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EXPERIENCE

 

 

 

CONTENT EDITOR    

Undercover Tourist / Austin, TX / 2016 - Present

Write, edit and provide photos, blog posts, stories video scripts and promotional copy 

Subject matter expert on theme park and travel news (Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, etc.)

Provide strategic content direction to editorial team and freelance writers

Partner with Content Director on planning content calendar and other deliverables

MANAGER OF VIDEO SERVICES

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

Established and managed the district’s first video content creation department 

Lead planning, ideation and production of original branded promotional digital video content

Partnered with internal clients to develop focused content that achieved department goals

Supervised production team - delegated projects,  coached and developed their skill set

FREELANCE CREATIVE CONSULTANT / WRITER

Wind Up Jet Pack / Austin, TX / January 2012 - March 2013

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

Initiated concepts for various strategic branding campaigns

COPYWRITER

Creative Civilization / San Antonio, TX / 2008 - 2012

Oversaw the development of advertising campaigns from brainstorming through production

Partnered 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

COPYWRITER AND MEDIA COORDINATOR    

Amy Wick Marketing Communications / Austin, TX / 2007 - 2008

Wrote, directed and edited promotional videos

Independently handled copywriting for web and printed materials

Presented story concepts for a master-planned community

Coordinated media buys, media traffic and deliverables

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

Disneyland / Anaheim, CA / 1999 - 2002

Safely navigated Schweitzer Falls, set sail with plundering pirates, and woke up José. 

 

EDUCATION                        

Emerson College / Boston, MA / 1997

Bachelor ofScience,  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    

Pinewood Derby - 3rd Place

            

SKILLS

Script and Story Development

Presentation Design and Delivery    

Project Management 

Talent Interviewing    

Production Budgeting and Scheduling

 

 

Strong Working Knowledge:

 

DSLR Cameras and HD Cameras

Adobe Premiere Pro CC                              

Final Draft and Fade In                                                 

 iMovie and Garageband                                                          

Apple Pages and Keynote

 

Familiar With: 

Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, After Effects and Audition)

Final Cut Pro

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

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