About Gareth

About me

I love being creative with technology, whether it be putting on events, coding or making photos and videos. I've explored these passions through my hobbies, degree, freelance work and jobs, some of which is showcased on this site. To see what I've been doing recently follow me on Instagram.

I currently work as a freelancer accepting a wide range of jobs, expanding my skill set:

  • Events: Qlab, Avolites, Resolume, vision mixers, camera operating, rigging, power, lighting designing & operating, analog and digital sound consoles (experience with most major brands)
    Find out more about my event work

  • Developer: HTML 5, JS, CSS (+SCSS), PHP, SQL, WordPress, Python, Java, C++, Unix commands & Android app development
    Find out more about my development work

  • Photo & Video: experience with a wide range of brands and types of cameras, from DSLRs to larger ENG style cameras; proficient in much of the Adobe Creative Suite, plus very confident in Final Cut Pro X
    View examples of my photo & video work

Contact me

Events

Almost a decade in live events, including theatre, community events, national danceshows, live bands & large club acts; working many of the roles in the venue.

Software Development

Academic and industry experience in problem-solving and team-working in a range of programming languages, from desktop to embedded.

Photography

Shooting a range of subjects, such as sports, live events & portraiture, for over 5 years.

Videography

I have produced videos for a variety of clients, including promotional pieces, music videos, events highlights and wedding videos.

Experience


Freelance Work

Events Technician, Developer, Photographer & Videographer

July 2015 - Present


Loughborough Students’ Union

Production Manager

November 2015 
- July 2018

I was involved in leading technical teams, training staff and booking events for clients at the largest student venue in the UK. I specialised in programming and operating lighting & sound desks, as well experience of planning events, transferring requirements into specifications and booking staff. I ensured the events ran smoothly to make a great experience for the client and audience, with big name acts like Wilkinson, The Hoosiers, Craig David, The Midnight Beast & S Club 7.


Arm

Summer Intern

July 2017 - September 2017

In my three months at Arm, I worked as part of an agile team maintaining a legacy IP delivery system; this involved working in virtual environments based on the command line, using Git & Docker and developing in PHP & Tcl, working as part of scrum team managed through Jira. I also gained experience of a larger IT department, using Office 365 as well use of SharePoint sites.


Scudamore’s Punting Company

Chauffeur

July 2015 - January 2016

This gave me practice of public speaking through giving punting tours of Cambridge by boat, which meant interacting and entertaining customers, as well as some sales experience.


Comberton Sports and Arts

Leisure Attendant

November 2009 - September 2013

I loved volunteering here: I was given the responsibility of events and learnt a lot about events and working with external clients; I then went on to work there, putting on countless gigs during my time there.

Gareth Nunns using Avolites lighting desk

Education


First Class Honours Computer Science BSc

Loughborough University

September 2015 - July 2018


A Levels

Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge

September 2013
 - July 2015


GCSEs

Comberton Village College, Cambridge

September 2008
 - July 2013