Skills Profile

Highly-skilled multimedia specialist with extensive production experience in graphic design, photography, video production and web development. Conceptually creative; drawing upon a wide array of technical and design capabilities to produce visually appealing projects. Easygoing, yet focused: with outstanding interpersonal and goal oriented collaboration skills. Project goals and quality standards are always the top priority. Prefers to work closely with team leaders and clients during the development stage to aid in producing successful projects that often exceed expectations.

Graphics & Publishing

Extensive knowledge of professional graphic design; with over nine years of experience producing graphics for numerous print, video and web projects. Strongest area of expertise is image creation and manipulation, fully utilizing the tool sets of Photoshop and Illustrator to create original artwork or to improve an existing image. Desktop publishing is another area of expertise, capable of creating a wide variety of print media ranging from: business cards, newsletters and catalogs to large format printing such as wallpaper and billboards.

Video & Motion

Over ten years video production experience, having produced; TV commercials, digital signage, live events, corporate presentations and promotional videos. Adept in all major non-linear editors and motion graphics applications, including: After Effects, Combustion, Edius, Final Cut Pro Studio and Premiere Pro. Fully capable of producing video projects, from pre-production through post-production working with multiple formats such as HD, SD, motion graphics and 3D renders. Skilled DVD author with experience developing custom motion menus, subtitles and ac3 audio.Over ten years video production experience, having produced; TV commercials, digital signage, live events, corporate presentations and promotional videos. Adept in all major non-linear editors and motion graphics applications, including: After Effects, Combustion, Edius, Final Cut Pro Studio and Premiere Pro. Fully capable of producing video projects, from pre-production through post-production working with multiple formats such as HD, SD, motion graphics and 3D renders. Skilled DVD author with experience developing custom motion menus, subtitles and ac3 audio.

Web & Interactive

Seven years of experience in web design, incorporating a variety technologies such as: XHTML, CSS, CSSP, Flash, JavaScript, PHP and RSS. Web sites developed with special emphasis on creative concepts, clean-optimized graphics and usability conventions. Delivering dynamic user experiences by integrating features such as: Flash, RSS feeds and streaming video. Over eight years experience encoding video to all major web formats, most recently focusing on h.264 mpeg4 via flash player. Proficient in the following web applications: Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash and Eclipse (Aptana). Working experience with several CMS systems such as: Joomla, Plone and Yahoo! Storefront.

Technical Proficiency

Real world knowledge of all major operating systems; Apple OS X, Suse Linux, Windows XP and Vista. Comfortable working in multi platform workgroup environments, often utilizing years of experience to diagnose and fix common issues related to hardware, software or network problems. Photography and video equipment are a major part of the trade, having used a wide array of equipment such as DSLR’s, professional ENG video cameras and multipoint lighting systems in production.

Work History

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