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EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE CREATIVE CONSULTANT / WRITER

 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

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
  • Developed concepts for various creative writing materials

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 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

Strengths:

Concept and Story 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

Final Draft and Fade In                                           

Wordpress and SEO

Google Analytics                                                       

Apple Pages and Keynote

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

YouTube Optimization and Analytics