What makes me, me?

James Milton is a designer and creator from the U.K 🇬🇧, currently residing in Salzburg, Austria 🇦🇹.

He is working as a Digital Product Specialist at Red Bull Media House, after recently completing his scholarship funded Masters in Digital and Interactive Design at the University of Leeds Design School. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Sheffield with a First-class honours degree in Computer Science, fulfilled a yearlong Software Engineer internship with Rolls-Royce and formed a working partnership with Arup Design.

In addition to exploring design and code, James is a keen videoographer and guitarist. More of his work can be found on his portfolio.

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. Neil Gaiman

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Timeline

  • Red Bull Media House / Digital Product Specialist 👨‍💻

    Product-owner of ‘Beyond the Ordinary’ digital products for Red Bull. Designing, developing, and managing digital media for culture, sport, and product-related content on RedBull.com and further digital platforms.
  • Leeds Design School / Master of Arts Motion and Digital Design 🎓

    Practice and research-based Design study in response to a demanding industry & rapidly changing society. Exploring Colour, Digital, Interactive, Information, Motion Graphic, Typographic & Branding Design. My specialist project was the production of an Interactive Motion Graphic that educates on sleep health. Graduated with Distinction.
  • Arup Design / Designer & Developer Consultant 👨‍🎨

    Worked for the U.K Government research funded ‘Urban Flows Observatory’ organization, which seeks to understand the flows of energy in major cities to help achieve a zero-carbon future. I created a Virtual Reality platform that provides visual representations of the internal & external environments of the University of Sheffield’s ‘Diamond’ Smart Building. Additionally, I designed the external physical enclosures for sensors that record environmental data within the city of Sheffield.
  • Rolls-Royce / Software Design Engineer Intern 👨‍💻

    Worked within the Civil Aerospace Demonstrators division, which focuses on the development of future aerospace products. My team was designing, developing & testing software for the next-generation Rolls-Royce jet engines for wide-body aircraft & business jets.
  • University of Sheffield / BSc (Hons) Computer Science 🎓

    Published my final year dissertation ‘Visually Displaying Past and Present Smart Building Data Through Virtual Reality’ at the CIBSE Technical Symposium 2019 and won the best paper award10. For this, I implemented a system that converts real-time Smart Building data, such as room temperature & CO2 density, into visual and interactive representations within Virtual Reality. Graduated with First-class Honours.
  • Freelance Creator 🎨

    Manage a wide variety of cross-media projects involving videography and motiongraphics, UX/UI, graphic and digital design, web and app development. Consulting for individuals, companies & academic institutions.

Some of my work