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Welcome

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Hi, welcome to "multimedian.co.uk" :-)

I'm Ian, a skilled and experienced graduate multimedia/web developer, living and working in the UK.
I design and build multimedia/web sites/e-learning products for a living.
When I'm not working I fly microlights, travel, play sax and chase my girlfriend!

This site is designed to provide information to :

  • Those who are considering employing me.
  • Those who seek a freelance contractor to work for them.
    (sorry, not freelancing at the moment)
  • Those who want a one off website making for them.
  • Anyone who seeks advice on websites/SCORM/multimedia in general.
    (sorry, not freelancing at the moment)
  • Nosey people who google me ! ;-)

Please use the navigation above to read more. If you have any questions feel free to email me (no obligation). I can provide a full up to date CV on request.
Thanks for your visit. :-) Ian

Portfolio

Here are some examples of both employed and freelance projects...      < previous   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    next >
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screenshot of Sonar 2170 Courseware

Burridge Courseware

Client:
Ultra Electronics / Royal Navy

Brief:
Working as part of team at Burridge Courseware produce fully SCORM 2004 conformant courseware for the new Sonar 2170 system. To be delivered via LMS or standalone PC
**Security sensitive so no link to this project.

Solution:

  • Flash/xml based courseware
  • My role Flash content, packaging/browser control in javascript
  • Scripting SCORM functions in javascript to integrate to Flash.
  • SCORM testing and packaging.
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screenshot of UAT Courseware

Burridge Courseware

Client:
Defence Logistic Organistion / MTS / Royal Navy

Brief:
As part of Burridge team produce twin screen, SCORM 2004 courseware for the UAT system. To be delivered via LMS or standalone PC
**Security sensitive so no link to this project.

Solution:

  • Flash/xml based courseware
  • My role Flash content, packaging/browser control in javascript
  • Scripting SCORM functions in javascript to integrate to Flash.
  • Messaging between director and flash in seperate browsers
  • SCORM testing and packaging.
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screenshot of cyber-model.co.uk wesbite

www.cyber-model.co.uk

Client:
Steph Reid - Professional model.

Brief:
To create a website to act as an online modelling photographic portfolio/CV and contact point.

Solution:

  • A full animated flash based website.
  • Photo galleries draw images from "flickr.com" photo hosting site to enable client to update galleries at will.
  • A guestbook using asp and an access database
  • Full visitor statistics
    Achieved 4000+ visitors in first year
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screenshot of faybevan.co.uk wesbite

www.faybevan.co.uk

Client:
Fay Bevan - Professional model.

Brief:
To create a website to act as an online modelling photographic portfolio/CV and contact point.

Solution:

  • A full animated flash based website.
  • Photo galleries which draw images from "flickr.com" photo hosting site to enable client to update galleries at will.
  • A guestbook using asp and an access database
  • Full visitor statistics
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screenshot of South Glamorgan RAYNET wesbite

www.multimedian.co.uk/raynet

Client:
South Glamorgan Radio Amateurs Emergency Network

Brief:
To create a website providing a general and operational information for both group members and the local emergency planning/voluntary emergency services community.

Solution:

  • Pure xhtml/CSS style and layout.
  • php and MySql database used for content management
  • Diary/event sections easily updated by the site end user/adminisrator through an admin page.
  • Crisp clean modern look and feel
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screenshot of www.microlightpilot.com

www.microlightpilot.com

Client:
Me !

Brief:
There is a lack of blogs about learning to fly or microlighting, so I decided to fill the gap!
The site aims to answer all those questions friends, family and colleaugues have and to provide links, inspiration and motivation for student pilots.

Solution:

  • php/mysql/css site based on the popular Wordpress blogging engine.
  • "Falbum" integrated to show galleries from flickr in the blog
  • A few CSS hacks made to customise further
  • Web based visitor stats service added.
    Visitors from all over world.
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screenshot of thebavarianband.co.uk wesbite

www.thebavarianband.co.uk

Client:
"Die Heidelberger Boys"
A comedy Bavarian Style Oompah Band.

Brief:
To create a website advertising the band, showing galleries of previous gigs and comments from clients. To be fun and amusing.

Solution:

  • Simple html based website. ****shortly to be updated to flash with flickr integration
  • Used existing marketing material design/feel for site style
  • Gallery pages of supplied jpgs
  • Guestbook - asp/access db
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screenshot of old 'multimedian' website

My old Flash portfolio

Client:
Me and any potential employers ! It worked :-)

Brief:
To create an online portfolio for the purposes of demonstrating ability while seeking employment. Site to act as CV and gallery of all multimedia work whilst showing off my web/flash capability.

Solution:

  • Full modular Flash based website.
  • CV and skills text dynamically pulled from text files for easy updating
  • Audio, video and Quicktime VR content
  • Guestbook - asp/access db
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screenshot of example QTVR movie page

Example Quicktime VR

Client:
Me - demonstration piece / project

Brief:
Capture digital images, process and package as QTVR interactive movies.

Solution:

  • Captured sequences of images for each movie using tripod and digital camera
  • Used "3D Vista Studio" to stich imagery and produce QTVR movies.
  • One of local park, one of my old flat.
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screenshot of Manic Medic game

Manic Medic Game

Client:
Me !

Brief:
In order to develop my flash skills and for fun I built a crazy flash game.

Solution:

  • Flash
  • php and mysql used for high score tables
  • Submitted to various online flash game sites and has had literally millions of plays.
  • Significantly boosted traffic and google positioning for my portfolio site.

About me

I'm a mature energetic, enthusiastic and resourceful young man. Flexible, enjoy a challenge and learning, good as a solo or team player, dedicated and conscientious. I aim to be a valued resource to current and future employers and clients.

Lead Multimedia Developer (Permanant) - Mar 2007 - to date
Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd, Bristol.
Lead Developer of e-learning for the Royal Navy's new Type 45 Warship.

Multimedia Developer (Permanant) - Dec 2005 - to date
Burridge Courseware Ltd, Maisemore, Gloucester.
Developing bespoke SCORM2004 compliant Flash/xml computer based training software for military clients.

Multimedia Developer (Freelance Contractor) - June 2003 - Dec 2005
Pennant Training Systems Ltd, Staverton, Cheltenham
Developing computer based military aircraft training systems for major international defence indusrty clients.

Lecturer (part time contract) - Oct 2003 - Apr 2004
University Of Glamorgan - Faculty of Advanced Technology, Pontypridd, South Wales
Part time lecturer, delivering practical experience and theory in multimedia production.

Freelance Web Developer - Oct 2003 to date
"Multimedian" for clients around UK
Producing web sites for clients ranging from jazz and comedy bands to aviation blogs to professional model portfolios.

Skills

Web / Internet Development

Web development ability from xhtml/css sites through xml/database content managed sites to full flash sites. Strong with HTML, Javascript, Actionscript, XML. Experience with VBScript/ASP, PHP, MySql, ActiveX, Lingo, and VRML.
Familiar with Dreamweaver, Homesite, Notepad ;-), Flash, Director, Photoshop etc.

Multimedia Authoring

Developing CD ROM multimedia with Director, Flash, Quicktime VR and 3D graphics/animations.

ADL SCORM (Scorm Trooper)

Professional experience coding, testing, packaging and delivering fully SCORM 2004 (3rd edition) compliant courseware. Knowledge of RTE, CAM and Sequencing/Navigation. Specific knowledge of UK Defence SCORM requirements.

Audio/Video Production

Recording/editing/production of audio/video material with Premiere Pro, Soundforge, Cool Edit and other packages.

Other skills

Lighting/sound engineering, stage management, play Saxophone, Ham licence, electronic fault finding, PC construction.

Services

NB: Currently busy setting up my own digital agency TurnTurtleMedia and thus I'm not freelancing at present.
I provide quality work for reasonable rates with good customer relations. Feel free to contact me for a chat about your needs with no obligation. If I can help then I will :-)

Web site design and programming

Whether you are seeking a small website with a few pages or an impressive animated flash portfolio with dynamic galleries and full visitor statistics, or a database content managed portal, then I can help you.

Multimedia CD ROM / Kiosk design and programming

Need a multimedia advertising CD for marketing or a rolling information/advertising screen in your foyer? With experience producing high quality multimedia I can advise and produce this for you.

Audio/Video/Graphics - creation,capture,manipulation and production

With a firm background in live media and multimedia production I can produce any required graphics, audio and video for whatever your project may be whether website or CD.

SCORM consultancy.

Need a handle on SCORM, advice on implementation? With some solid professional experience I may be able to help you.

Contact

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Hello again !

Thanks for taking an interest in my site and services.

Whether you want a site building, advice, or just have a general question, drop me a line and if I can help I will! (if I can't I'll point you in the right direction !)

I look forward to hearing from you.

NB: Currently busy setting up my own digital agency TurnTurtleMedia and thus I'm not freelancing at present, but if you are seeking a website, come and visit !

The easiest way to contact me is by email using the following link...

Alternatively call my mobile +44 (0)7713 355698 .

Thanks for your visit, Ian :-)