In my current position as Creative Lead I have spearheaded multiple projects including national commercial broadcast spots and editing the entire first season of Discovery Network’s record breaking show “Garage Squad”.  In my years of experience I have mastered the art of working closely with clients professionally and personally, and creating content that doesn’t just meet expectations, but exceeds them. I have the ability to successfully capture the natural beauty of people places and things and translate them to well crafted stories and experiences. Through my years I have transcend all realms of production. With experience as director, DP, editor, and motion graphics artist I have produced and created content for television, advertising agencies, Fortune 500 companies, record labels, book publishing houses and more.

Work History
Work History
Jul 2013 - Present
Creative Lead | Director | Editor
Bridges Media | 11 Dollar Bill

Involved in all aspects of production from pitching ideas to seeing them through to completion and delivery. Working directly with the client, helping to formulate and implement a plan to best execute the client's vision. From being lead editor and segment producer for the Discovery Network's record breaking "Garage Squad" to directing national broadcast spots for Comcast Sportsnet and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the ability to adapt to the varying needs of each client is a must.

CLIENTS: Discovery Network, CVS Caremark, Abbott, Cargill, Red Bull, AON, Marlbro

May 2011 - Jul 2013
Producer | Director | Editor
The Shadow Gang

I was sole visual creative in this small start-up entertainment and multimedia company. We were responsible for writing, designing, and deploying interactive ARGs that would continue to adapt and evolve as players engaged. Took the helm as designer, director, editor, post-fx artist, art director; from beginning to end, I was involved in all aspects of production and post production. Adapted written content into non-linear multimedia, including branching videos, interactive websites, in-app cinematics, and real world physical artifacts. Ensured visual cohesion across the board to create an immersive, interactive experience.

CASE STUDIES: "GoBZRK""Umbrella Sword"

Jan 2006 - Jan 2013
Cinematographer | Editor
Freelance | BulletProof Film, INC

Produced and created content for television, ad agencies, Fortune 500 companies, major record labels, independent production companies and not for profit organizations. I built trusting and lasting relationships with people, organizations, companies and more through reliable work and punctual delivery. Key responsibilities included conceiving new multimedia ideas that matched the aesthetic and feel of an organization or company, delivering products to exceed expectations, and utilizing new and creative approaches in workflow to solve problems.

CLIENTS & PROJECTS: Universal Pictures, Oscilloscope Productions' "William S. Burroughs: A Man Within", Crains Business Chicago, Thrill Jockey Records, The Chicago Cubs, HDNet

Education
Education
Aug 1999 - Jan 2004
BA
Columbia College Chicago

Editing for film 

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Skills
Skills
Adobe Premiere Pro
Proficent in all aspects of editing for film, broadcast, and web: SD, HD, 2k, 4K
Adobe After Effects
Proficient in motion graphics and seamless integration of animation into the editing platform
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Final Cut Pro
Cinematography

Excel in an array of shooting styles and environments.  RED, C300, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, DSLR.  Run and gun to staged and choreographed shots.