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Summary

  • Educated digital multi-media producer with over twenty years in the industry

  • Talented technical director, editor, videographer, graphic designer and engineer

  • Extensive software/hardware skill set, Windows and OSX platforms

  • Custom programmer of device control interfaces and automation systems

  • Designer and integrator of electronic equipment systems. Repair technician.

  • Talented crew supervisor, technical trainer. Articulate speaker, writer.

  • Well balanced technical and artistic attributes, adaptable and resourceful.

Owner of Canon EOS 5D mark II 21mp digital HD camera and complete FCP HD studio.

Work experience

Nov 1996Present

Independent producer/editor

DSP Media

Multiple public and private funded, educational documentary production and post production projects. Topics in sociology, ecology and health care, with distribution to schools and hospitals throughout the U.S. and Mexico. Chicago International Film Festival award winner.

I have also subcontracted with several production companies on various corporate and commercial live event video productions as a TD / senior video technician. Clients included Raytheon, IBM, Phillip Morris USA, National Hot Rod association(NHRA), Professional Bullriders Assn.(PBR), National Federation of Independent Business(NFIB), U.S. Veterans Administration, Jimmy Buffett, Peter Frampton and several other major concert touring acts.

19952008

IT manager/ Video Technician

I-Mag Video/AV Inc.

Served as a contracted IT manager/video engineer. Duties included Network management, FCP video editing, computer training, website maintenance, internet marketing, warehouse operations, custom GUI application creation, AV system setups, equipment repairs, equipment purchasing, order placement and fulfillment.

Use of Salesforce CRM, Inventory Management Software, MS Office and various industry-specific software was routine.

Jan 1986Oct 1996

Telecommunications Engineer

Pima Community College

Duties included: TV studio design, configuration and operation; Design and direction of live television productions and teleclasses; satellite downlink operations; configuration and maintenance of automated video playback systems and television transmission systems; training and supervision of studio personnel and college instructors; development of custom computer graphics and automation application programming, 3D graphic design, and program scheduling. Represented the College in joint educational production projects for city and county governments as well as Tucson area corporations and educational institutions, including Burr-Brown Corp. and the University of Arizona.

19851992

Surveillance System Installer / Technician

Tucson Video Systems

Video surveillance camera system design, installation and equipment repair. Including fiber-optic/microwave technology based remote surveillance systems for power company electrical sub-stations. Commercial/Residential alarm and surveillance system installation.

Jan 1984Dec 1985

Media Lab Facilitator/Technician

Pima Community College

Technical training, administration and equipment maintenance for student media equipment lab. Part time, work/study position.

Intern at a local TV station also during this time.

Education

19841988

AA

Pima Community College

Special training and experience during college:

  • Rigorous private study in video production methodology/theory

  • Corporate training courses in video equipment repair – Gyyr Products

  • NAB and Long Beach trade show attendance – several years

Portfolio

Skills

System design/installation
Television production facility design and installation, Surveillance system design and installation.
Computer programming
Programming in a variety of languages, mainly AHK and Javascript currently. Custom  GUI and software automation applications.
Photography
Commercial digital photography with Canon 5D Mark II.
Web Design CMS
CMS based web development. Concrete5, Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress. Website construction and html /javascript modification.
Graphic Arts
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator; CMS, Html, and Javascript website design/maintenance. Powerpoint and Keynote presentations; AVC(H.264), Flash, Avi, Quicktime, Mpeg application specific video compression; Toast and DVD studio authoring.    
Video Production
Final Cut Pro HD, Magic Bullet Looks(grading and filters), keyframing applications; Jimmy Jib; Sony, Canon, Panasonic digital cameras; Sony, Echolab, Panasonic switchers / DVE's; HDR's; All tape deck brands/formats, analog/digital; Barco DLP RLM Projectors; Analog audio consoles/components; Video routing systems, Sierra, GV, Folsom.