Summary

I am a Design Production Assistant at DreamWorks Animation. I graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Film Production and BS in Electrical Engineering.

Credits

2/17 – Current

Production Coordinator (Story/Editorial) – DreamWorks Animation Television, Inc

Details
2/17 – Current

• Assist the TV Production Supervisor and TV Production Manager with maintaining quotas, meeting deadlines, and ensuring story and editorial departmental productivity goals are consistently met on a CG production • Ensure storyboard/editorial procedures are followed to ensure workflow from Directors to Storyboard Artists to Editors on the CG production is as seamless as possible • Coordinate shipping of materials to partner studios and facilitate communication by answering story/editorial questions • Manage day-to-day tracking in production database and daily output information of all departments

11/15 – 2/17

Production Assistant (Design) – DreamWorks Animation Television, Inc

Details
11/15 – 2/17

Provide general assistance to the Design Production Coordinator, Executive Producer, and crew. Work with design and asset teams to ensure that assets are ready for Animation. Assist the Design Production Coordinator to ensure files are updated and episode breakdowns are maintained. Work with partner studio to facilitate the transfer of assets and animation sequences between sites and ensure that files are logged and filed.

9/15 – 10/15

Production Assistant – Dilated Pixels | Branded Production & Visual Effects

9/15 – 10/15
5/12 – 4/14

Concert Programmer – Student Union Board | University of Notre Dame

Details
5/12 – 4/14

Managed production team that was responsible for booking national acts to campus, organizing and planning venue logistics, and coordinating volunteers to run event efficiently. Oversaw improvements which included planning the first concert to be held in a large arena, tripling the amount of attendance, and maintaining costs within $150K budget.

8/10 – 4/14

Lead Sound Tech – Stewart Independent Production | Legends of Notre Dame

Details
8/10 – 4/14

Managed a production team that involved educating members on new equipment and proper techniques. Properly and efficiently reinforced sound requirements for acts, mixing monitors and front of house, and maintaining audio equipment. Responsible for managing performers, contracted workers, and assisting with booking while maintaining a professional atmosphere

6/13 – 8/13

Development Assistant – Smart Dog Media

Details
6/13 – 8/13

Provided general assistance for reality development/production on numerous projects. Brainstormed and researched new show ideas through foreign formats or original content. Gathered film, television, and Internet footage to create a sizzle reel and series deck. Promoted and marketed television program via social media.

6/13 – 8/13

Production Assistant – Dilated Pixels | Branded Production & Visual Effects

Details
6/13 – 8/13

Responsibilities included general office duties, reading scripts, writing coverage, assistance in editing, and production shoots. Gained first hand experience in pre-production, production, post production and set crew. Compiled film and television footage and edited a sizzle reel for a film pitch.

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Education

Class of '14

University of Notre Dame

BS - Electrical Engineering | Conc. - Multimedia
Class of '14

University of Notre Dame

BA - Film, Television, and Theatre | Conc. - Film Production

My Gear

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • AVID Media Composer
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Macbook Pro

Affiliations

  • ASIFA-Hollywood
  • Notre Dame Club of Los Angeles

Skills

  • 2D Animation Production Pipeline
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Animatic
  • Avid Media Composer
  • CG Animation Production Pipeline
  • Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Flix
  • Maya
  • Portuguese
  • Pre-visualization
  • RED Digital Cinema Camera
  • Shotgun Studio
  • Spanish
  • Storyboarding