Matthew Rivera

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Art Director

Braxton Olita Photography

My responsibilities were to conceptualize and coordinate a photoshoot for up and coming artist Theresa Houston. It was also part of my job description to style the shoot to come up with a cohesive look that flowed visually with the original concept. 

Nov 2008 - Feb 2009

Production Assistant

Stardust Studios

At this position I worked as an office production assistant at a post- production studio. I would do various tasks such as making purchase orders, going on bank runs and errands, making sure the studio was in tip top shape, ordering lunch for everyone, and basically complete tasks as they come along. 

Sep 2008 - Nov 2008

Production Assistant

Fly Eye Inc.

As a Production Assistant for Fly Eye Inc, I wore many hats. My tasks varied day to day but included various administrative duties around the studio location in Downtown Los Angeles, such as fielding phone calls from vendors, research, keeping the studio running smooth, taking on various errands, and going on runs to fulfill different aspects of pre- production and post-production. Most recently we wrapped a shoot filming in Death Valley. It was also part of my job description to blog about and document ongoing and upcoming projects.

Aug 2008 - Nov 2008

Freelance Marketing Associate

StewdioMedia

Design and implement proper marketing strategies and procedures in order to saturate the online community with positive sentiment surrounding the release of the independent sci-fi movie, CHRONICLES OF HOLLOW EARTH: THE NEXT RACE, produced and distributed by Stewdiomedia and Straylight Films. Work Independently, and in association with Stewdiomedia and Straylight Films through various word of mouth advertising and viral marketing best practices methods in order to assure the success of the film, and reach a broad community of enthusiasts within the genre. 

Jun 2008 - Jul 2008

Production Assistant

PSL

Working as a production assistant/stand in for CBS’ new reality series, America’s Best Friend. My responsibilities include assisting crew with various tasks, helping to set up/break down equipment. Also act as a stand in for blocking purposes.