experience

Videographer & Graphic Designer

Visual Storm | Winchester

Sep 2015 - Present

September 2015 - Present

Responsible for creating a variety of digital content from developing video concepts to filming interviews, cutaways and events. Experience collaborating with clients and other creatives to build and maintain professional business relationships whilst editing effectively based on client feedback.

  • Created the 3D logo animation for use at the beginning of all Visual Storm films using Blender, Adobe After Effects and Audition.
  • Set up a responsive WordPress website customising themes and plugins to meet brand guidelines, optimising page load time, creating video banners, ensuring mobile compatibility, improving website SEO and integrating Google Analytics.
  • Re-designed the text variation of the logo to better reflect the brand, creating various vectorized versions for different applications using Adobe Illustrator.
  • Designed a modern mascot for use across social media and advertising to strengthen the brand identity.
  • Updated business cards, incorporating the new logo and mascot, to ensure a unified brand at every touchpoint.

Freelance Videographer, Photographer & Graphic Designer

Queen Mary University Music Society | London

Sep 2018 - Sep 2019

September 2018 - September 2019

Produced branding and promotional material for use on print, digital and social media. Generated designs with high visual impact and video content creatively communicating the brand's message. Edited video using Adobe Premiere Pro and retouched images using Adobe Photoshop.

  • Created an original promotional video to attract new members for the upcoming academic year.
  • Designed the 2018 ‘Welcome Meetup’ event flyer seeing a 230% increase in numbers from 2017.
  • Digital versions of the flyer were promoted across social media reaching over 4300 people with 200 people paying £10 to join the society within the first two months.

Freelance Videographer

Café Rouge | London

Dec 2017 - Jan 2019

December 2017 - January 2019

Created key promotional videos for festive events to boost bookings. Responsible for lighting, filming, motion graphics, colour grading and editing based on client feedback whilst ensuring brand consistency.

  • Produced promotional videos for Café Rouge’s Christmas and New Year's social media campaigns which garnered a large amount of online interactions, reached over 44,000 people and collected more than 130 bookings each.

Freelance Videographer

Ignite Hospitality | London

May 2018 - Oct 2018

May 2018 - October 2018

Created a variety of videos for high end clients including Marriott International and Ei Group. Responsible for casting actors, and filming interviews, pieces to camera with autocues, timelapses and cutaways whilst using camera stabilizers such as DJI Ronin. Confident in editing using Adobe Premiere Pro, colour grading footage and creating motion graphics in Adobe After Effects.

  • Created a series of engaging educational training videos covering marketing in the hospitality sector to be used by Marriott's restaurants and bars internationally to increase footfall and generate more sales.
  • Produced a series of in-depth social media training videos for Ei Group to educate their pub owners in how to best utilise social media and increase their online presence to build their client base and boost sales.

Freelance Videographer

St John's Winchester | Winchester

Jan 2018 - Apr 2018

January 2018 - April 2018

Generated ideas and liaised with the client to assist pre-production then produced a thought provoking promotional video. Worked to a brief to film cutaways and interview the charities staff and residents. Worked to design assets, sound design, editing and colour grading using Adobe Premiere Pro and Lumetri Colour.

  • Created a promotional video to be used on their website and at fundraising events, showcasing what the charity has to offer and its importance in the community. The video considerably increased St John's website and social media traffic.

Freelance Videographer

Emsworth Museum | Emsworth

Feb 2018 - Mar 2018

February 2018 - March 2018

Collaboratively worked with the Emsworth Museum to produce an engaging, educational, promotional video to both showcase the story of the town's history and to be used as promotional material on their website. Responsible for generating ideas and concepts to meet the client’s needs as well as liaising with museum staff to locate the optimal archive photos to convey the story, digitising, restoring and animating photos using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects. Additional sound effects were sourced to design a rich audio landscape, mixed and levelled using Adobe Audition.

  • Created a 2.5D promotional video utilizing photo restoration, animation and sound design. Used on their website which generated numerous enquiries contacts for Emsworth Museum.

Education

MA, Digital Media Practice in Advertising, Marketing & Branding Design

University of Winchester

Sep 2018 - Sep 2019

September 2018 - September 2019

BA (Hons), Broadcast Television and Media Production, First Class Honours

University of Winchester

Sep 2015 - Apr 2018

September 2015 - April 2018

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Creative Media Production, DDD

Chichester College

Sep 2013 - Jul 2015

September 2013 - July 2015

GCSEs include Photography, Art, Design & Technology,English, Maths and Science, Grades A-C

More House School

Jan 2007 - Jul 2013

January 2007 - July 2013

Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Certified Associate in Digital Video Using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Bronze Duke of Edinburgh

Interests

Photography, travelling, television, films, socialising, hiking and cycling.

References

Available on request.