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EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE CREATIVE CONSULTANT

 Austin, TX / November 2017 - Present

  • Develops storylines, scenes, dialogue and nomenclature for themed entertainment experiences
  • Responsible for written materials - summaries, treatments and creative outline documents
  • Provide creative materials (scripts, treatments) for video productions and VR projects

Clients: Sally Corporation, Montgomery Amusements, Mirar

CONTENT EDITOR    

Undercover Tourist / Austin, TX / November 2016 - November 2017

  • Responsible for writing blog posts, stories, video scripts, treatments and marketing materials
  • Subject matter expert on theme park attractions, shows, parks and the guest experience
  • Clearly communicated project direction and concepts to freelance bloggers and video editors
  • In collaboration with Content Director, developed ideas, production schedules and other resources 

MANAGER OF VIDEO SERVICES

Round Rock ISD / Round Rock, TX / March 2013 -November 2016

  • Established and accelerated the district’s first video content creation department 
  • Lead planning, ideation and production of original story-driven digital video content
  • Produced a wide range of projects incorporating film, live actors/talent and stop-motion animation
  • Communicated ideas to production team through treatments, scripts and storyboards

FREELANCE CREATIVE CONSULTANT / WRITER

    Austin, TX / January 2012 - March 2013

  • Oversaw the creation of outlines, treatments and scripts for commercials and video productions

COPYWRITER

Creative Civilization / San Antonio, TX / September 2008 - January 2012

  • Oversaw the development of advertising campaigns from creative concept through production
  • Collaborated with creative director and art directors on goals, design, messaging and storyboards
  • Served as the lead writer on television commercials and radio scripts
  • Casted and directed performer talent for vocal recording sessions

ATTRACTIONS HOST -  Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean, Enchanted Tiki Room

Disneyland / Anaheim, CA / June 1999 - March 2002

  • Delivered live performance of attraction show scripts ( Jungle Cruise ) 
  • Responsible for positive live guest interactions in a fast-paced setting 

 

EDUCATION                        

Emerson College / Boston, MA 

Bachelor of Science,  Mass Communications, Focus : Film    

Avg. number of Red Sox games attended per school year : 7    

AWARDS

2014 - TSPRA Silver and Bronze Awards

2013 - TSPRA Gold Award 

2010 - ADDY Gold and Judge’s Award    

 

SKILLS

Strengths:

Concept and Story Beat Development

Presentation Design and Delivery    

Imaginative Storyline Development

Managing Production Team  

On-Camera Talent Interviewing

 

Computer / Technical Skills:

DSLR Cameras and HD Cameras

Adobe Creative Suite  — Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects

Avid Media Composer | First

Final Draft and Fade In                                           

Wordpress and SEO

Google Analytics                                                       

Apple Pages and Keynote

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

YouTube Optimization and Analytics