Resume

Proficiencies

  •  • Graphic Design:  Over 15 years of experience with Photoshop, Brand Identity, Logos, Illustrations, Marketing Content, Website Content, Events, Image Editing
  •  • Pro Audio: Over 10 years of experience, strong knowledge of signal flow, lighting, audio & video components
  •  • Photography: Over 5 years of experience, Lightroom, Portraits, Events, Products, Photo Retouching & Manipulation, Color Correction
  •  • Event Production: branding, planning, coordination, marketing, management, live audio setup, photography, videography
  •  • Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Dreamweaver
  •  • Data Entry: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), Google Drive, Dropbox, Quickbooks, Freshbooks, Mac OS X, Windows

Summary of Capabilities

  •  Video Editing, Web Design, Wordpress, HTML5, CSS3

Designer

  •  • Self-taught graphic artist with over a decade of freelance experience
  •  • In 2011, found and directed a creative boutique with 5 friends with a mission to provide 360 degree brand identity services called “The Artcotechs”
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Experience

Logo & Brand Design

  •  • Contracted A2 tech to setup and monitor sound & lighting for live events in the New York City and Long Island area
  •  • Setup, test, monitor, and strike AV equipment for programs and events,

Marketing Design

  •  • Contracted A2 tech to setup and monitor sound & lighting for live events in the New York City and Long Island area
  •  • Setup, test, monitor, and strike AV equipment for programs and events,

Photo Editing

  •  • nominated and approved by student body government  ■  Managed contracts, inventory, department budget and staffing  ■  Collaborated with faculty, building staff, and event organizers  ■  Ensure equipment delivery and associated responsibilities for designated assignments  ■  worked as crew tech (9/06– 5/08): setup, monitor & strike lighting, staging, and sound for all scheduled concerts and campus events

Video Editing

Intern  The Britto Agency  |  New York, NY Apr ‘13 – June ‘13

  •  • support boutique image consultant agency with clerical duties and creative tasks

Design/Photo Studio Management

  •  • Contracted A2 tech to setup and monitor sound & lighting for live events in the New York City and Long Island area
  •  • Setup, test, monitor, and strike AV equipment for programs and events,

Pro Audio

  •  • Wide-range technical abilities, detail-focused, on-site leadership and adaptability
  •  • Experience with setting up and striking simple to complex arrangements;
  •  • Able to work independently under little supervision and under pressure,
  •  • Self-starter, fast learner, and can perform well within a group or alone

Work Highlights

  •  • TSR New York City Marathon (Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island)
  •  • NYRR Brooklyn Half Marathon Pre-Party (Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY)
  •  • Float A2 Engineer for “Celebrate Israel Parade” on 5th Avenue (Midtown Manhattan) 
  •  • Sound Designer for over 15 collegiate fashion shows, performances, and scholarship pageants
  •  • Producer for internet radio talk show “C’est La Vie” on DTF Radio (Brooklyn, NY)
  •  • Chairperson for Audio/Visual department of Student Activities at SUNY Stony Brook
  •  • Large Homecoming Concerts and Spring Series Concerts (Suffolk, NY)
  •  • Assisted and learned from popular Tri-State deejay’s: Massive B, DJ G&Money, DJ Spider, DJ Mad Scientist, DJ Spynfo, Citylock, DJ Black Moses, and DJ Colebron

Experience

Pro Audio Tech  Rainbow Sounds, Inc. |  Farmingdale, NY 12/11– 06/16

  •  • Contracted A2 tech to setup and monitor sound & lighting for live events in the New York City and Long Island area
  •  • Setup, test, monitor, and strike AV equipment for programs and events,  

Intern  WUSB 90.1 FM Radio  |  Stony Brook, NY  June ‘11 – Dec ‘11

  •  • provide broadcast & administrative assistance to Program Director and Assistant Director of Student Media

Radio Show ProducerC’est La Vie” Internet Radio Show | Brooklyn, NY Dec ‘09 – Jun ‘10

  •  • provide tech support    generate visuals    create & integrate program content

Chairperson/ A1 Pro Audio  USG Audio-Visual Dept.  |  Stony Brook, NY  Jun. ’08 – May ‘09

  •  • nominated and approved by student body government
  •  • Managed contracts, inventory, department budget and staffing
  •  • Collaborated with faculty, building staff, and event organizers
  •  • Ensure equipment delivery and associated responsibilities for designated assignments
  •  • worked as crew tech (9/06– 5/08): setup, monitor & strike lighting, staging, and sound for all scheduled concerts and campus events

Audio/Visual Technician  USG Audio-Visual Dept.  |  Stony Brook, NY  Sep. ’06 – May ‘08

  •  • Setup, monitor & strike lighting, staging, and sound for campus events

Intern  WUSB 90.1 FM Radio  |  Stony Brook, NY  Sept ‘06 – May ‘07

  •  • Provide broadcast & administrative assistance to Program Director and Assistant Director of Student Media  

Music Director/ Sound Designer  Freelance  |  Stony Brook, NY  Jan ‘06 – Dec ‘11

  •  • Responsible for the music planning, sequencing, and execution for over 10 annual fashion shows, several talent shows, and beauty pageants.
  •  • Collaborated with event coordinators, choreographers, and programmers as an outsourced contractor

Intern  WUSB 90.1 FM Radio  |  Stony Brook, NY  Sept ‘05 – Apr ‘06

  •  • provide clerical duties such as data entry for the Program Director and Assistant Director of Student Media

Education

SUNY Stony Brook Long Island, NY  2004-2009

Cinema & Cultural Studies w/ Concentration in Media Arts & Digital Arts

  •  • Cinema studies consider film as a form of representation in and of itself and in relation to other disciplines such as literature, art, and theatre.
  •  • Cultural studies place emphasis on humanities and critical thinking of cultural forms such as cinema and media that develop and interact with each other and with social, historical, and economic forces.
  •  • Developed an understanding of visual communication and “media literacy”-the ability to read the many images we encounter every day in an age when images are being used for manipulation as never before.
  •  • Ability to make detailed observations and develop an understanding of different cultures

Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School Clinton Hills, Brooklyn, NY Class of 2004

  •  • Full 4 Year Academic Scholarship
  •  • NYS Regents HS Diploma
  •  • Graduation with Honors

 


Gear

  •  • Sony Alpha A7II
  •  • Canon 5D MArk II
  •  • Canon 5D Classic
  •  • Canon Rebel T6
  •  • Canon Rebel T2i
  •  • Primes: Canon 28mm, 50mm, 85mm
  •  • Zoom: Canon 24-105 f/4. L
  •  • Macbook Pro i5 16GB Ram 500GB SSD + 500GB HHD
  •  • Wacom Bamboo Tablet

Soft Skills

  •  • Event Planning & Coordination from several perspectives: marketing, programming, design, technical, and hospitality.