About Gareth

Freelance Event Technician
Specialising in Live Visuals

Freelancer specialising in video, with a background in event production, cameras and programming, able to produce creative solutions to technical problems using a wide skill set. Interested in live visuals, show automation and system integration.

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Over a decade in live events, working festivals to community events in many of the jobs in the industry

Software Development

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


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


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


Freelance Work

Events Technician

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.


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


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


First Class Honours Computer Science BSc

Loughborough University

September 2015 - July 2018

A Levels

Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge

September 2013
 - July 2015


Comberton Village College, Cambridge

September 2008
 - July 2013