Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE


Video Producer, Oracle

March 2008-February 2020

      ● Directed, produced, shot, lit and edited marketing, branding and e-learning videos for Oracle University
      ● Produced over 800 web-based instructional video courses
      ● Directed $350k budget for building a 4k studio from the ground up
      ● Wrote scripts and storyboards for marketing videos with educators and technologists
      ● Managed live chroma keying and editing of daily green screen studio operations
      ● Designed motion graphics to enhance learning outcomes
      ● Created workflow efficiencies which cut post-production turnaround time from two weeks to 72 hours with e-learning videos
      ● Oversaw organizing and archiving of over 30,000 production assets
      ● Proactivity refined production workflows as new technology was integrated into studio operations
      ● Managed the selecting and purchasing of production equipment

Freelance Video Producer / Videographer / Editor

October 2008-Present

      ● Produce, shoot and edit video productions for various corporate, non-profits, unions and start-up clients including Levi’s, RadioShack, SEIU, CWA, Urban Strategies Council and Jewish Federation of the East Bay.

Video Production Specialist, IFPTE Local 21

March 2012-June 2013

      ● Conceptualize, storyboard, write, light, shoot and edit compelling visual stories
      ● Brainstorm with stakeholders to identify video opportunities
      ● Provide photography, videography and editing at quarterly meetings
      ● Create motion graphic charts, graphs, lower thirds and title screens
      ● Manage production calendar on video projects
      ● Maintain and update Youtube, Facebook and Twitter pages with video pieces
      ● Conduct technical assessments for video software and hardware upgrades
      ● Manage database of all video assetss
      ● Track and analyze metrics on all video/multimedia

Multimedia Producer, Contra Costa Times

January 2008-November 2011

      ● Conceptualized, planned, shot and edited video packages on tight deadlines
      ● Created best practices for video compression to DVD, web and mobile devices
      ● Coordinated with newspaper staff to identify video/multimedia opportunities
      ● Produced HD workflow guidelines for videographers
      ● Maintained and updated YouTube, Facebook and Twitter pages with video pieces
      ● Oversaw final edits of reporters’ video pieces
      ● Created multimedia packages with Adobe Flash
      ● Tracked and analyzed metrics on all video/multimedia

Multimedia Journalism Instructor, Academy of Art University

January 2010-May 2010

      ● Designed curriculum for foundation course in sound, photo and video storytelling
      ● Taught students how to capture, edit, produce audio and video stories

Online Producer, Contra Costa Times

July 2005-January 2008

      ● Managed daily programming and site production for all sections, including front page
      ● Posted breaking general news, wrote headlines and teasers for all sections
      ● Developed reader comment sections, polls, forums, photoblogs and other reader-generated content to increase community interactivity
      ● Created multimedia-rich content, including podcasts, blogs, video and audio
      ● Designed multimedia workshops in sound, photo and video storytelling
      ● Taught colleagues how to capture, edit, produce audio and video stories

Multimedia Editor, Center for the Integration and Improvement of Journalism

July 2004-July 2005

      ● Brainstormed and produced multimedia
      ● Built templates for multimedia
      ● Conducted technical assessments for software and hardware upgrades

    EDUCATION


    Bay Area Video Coalition, June 2010

      ● Completed eighty hours of training in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and color correction courses

    Barefoot Workshops, February 2008

      ● Attended a two-week program in the Mississippi Delta to conceive, plan, shoot, and edit a 10-minute documentary

    San Francisco State University, May 2005

      ● Bachelor of Journalism, Magazine concentration
      ● 3.31 GPA

    SKILLS

      ● Premiere
      ● Photoshop
      ● After Effects
      ● Magic Bullet
      ● Chroma Keying
      ● Studio Operations