Skills and Expertise
- Video Production, Director of Photography (DP), Editing, Post-Production, Premiere CC, After Effects and Motion Graphics, Audition and Audio Design, Talent Direction and Staging, Set Design, Strategic Planning, Content Development, Social Media Campaign Development
Work Experience and Education
- State Farm Insurance, Bloomington, IL 2007 - Present Video Director and Social Media Specialist. Produced, filmed, and edited videos and motion graphics for flagship social media platforms, external brand storytelling, distribution to broadcast news media, third-party marketing vendors, Executive messaging and internal communications.
- Jupiterimages, Peoria, IL 2003 - 2007 Senior Web designer for jupiterimages.com and its family of e-commerce Web sites including international versions.
- AmericanEagle.com, Park Ridge, IL 2002 - 2003 Web designer. Client based design for Fortune 1000 business, government agencies, collegiate athletic conferences & programs.
- Masters of Science, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 2000 - 2002 Degree in Arts Technology. Focus on technologies driving fine art, music, film, and theatre. Specialized in Web design, film/video, and audio production.
- Institutional Web Support Services, Normal, IL 2000 - 2002 Web design and development for Illinois State University. Gained graduate assistantship upon entering Masters program.
- Bachelors of Science, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 1998 - 2000 Degree in Marketing. Focus on creative marketing, critical thinking methodologies and business technical education.
- Iowa State University, Ames, IA 1994 - 1997 Studied Business Information Systems. First introduced to HTML and Web design.