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Patricia (Stein) Routh


Professional Status

Open to opportunities

About Me

Lecturer in Media Production, Employability and Critical theory.
Freelance Digital Designer/Producer and Doctoral Candidate in Media and Communications.
Research interests cover a range of topics related to digital media and visual culture.


  • Current Interests; Media Studies, Visual Culture, Digital media cultures; theories of posthumanism, identity, race, gender performativity, cultural capital, aesthetics and class, play and subversion. Relational Aesthetics, Experimental narratives; and the relationship between humans and technology, surveillance, and the use of media as a tool of empowerment against censorship and political repression.
  • Experienced in semantic analysis of social and cultural constructs.
  • Researched in areas of memory and identity surrounding mobile digital imaging, new aesthetic, nostalgia, the machine gaze, the Uncanny Valley.
  • Familiar with quantitative and qualitative visual research methods and analysis.
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Creative Direction
  • Visual design and narrative.
  • Digital Video
  • Digital Photography
  • Image and Web Content
  • Motion graphics
  • Creative Writing
  • User Interaction Design.
  • Branding, Graphic Design
  • Digital Painting
  • Sonic synced motion graphics
  • Audio
  • Programming
  • Digital Workflow
  • Media Writing
  • Extremely proficient with non-linear and computerised video editing systems, including Apple Final Cut Pro, and Adobe Premiere.
  • Very creative, able to conceptualise innovative ideas and bring into fruition.
  • Video work has been recognised and screened Internationally.
  • Meet all deadlines and excellent interpersonal dynamics.
  • Have equipment and software needed.
  • Can work long and flexible hours.
  • Advanced knowlege of compression techniques and algorithms.
  • High competence with digital audio, image and video formats and applications.
  • Highly skilled at developing and managing social media strategies.
  • Understand the implications of psychological and sociological influences on web design.
  • Awareness of the factors involved in Multimedia systems and the implications of multimedia formats, and types.
  • Can perform web design and development, adhering to W3C web standards and can critically comment on graphic design and standards based web development.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Actionscript, Javascript, Ajax and PHP.
  • In-depth knowledge of new & emerging modes of photographic production, graphic file types, file sizes, preparing files for all levels of resolution and postproduction distribution and consumption.
  • Extremely knowledgeable of new and emerging post-production digital workflow.
  • Reliable interpersonal skills in working with clients, advertisers, publishing agencies, and designers.
  • Meet all deadlines on time, very fast post production workflow.
  • Patient, comforting and strong ability to place novice clients at ease.
  • Exercise originality and have advanced technical proficiency with professional DSLR equipment.
  • Exceptional talent for capturing images that visualize a story or require a visual narrative of an event.
  • Video art has been screened internationally and have received high artistic accolades.
  • Solid knowledge of designing storyboards and screen decks.
  • Extensive experience with motion graphics, typography and design.
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion and Adobe Flash.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with clients, advertisers, publishing agencies, and designers.
  • In-depth knowledge of graphic file types, file sizes, resolution and broadcast colour.
  • Meet all deadlines on time, very fast post production workflow.
  • In possession of equipment and software needed to produce work.