Reliable, highly creative and success-driven filmmaker with experience in video production, project planning and management, social media, SEO, budgeting and fundraising. Expert in managing resources and identifying the right talent for each project to ensure smooth project completion. Fluent in English and Malay, and working knowledge of Mandarin, French, and Italian.
Pre- and Post-Production
Marketing and Distribution
Client Service and Relations
Budget and expense control
Domestic and International Experience
Sound design and editing
Adobe Creative Cloud
Account Management and Client Relations
Domestic and International Experience
Solely established the Video Department, from ground up, which involved formulating new operational protocols to guarantee maximum profitability and efficient processes.
Proven professional track record as a producer resulting in the collaboration between loyal, reliable and skilled videographers, cinematographers, directors of photography (DPs), and camera operators. As a direct result of that, the production value of the videos at Orange has increased dramatically.
Wrote and edited stories from displaced communities in DRC, CAR, Ethiopia, Fiji and the Philippines to generate public awareness and raise funds for the International Planned Parenthood Federation.
Managed the publication of the 'SRH Inter-Agency Facilitators Manual' to train grassroots staff on pedagogy, policies and procedures in organizational management.
Improved organizational processes by assessing organizational training needs and drafting the new departmental procedures manual as well as overseeing its overall publication process.
Initiated two key partnerships which resulted in 85% revenue and organizational growth for EPIC Homes.
Relevant Professional Experience
VIDEO PRODUCER June 2016 to CurrentORANGE PHOTOGRAPHY － San Francisco, CA
Ability to see the big picture and demonstrate solid organizational skills by managing multiple simultaneous photo and video shoots, as well as major productions for key accounts.
Employ strong communication and interpersonal aptitudes in establishing positive rapport with clients and associates by delegating staffing and shooting needs with the Sales Team, clients, and talents.
Provide hands-on oversight to all aspects of video coverage, from pre-event details such as on-site logistics, overall mood, creative concepts, schedules, and staffing needs all through post-event production and output delivery to clients.
Strives for seamless project workflow by systematically delegating tasks to the Production Team members and preparing contingency plans for various scenarios.
- Discuss policies for on-boarding, human resource, and delivery to the staff comprised of videographers, photographers, and out-of-state associates.
Expertly fulfill project staffing needs within budgets constraints in order to maintain net margins.
Utilize forecasting metrics to anticipate busy days, plan production schedules and relay workload to the Sales Team and management, ensuring optimal operational efficiency.
COMMUNICATIONS AND ADVOCACY CONSULTANT January 2013 to February 2014INTERNATIONAL PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION (IPPF) － Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|Nairobi, Kenya|Zamboanga, Philippines|Goma, DRC
Led the development and implementation of the Sprint communication and advocacy strategies globally.
Rendered close supervision and guidance in cultivating all media relations; organizing media events; generating press releases, features, op-eds, and humanitarian training materials; and producing videos for increased visibility and proper communication of sexual reproductive health services importance within conflict areas.
Assumed full accountability in organizing and facilitating training and development sessions.
Acted as the SPRINT Program representative and primary point of contact, in charge of developing external and internal communications strategies.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR January 2012 to January 2013GDP ARCHITECTS & ADAPTUS DESIGN SYSTEM － Kuala Lumpur
I managed a team of 25 graphic designers and CAD designers as the Creative Director of the publishing department and reported directly to the CEO of the company.
My responsibilities include brand development, web site traffic growth, web site UI and advertising revenue, developing the company's brand strategy and statistics systems, comprehensive database management, comprehensive web management and content generation for GDP Architects and managing the portfolio of all publications by GDP Architects and Adaptus Design Systems.
In addition to the above, I was also responsible for the company's internal and external communications, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects, company events and public relations matters.
Office of International Programs (OIP) | San Francisco, CA USA
Student Outreach Assistant 2015-2016
GDP Architects and ADS | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Creative Director 2012–2013
Seksan Design | Ipoh, Malaysia
Program Director | General Manager 2012
Epic Homes and Operasi Cilipadi | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Public Relations, Media, and Communications Partner 2011–2012
Breakthrough Performance Inc. | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Marketing and Business Development Executive 2008–2011
Standard Life | Edinburgh, Scotland
Personal Assistant to Document Service General Manager 2007–2008
Xerox Global Services | Edinburgh, Scotland
Workflow Coordinator (Temporary) 2007
Bamboo Too, Racing Catamaran | Sicily, Italy
Trackpacker (formerly G's Big Adventures) | London and Europe
Tour Manager 2006
The Hallion | Edinburgh, Scotland
Bachelor of Arts : Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA)San Francisco State University － San Francisco, CA, U.S.
Relevant Coursework: Social Aspects of Media Studies, Media Aesthetics, Cinematography, Video Editing, Sound Design.
Associate of Arts : Communications and Media Studies, 2011KDU University College － Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Relevant Coursework: Journalism, Photography, Advertising, Filmmaking, Marketing, Public Relations, Media Planning.
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) | Member
Amnesty International | Member
EPIC Homes | Affiliate
International Education Exchange Council S.F (IEEC) | Executive Treasurer
Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM) | Member
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) | Volunteer Media Personnel