RESUME

 

SVP, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & EXPERIENTIAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR
LEO BURNETT USA - CHICAGO
FEBRUARY 2000 - PRESENT

Nintendo, Samsung, US Army, intel, Beck’s Beer, Kellogg’s, Philip Morris, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, US Cellular, Allstate, Heinz, Delta Air Lines, Disney, Miller/Coors, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Motorola, Procter & Gamble, Centrum, United States Postal Service, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Ad Council, Sara Lee, Off the Street Club, Pet Smart

  • Produced TV & Experiential events, Interactive Digital, Print, Radio, Instructional & Corporate videos for major Technology, CPG, QSR, Financial, Federal Government and Pro-Bono Clients
  • Extensive experience in Live Action & Animation productions in the US, Canada, Latin America, and Europe
  • Directed TV spots and Interactive videos for web and network/cable use
  • Design and Creative Direct Experiential Activation
  • Produce music tracks for TV, Interactive digital, & Radio

AVID EDITOR/ENGINEER
POSTWORKS, NYC
JANUARY 1999 - FEBRUARY 2000

  • Engineer for MTV, VHI, Nickelodeon, ABC, Sony Music, EMI
  • Provided AVID editing instruction and tech support to producers and editors
  • Managed and trained tech support crew
  • Programmed and maintained two dozen out-of-house AVID systems

NEWS VIDEOGRAPHER
ABC / WGGB NEWS - SPRINGFIELD MA
JUNE 1998 - JANUARY 2000

  • Shot & edited daily news/sports events
  • Key grip for studio productions
  • Lighting Director for special-programming events
  • Set up live shots for immediate on-air viewing

PRODUCTION MANAGER
E/S PICTURES, INC - NYC
MAY 1997 - JANUARY 1999

  • Hired crew & managed crew billing
  • Scouted locations during pre-production
  • Assisted Producers/Director on shoots
  • Appointed sound technician for various location shoots
 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

DIRECTOR
APRIL 2000 - PRESENT

Nintendo, Centrum, Village Voice, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Kellogg’s, Miller Genuine Draft, Cannes Lions, PNB Nation/Mecca Clothing, McDonalds, The Silver Room, Off the Street Club, KCRW Grammy Concert Series

MUSIC PRODUCER
NOVEMBER 2000 - PRESENT

  • Write and arrange music/vocals tracks for national TV & Radio spots
  • Produce CDs and demos for international and national artists

PHOTOGRAPHER
JANUARY 1995 - PRESENT

  • Photographs featured in publications, on websites, press materials and marketing collateral for Allstate, Nintendo, and Coca Cola.
  • Event/Press Photographer for ABC News, Live Events, Music Festivals & Concert Series

BROADCAST DISC JOCKEY
FEBRUARY 1994 - PRESENT

  • Headliner DJ for national and international clubs and corporate events
  • Manage and book DJ talent for clubs and private parties
 

Industry Awards

  • Gold, Silver & Bronze Cannes Lions – “New York Writes Itself” Campaign
  • Grand Award NYC Festival - National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, “Stand Up”
  • Gold AICP – Firestone “Pick Up” 
  • Gold AICP NEXT – Chicago “Put the Guns Down”
  • Bronze Effie – Procter & Gamble “A Revolutionary Story”
  • Telly – Nintendo of North America “Dig”
  • Mobius – Ad Council/Seatbelts “You Didn’t See It Coming”
  • Gold NYC Festival – National Underground Railroad Freedom Center “Stand Up”
  • Silver NYC Festival - United Nations Department of Public Service “Why”
  • Bronze NYC Festival – Ad Council/Seatbelts “Play”
 

Skills

  • Computer: Abelton, Lightroom, ProTools, Soundtrack Pro, Serato, Photoshop, Aftereffects, Paintshop Deluxe
  • Editing: Final Cut, AVID Media Composer, Premiere, Symphony
  • Camera: Red's Weapon, Epic and Dragon, Canon C300, Canon EOS 5D MK IV
 

Education

Hampshire College - 1998
Bachelor of Liberal Arts Degree in Film, Photography, Video and Music Production received in May 1998