Senior Graphic Artist/Promo editor

3/09 Present
RTTV America

As senior artist I am responsible for designing show opens, bumpers, promos and daily news graphics used during eight broadcasts. I use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects along with Viz Artist. I also create all VizRT on-air templates and design elements for shows produced by RTTV and make sure that the proper show style was maintained for shows owned by RT. Ive created numerous on-air promos using Avid, After Effects and Photoshop. I work with engineering to maintain two Viz Artist systems, two Viz Pilot and eight Viz playback engines. I am also the systems admin for four graphics workstations which include upgrades, updates and troubleshooting issues with the systems.

Freelance Editor and Graphic Designer
3/01 - Present
Services provided. Editor: Avid DS, Symphony, Media Composer, Apple FCP7 and Adobe Premiere Pro. Motion Graphic Design. Technical Director. Studio camera operator. Systems installation and maintenance. Clients include RT, TVOne, WRC TV, NBC (Meet the Press and Today Show), Radio City Music Hall, Veterans Administration and Discovery Networks
Senior Editor
07/06 - 05/08
Ventana Productions

Edit client videos using Avid DS Nitris, Media Composer Adrenaline and Apple Final Cut Studio.
Build and composite client graphics and effects using Adobe After Effects, Photoshop. Responsible for wiring and maintaining network in new facility along with installation, maintaince and upgrades to edit systems and machine room.
Editor/Graphic Artist
07/04 - 7/06
JuiceBox Design Communications

Build and composite client graphics and effects using Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Blender and Apple Motion.
Edit client videos using Avid Media Composer and Apple Final Cut Pro.
Design Print Graphics using Adobe Illustrator.
Author DVD's using DVD Studio Pro and video compression using Cleaner, Sorenson Squeeze and Apple Compressor
Operate BetaSP, DVCAM video cameras and Nikon still cameras.
Responsible for setup and maintenance of editing and IT systems.
Senior Compositor/On-line Editor

9/96 - 9/00 & 10/03 - 07/04
Atlantic Video

Build and composite client graphics and effects using Discreet Smoke and Combustion, Quantel Editbox and Hal, and Adobe After Effects.
Edit client videos in Component Digital linear and Avid nonlinear edit suites.
Perform as Technical Director for live and live to tape studio productions.
Train personnel on the use of the equipment throughout the facility.
Engineer audio sessions at the facility and over ISDN lines.
Studio production duties include Technical Director, CG Operator, Still Store Operator, and Camera Operator.

Onlie Editor/Digital Artist

2/02 - 10/03

Create client videos. Design and build graphical elements for video and web. Develop user interfaces for the web and DVD's. Responsible for site re-design.

Creative Director/Technical Director/Editor

9/00 - 5/01
Technical Director/Creative Director/ Editor

Edit client tapes in an online room and on the AVID.
Build graphic elements for video using Adobe Photoshop, After Effects.
Direct and switch live client productions. Supervise remote shoots.
Develop Interfaces for CD-ROM and Web
Responsible for site re-design.

Editor/Graphic Artist/Cameraman

9/87 - 7/95
US Army Visual Information Center, Pentagon
Produced and edited productions in a composite digital suite supporting Congressional Briefs, WorldWide Department of Defense documentaries and specials.
Designed and created original computer graphics using the Quantel Harriet.
Directed Department of Defense Communicator workshops.
Performed as Technical Director. Operated studio, and EFP cameras.
Trained others in the use of equipment in the facility, and acted as crew chief for on-site and remote productions.

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