✓ 22+ years of professional video production experience.
✓ 17+ years of audio and video compression experience for internet broadcast.
✓ 35+ years of professional photography experience.
✓ Skilled drone pilot for video and photography applications.
✓ Extensive experience with graphics applications.
✓ Strong computer automation experience.
✓ Advanced Macintosh hardware and software troubleshooting skills.
✓ Extensive management experience.
Major Applications: Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X, Photoshop CS, Adobe After Effects CS, Motion, Capture One Pro, Lightroom CS, Adobe Premier CS, Illustrator CS, Filemaker Pro, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, and much more.
Talkingbox DMG (Owner)
Photographer, Video Producer, Drone Pilot
September 1998 to Present
Primary responsibilities include professional photography, video production, aerial photography and aerial videography.
Clients include Biersdorf (Nivea & Eucerin), Malibu Rum, Apple Computer, CNN, CBS News, A&E TV, The History Channel, About.com, The Economist Magazine, ELLEgirl Magazine, Procter & Gamble, Sony Electronics, General Motors, Hugo Boss, Clorox, Giorgio Beverly Hills and more. Deliverables include aerial video, aerial still photography, digital still photography, video production, and more.
SQA Engineer, Mac OS Engineering
April 1996 -- August 2000
Primary responsibilities included configuring and operating host-target test networks in the Virtual User automation environment; SSW performance results analysis; web site development; regression, reporting and tracking performance bugs in RADAR; and creating automated productivity tools with Applescript and Visual Basic. Other responsibilities included maintaining severs and 24 machines in a mixed-network environment (isolated and intranet), extensive hardware and software setup and troubleshooting; and creating Filemaker Pro database solutions for test results, equipment inventory and event logs. Served as Performance Test Lead on four major hardware (CPU) projects and nine OS projects including Mac OS 7.6, 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.6, 9.0, 9.0.4, and X.
Axis Video Productions (owner)
Video and Multimedia Producer
September 1992 – August 1996
Responsible for client development, production management and direction for corporate and broadcast video programs. Roles included Macintosh based on-line and off-line video editor, director of photography, lighting and audio technician.
Clients included: IBM, Intel, RE/MAX Real estate, Corporation for Cultural Broadcasting, Bacardi Rum, Calgene Inc., Warner Brothers Records, Geffen Records, Universal Records, Frontier Records, UC Davis.
September 1984 – June 1988
Managed record and compact disc production for large manufacturing and distribution facility. Responsible for managing client artwork, master disc waxes, quality control and production scheduling. Supervised more than 50 employees on the production line. Extensive customer relationship management and project tracking under tight deadlines.