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Objective

To FURTHER my career AS A VIDEO EDITOR

Work experience

Dec 2009Present

Assistant Editor (Contractor), National Geographic

Maslow Media Group
  • Responsible for Amberfin (ICR) ingests, file transfers.
  • Working with the Videobank system to deliver files and/or tapes.
  • Duplicating and converting various video formats and standards using decks, cables and a routing system.
  • Logging and media managing project material.
  • Troubleshooting, exporting, outputting and digitizing for Final Cut and Avid projects.
Jan 2008Mar 2009

Junior Editor/ Editor

Responsibilities include all Managerial A.E. duties (please see previous job title below) plus

  • Equip production team with any tape stock and field tape labels
  • Collaborate with the Post Production Supervisor and Post Technical Manager on active projects
  • Create string-outs as per the producers' scripts
  • Edit Webisodes for development, corporate and network-based clients.

Editing projects include: Benjamin Moore (2 Webisodes), Brainbox development, Food Detectives Promo, FoodNetwork.com (Webisodes for ceviche, champagne bottle opening, champagne cocktail + 1 Promo), Kohls.com Alejandra Dressing Room Confessions (4 Webisodes), Image Asphalt (:30 spot), Maxcyte, Parenting.com (4 Webisodes)

Feb 2006Jun 2008

Managerial/ Lead Assistant Editor

  • Maintain tape library by managing and organizing field tapes and masters
  • Assist producers and editors with voice-overs
  • Responsible for tracking, preparing requests and assisting the invoicing of transcripts
  • Digitize, media manage, sync, batch capture and log footage on Avid
  • Digitize and media manage on Final Cut
  • Ensure string-outs, uploads, outputs, duplication and completion of deliverables
  • Train new assistant editors and manage interns' work-flow
  • Good working knowledge of various HD & SD decks, including XDCam

Credits as AE include: Amazing Waterfront Homes, Animal Planet Expo (2006-08), Benjamin Moore, Brainbox development (various), Camp 9/11, Drug Free America, Field & Stream, Food Detectives (Seasons 1 + 2), Freddie Mac, Highest Bidder (Pilot), Kohler Webisodes, Kohl’s Widgets, Light It Up, Marriage Boot Camp, Meth Mouth, Paul Reed Smith, RV Overdrive, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Small Space Big Style (Seasons 3-5), Space Planning: Kitchens, Stage This House, Surviving History, The Real Estate Pros,  Tough Customers (forthcoming), Wreck N Roll (forthcoming)

Aug 2004Dec 2004

Machine Room Operator

Blue Rock NY
  • Assisted producers and editors with tape transfers, dubs and DVD burns
  • Provided support to 20 Avid rooms, including archiving of various projects
  • Maintained extensive music library
Apr 2004Aug 2004

Machine Room Operator

Freelance Post Production Assistant

Responsible for tape transfers at progressive companies such as Psyop and Spontaneous

Oct 2000Jul 2002

Visual Effects Assistant

Riot! Manhattan
  • Responsible for duplication of completed projects, including PAL/ NTSC standards conversions and high-definition/ digital-analog conversions
  • Provided technical support to the VFX artists
  • Produced photo slides from various tape formats using the Matrix camera
  • Archived Inferno sessions daily
  • Created Quicktime movies for clients using Media Cleaner and Media Transfer software
Apr 2000Oct 2000

Client Coordinator/ Producers' Assistant

Riot! Manhattan
  • Managed various duties such as maintaining tape library, helping editors and VFX artists with required tape materials and cataloging
  • Interacted with clients, ensuring their comfort and satisfaction during their sessions
  • Assisted with the organization and distribution of dailies for various series

Education

Aug 1995Jun 1999

BA

Queens College of CUNY
  • Cum Laude
  • Member of The Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Queens College Ambassador

References

Sage Rockermann

Daniel McNeil

Bill Davidson

Mclean Anderson

Skills

Duplication & digitization
Experienced in HD & SD duplication, digitization and outputting in formats and standards. Have worked extensively with Beta, Digibeta, HDCam, HDCam-SR and XDcam. Complementary knowledge of DVD Studio Pro, Compressor & MPEG Streamclip.
Conversational Urdu
Microsoft Office
Conversational Spanish
Final Cut Pro
Avid
Includes Xpress Pro, Composer and Symphony Import/ export quicktimes in conjunction with Sorenson Squeeze