PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior WOrkflow EnginEer
Lumaforge |May 2018- Present

  • As long as artists are spending more time navigating unnecessary technical complexities and less time on storytelling, we’ll be pushing the envelope to provide simpler workflow solutions. As a Senior Workflow Engineer, my job is to help you and your team come up with a creative, simple and streamlined workflow solution that will meet your needs.

  • Strategic relationship lead for all Key Accounts and serve as workflow architect for all projects.

  • Ground-up development of integration department from SOW generation to in person on site installation and training.

Account executive
Lumaforge |Feb 2018- apr 2018

  • LumaForge was created by a group of filmmakers, editors, colorists, and creatives who needed better tools to tell their stories. As the account executive, I worked with clients all over the world in the Media and Entertainment market to discuss their video/audio workflows and provide a more efficient strategy.

  • Repositioned Accounts from a reactive support role to a proactive revenue generating lead with a primary focus on client experience.

Freelance video producer
Lumaforge | AUG 2017 - Jan 2018

  • Build videos around 4K workflow and beyond with the Jellyfish server.

  • Ground-up development of workflow, content creation and execution of videos with the LumaForge Team.

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Laserfische | Jul 2017 - AUG 2017

  • Ingest, tag and organize footage and audio.

  • Prepped multi-cam dailies, sync maps, string outs.

  • Maintained network storage with proxy to online workflow.

  • Delivery of time sensitive content to live shows.

Senior video producer
LMO ADVERTISING | Jan 17 - jul 17

  • Established workflow from pre-production through post, set up data storage and archive solutions.

  • Consulted with client stakeholders, account executives and third party vendors through production process to deliver content on time and budget.

  • Discovered and implemented innovative visual and sound technologies and industry best practices.

  • Executed strategic initiatives to ensure sustainable department growth.

Videographer
CallisonRTkl | dec 14- Jan 17

  • Responsible for shooting, editing and distributing content across various social channels for a global design firm.

  • Produced content for national and international clients in healthcare, commercial development and retail industries on pre-production, production and post-production projects.

  • Multi-cam editing across both pc and mac.

videographer
grand canyon university | nov 13 - dec 14

  • Responsible for building production studio, assisting in hiring production team and procuring equipment.

  • Developed and pitched strategic story ideas to various university stakeholders.

  • Produced short-form narratives, promos, commercials, documentaries and filmed in remote, international locations with limited resources.

videographer/sound technician
Collaborative learning center | jan 13 - OCt 13

  • Responsible for production interviews, location sound, post-sound edit and mix.

  • Digitally archived more than three years of media projects using Avid.

  • Produced content for high-end clients: HP, Honest Tea, and Adobe.

  • Implemented a WebCheckout system requiring equipment inventory and labeling.

Exec producer/director/cinematographer/editor
"The big one"
Racing in the rain films, llc | 2012

  • Managed film from pre-conceptualization to distribution.

  • Oversaw fundraising, investor agreements, budgeting, talent acquisition, filming, editing, post supervision, packaging and branding.

2nd 2nd assistant director
"The discarded boyz" and "Diary of a single mom"
one economy | 2010-2011

  • Managed basecamp while working directly with actors, assisting wardrobe, hair & makeup.

  • Served as personal assistant to the late Michael Clarke Duncan.

EDUCATION

M.F.A., SOUND DESIGN
SAVANNAH College of Art and Design
Jul 11- May 13
 

B.F.A., Film and Television
Savannah College of Art and Design
SEP 06- Nov 09
 

Teaching Internships
Savannah College of Art and Design

Distribution Revolution Sound Effects and Foley
SEP 11 - May 13

Teaching Seminars
WIVB-Buffalo Premiere Pro training


Technical Skills

  • Cameras: Arri, Red, Sony, BMCC, Panasonic, Cannon, VR

  • Software: Adobe CC, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut X, Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, Logic, Izotope

  • Technical: Lighting, Location Sound, Editing,Sound Design, Mix and Mastering, Data Management, Server Optimization, Archive Solutions

  • SMB/NFS/SAS/ISIS/NAS Shared Storage/Global Remote Workflows for Media and Entertainment.

  • Avid Pro Tools (Certified User)

  • Mac and PC Operating Systems


INTERPERSONAL Skills

  • expectation management

  • grace under pressure

  • efficient communication

  • quick decision making

  • team leadership & training

  • conflict resolution

  • change management


AWARDS

2015 - Bronze Telly Award

Commercial Athletics
Grand Canyon University

2015 - Bronze Telly Award

Commercial Sports Promo Editing
Grand Canyon University

2012 - Best Editor

Young Cut Film Festival


References Upon Request