Curriculum vitae

education  

University of Texas
at San Antonio


Bachelor of Music:
Composition and Theory Class of 2019


San Antonio College

2006-2007


Trinity University

2002-2004

Work Experience  

TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA SPECIALIST

FORUM INDUSTRIES | SAN ANTONIO Texas

2017-CURRENT

Network administration, troubleshooting, and production. Bringing the company to e-commerce, continuing to expand customer retention and quality of service through CRM backend and website integration. Worked with team to design website. Edited footage and voiceover with stock footage, composed music and created motion graphics for commercial. 35% overall increase in online orders due to creative marketing strategies and dedicated effort from online team.

PRODUCER

Audible / ACX | REMOTE POSITION

2016-CURRENT

Recording, editing, mixing, mastering and delivering top rated audiobooks through Audible/ACX. Working with rights holders to ensure narrative and production align with overall vision. Keeping recordings, sound effects, music etc. organized for timely delivery of all assets and final audio to rights-holder. Receives requests from previous clients for new projects regularly. Meticulously word perfect narration. Noise, distortion and artifact free high quality audio.

MUSIC EDUCATOR

Century House Montessori School | Tortola British Virgin Islands

2016-2017

Brought student participation in music programs to nearly 50%, founded parent/community choir, built private lessons studio of 30 students. Designed posters, emails, web marketing for performances and productions, and encourage parent/community involvement by developing easy to use registration and appointment scheduling website for the studio. Edited videos of performances including motion graphics and special effects for archives and sale.

GENERAL MANAGER

The Watering Hole | TORTOLA BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

2014-2016

Increased profitability of bar/restaurant by 38% over prior year by developing social media marketing through targeted campaigns conceptualized with owner and the team. Redesigned logos, stationery, letterhead, business cards and effectively oversaw rebranding of the restaurant to renew community interest. See examples from designs here. Worked with staff to implement procedures and installed new pos hardware to maximize efficiency FOH and in kitchen. Integrated new POS with website for online ordering ability, which increased monthly take by 9-12%.

BOAT CAPTAIN / IT AND MEDIA LEAD

COOPER ISLAND BEACH CLUB | COOPER ISLAND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

2012-2014

Modernized main bar with video screens featuring live underwater streams from the bay, up-to-date statistics of carbon footprint data from solar panels and other green initiatives of the resort, as well as information and advertisements for the hotel rooms and resort amenities. Increased day-of room bookings and happy hour sales due to interest in the video streams. Designed and oversaw installation of media system for newly constructed rum bar, boutique, and coffee shop. Designed and hand chalked centerpiece cocktail menu board for rum bar, including many new recipes developed with food and beverage manager, seeing break-even sales in the first 6 months of operation. Assisted boutique team with design and production of souvenir t-shirts for launch, and designed network schematic for the entire resort. Oversaw implementation of PCI compliance protocols for handling of sensitive customer data.

FIRST MATE

RHAPSODY CHARTERS | TORTOLA
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

2010-2012

Made ready the 84’ Irwin Ketch for entrance into the charter fleet. Operated and maintained the vessel, assisted captain with designing, building and updating the website, including logos, layout, and technical aspects of responsive designs. Received stellar reviews for customer service, cleanliness and decor of the vessel, food and beverage preparation and selection, which also included two offers for jobs in the hospitality industry.

 
CREATIVE / TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

 Retail | La Cantera San Antonio, TX

2006-2010

Taught workshops and individual training sessions on technology and integrating digital lives using Apple products. Taught pro level apps such as Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro, Aperture, Motion and more. Designed presentations for use by other creatives in workshops, including vector graphics, motion graphics and animations, made interactive via and hyperlinked Keynote presentations. Assisted customers in creating countless videos, pieces of music, websites and other digital media projects, earning one of the highest customer feedback scores in the store.

skills  

VIDEO PRODUCTION SKILLS

  • Proficient with Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Video Editing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Sound Design
  • Dubbing/Mixing Audio
  • Film Scoring
  • Visual Effects / Compositing
  • Great Sense of Comedic Timing and Suspense and Horror Timing
  • Software Proficiencies: Adobe Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, Audition, Photoshop, Captivate, Avid Media Composer, ProTools, Maestro, Apple Motion, Color, Compressor, FCP, Blender, Cinema 4d, Davinci Resolve

Music Skills

  • Composition
  • Scoring to Picture
  • Jazz and Classical Piano
  • Lyric Baritone
  • Vocal and Piano Pedagogy
  • Conducting
  • Orchestration / Arranging
  • Recording/Production
  • Mixing/Mastering
  • Horrible Dancer

TECH Skills

  • DAW: Logic Pro or ProTools
  • Finale / Notion / MuseScore
  • Equipment/Mic Knowledge
  • Acoustic Treatments
  • HTML, CSS, SCSS, php JavaScript, Xcode, Objective C, Swift, python, perl
  • Web Design and Development
  • WordPress Development
  • 3D Modeling/Renders
  • Motion Graphics
  • Adobe CC, Blender,
    iWork, MS Office,
    GIMP, Vectornator, and too much more…

soft Skills

  • Quick Thinker
  • Teacher, Team Leader and
    Moral Support superhero
  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Takes initiative
  • Incredibly chaotically organized
  • Good Time Management
  • Works well under pressure
    and with deadlines

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