Anthony Symonds

Freelance Multimedia Freelancer & Videographer

Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 Skills

New Zealand School of Education 2013
National Diploma in Computing (Level 5)

PC Hardware/Operating Systems/Networking Fundamentals, Professional IT Helpdesk and Customer Service Skills, Network Hardware/Operating Systems, Introduction to Security Concepts/Network Administration, Network and Data Communications.

New Zealand Management Academies 2008
National Certificate in Contact Centre Operations (Level 3)

Natcoll Design Technologies (now Youbee School of Design) 2004
Diploma in Multimedia (Level 5)

Training and Further Education College 2002
Certificate in Multimedia and Website Design (Level 3)


? Accurate typist with an average word count of 50 words per minute
? Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Windows (3.0, 3.1, 95, 98, 2000, XP and 7)and Android OS
? Windows Server 2003 – DHCP, DNS and Active Directory
? Microsoft Office 1997-2007 (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and PowerPoint)
? Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Netscape and Opera (Web Browsers)
? Adobe Creative Products (Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, After Effects)
? Apple Final Cut Pro

? Basic CSS and Flash
? Intermediate HTML
? Basic colour Co-ordination

New Zealand
Taupo Parents Centre (May 2015 –)
Web Administrator/Committee Member (Volunteer)

Crusader Meats NZ Ltd (Jan 2015 –)
Co-Scanner – Boning Room
? Retrieving, scanning and sending up Lamb/Mutton Carcasses
? Repetitive use of an RF Scanner
? Knowledge of carcass size/type codes
? Intimate knowledge of site PPE
? Knife handling skills (Short Loin skin separation and trimming, Hind Leg trimming, Pre-Trim basics)

NZSCC (Nov 2014 – Jan 2015)
Evening Cleaner - Countdown Taupo
? Cleaning of Bakery, Deli, Butchery and Back of House floors(Produce storage area)
? Correct procedure and use of cleaning chemicals for areas
? Knowledge of floor scrubbing machine (Chemicals, assemble and disassemble of machine parts, end of use cleaning procedure)
? Basic knowledge of Burnisher (floor polishing machine)
Reason for Leaving: Obtained full time work at Crusader Meats NZ Ltd

Domino’s Pizza Lake Taupo (Nov 2014 – Jan 2015)
Delivery Driver
? Taking pizza orders from customers at front counter and over the phone.
? Money Handling and EFTPOS Transactions
? Handing order to customers and double checking for correctness
? Assembling orders ready to be delivered and delivering of orders
? Cleaning areas when there is a free moment
Reason for Leaving: Obtained full time work at Crusader Meats NZ Ltd
Ipsos Limited NZ (June – Nov 2014)
Phone Interviewer – Work from home
? Conducting calls for businesses to inform them of how their products and services are running and to gain customer feedback.
? Conducting calls for polls to gain information and statistics for market research projects given on a fortnightly basis.
? Being an active participant in conference calls when a new project is about to be started
? Communicating with supervisors when questions need to be answered or to gain feedback on an interview made.
Projects that I have been involved in:
o 2014 Election Polls
o Dairy Branding Platform (Second Best Surveyor)
o Douwe Egberts – Coffee Brand Research (Australia)
o Colgate – Dental Product Research
Reason for Leaving: Contract ended.

Quantum Distribution Limited (Jan – June 2014)
? Website development, maintenance and product entry
? Liaising with the Film and Video Labelling Body
? Designing and redesigning DVD Cover and Disk Art
? Designing product and store advertisements for magazine
? Timing of DVD’s and editing of DVD’s if FVLB give an excision list
? Submitting DVD’s for OFLC Classification
? Setting up lighting for filming and photography
Reason for Leaving: Made redundant.

Live-in Carer (Dec 2012 – May 2013)
? Helping with household cleaning
? Preparing and cooking dinners
? General Property Maintenance (Water blasting, Gardening, Painting)
Reason for Leaving: Client moved to rest home care.

Active Cleaning Service (Apr – June 2012) Timeshare Cleaner
? General cleaning of vacant timeshare rooms
? Maintaining clean and clear outdoor areas, balconies and gaming room
Reason for Leaving: Begin study (Diploma in Computing).

The Waitakere Agency (TWA) (2005 – 2011) TV Extra
? Acting and Performing
? Working in a team to reach daily targets
Reason for Leaving: Moved to Australia.

IComm (2008) Telemarketer
? Cold Calling using and Auto dialling system to survey for company performance and quality
? Dealing with a wide range of personalities
? Working in a team to reach daily targets
Reason for Leaving: Left because of personal reasons.

Merchant Truck Repairs (Jan – Feb 2012) Factory Hand
? Cleaning factory floors
? Mechanical Hand
? Service vehicles, including changing vehicle lubricants / coolants
Reason for leaving: Temp contract ended

Aussie Beach TV Melbourne (Nov 2011 – Jan 2012) Reporter/ Model/ Game Reviewer
? Interviewing and reporting on general issues that Australians have every day
? Reviewing games from multiple platforms
Reason for leaving: Show funding stopped

Express PC Parts (Aug – Nov 2011) Pick and Pack
? Sorting and Packing Orders with use of a RF scanner
? Unloading incoming shipments and dispatching orders to customers across Australia
? General Cleaning of factory floor
? Use of BT Levio Pallet Truck
? Reorganizing of Stock Shelving
? Signing for delivered shipments
Reason for leaving: Company went into liquidation
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