My Resume

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Work Experience

DIGISTARS Make-A-Movie Workshop

Head Instructor/Program Director

  • Denver, CO 80205
  • May 2016 – Present
    • Leading after-school enrichment classes, vacation day camps and weeklong summer camps for grades 1-8; Teaching storytelling, film production basics, claymation concepts and post-production techniques; Facilitating the growth of business and co-leading instructor training.

Elevation Video

Director of Operations

  • Denver, CO 80126
  • June 2013 – February 2016
    • Directed and led a team of employees and student interns dedicated to the filming and delivery of youth lacrosse game film; Managed video operations at over 150 lacrosse tournaments nationwide and organized travel logistics; Edited game film and highlight reels and supervised customer inquiries.

Elevation Video/Digital Media

Director of Operations/Videographer

  • Denver, CO 80126
  • June 2013 – February 2016
    • Served as videographer and assistant editor for over 100 commercials for broadcast and web; Travelled internationally for clients such as Arrow Electronics, Western Union, SCL Health, Comcast and Nike; Was head videographer and editor for over 25 Behind the Scenes videos for Arrow Electronics, SCL Health and Western Union.

“Mike and Molly” ~ Warner Brothers Television

Production Assistant

  • Burbank, CA 91522
  • July 2011 – April 2012
    • Copied, logged and circulated production paperwork, i.e. call sheets, production reports, purchase orders and etc; Delivered scripts to cast and crew throughout Los Angeles; Organized and distributed cast and crew meals; Provided on-set assistance during weekly audience tapings.

“GCB (Good Christian Belles)” ~ ABC Television

Office/Property Production Assistant

  • Burbank, CA 91506
  • July 2011
    • Copied and distributed production paperwork, organized property closets and completed inventory, cleaned and prepared property drinks in preparation for filming, in addition to off-site Art Department pick-ups.

Moving Image Arts Department ~ Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Teaching Assistant

  • Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • January 2011 – May 2011
    • Taught editing basics and skills in Final Cut Pro to University students in film practicum class Dimensions of Creativity.
    • Served as Class Tutor for two University-level classes, including Intro to Production and multiple sections of Dimensions of Creativity, facilitated group study sessions, provided one-on-one assistance and final exam proctoring.

Bright Idea Entertainment

Administrative Assistant

  • Los Angeles, CA 90068
  • July 2009, July 2010 – August 2010, June 2011
    • Created a Private Placement Memorandum which covered financial plans, proposed film slates and company information for potential investors.
    • Assisted Pre-Production of several T.V./Feature projects, i.e. reading scripts and creating PowerPoint presentations for treatments.
    • Served as Camera Operator in Las Vegas, Nevada for preliminary shooting of the upcoming documentary Another Moulin Rouge.
    • Recorded and edited the wedding of celebrity Martin Lawrence.

Driscoll Fitness Center ~ Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Student Manager/Assistant Outdoor Recreational Program Manager

  • Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • March 2008 – May 2009, August 2010 – May 2011
    • Managed the Front Desk during the day and night, organized equipment closets and inventory, oversaw the collection of payments and created monthly income reports.
    • Coordinated, planned and led hiking and camping trips in various areas across New Mexico.

Residential Life ~ Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Resident Assistant

  • Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • February 2009 – May 2009, August 2010 – May 2011
    • Served as campus resource for multiple residential halls, coordinated and led campus events and activities, organized housing check-in and check-out, facilitated residential mediations, completed nightly safety checks.

Tapestry International Ltd.

Video Assistant/Intern

  • Sea Bright, NJ 07760
  • June – July 2007
    • Managed the audition process for Gaiam’s All About children’s DVD series on location in New York City.
    • Assisted with video logging and editorial projects for Discovery Channel and Gaiam Lifestyle Company.

Family Martial Arts Center

Customer Service Manager/Instructor

  • Aurora, CO 80015
  • October 2002 – August 2007, May 2009 – August 2010
    • Managed customer requests and concerns, coordinated special events, assisted with introduction and registration of new students, gave tours of facility, managed collection of tuition and day-to-day activities.
    • Served as “Transition Coordinator” for over one hundred new students who transferred from a neighboring martial arts school.
    • Instructor of “Little Ninja” program, a junior-level martial arts education for ages four through seven.
    • Produced and edited extensive DVDs with program curriculum, in addition to special event tapings.

On-Set Experience

  • Over 100 commercials at Elevation Digital Media for Arrow Electronics, SCL Health, Western Union, Nike – Videographer/Assistant Camera
  • Mike and Molly Season 2 (Warner Bros. Television) – Production Assistant
  • Towing (AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women) – Key Production Assistant
  • Christmas in Compton (Bright Idea Entertainment) – Production Assistant
  • Dead Beat (RiffRaff Entertainment) – Production Assistant
  • Doritos Crash the Superbowl Contest (RiffRaff Entertainment) – Production Assistant
  • Over Thirty Student-Operated Film Sets at Santa Fe University of Art and Design

 Education

Bachelor of Arts ~ Moving Image Arts

Santa Fe University of Art and Design

  • May 2011
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • GPA: 3.91
  • “Talent Award” Scholarship Recipient – Moving Image Arts

Recognition

  • Assistant videographer/editor for multiple Telly Award-winning commercials (2016) by Elevation Digital Media for the Western Union Foundation and Arrow Electronics
  • Class of 2011 Commencement Keynote Speaker, Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
  • “Featured Filmmaker” on www.Santafe.com, Santa Fe, New Mexico’s official tourism site.
  • Senior Thesis Film Fixative, 2012 Official Selection: National Film Festival for Talented Youth
  • Two films selected for Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s “End of Year Jury Show”, highlighting the best student work from the 2008-2009 academic year.
  • Grandview High School “Video Award” (2007)

Skills

  • Taekwondo ~ 4th Degree Black Belt (Master Rank)
  • CPR Certified
  • Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, DVD Studio Pro, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, etc.)
  • French

 

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