Hello, my name is Ellie Morgan.
Highly ambitious and motivated, my broad range of experiences give me a great range of transferrable skills, a resourceful good all-rounder who can approach tasks with dignity. I bring wisdom in my years, with an everlasting youthful enthusiasm and passion for creativity. A level-headed team player, with a caring and sensitive nature, I am able to motivate and encourage others. My proactive approach to tasks and can-do attitude make me a valuable asset to any team, a problem solver who works well under pressure. I have a varied portfolio with experience in retail, business, and administration as well as working in multiple genres of the creative sector, in varied roles.
CREATIVE ARTS – STUDIES
Upon completion of my GNVQ and National Diploma qualification in Art and Design, I dedicated my career to the Creative Arts; working as a PA to a product designer, a freelance Artist working with acrylics on canvas, an entrepreneur importing and retailing artist materials online and a passionate freelance Editorial and Wedding Photographer. I embarked upon my ambition of becoming a Filmmaker in 2016, studying a Film and Media Arts Production Foundation Degree at UCW, completing the course in 2018 with a Distinction grade. I have worked on paid and student film sets internationally during my time at UCW, experiencing multiple genres of lm making, discovering a particular passion for documentary film making. My studies continue until 2019 on a Lens Based Media BA degree course at UCW.
I was head of marketing for Dirigo student Film festival in 2017 incorporating social media marketing skills gained developing my own travel documentary brand – Explorer Buddies. I set up my own successful Camper Van Travel Vlog and Blog in 2017, named Explorer Buddies, featuring travels with my husband in our self-converted camper van. Having created over 30 short documentary Vlog films; the channel has gained over 9K YouTube subscribers. I have also achieved over 16K followers on Instagram. I was signed to Media Agent Media Drum World in 2018, with an article sharing my story published in the Daily Mail in 2018. Our brand was selected to work as a Brand Ambassador for the SatNav manufacturer TomTom in 2018. I have produced a range of Explorer Buddies Merchandise, featuring my own digital artwork, available to purchase on Explorer Buddies website I built using content management system WordPress.
FURTHER EDUCATION LECTURER
I wish to pursue a career as a creative arts lecturer. I have experience as a student ambassador for Weston College working with children from disadvantaged backgrounds. I have worked as a mentor to lm and media students at UCW and Weston College. I have delivered several independent courses to adults in the subject of creative photography. I delivered a 2-week Film and Media summer school for secondary age children at Weston College. With a particular interest in the subject of Autism; I am currently a support worker for students on the Autism Spectrum at Weston Bay, a residential training center for students on the Autism Spectrum run by Weston College, supporting Creative Arts and residential sessions. I have the ability to inspire and motivate my students, with my continued passion and varied experience in creative genres. I have a lot to offer to any Creative Arts establishment.