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Work experience

May 2014Present

Production Coordinator

Society for Neuroscience

Responsible for overseeing the daily issue management, coordination of production tasks, and updating of digital content for both SfN journals: The Journal of Neuroscience  and eNeuro.

eNeuro:

  • Assisted with design and development phases for eNeuro site launch in November 2012 including developing sample wireframes. 
  • Identify and implement new ways to feature journal online content such as through social media integration.
  • Implemented HTML, CSS, and Javascript using Drupal platform for eNeuro launch site.
  • Contributed over 6,000 + lines of code for Advanced Pages on site.
  • Customize panel, blocks, content types and snippets for site 
  • Worked with vendor to create and deploy eNeuro iPhone/Android app.
  • Use HighWire Express to manage release of accepted and copyedited manuscripts daily.
  • Update spotlight and feature carousels on eNeuro site weekly.

The Journal of Neuroscience:

  • Provide online access support to subscribers via High Wire maintenance system.
  • Respond and process missing issue claims, single issue orders and subscription renewal payments using Personify.
  • Use Salesforce to communicate production or website issues with publication vendor.
  • Create and update Production Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) instructions.
Jan 2012Present

Freelance Videographer and Editor

  • Film and edit for weddings, live band performances, and various other events.
  • Produce multimedia video using Final Cut.
  • Create slideshow movies by editing together photos, video, text and motion graphics using Photoshop, Motion and After Effects.
Apr 2012May 2014

Production Assistant

Society for Neuroscience
  • Assisted with weekly release of over 100 online and print issues of The Journal of Neuroscience:
    • Reviewed digital and print proofs for style and accuracy
    • Updated the site content (i.e. coverlines, cover art, etc.) 
  • Assisted with journal website issues such as HTML coding errors or broken links.
  • Responded to all copyright/ permission requests via email and Copyright Clearance Center.
  • Responded to The Journal of Neuroscience  missing issue claims and subscription inquiries.
  • Established and managed the process for submitting manuscripts to PubMed Central database.
  • Created and updated Production Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) instructions.
Jan 2012Apr 2012

Blogging Intern

GreenAnswers.com
  • Responsible for researching and responding to daily online environmental questions.
Jun 2009Aug 2009

Intern

WTTG Fox 5 News
  • Assisted producers with researching stories, filing press releases and logging b-roll.
  • Shot stand-ups, conducted interviews and wrote scripts using iNews software.
  • Edited and produced video using Avid Newscutter software.
  • Helped Planning Department to organize rundown and book guests Fox Morning Show.

Education

Jan 2007Jan 2011

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Syracuse University

Broadcast Journalism

Skills

Social Media
Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, RSS Feeds
Adobe Creative Suite
Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Dreamweaver
Google Analytics
PHP
jQuery
Drupal
Drupal 5, 6 and 7
CSS3
HTML/XHTML
Microsoft Office
Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint
Audacity
iMovie
Motion
WordPress
Avid
Final Cut Pro

Certifications

Jul 2013Present

Web Design Certificate

Northern VA Community College
Completed the following courses: Intro to Web Page Design CSS for Mobile Layout Photoshop for the Web Dreamweaver for Fast Web Design Building Websites with Free Content Management Systems Web Design Studio HTML5 & CSS3 Web Frontiers

Video Portfolio

Print/Web Design