Project Manager versed in all aspects of project and personnel management. Results-oriented and high-energy professional with a talent for leading by example and inspiring peak performance.
Project management, video production, event broadcast management, staff management, contract/budget management, timeline management, client-facing relationship and communication management, video editing, webcasting, corporate/executive communications, digital content management, employee instructional design, and virtual event configuration.
Equipment & Software
Camera and Production:
All HD video equipment and production gear; DSLR cameras and lenses, lighting kits, professional audio equipment, live event broadcasting equipment; Sony Anycast, Barco switchers, multi-camera switchers, encoders, and various webcasting/streaming software.
Project Management Software: Teamwork, Salesforce
Production Software: Adobe Creative Suite; Premier Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Captivate, Camtasia, Dreamweaver, Adobe Media Encoder, Final Cut Pro, Avid.
File Conversion Softwar: Handbrake, Sorenson Pro, Quicktime Pro, and various other conversion software for hosting/playback sources.
Microsoft Office: Excel, Power Point, Keynote, Word, Outlook, Smartsheet.
Proudly rated by management as a leading performer.
05/2016 to Current
Creative Project ManagerCardenas Marketing Network － Chicago, IL
responsible for managing the in-house creative department responsible for creating advertising content aimed at the Hispanic market.
Responsible for managing creative department staff of different components of advertising agency personnel, managing work assignments, timelines, budgets and assets between creative and account teams that creates marketing deliverables aimed at the Hispanic demographic.
Includes hiring and managing of freelance staff on a per-project basis.
Other responsibilities include keeping project logs and tracking development of a creative project from initial design phase to completion including cost, and creative resource hours spent.
Responsible for testing and recommending implementation and use of production tracking software for organizing accounts and assets, and running both in-department, and executive level strategy meetings.
Additional responsibilities include writing creative project briefs, change-order requests and other client communications such as strategic presentation development and content proofing/alteration.
02/2016 to 05/2016
Event Producer/Project ManagerINXPO － Chicago, IL
11/2008 to 10/2015
Senior Producer/Project ManagerWalgreen Co － Deerfield, IL
12/2007 to 11/2008
Facilitator, ProgrammerMilwaukee Community Media － Milwaukee, WI
Responsible for daily programming, scheduling and engineering duties for Community Channel 14; mobile shoots and coverage of MCM televised events; in-house studio production of MCM programming; creating, shooting, and editing content for Community Channel 14; classroom instruction of media production for students wishing to utilize MCM facilities and produce content for Milwaukee Public Access Television.
06/2007 to 08/2007
Videographer, Video EditorKenmont Camp － CT
Responsible for all creation and production aspects of the camp's annual DVD: shooting, and editing, and file conversion for mass distribution; production and distribution of final DVD for marketing purposes.
Corporate Event Producer and Project Manager
responsible for the production, strategy, budgeting, technical planning and execution, client-facing relationship management, timeline management, video content creation, hiring and managing event staff for large-scale, on-site, and virtual corporate town halls, webcast meetings for internal corporate and external marketing events.
Event Project Manager: working with corporate clients to complete the organization, budgeting and technical specificationplanning and execution of town hall meetings and events; technical provisions, hiring and supervision of staff, contract negotiation, and IT integration for executive online town hall meetings accessible for remote audiences.
Event production team management: work distribution to team resources, timeline management, continuous client-facing relationship building and communications, technical specification management, webcasting production, hiring/staff assembly, staff management, audio and video production, graphic creation, and various staff management and content creation needs for online and external events.
Senior Media Project Manager
with extensive background in corporate communications, video production, managing and organizing corporate town halls and events, and development of internal training and communication materials to support a network of employees covering 8,200 locations.
Responsibilities: Media creation; online publications, executive communications, social media, video production, strategy and editing of corporate communication materials for employees; training and development; managing all aspects of strategy, budget, planning, production and project management for internal distribution.
Event Project Manager: client-facing planning, organization, budgeting and technical execution of online town hall meetings and events with in-room attendance exceeding 1,000 audience members; technical specifications, hiring and managing staff, contract negotiation and IT integration to executive online town hall meetings with simultaneous online broadcast for global viewers.
Executive level coaching: Responsible for the development, coaching, and performance of executive level corporate communications for both internal and external viewers.
Creation of Learning and Development materials focused on education and growth of Walgreen Co.
employees; content created via Adobe Creative Suite, video and Captivate for LMS and internal company distribution.
Bachelor of Fine ArtsUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee － Milwaukee, WIFilm Production; Peck School of the Arts
Black and Gold Committee Member
DiplomaMadison High School － Madison, OH
Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Premier, advertising, Arts, agency, audio, Avid, broadcast, broadcasting, budget management, budgeting, budgets, budget, coaching, content, content management, content creation, contract negotiation, Conversion, corporate communications, client, clients, DVD, editing, Event production, Film Production, Final Cut Pro, freelance, graphic, hiring, instruction, instructional design, lighting, managing, marketing, market, materials, media production, meetings, Access, Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Power Point, Word, network, organizing, personnel, Camera, cameras, presentation development, programming, Project Management, proofing, publications, Quicktime, relationship building, relationship management, scheduling, specification, staff management, strategy, strategic, supervision, team management, Teamwork, Television, video, video editing, video production