Joshua Boles

  • Greensboro, NC

Work History

Work History
Aug 2006 - Jun 2015

Carmike Cinemas, Head Staff Leader

Coordinate with management and staff to create a fun and organized work environment.

  • Worked with and served a wide spectrum of individuals each with their own unique story and background.
  • Operated and maintained digital projectors.
  • Trained new employees and guided older employees in more effective techniques to better serve the customer.
Aug 2012 - Jun 2015

Barnes & Noble, Barista/Cashier

Made coffee drinks and prepared food in a fast-paced environment that requires attention to detail.

  • Learned regular customers' names and the intricacies of their drinks.
  • Being polite and informative to new customers. Suggesting new items based on their preferences.
  • A year in I began to research and focus on the minor details of the job: milk temperature, foam quality and fancy designs for the macchiatos.
Aug 2012 - Jan 2015

Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community, Freelance Videographer

Filming mostly live events requiring planning, punctuality, and versatility.

  • Shot and edited 16 storytelling events (similar to The Moth), a few fitness videos and a handful of special events including guest speakers and concerts.
  • Built a long-term relationship with the staff and residents resulting in their trust in my editorial and aesthetic choices.
  • Listened to hours of fascinating personal stories from entrepreneurs, scientists, feminists and soldiers during the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Mar 2012

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

B.A. in Media Studies
  • Directed, wrote, edited and shot multiple short films and a documentary.
  • Worked in teams to accomplish goals with tight deadlines and no budget.
  • Worked at the campus TV station on sound, camera and video switcher. Eventually directing and producing my own TV show the last two years.

Skills/Hobbies

Skills

  • Proficient in Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut.
  • Writing and recording music for over ten years.
  • Had a community radio show on WQFS 90.9 from 2004 to 2009
  • Enjoy a variety of podcasts from All Things Considered to WTF with Marc Maron