Professional Resumé

Summary:

Self-motivated individual with a diverse skillset and experience in technology, media production, and higher education as both a leader and a team member.  An education professional who believes in utilizing technology and innovation to create great things.  In addition to a dedicated focus to deliver positive results, possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and a creative mindset.

Technical Certifications and Skills:

Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, AVID Media Composer, Photoshop, Audition, HD Videography, Film Lighting, Film and Podcast Audio Recording and Mixing, Banner, Hobsons CRM, Blackboard, WordPress Openlab, Staffworks, FileMaker Pro, Deploy Studio, JAMF, MS Office 365 and MS Office 2011-2016, iWork, iLife, Apple Remote Desktop, Windows XP, and Windows 7, MACOS (10.3 through 10.15), iOS, TVOS, Digital Photography, Apple iOS Device Technician, Apple OS X Software Technician, and Apple Hardware Technician

Video and Creative Projects:

Wizards, The Podcast Guide To Comics, Co-Host to Biweekly Podcast on The Retro Network, 2019 – Present

National Grid Safety Documentary, Director and Editor, 2018

24-Hour Short-Film Competition, Cinematographer and Editor, 2015

Hip Hop Artist Music Video, Cinematographer and Lighting, 2014

Abrams Fensterman Website Videos, Director and Editor, 2010

Apple Retail Store Sales Training Video, Director and Cinematographer, 2010

The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium Commercial, Producer, 2009

Dowling College, School of Aviation Recruitment Video, Director and Editor, 2008

The Weinstein Company, Post-Production Assistant, 2008

Computer Associates Software Advertising Commercials, Lighting and Cinematographer, 2008

Three Musketeers Commercial, Production Assistant, 2005

MSNBC, Camera and Lighting Op, 2003

Price Waterhouse Coopers, Corporate Training Video, Producer, 2003

Employment:

New York City College of Technology, Adjunct Professor for the Communication Design Department, January 2015 – Present

  • Instruct course on Introduction to Film and Video Production
  • Educate students producing videos using Adobe Premiere CC, After Effects CC, and Adobe Audition CC, as well as various lighting and video production equipment
  • Interim Course Leader for the Broadcast Track classes August 2015 – August 2017

New York City College of Technology, Senior College Laboratory Technician (CLT) for the Communication Design Department, April 2014 – Present, Promoted to Senior Technician in August 2018

  • Supervise Adjunct CLT staff
  • Work closely with Faculty and the Chairperson on department operations
  • Triage and repair all technological and media devices, hardware, and equipment for all department classrooms and staff members
  • Format and configure Mac desktop computers, iPad Air devices, printers, scanners, and all media equipment for all department classrooms
  • Manage web-based sign-out system for all student and staff loaner equipment
  • Developed inventory system to manage the lifecycle of technology in the department


DARR Construction Equipment Corp., IT Consultant, Bayport, NY, November 2013 – August 2014

  • Advised regarding hardware and software requirements
  • Consulted on data backup and compliance needs
  • Transferred data and users from local machines to network
  • Facilitated and conducted server upgrade and data migration

Bedgear LLC, Multimedia Coordinator, Farmingdale, NY, August 2013 – November 2013

  • Managed IT infrastructure in a Windows and Mac environment, hardware, software, cloud-based applications, telecommunications, and installations
  • Coordinated EDI, video conferencing, website domains, and e-commerce
  • Acted as Project Manager on all multimedia productions, events, and photography
  • Facilitated all compliance and IT security protocols

Apple Inc., Genius, Mentor, and Apple-Certified Technician, Manhasset, NY, December 2011 – August 2013

  • Serviced and repaired Apple hardware, mobile devices, desktops, and portables
  • Triaged, troubleshot, and provided technical support and solutions for all Apple products
  • Advised customers on the best solutions to meet their computing needs
  • Developed relationships with business customers integrating Apple products in the workplace

SUNY College at Old Westbury, Admissions Advisor,Old Westbury, NY, April 2010 – December 2011

  • Interviewed and evaluated applicants for undergraduate admission
  • Recruited students throughout the Tri-State Area
  • Coordinated campus tours, open house, and other on-campus events
  • Managed Student Ambassadors

Apple Inc., Specialist and Trainer, Lake Grove, NY, November 2009 – December 2011

  • Educated customers and colleagues about all functions of Apple products
  • Created proper solutions for both individual and business customers
  • Mentored new hires during their training
  • Assisted the Genius Bar with small device and desktop appointments

Dowling College,Admissions Counselor and Event Coordinator, Oakdale, NY, May 2007 – April 2010

  • Recruited, interviewed, and evaluated applicants for undergraduate and graduate admission
  • Coordinated all on-campus Admissions open house and orientation events
  • Managed tour guides, work-study students, and Student Ambassadors
  • Assisted students with the enrollment and collegiate process

Apple Inc., Mac Specialist and Mentor, Huntington, NY, August 2004 – March 2006

  • Created proper solutions for individuals and businesses while carrying strong metrics
  • Mentored and trained new team members, specialists, technicians, and leaders

Education:

Full Sail University: MFA in Creative Writing with concentration in Screenwriting, October 2019 – Anticipated Graduation October 2020

Dowling College: MBA in Management and Leadership, January 2007 – August 2008

Fairleigh Dickinson University: BA in Electronic Filmmaking and Digital Video Design, August 2000 – May 2004

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