Jagex 2019-03-01 — 2020-05-01
- Doing all the new business aquisition and marketing campaigns for Runescape3 and OldSchool Runescape
Craft - McCanns 2018-12-01 — 2019-02-31
Worked on Purina's Felix catfood campaign. I've designed, animated and built the digital display campaign for various Felix catfood products
Leo Burnett 2018-06-01 — 2018-08-12
At Leo Burnett's I was responsible for the design, animation, coding and management of all the banners for McDonald's account, as well as doing their portal skins and various other web assets.
- Automation of coding workflow using the Bannertime generator
Wellcom 2018-05-01 — 2018-06-01
Createdm, animated and managed all the HTML5 banner production fpr Doubleclick and adForm platforms
- Worked on and built Google dynamic banners
WCRS - ENGINE Group 2017-07-01 — 2018-01-12
WCRS brought me in to lead the HTML5 rich-media banner campaigns design, development and publishing. I've created campaigns for Artemis, HMRC, RAF, CapitalONE and EON. Aside from banners, I was involved with motion graphic design and aimation for D6 units, SixSheets and various other OOH formats for Sky Broadband
- Reintroduced Flash (currently named Adobe Animate 2018) for complex HTML5 banner creatives.
- Contributed to winning several pitches.
- Had the opportunity to personally illustrate for high profile website sites such as E.ON
Partners Andrews Aldridge - ENGINE Group 2017-05-01 — 2018-06-30
I was hired at Partners to create vector based illustrations, and a series of infographics for a mobile first global marketing campaign for EON. The main subject of the illustrations was electonic cars and various electonic vehicle scenarios
- created some very complex vector illsutration infographics for eON's campaign to promote electonic cars
Freedman International 2016-09-01 — 2017-05-20
Senior Digital Designer and front end Dev. Responsible for design + hand coding of integrated campaigns for Electronic Arts' HTML5/CSS/js rich media banners delivered through Google DCS/DCM, AdForm etc. Design work incuding UI and Sketch layouts for FitBit iPhone apps, as well as design/motion graphics work on numerous EA DOOH placements.
- Created optimized workflows for HTML5 banner production.
- Created automatization tools and apps, enabling QC's and PM's to publish to FTP and navigate LAN structure quicker.
Antiweb Ltd. 2011-04-01 — 2016-09-01
This was the wild and woolly times during the transition period from Actionscript to HTML5, I freelanced for Wundermans, Crayon, Proximity, Razorfish, Meme, Dare and Hogarth.
RMG Connect 2010-08-01 — 2011-02-01
My role at RMG Connect was as Head of Interactive and Principal AS dev, leading a team of 6 Flash developers/designers creating interacive content and campaigns, mostly for the HSBC account. I was responsible for creative and technical aspect of coding, animation, graphic asset design+delivery on interactive HSBC online campaigns, as well as mentoring Flash/AS/HTML team.
- The highlights of my time at RMG Connect was being able to create highly engaging and programatically complex Flash based campaigns
DigitasLBi_UK 2009-04-01 — 2010-06-01
Actionscript 2 OOP development. Built Flash frameworks, components and apps for large sites for clients such as nakheel.com and Shell.
- We have produced some very tight OOP code during my time at Digitas
Imagination - London 2008-04-01 — 2009-09-01
At Imagination, I worked on AirPoint Gestural Interaction and Motion Tracking hardware (nowadays we call that simply Augmented Reality) app development for the Shell Group. I also developed apps and visual assets for the Shell interactive video wall hardware (AR again). On the visual/graphic design side, I created 3D and animated assets used by the GestureTek hardware (Modo, Flash and AfterEffects).
- This was my first contact and opportunity to work on AR software and hardware before the term was even coined
Young & Rubicam Brands 2007-05-01 — 2008-11-01
At Y&R apart from branding design related work, I was tasked with creating graphic layouts, type-setting+typography, as well as asset creation for interactive TV adverts running on Sky TV. I also created assets for various interactive (flash) banners. The client was the Sky interactive TV platform.
DARE - London 2008-08-01 — 2009-12-30
Designed, animated and coded highly interactive Flash banner campaigns for Barclays, at Dare
BORN 2008-01-15 — 2008-08-01
Flash AS3/AS2, Lingo Adobe Air, Shockwave specalist. Worked on Links of London, Uniqlo, CWharton, Reiss, Kurt Geiger accounts
Wunderman UK 2006-06-01 — 2007-02-01
Freelance developer/ digital designer at Wundermans, designing graphic layouts and typography for interactive TV ads. Design and execution of creatives for interactive online banners. Clients: Land Rover, Microsoft.
Red Bee Media 2003-05-02 — 2006-05-31
As an interaction designer my role at RedBee included designing/creating and managing brand driven marketing campaigns across online, interactive TV, and print media. I worked on BBC internal work such as promotional Flash games and banners, as well as external clients such as Lexus, BT, NHS (Five-A-Day campaigns + sites).
BBC - Creative Services 2001-06-20 — 2003-05-01
Online Promo Director - BBC Creative Services. Responsible for the entire BBC promotional banner service for the bbc.co.uk site, as well as all of the BBC promotional Flash content made at the time. Content creation such as online apps, games, as well as authoring bespoke 2D and 3D graphic assets for promoting individual BBC TV programmes - Blue Planet, Walking With Beasts, and larger scale events - BBC Three and BBC Four channel launches.
Rock-Star UK 2000-12-01 — 2001-04-25
Created entire Flash and Shockwave (Director/Lingo) based sites for viviennewestwood.co.uk, Tracey Emin, Brian Harvey, Bridget Jones Diary Film site. Designed and coded numerous Flash games, desktop apps such as screen-mates, screen-savers, cd roms. Created vertice-based 3D model assets for online use.
BT - Research & Development Labs, Colindale 1998-01-30 — 2000-06-01
BT Wireplay ISDN and DialUp Online Gaming networks. Specialising in QuakeIII client and Q3A server software (Quakeworld) as well as 3D maps creation and implementation. At Wireplay I also took on to admin and grow the already sizeable UK online gamer community on Wireplay.com and Gameplay.com servers - which at the time were one of the largest online PC gamer environments.
Central St Martins College of Art And Design, University of the Arts London 1991-10-01 — 1994-06-01
- Fine Art Painting
Fine Art Academy, Belgrade Faculty of Fine Arts 1994-09-01 — 1997-08-31
Best Online Promotion - 2nd Place
Best Online Promotion - Gold (1st)
- Actionsript 1-3
- DoubleClick Studio
- DoubleClick Manager
3D Modelling + Animation
- 3D Studio Max
- After Effects
Typography + Design
Nicolas is a highly skilled and experienced freelance senior level developer. His industry knowledge and ability to work with current trends as well as existing techniques makes him an asset and powerful resource. Devoted and passionate about what he does, I would strongly recommend his involvement for a wide range of digital development and design projects. He is also a very talented illustrator and proven "out of the box thinker". I look forward to working with him again.
— Joe Goldstein (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-goldstein)