Dynamic and results-oriented professional with more than ten years of experience in Video Production and Event Staging, specifically with:
• In-depth knowledge of video production: camera operation and video editing.
• In-depth experience in setting up, configuring, and operating multimedia, AV and videoconferencing equipment.
• Excellent knowledge of Digital Signage components such as, media servers/players, displays, and software.
• Ability to accurately read wiring diagrams.
• Manage the entire production process right from conceptualization to the distribution.
• Ensure that the production is carried out within the required deadline and does not exceed the allocated budget.
• Provide technical support for audio visual systems.
• Assists in scheduling and coordinating requests for equipment and services.
• Provide technical support for meetings, conferences, classes and corporate-wide broadcasts.
• Supervise production departments and freelance producers.
• Knowledge of Mac Operating System.
• Dynamic team-player, with strong ability to work independently.
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, observant, keen on details, goal oriented. CORE COMPETENCIES
Camera Operator Event Staging
Streaming Media Operator Sony 2K-4K CINE-ALTA Certified Audio/Video Technician Cisco WebEX
Video conferencing Pro Tools
Watch Out Play Back Pro
Broadcast Utility Technician Final Cut Pro
Digital Signage Technician Microsoft PowerPoint/Exce1 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
C-Span / Book TV, New York, NY
Video Journalist, ENG, Robotic, & Studio Camera Operator – Perform all aspects of television broadcast productions, including directing robotic cameras, mixing audio, video switching, lead multi-camera field production team through daily live and taped broadcast events such as hearings, news briefings, panel discussions, speeches, interviews, ceremonies, and other C-SPAN public affairs programming. Utilize comprehensive knowledge of all ENG equipment to troubleshoot technical issues during live and taped broadcast events to ensure high technical quality. Review and analyze broadcasts to evaluate effective strategies and tactics. Accent Health, Tampa, FL
Digital Signage Installation Technician – Installation of various sizes LCD/LED video monitors. Installation, and programming of media players. Installation of Wi-Fi access points. Installation of Cat-5 cable. Shipping and receiving of equipment. Supervision of contractors. Team People, Falls Church, VA
Conference Technician: The United Nations – Remote Camera Operator using Telemetrics, and Taiden Systems. Muse Presentation Technologies, Santa Ana, CA
Video Technician: Digital signage installation for trade shows. Installation of LCD and LED video walls, media players, media servers, and networking routers.
Metrovision, New York, NY
Freelance Camera Operator, Utility Technician: Handle all equipment setup prior to production. Operation of equipment during production. Assist in all areas of production. Sak Media. New York, NY
Freelance Camera Operator
ProActiV Technology, Nyack, NY
Audio/Visual Contractor: Installation, setup and operation of audio/ visual equipment at various events. Marriott Marquis, New York, NY
Audio/Visual Contractor: Installation, setup and operation of audio/ visual equipment at various events. Marriott Financial Center, New York, NY
Audio/Visual Contractor: Installation, setup and operation of audio/ visual equipment, and camera operation at various events.
Voltage Video, New York, NY
Jr. Engineer: Preparation of seven edit suites according to clients’ needs. Maintenance of duplication room. Servicing of video decks.
Nippon Television, New York, NY
Freelance Stage Manager and Tape Operator: Establishing and dressing of set, work directly with director to ensure set acceptability. Cue of talent with time and camera cues. Direct liaison between studio and talent. Assist lighting Director with lighting and striking the set. Operation Beta decks for commercial insertion during live media tours. Metrovision, New York, NY
Freelance Grip and Production Assistant: Handle all equipment setup prior to production. Operation of equipment during production. Assist in all areas of production. VIDEOGRAPHY
“TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON,” Premiere -Utility, Camera Operator
“ NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYERS: THE GREAT TURKEY GIVEAWAY”
“ DANCE THEATOR OF HARLEM” -Video Producer/Camera Operator
“ SILK ROAD PROJECT,” Central Park Summer Stage -Camera Operator
“ TONY HAWK RIDE,” -Camera Operator
“ MATZUDA” Feature film, DP, -Camera Operator
“ CBS NEWS TALENT” -Grip
“ LA CONFIDENTIAL, PRESS JUNKETT” - Grip
“ KING CON - STEPHEN J. CANNELL” - Stage Manager
“ RON HAZELTON - LIVE MEDIA TOUR” - Stage Manager
“ PEOPLE MAGAZINE IN ESPANOL - LIVE MEDIA TOUR” -Stage Manager
“OSTEOPOROSIS, FACTS ABOUT BONE HEALTH” - Tape Operator
“ GUIDING LIGHT FAMILY SCRAPBOOK VIA SATELLITE” - Stage Manager
“ ZHANE - ALBUM RELEASE PARTY”- Production Assistant/Grip
“ NANCY REAGAN” - Production Assistant/Grip
“ GIORGIO ARMANI” - Utility
“ MAYBELLINE - FASHION WEEK”- Grip/Utility
“ LEODUS GROUP - BILL GATES”- Production Assistant/Grip
“ MSNBC - BRIAN WILLIAMS”- Grip/Utility
“ DAVID BOWIE - BEHIND THE SCENES” - Grip
“ NBC” - Grip
“ CON EDISON” - Grip
“ WNBC INTEGRITY VIDEO” - Grip
“ BLACK SPECTRUM THEATER” - Grip
“ GIORGIO ARMANI”- Grip/Utility
“ WNBC” - Grip/Utility
Port Authority of NY & NJ, New York, NY
Tunnel & Bridge Agent: Responsible for all emergency incidents at numerous NY/NJ bridges and tunnels. Duties included firefighting; life support; knowledge of first aid procedures; hazardous materials response and certification in Crash Injury Management; communications dispatching; hurst tool operation and maintenance of emergency vehicles.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
LEYARD/ PLANAR Leyard TWA Series LED Video Wall Certified Installer
OSHA Construction Safety Certification
License # 937531802.
SONY 2K-4K CINE-ALTA Digital Cinema Certification. POST PERFECT Trained in central machine room utilizing all. Tape formats and duplication.
SAM ASH MUSIC INSTITUTE
Certificate in Audio Recording Course included:
Tracking; Mixing; Sound Theory; Microphone
Placement; Effects; Processor; Digital Audio and
Tap Machine Calibration.
FILM & VIDEO ARTS
Certificate in Cinematography Course included:
Lenses; Use of 16mm cameras; Lighting; Light
Meters and Film selection.
Certificate in Intensive Video Production Course
included: Video Theory; Audio Theory; Scripting;
Directing; Visual Composition; Program Structure;
Camera; Technology; Lenses; Lighting;
Microphone Selection; ENG; Editing and Camera
Operation, and Story boarding.
SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS Certificate in Sound for Picture Course included: Sound Design; Use of Digital Audio Workstations;
Tracking; Mixing; Spotting and use of Sound
NY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Major: Electrical Technology