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Mark Shufflebottom began his media career in 1996 building charity branding strategy. Later, he went on to join an international publisher for several years before starting at Bournemouth University. While working at Bournemouth University, Mark was honoured with the Europrix Top Talent Award for an interactive installation ‘Isolation’, and the Best of Festival Award, BEA Festival of Media Arts, 2006, in recognition of an experimental approach to game narrative.
In 2007 Mark created a training game about infection control for Health Care Professionals, and attained funding over £50,000 from VodaFone UK for a financial education app. In February 2011 Mark was presented with the Adobe Impact Award "in recognition of outstanding services to higher education”. In 2013, Adobe nominated Mark as part of the advisory board for Adobe Education Leaders. Mark has been invited by Adobe to several speaking engagements over the years, and taught their cutting edge online training course. He also writes for a leading trade magazine called Web Designer, and has been a contributor to several web design text books. Mark has also created training videos for HTML5 animation.
Highlights from Mark's extensive industry practice include a top 4 (worldwide) downloaded game for the UK launch of the iPhone in December 2007. Mark created the title sequence for the BBC’s coverage of the African Cup of Nations. He has also exhibited an interactive art installation 'Tracier' at the Kube Gallery and has created numerous websites, apps, games and motion graphics work.