Dan White

  • Greensboro US-NC
Dan White

Work History

Work History
Apr 2010 - Present

Installation Technician

Peake Systems

Removed and processed old desktop towers from a massive user environment with a large team, installed new machines and configured them for proper use in the company's network environment. Verified and maintained accurate records to ensure that machines were installed in the correct location, and the old machines could be located if necessary. 

Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

Media and Technology Director

Elsewhere Artist Collbaorative

Built and maintained marketing, publicity, and internet-based campaigns to connect with Elsewhere’s audiences and potential audiences, including museum visitors, educators, artists, students, and donors. Acted as the main technical support agent in managing digital organizational tasks and problems. Maintained and upgraded organizational computers running a wide array of software in an all-Mac environment. Maintained a heavy-use Google Apps domain, including calendar synchronization across multiple smartphones. Facilitated a major website upgrade with a design company. Collected and migrated data and media to online distribution sources. Assisted in event production, and general production and cleaning responsibilities around the museum. Maintained additional responsibilities relating to visitor relations and tours.

Mar 2008 - Mar 2009

Assistant Manager and DJ

1st Carolina DJs

Coordinated, scheduled, and dispatched events for a multi-operation event DJ company. Prepared DJs for assignments with necessary equipment, music, and information. Maintained and serviced DJ laptops. Hired and trained new employees.

2005 - Dec 2008

DJ

WUAG

Hosted and programmed a variety of music radio shows for seven semesters. Helped write, compile and record news briefs aired on the station. Produced a special recurring segment for the News Department entitled “Campus Voices” that provided an opportunity for members of the campus community to share their views on local and national events. Experience with AudioVault and Adobe Audition software. 

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Temporary Office Assistant

Lee's Carpets

Helped company migrate from paper-only sales and administrative forms to a system of forms completed entirely electronically. Gained a comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Professional and Adobe LiveCycle.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

Information Technology Intern

Howard County Public Schools

Serviced large quantities of deployed systems, cleaned and maintained computer and A/V Equipment, assisted in imaging process for a dozen deployed PC and Mac labs of 25+ machines, installed and updated Windows 2000, XP Professional, and OS X on individual machines and labs.

Aug 2004 - Jun 2005

Theater Technician and Media Center Assistant

Centennial High School

Designed and operated lighting and sound equipment for on-stage drama, performance, and arts productions. Coordinated technical aspects of assemblies and in-school programs in a 600-seat auditorium. Organized technical elements of the theater department and constructed sets for productions. Repaired and deployed computer systems and fixed printer problems. Taught basic editing skills to a TV class using iMovie. Set up projectors for in-class use. Provided computer lab users with one-to-one instruction for projects and assignments. Enforced computer use regulation policy. 

Skills

Skills

Event Planning and Production

Personally and professionally helped to plan and produce a vast array of events, from film festivals to wedding receptions, from dance parties to performance games. Additionally, I've gained experience in coordinating during-event logistics, including documentation, audio production, trashcan-emptying, and mood-setting. 

Lighting and Audio Design

Studied and practiced studio and field lighting and audio techniques, as well as a number of associated image and sound capture technologies.

Internet-based Research and Reconnaissance

Finding solutions to problems, inspiration for new ways of doing things, and answers to nagging questions online is nearly second nature to me. 

Collaborative Team and Project Management

Many of my professional and academic experiences have allowed me to develop techniques for managing groups as well as developed a comprehensive understanding of what it means to function as a part of a team functioning towards common goals. 

PC Troubleshooting

Very familiar and comfortable troubleshooting Windows 2000, XP, and Vista. Learning more about 7 currently, although I attempt to avoid PC use when possible. 

Mac/Apple Troubleshooting

Serviced nearly every generation of Apple products for the last ten years- both professionally and personally. 

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - Dec 2008

Bachelor's

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Coursework included: 

  • Hands-on experience in all elements of broadcasting television and radio production
  • Experience with digital video pre- and post-production
  • Experience using television studio cameras and switchers; and both in-studio and field equipment for the University radio station
  • Expertise using Adobe Audition and Final Cut Pro
  • Intense study of film and news theory

References

References

George Scheer