producer resume example with 17+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

With 12 years of experience in many aspects of media production, I love being part of building a story. I am passionate about making inspirational ideas that may not commonly be known, available to the larger majority.

I place determination at the top of my list of skills because it inspires all that comes after it. I am undeterred by obstacles. Obstacles encourage my most innovative ideas and creative problem solving.

I am committed to using my strengths, experience, and abilities to contributing to the creation of meaningful and valuable content.

  • Determination
  • Able to maintain leadership during demanding and complicated situations.
  • Ability to communicate clear and effectively
  • Strong problem solver
  • Budgeting
  • Negotiation
  • Able to learn and assimilate new procedures
  • Highly organized
  • Schedule Management
  • Project Management
  • Task Delegation
  • Pre- and Post-Production Proficiency
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN Expected in : Pre-Medicine / Chemistry - GPA :
Saint Paul College - A Community And Technical College Saint Paul, MN Expected in Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts And General Studies - GPA :
Work History
Zynga, Inc. - Creative Producer - Contractor - Target
, , Minneapolis, MN 04/2018 - Current
  • Taking creative ideas from concept phase to delivery.
  • Work closely with strategic and creative teams to develop and produce quality content.
  • Develop budgets and managed production costs.
  • Observe timelines to keep creative team in line with delivery dates.
  • Schedule and lead meetings with creative teams and production crew to keep program in step with vision.
  • Evaluate creative ideas & storyboards to identify strategies and resource needs.
  • Prepare Talent contracts and Service Agreements
  • Developed schedules for production & editing for timely delivery.
  • Track budget and project data.
Greenbrier - Producer/Owner/Operator
, , Minneapolis, MN 02/2012 - 04/2018
  • Planned still photography shoots in studio and remotely by managing production through all stages to completion.
  • Created shoot budgets and managed production costs.
  • Changed production schedules to factor in changing conditions such as late product, unavailable talent, & weather changes.
  • Collaborated with and directed teams of creative and diverse individuals in various professions and levels.
  • Created shot lists, booked talent and locations.
  • Coordinated with vendor studios.
  • Led production meetings and calls as needed.
  • Reconciled accounts, managed deposits and tracked expenses.
  • Stayed on top of applicable federal and state requirements to minimize legal and financial risks.
  • Received final crew invoices and time sheets for payment.
  • Coordinated with payroll companies to process crew payroll.
  • Managed relationship between set builders and stylists.
  • Ensured timely completion of shots through schedules and communication with crew.
  • Generated final invoices for payment of shoot expenses.
Hot Plate LLC - Production Assistant
, , 02/2011 - 03/2017
  • Ordered supplies and catering.
  • Ensured that shooting studios and locations were kept clean and organized at all times.
  • Reviewed schedules to ensure timely shot completion.
  • Stayed alert, active and ready to respond to requests at any time.
  • Coordinated wardrobe, hair and makeup location and timing needs.
  • Coordinated talent paperwork assuring all was fill out to completion.
  • Maintained schedules, managed deadlines and interfaced with teammates to support production activities.
  • Supported producer, stylists, and photographers in any way needed during production.
  • Assisted in preparing areas for set building and prepping while pointing out potential safety issues.
  • Ensured digital assets were uploaded securely and completely.
  • Equipped and organized facility in preparation for production.
  • Received shoot merchandise and organized in a logical manner based on the needs of the production.
  • Managed, advised and trained new production assistants on processes and procedures.
Breaking Free - Tax Preparer and Receptionist
, , Minneapolis, MN 01/2006 - 04/2012
  • Calculated estimated tax payments for clients.
  • Completed and filed returns with tax departments at local, state, and federal levels.
  • Utilized tax software to prepare returns.
  • Offered clients recommendations to reduce tax liabilities.
  • Identified potential audit red flags to minimize risk of IRS audits.
  • Maintained complete records of client tax returns and supporting documentation in secured areas.
  • Reviewed clients tax filing papers thoroughly to determine eligibility for additional tax credits or deductions.
  • Analyzed financial documents to accurately reflect client information on tax returns.
Company Name - Manager/Server Manager
, , 09/2005 - 02/2011
  • Applied leadership abilities and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Performed yearly reviews assessing each employee's performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules factoring in customer demands and employee abilities.
  • Implemented programs for opening and closing procedures.
  • Trained new employees in specific job requirements.
  • Delegated daily activities.
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenue.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for 20 employees through ADP.
  • Helped resolve disputes by guiding mutual understanding of opposing viewpoints.
Company Name - Finance / Operations Manager
, , 06/2003 - 09/2006
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Evaluated program plans to prepare for expected resource needs.
  • Established and administered annual budget by preparing project budgets
  • Prepare cash flow reports and balance sheets in Peachtree Accounting Software quarterly for the board.
  • Established a relationship with IT company to implement network and security.
  • Planned and implemented employee retreats and trainings.
  • Worked with the Executive Director to prepare the yearly budget.
  • Assisted in planning and organizing the annual conference. Coordinated schedule and timeline. Contacted and met with speakers. Ordered décor and event materials.
  • Calculated and processed expenses before, during, and after events.
  • Assisted accountants by printing spending reports to reconcile accounts Monthly.
  • Analyzed financial information, including revenues, expenditures and cash management. Looking for things of note for the board.
  • Reviewed operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs.
  • Managed payroll for 15 personnel through Paychex (payroll company).
  • Managed main office as well as multiple housing program properties by communicating with staff and clients, paying utilities, and coordinating property maintenance.

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School Attended

  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • Saint Paul College - A Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Creative Producer - Contractor - Target
  • Producer/Owner/Operator
  • Production Assistant
  • Tax Preparer and Receptionist
  • Manager/Server Manager
  • Finance / Operations Manager


  • Associate of Arts

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