Creative and goal-oriented individual who possesses outstanding inter-personal and organizational skills. Dedicated, flexible and innovative team player with a great sense of humor and positive attitude. Capable of working independently while consistently producing professional quality work under strict deadlines.
Work Experience Joe Trippi and Associates Oakland, CA, 1/2010 - 2/2011 Video Editor & Motion Graphics Artist o Opened West Coast branch of firm while working directly with Governor Jerry Brown and his senior staff to create an award-winning statewide television and web campaign for his bid for Governor. o Oversaw, edited and produced all video, motion graphics and sound needs for television, web and radio advertising for multiple statewide campaigns in major markets including CA, FL, CO, VT and AL. o Created an ad called the ”best political ad of the year" by TIME magazine, "most devastating ad of the cycle" by The Washington Post and winner of 2 Reed Awards for excellence in advertising. o Edited and produced multiple web pieces that went viral, driving positive coverage of the candidate. o Performed well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
Proof Integrated Communications* Washington, D.C., 3/2009-1/2010 Lead Video Editor / Producer o Coordinated production and led post-production daily for deliverables including television campaigns, congressional lobbying packages, corporate media highlight reels, government educational videos, and direct television promotions. o Editing included motion graphics, color correction and sound editing in both SD and HD. o Managed multiple projects and performed well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
Penn, Schoen and Berland Associates / PSBcreative Washington, D.C., 9/2007-3/2009 Assistant Video Editor and Production Assistant o Worked directly with senior editors and producers to create all outbound packages from concept to delivery. o Logged and digitized all incoming media, compressed all outbound media to various standards, including web-bound, managed my schedule as well as the schedule of two senior editors. o Worked with multiple teams to develop creative solutions for client needs. o Promoted to lead video editor at Proof Integrated Communications.
The McGinn Group Arlington, VA, 1/2007-5/2007 Pre/Post Production Assistant o Produced educational videos for both in-house and client using research of television news and entertainment media
Technical Skills Final Cut Pro, Motion, DVD Studio Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Compressor, Soundtrack Pro, Toast, Garageband, Color, VLC, FTP Delivery, Screen capture software
Education The George Washington University Washington, D.C. B.A., Political Communications, cum laude 2003 - 2007
*Proof Integrated Communications was created through a merger of PSBcreative of Penn, Schoen and Berland Associates and Marsteller of Burson-Marsteller.