A bit about me...
I'm an 18 year old, working as a freelancer in the BCP area as a digital consultant, producing media content in the form of websites, video and photo. I've been involved in the media for the past 6 years, starting off in secondary school by helping to photograph sporting and award events and then later on producing 2 award ceremonies including motion graphics and creating a plethora of digital products.
I am a photographer, cinematographer and website developer and also have 8 years of experience in technical support. I have 5 years experience and 2 diploma qualifications in media.
I provide services for a wide range of digital projects — primarily focusing on website development and design with a key eye for search engine optimisation and speed (have you seen how quickly this website loads?). Alongside website products, having a background in IT I can setup a professional business with cloud storage, email and more. Having been a hobbiest photographer for the past 4 years, I also know my way around a camera, providing professional, detailed shots of products, people and events.
Can highly recommend Ben, is working with me on various web sites and video products. Great work ethics and really impressed with his honest attitude and professional approach.
Ben was extremely professional on the day and nothing was too much for him. He went above and beyond to make sure our wedding video was perfect. Ben captured every part of the day but did so discreetly making use feel at ease. Thank you, Ben, for capturing the most amazing day of our lives!
Since October, Ben has worked extremely hard on filming and editing the College production of "The Tempest". He took the project upon himself, running a multi-camera set up with several other students. Ben has highlighted key leadership skills along with excellent production skills.
Nothing I asked Ben was too much work and he always completed his work quickly yet precisely. I am really pleased that I chose to work with Ben and would definitely recommend him to anyone considering!
I have never worked with anyone who has such passion, energy and motivation for visual effects, animation, creating Artwork, Graphics design as well as video editing. Ben is a great communicator, very hard working, very precise and extraordinarily creative.
Thank you so much for all your work on the live stream last week. Your editing skills and vision for the day was impressive and played a huge role in the success of the gig. We look forward to seeing you work with us again in Performing Arts.
Have you worked with me on a project? I'd love to hear how your experience was me was!
Since July 2021, I've been on an apprenticeship at BCP Council as a Desktop Infrastructure Technician. My role entails supporting end-users of the council (resource staff and councillors/politicians) with desktop and mobile devices. I've also worked on providing media applications such as streaming layouts and infographics to assist users in their roles.
I worked with Tina & James from Driftwood Kitchen to create a digital brand for Driftwodo Kitchen, a family-ran, independent cafe and coffee shop in the heart of Highcliffe-On-Sea. The website holds a number of features, such as easy content editing, mobile and search engine optimisation and integrations with social media.
I worked with Meghan Marsh on creating the digital store for The Teeny Kitchen, a weaning and developing child eCommerce company that provides child-friendly utensils, bibs and a wide range of other products. The website holds a number of features, such as fast checkout using Google & Apple Pay, email marketing and conversion software and mobile accessible navigation.
The new Bistro My Way website comes with a number of different features to display a professional attitude to the customers. In order to keep a streamlined, yet detailed experience on their website, I implemented the following features to give a thoughtful and friendly user experience to the customers and the staff.
I've worked with Castle Surveyors on a Website Migration & WordPress Optimisation project, tasked with optimising loading times, image responsiveness, SEO performance on leading search engines and flexibility on mobile devices and migrated website to a new hosting provider.
I am a video editor for YouTube Channel (20,000,000 views and 200,000 subscribers) and am responsible for producing 3+ videos per week to provide entertainment to thousands and growing my interpersonal, marketing, presentational, time management and organisation skills.
Brockenhurst College asked me to be the cinematographer for The Tempest, a Shakespearean production performed by the Classical Theatre enrichment students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the inability to allow guests to visit the campus and watch the production in person, it was agreed upon to deliver the college's production through digital means.
At the beginning of my freelance career in 2018, I worked with Helanna from Burt Education to develop a basic website that would allow her to promote her tuition services. I had also created a brochure that she could share online and print out.
School IT Support Technican
I've assisted teachers with technical support, maintaining and resolving issues with smart boards, projectors and laptops. Imaging new devices using secure boot and PXEBoot. The I.T team uses Spiceworks Helpdesk to receive enquiries and assist in technical support, logging changes and progress.
I worked with Leia's owner, Ellie, to produce a few videos of Leia to post on her YouTube channel. Each video was 4-8 minutes long, showing what Leia got up to, for her audience on Instagram and YouTube. Each video ammased 800-1,000 views.
If you're interested in the other projects I've worked on, visit my other projects.
Industry & General Skills
- User Experience-Based Design
- Level 2 Technical Support
- Video Production
- Website Development
- Search Engine Optimisation
Tools and Technologies
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Windows Server (Active Directory)
- LAMP Website Development Stacks
- WordPress Development
- Microsoft 365 / Google Workspace
- Google Analytics
- Static HTML & CSS Coding
- Commercial & Personal Photography
- Digital Organisation & Management
- Cloud Organisation Systems
- Teamwork & Independent Work
- Ability to quickly learn
- Can lead teams effectively to create high-quality products
I regularly update my skills and qualifications on my LinkedIn profile.
Get in touch!
Are you interested in working on your digital appearance or have general questions? I'm available to contact via a number of platforms. For business enquiries, contact me on LinkedIn or via email, or if you want to contact me for a non-business related matter, direct message me on Instagram!