Professional Experience

Freelance Editor 2011 -

  • Creative Circle - Kiab - Discover Card
  • AbelsonTaylor - Aczone EnergyBBDO - Bud Light, 5gum, Bayer
  • DirectionsAV - National Automobile Dealers Association, The GAMA LAMP Conference
  • StepChild Media - Renewal by Andersen, Tingwall, LifeLine Response,
  • Adelstein | Liston - The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
  • Resolution Digital Studios - Classified Ventures
  • 200 Hundred Stories Tall - Marketing Werks, International Trucks
  • Republic Media - Gaspari Nutrition
  • Nuwave Media Productions - Lucas Oil, ComEd
  • ReFluxMD.com, Clif Bars, GeoZwars Kick Starter Video

Sr. Editor // DRAFTFCB 2000 - 2011

  • Raised level of creative output for Studio's production and editorial projects
  • Proficient in all aspects of creative editorial, covering range from on-air spots, test spots, sales videos
  • Improved the Studios' client services and facility operations
  • Worked effectively with agency producers and creatives for agency's entire client base, including ADM, S.C. Johnson, Kraft, Coors, Kmart, and Qwest
  • Lead videographer for test spots, concept videos, and other internal shoots
  • Involved in managing/design of studio's build-out
  • Integral in driving the Studio's revenue growth by 175% over five years

Editor // DDB Needham Worldwide 1985 - 2000

  • Edit Zone's first Avid Editor. Worked to further develop department's capabilities.
  • Developed and implemented studio's plan for agency's move into Aon center facility.
  • Offlined Television Commercials. Supervised post-production
  • Worked on agency's entire client base, including Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's, General Mills, Maybelline, and Wilson Sporting Goods
  • Lead Videographer for a variety of client presentations, product demos and other video presentation projects

AV Technician // DDB Needham Worldwide 1985 - 2000

  • Assembled Television/Radio Commercials for Client Presentations
  • Recorded & Edited Audio Presentations
  • Edited Video using A/B Roll Edit Suite
  • Videographer for a variety of client presentations, demos, etc.

Technologies and Skills

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe CC - Premiere Pro - After Effects - PhotoShop -
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Avid Unity Shared Storage System
  • Various Shared Storage System
  • Various video cameras

Interests

  • Compose and perform music
  • Volunteer for the Chicago International Film Festival

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