FILM / VIDEO
CAMERA OPERATOR, BEHIND THE SCENES: A VOODOO POSSESSION
LOS ANGELES – APRIL 2013
Shot cast interviews and behind the scenes footage of the independent horror film “A Voodoo Possession.” Produced by Xylophone Films.
2ND CAMERA, ASANTE SNAP VIRAL VIDEO CAMPAIGN
NEW YORK, SUNNYVALE – FEB 2013-MARCH 2013
Provided 2nd Camera duties on multiple short videos as part of their viral video campaign. Client: Asante Solutions. Agency: Flywheel Partners. Production Company: Slow Jam King Productions L.L.C.
CAMERA OPERATOR, KOLLABORATION STAR (REALITY TELEVISION SERIES)
NEW YORK, WASHINGTON D.C. – MAR 2012-OCT 2012
Traveled to New York and Washington D.C. to document performances and shoot interviews with competitors.
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, HP (HEWLETT-PACKARD) COMMERCIAL
NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES – AUG 2012
Assisted in the production of a HP commercial, shooting in various locations in New York and Los Angeles. Duties included transportation and coordination.
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY / EDITOR, MNET AMERICA COMPETITION/REALITY SHOW PILOT;
ATLANTA, BOSTON – SEPT 2012-OCT 2012
Shot and edited a Competition/Reality show pilot in development by Mnet America. Traveled to Atlanta and Boston to document performances and shoot interviews with potential competitors.
DIRECTOR / EDITOR, RENAISSANCE RENEGADE: A JESSICA HAGEDORN RETROSPECTIVE
SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK – JAN 2012-FEB 2012
Shot and edited interviews of actors and artists that have worked with and have been influenced by poet/novelist Jessica Hagedorn. The interviews were screened at NYU as part of the live event.
2ND UNIT DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ZEVALIN.COM; DENVER, CHICAGO, COLUMBUS – NOV 2011-DEC 2011
Worked as 2nd Unit Director of Photography on this multi-camera and multi-city shoot. Traveled to Denver, Chicago and Columbus to capture interviews of Follicular Lymphoma survivors that used the medication Zevalin to treat their cancer. Client: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals. Agency: Flywheel Partners. Production Company: Slow Jam King Productions L.L.C.
SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT, MOUTHPANTS OPEN MIC; LOS ANGELES — FEB 2013-PRESENT
Mouthypants is a weekly open-mic comedy event, held at The Other Door bar in North Hollywood. Currently, provide the event producers with social media strategies, traffic analysis and content ideas.
DIGITAL MEDIA CONSULTANT, YOUOFFENDMEYOUOFFENDMYFAMILY.COM; LOS ANGELES — OCT 2011-PRESENT
Consultant on the relaunch, redesign and continued development of Director Justin Lin’s blog YouOffendMeYouOffendMyFamily.com
DIGITAL & INTERACTIVE MEDIA MANAGER, CAAMEDIA.ORG; SAN FRANCISCO CA — JULY 2010-NOV 2011
Developed strategies for new media and social network marketing. Produced and developed video content for organization’s blog, YouTube channel and social networks (Facebook, Twitter). Wrote original copy for blog entries and social media blasts. Acted as an internal technical consultant to other departments for new media and social network needs. Participated in mobile app and game development. Provided recommendations for on-line best practices based on web analytics.
PRODUCER, ASIANFILMFESTLA.ORG; LOS ANGELES CA — MAR 2010-MAY 2010
Designed, developed and built the official 2010 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival website. Created custom styled templates and programmed specially made functions with WordPress. Trained film festival staff on original content creation and site maintenance. Researched and recommended compatible on-line ticket vendors for the festival’s ticketing needs.
WEB COORDINATOR, JACKASSWORLD.COM; HOLLYWOOD, CA — FEB 2009-OCT 2009
Managed the encoding and publishing of video assets. Published daily new content to jackassworld.com and social networks (facebook, twitter, myspace). Tracked approvals and deliveries. WordPress and proprietary CMS development. Weekly email newsletter production. Jackassworld Pranks game development and testing.
PRODUCER, WALT DISNEY STUDIO HOME ENTERTAINMENT; BURBANK, CA — JAN 2008-JULY 2008
Produced sites such as HannahMontanaDVD.com, Wall-E.com and TiggerandPoohDVD.com. Designed site plans and managed production of DVD/Blu-ray promotional sites as well as on-line games. Negotiated statements of work and budgets with out sourced agencies. Closely followed Disney’s strict brand and legal requirements. Coordinated website production with Disney Brand Teams and the Disney Interactive Media Group.
PRODUCER, SOAPNET.COM; BURBANK, CA — OCT 2007-DEC 2007
Worked closely with Senior Producer in technical documentation and relaunch strategies. Created content migration and cross-departmental work flow documents.
CONTENT MANAGER, TELEFLORA.COM; WEST LOS ANGELES, CA — SEPT 2007
Performed maintenance and daily content updates of affiliate marketing sites through Teleflora’s proprietary content management system.
E-COMMERCE PRODUCER, MTVN E-COMMERCE; NEW YORK, NY — APR 2007-JULY 2007
Worked with e-commerce partner “Vcommerce” in strategizing and developing new technologies for on-line shops. Initiated cross brand and cross departmental e-commerce business opportunities. Internal and external SEO (search engine optimization) for all on-line shops. Newsletter email marketing.
BROADBAND PRODUCER, MTV WORLD; NEW YORK, NY — JULY 2006-APRIL 2007
Closely worked with MTV World’s Senior Vice President to create business plans and strategies using new media technology. Organized and managed MTV World’s on-line department to produce daily video content for on-line video players. Created work flows and on-line programming strategies. Managed the launch and continued development of the MTV World on-line video player.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, MTV.COM; NEW YORK, NY — FEB 2003-JULY 2006
Managed MTV’s shows’ websites (Pimp My Ride, Laguna Beach, Punk’d) with new weekly episode content. Produced, programmed, shot and edited original MTV.com on-line video content. Created photo galleries and wrote editorial captions. Optimized and cropped web graphics and thumbnails. Wrote episode summaries and on-air throw copy. Maintained websites through MTV’s content management system – UMA.
FREELANCE WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT; NEW YORK, NY — JULY 2001-DEC 2002
Designed, developed, coded and maintained websites for independent small business. Clients include Riding Mower Records, PIMA Academy and award winning lighting designer Peter West.
FRONT END DEVELOPER, TMP.WORLDWIDE; NEW YORK, NY — OCT 2000-JUNE 2001
Consulted clients, account managers and designers on innovate web solutions. Performed search engine optimization and website maintenance. HTML, Java Script and Flash animation programming. Software testing. Clients include Pace University, H&M, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
WEB DESIGNER, IN2.COM; NEW YORK, NY — OCT 2000
Designed rich media ads and interactive banners. Optimized all creative to fit to client’s specifications and needs. Clients include ABCnews, Monster.com and iVillage.com
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts — Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film and TV Production 1995
New York University, Center For Advanced Digital Applications — Certificate in Digital Production for Entertainment Industries 1998
Project Management: Able to develop detailed statements of work and efficiently keep projects on budget. Able to lead and inspire teams on content production and create innovate work flows. Able to clearly communicate and direct vendors through application and software development process.
Technical Documentation: Able to devise thorough site plans, comprehensive use cases and all-inclusive design specifications. Able to map-out elaborate user flows and extensive wireframes (with Microsoft Visio, OmniGraffle, Adobe Illustrator).
Social Media Marketing: Strategy and Execution, Campaign Management, Scheduling, Traffic Analysis.
Content Management Systems: WordPress, Joomla, Ecktron, Proprietary CMS (Disney’s Go Publish CMS, MTV’s Uma CMS). Broadband Video Production: Shooting, Editing, Lighting, HD-DSLR, GoPro, Final Cut Pro.
Digital Audio Production: Encoding and Editing, Pro Tools, Audacity.
Digital Still Photography: Canon 7D & G series cameras.
Adobe Creative Suite: Graphic Design, Flash Animation, Asset Optimization.
Hand Coding: HTML, PHP, CSS
Physical Fitness: Certified Fitness Trainer (ISSA)
Martial Arts: Doce Pares Multi-Style Eskrima (15 years experience, certified instructor), Muay Thai Kickboxing (3 years training), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (4 stripe white belt under Rodrigo Gracie)
Music: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Ukulele, Dj-ing/Turntablism.
Action Sports: Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Surfing, Urban Biking.
Culinary Tourism: Traveling to different cities to find the best “local” eatery.
References furnished upon request.