Video Editor and Producer with six years of experience in commercial productions incorporating visual effects and 2D/3D animation. Seeking to expand on a strong technical background by gaining experience in production management and coordination. Highly organized, deadline-savvy and quick to adapt to new teams, technologies and working environments.
Continuing Studies: Production Management for Producers
Learned about budgeting, day-to-day production decisions, interfacing with various departments and decision makers, personnel supervision and ethical conduct. Types of media and case studies discussed included feature film, television and documentary film projects.
Dual BA in Psychology and Art
B.A. in Art with a concentration in Digital Arts; secondary major in Psychology. Elective coursework included stop-motion animation, film theory, printmaking, web design, drawing, sculpture, computer science, perceptual psychology, and neurobiology of emotion.
Shaw TV • Vancouver, BC
Editing television commercials and corporate communication videos branding content as Shaw. Pitching creative solutions and working with Shaw TV producers to refresh the look and feel of the station.
Orbital Vox Studios • Tallinn, Estonia
Edited TV commercials using Avid and Adobe Premiere. Designed, animated and composited graphics using the Adobe Creative Suite. Colorized videos and corrected film footage as part of several nationally funded film restoration projects. Designed DVD menus, authored DVDs and gained familiarity with a wide range of video processing and encoding techniques. Secondary tasks included talent supervision, client consultation and project management.
InVision Communications • Walnut Creek, CA
Designed logos, pamphlets and presentations for an international event and media production company using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Stanford University Art Department • Stanford, CA
Prepared chemicals, monitored lab equipment and assisted photography students with technical questions.
Meie Maa • Kuressaare, Estonia
Gathered and wrote multiple news stories daily for the print and online versions of the national newspaper Meie Maa. Other duties included working closely with editors, conducting interviews, monitoring news wires, generating ideas for news stories and investigatory research.
Launched a student group to promote collaboration between on-campus artists and engineers. Coordinated meetings, facilitated discussion groups, scheduled presentations, and created publicity. Successfully planned an annual multimedia showcase integrating sculpture, paintings, installation art, interactive video displays, and electronic music.
National Undergraduate Governor for an active co-ed literary society.