Year: 2005 | Client: Gorillaz | Role: Web Assistant | Website: Gorillaz
Working for the world famous band Gorillaz was a great honour as it
enabled me to work alongside Jamie Hewlett, founder of the Gorillaz and
creator of tank girl, and provided experience working in online content
management for the first time.
My role with the Gorillaz was to manage the 'Search For A Star' section of
This was a competition where members of the public would submit audio, video
or image entries of their work and the winner would win the opportunity to
work with Gorillaz.
I was responsible for editing, compressing and uploading these entries to
the Gorillaz website using their content management system and a range of
Then each week based on the votes submitted in the Gorillaz forum by the
public I would choose a winner, before an overall winner was selected.
During this role I gained a great deal of valuable skills and experience
that I have been able to utilise throughout my career, these included:
The images below are examples of the pages I worked on while at the Gorillaz.
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