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SUMMARY

Video professional successful at managing production departments, creating branded content, and growing online audiences. Areas of expertise include story development, direction, cinematography, editing, and motion graphic design.

VIDEOMAKER

06.2016-Present – Video Producer – Asia Society – NYC
Responsible for producing, shooting, conducting interviews, editing, and animating news videos, feature stories, and promotional content for Asia Society’s web channels. Also responsible for managing the group’s YouTube channel, maintaining the organization’s video archive, standardizing video content across the organization’s 13 global centers, and hiring and managing video freelancers and interns.

07.2012-06.2016 – Video Production Manager – ASPCA – NYC
Was responsible for producing, reporting, shooting, and editing short-format advocacy documentaries, direct response TV commercials, public service announcements, and internal communication videos. I also was responsible for maintaining the organization’s video archive and hiring and managing freelancers video producers.

04.2010-07.2012 – Video Production Manager – Global Nomads Group – NYC
Was responsible for the daily operations of the video production department, which included: writing, producing, shooting, and editing educational documentary content for webcasting and YouTube.

2004-Present – Freelance Producer/Director/Camera/Editor – NYC
Independently produced content related to human rights, the environment, and the arts for various non-profit organizations, collectives, and artists.

1.2007-04.2008 – Post-Production Supervisor -Trg-Ragamuffin –  NYC
Responsibilities included: video editing, motion graphic design, DVD production, media management, and computer/video systems maintenance for this production company serving clients in the entertainment, non-profit, and corporate sectors.

09.2004-04.2006 – Multimedia Associate – MDA – Tucson, AZ

Responsibilities included: motion graphic design, DVD production, camera operation, and grip work for video productions aired on the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon (National Broadcast). Also was a staff photographer for MDA’s national magazine: Quest.

01.2002-09.2004 – Creative Services Producer – KWBA-TV – Tucson, AZ
Was responsible for the production and post of local and regional television commercials.

SKILLS

Computers and Software
•    Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid
•    Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom
•    YouTube, SEO, Google Analytics
•    Webcasting: Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Restream.io, OBS
•    MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs
•    WordPress, Drupal, and basic web design

Production Gear
•    Canon, Panasonic, and Sony cameras (cinema, ENG, mirrorless)
•    Advanced field, studio lighting, and sound
•    DJI Drone operator (FAA license pending)
•    360 cameras and gimbals

EDUCATOR

09.2009-05.2010 – Teaching Artist – Harlem Children’s Zone – NYC
 Facilitated high school student’s creation of experimental videos on topics of personal, community, and social relevance. Responsibilities included writing curricula, conducting lectures, and mentoring students.

08.2007-07.2012 – Volunteer Supervisor – Brook Park – Bronx, NY
Facilitator for youth activities – canoe and kayak expeditions in the Harlem River, planting trees, general park maintenance. I also hosted and provided technical support for the organization’s website.

03.2002-2006  – Educator/Member – Pan Left Productions –  Tucson, AZ
Assisted members in the production and post of social justice-themed pieces as well as participated in the promotion of independent media.

EDUCATION

09.2000-11.2001 Full Sail University – Orlando, FL
 – Associate of Science in Film and Video Production

09.2012-05.2018 City University of New York – New York, NY – Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Sociology

SPECIAL SKILLS

Fluent in Spanish, experienced surfer, low budget world traveler, sustainable and collective living, rock climbing, and playing guitar.