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EXPERIENCE

CONTENT EDITOR    

Undercover Tourist / Austin, TX / 2016 - 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 / 2013 - 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

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

  • Oversaw the creation of outlines, treatments and scripts for commercials and video productions
  • Developed concepts for various creative writing materials

COPYWRITER

Creative Civilization / San Antonio, TX / 2008 - 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

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

  • 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 / 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    

Imaginative Storyline Development

Managing Production Team  

On-Camera Talent Interviewing

 

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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