curriculum vitae

VIDEOMAKER

06.2016-Present – Video Producer – Asia Society – NYC
Responsible for producing, shooting, and editing news videos, feature stories, and promotional content for Asia Society’s web channels. Also responsible for standardizing video content for the organization’s international centers, maintaining the organization’s archive, hiring and managing video interns, and acting as a liaison between the organization’s departments and freelance video producers.

06.2012-05.2016 – Video Production Manager – ASPCA – NYC
Was responsible for producing, reporting, shooting, and editing short-format advocacy documentaries, direct response TV commercials, public service announcements, and internal communication videos. Also was responsible for maintaining the organization’s video archive and hiring and managing freelancers video producers.

04.2010-07.2012 – Video Production Manager – Global Nomads Group – NYC
Was responsible for the daily operations of the production department including researching, producing, reporting, shooting and editing video content, hiring and managing freelance producers and interns, designing graphics for motion and print, maintaining IT network and videoconference technology, and coordinating logistics for remote webcast and videoconferences.

2004-Present – Freelance Producer/Director/Camera/Editor – NYC
Independently produce content related to human rights, the environment and the arts for various non-profit organizations, collectives, and artist.

1.2007-02.2008 – Post-Production Supervisor -Trg-Ragamuffin –  NYC
Responsibilities included: editing, graphic design, DVD production, media management and computer/video systems maintenance for this production company serving clients in the entertainment, non-profit and corporate sectors.

09.2004-05.2006 – Multimedia Associate – MDA – Tucson, AZ

Responsibilities included: motion graphic design, DVD production, camera operation, and grip work for video productions aired on the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon (National Broadcast). Also was staff photographer for MDA’s national magazine: Quest.

01.2002-09.2004 – Creative Services Producer – KWBA-TV – Tucson, AZ
Was responsible for the production and post of local and regional television commercials.

VIDEO EQUIPMENT

Post-Production
•    Final Cut Pro/Premiere/Avid
•    Adobe After Effects
•    Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Lightroom
•    DVD Studio Pro/Adobe Encore/Sonic DVD Producer

Production
•    35mm/16mm/8mm film cameras
•    Canon, Panasonic, and Sony ENG and cinema cameras
•    Canon, Sony, Panasonic, and Nikon DSLR and mirrorless cameras
•    Various lighting and grip gear

EDUCATOR

09.2009-05.2010 – Teaching Artist – Harlem Children’s Zone – NYC
 Facilitated high school student’s creation of experimental videos on topics of personal, community and social relevance. Responsibilities included writing curricula, conducting lectures, and mentoring students.

08.2007-Present – Volunteer Supervisor – Brook Park – NYC
Facilitator for activities with youth – canoe and kayak expeditions in the Harlem River, planting trees, and general park maintenance.

03.2002-2006  – Educator/Member – Pan Left Productions –  Tucson, AZ
Assisted members in the production and post of social justice themed pieces as well as participated in the promotion of independent media.

EDUCATION

09.2000-11.2001 Full Sail University – Orlando, FL
 – Associate of Science in Film and Video Production

09.2012-05.2014 City University of New York – New York, NY – Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

SPECIAL SKILLS

Fluent in Spanish, experienced surfer, low budget world traveler, sustainable and collective living, and playing guitar.