Here's a bit of a run down about my experience and the skills I've developed over the years, it's not really a CV but more in line with my LinkedIn profile.

I'm Rob Stewart, originally from the market town of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, where I studied until the age of 18 when I moved to London to start my degree at Brunel University. I completed my degree (BSc Multimedia Technology and Design with Professional Development) with First Class Honours and began my professional career in TV graphic design.

Rob Stewart


Graphic Designer, Lead VizRT Developer & Operator
July 2007 - October 2011

I became the lead Viz (VizRT) designer at Wurmsers in my first year at the company, as well as maintaining my other roles as graphic designer, creative editor and operator.

Since then, I have worked on some extremely high-end contracts for BBC Sport, working with both the old style and new golden style brands. I have also worked on other big projects, such as Channel 4 Racing, Speedway Grand Prix world feed graphics and British Touring Car Championships.


Honors & Awards

Certified Pro Viz Trio Operator - July, 2011 - First ever person to pass.

Viz Guru Training - September, 2009


I have been passionate about digital and multimedia design from when I received my first laptop. I was lucky enough to be involved in a new Microsoft backed initiative when I began my GCSEs; using laptops in the classroom. I was the first student to create a multimedia exam artifacts in both my GCSE Lens Media course, (where I experimented with Flash animation) and Graphic Design A-Level, (where I built a website in timed conditions). I was also involved in a website design group throughout my time at high school.

I was intrigued by the potential that digital design had at that point in time, when the internet seemed a relatively new thing. My choice of A-Levels reflected this thinking, choosing both creative and technical based subjects, which also became the basis for deciding what I wanted to study at University. When I saw the course Multimedia Technology and Design at Brunel University it certainly stuck a chord and was automatically placed top of the list.

During my first year at Brunel, we concentrated on internet technologies and website design, which was a great start to the course. I began using these new skills, becoming webmaster for Brunel Sailing club and I designed a web site for my local sports centre. In my second year, the projects became less web based and concentrated more on design. Although web sites were one method of delivery, the projects were much more flexible which allowed me to explore video and animation. In my first use of 3D Studio Max I created some idents for a fictional TV channel, 'Brunel TV'. It was the first time I had fused realtime video and 3D animation and I enjoyed the whole process. In the second year we also looked at web technologies, which developed my previous knowledge of programming and scripting languages.

In 2005 I began my professional development year at Wurmsers TV Graphics, where I went from a complete novice in the graphics broadcasting field to having a good understanding. This led me into my final university year, where I produced a TV branding themed final year project and other tasks such as 3D short movies.

In 2007 I was asked to return to Wurmsers as a full time employee, where I hold my current position as Graphic Designer, Lead VizRT Developer & Operator.



BSc Multimedia Technology and Design with Professional Development
(First Class Honours)

12 GSCEs, A*-C (including Maths, English & Science)
A-Levels: Computing (B), Mathematics with Statistics (C), Graphic Design (C)
AS-Levels: Photography (A)



From a young age I have been passionate about sports, taking part in a range of activities at my local sports centre. In my later years as a teenager, I became a coach at the same sports centre.

My interest in sport became more focused during final years at high schooI, was an active member in several badminton clubs and played football in multiple 6-a-side teams, one of which I set up myself. These two passions continued through university, winning the Brunel Badminton Club's charity doubles tournament and playing in the inter-mural football leagues.

Currently I still play badminton, at my local club and in the local league, and I find it as enjoyable as when I first picked up a racket.

Having a job that revolves around sport excites me; I think the reason that I love it is all the "I was there" moments and the fact that no matter the odds, anything could happen.


 Other Achievements 

In addition to my academic achievements listed above I also have attained the following awards;

Badminton England Coaching Qualification - Level 1

Microsoft Award for contribution to ICT at King Edward VII School, Melton Mowbray

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