Absurd Alchemy Productions, Los Angeles, CA
April 2013 – Present
- Creator of multiple web series properties and short films including French Kitty, which earned a distribution deal from Troma Entertainment.
- Managed projects from page to screen with a strong creative voice and a proven record of success.
Equate Media, Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 2016 – May 2016
- Led a five-writer team in company’s inbound marketing efforts.
- Created and managed editorial schedule.
- Created email marketing materials for multiple verticals including home automation, technology, dating and medical alert services.
D & D Marketing, Inc., Burbank, CA
Dec. 2013 – Oct. 2015
- Created content and managed multiple blogs and sites for various verticals.
- Edited and peer-reviewed other writers’ work each week.
- Content topics included home living, architecture, technology and marketing.
Insomniac Games, Burbank, CA
April 2008 – July 2013
- Managed a dozen animators and tracked bug fixing for real-time scripted NPC scenes, vignettes and spectacle moments in each game released, including Resistance 3, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time and Sunset Overdrive.
- Assistant-directed motion capture shoots at Giant Studios and Sony VASG.
- Point-person between creative and tools team to design, iterate and implement necessary in-engine narrative toolsets.
- Wrote numerous in-game intel documents.
American Marketing & Publishing LLC, DeKalb, IL
Dec. 2005 – Dec. 2007
- Wrote and produced internal training, promotional and retrospective videos.
- Hand-coded external and internal websites from scratch using HTML and CSS.
- Designed advertisements and laid out publications for the graphic design department using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Avid, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Motion 5, Maya, MotionBuilder, Adobe Creative Suite, Pixelmator, Affinity Designer, Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite, Final Draft, WordPress, Perforce, JIRA, DevTrack, Canon 5D Mark II, RED EPIC, Rode NTG2, Tascam DR-40
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Theory
Emphasis in Media Studies
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Core Track (Passed)
Groundlings Improv School