Summary

Currently, I am Principal – Video Editor/Motion Graphic Designer/Videographer at Multimedia Haus a video, motion graphic and interactive post-production house with a long list of tier one clients.

Credits

1/08 – Current

Lead Editor (Senior Video Editor/Motion/Multimedia Designer/Videographer) – Multimedia Haus

Details
1/08 – Current

Started eight years ago, since then Multimedia Haus has worked with an impressive client list and on some interesting jobs, here are some samples... Honda Canada (Multimedia Haus contract: Oct 2015.-On going.) • Asked back again create the video segments for Honda’s 2015 C orporate Hoilday Event; segments produced include intro and closer, stingers and transitions, work being done with After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition and Photoshop Shoppers Drug Mart’s Murale Store (Multimedia Haus contract: May-Sep. 2010) • Worked on the Shopper’s new beauty store Murale’s digital and video ad campaign producing highly succesful online, broadcast and in-house videos created for the most part in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, SoundTrack Pro and Photoshop Toronto Hydro (Multimedia Haus contract: Mar.-Aug. 2009) • First contracted to create a 3D Flash/Cinema4D presentation for their CEO on the development of the “Smart Grid,” then asked to create an animation of the Toronto skyline, with wind turbine, bike riders, etc. for their social media site Royal Ontario Museum (Multimedia Haus contract: July-Oct. 2008) • Created visuals and motion graphics for a broadcast promotional video for their new exhibit Schad Gallery of Diversity in an attempt to re-create visually the overwhelming diversity of nature; also created various animations and motion garphics for other in-house videos incorporating After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Flash and SoundTrack Pro

11/10 – 1/15

Lead Editor (Senior Editor/Motion/Multimedia Graphic Designer ) – PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)

Details
11/10 – 1/15

• Working with Project Managers, team leaders, clients and stakeholders to shoot and edit photography and event video for channels such as broadcast, on-line communications, social media outlets, signage, and corporate or external events • Using brainstorms, whiteboards and mind mapping to visualize new concepts and creative ideas, putting words and ideas into storyboard graphics and videos and animations as per briefs and requested from various clients and stakeholders • Use of Pemiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, InDesign and Cinema 4D to create video and animated collateral, shooting and lighting, creating graphic elements, b-roll, transitions, info graphics, and external partner requests

1/07 – 1/08

Lead Editor (Videographer/Video Editor/Sound and Motion Designer (Year contract) ) – AON

Details
1/07 – 1/08

• A year contract to update and upgrade AON’s in-house video production through in-house shooting and editing video as well as developing their online video presence and generally create a fresher and cleaner look for their video branding materials and collaterals, resulted in requests for the same or similar such services by other AON offices across Canada • Produced AON Canada’s video contribution for its global 20th anniversary celebration, a video reveal of AON building 5 playgrounds across Canada; shot listed, green screened segments of CEO with 3D virtual stages, edited and mixed audio in SoundTrack Pro, motion graphics in Motion, edited video in Final Cut Pro, rendered for various deliverables

12/05 – 1/07

Lead Editor (Video/Audio) – AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)

Details
12/05 – 1/07

• Originally was Creative Lead - Video at ATI for 2 years, on its marcom core team and re-branding team, responsible for video production, using Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Motion and 3D Studio Max; creative focused on the corporate “look & feel” and marketing identity channeled through online, event and broadcast video • Through Multimedia Haus, I am now a Vendor of Record at AMD on product launches such as that of their new HD graphics system Cinema 2.0, through ‘explainer’ videos I produced that played online and at various global events • Another example was a video shot at ATI’s café kitchen and shot to look ‘viral’ using ‘video vérité’ technique, then uploaded to YouTube where it had 280,000 views and made Ad Age Digital top global 20 its first week

2/01 – 9/05

Lead Editor (Video Editing, Motion Design, Interactive Design) – Ogilvy and Mather - AVH Studio

Details
2/01 – 9/05

• Worked extensively with Ogilvy Interactive creative and graphic design, for product launches and product branding, utilizing latest design and technical trends in new media and video in ways to increase target audiences; for example the multi-channel ad campaign for Motorola’s ‘Hellomoto’ with the Flash created mini-CD distributed at the CES in Las Vegas, which became a 'most have' of the show that year • Responsible for the producing, editing and motion graphics of TV broadcasts commercials and event videos like the half hour “Breath For Life” infomercial on Global TV, that looked at the disease COPD and featured CBC's Peter Gzowski; also broadcast commercial for Amex, shot in Venice, Italy, edited in our studio in Toronto and still being played today • Working with clients and stakeholders through the entire creative and technical process from RFP to pitch, then from inception to completion and final delivery; working to budget if out sourcing or purchases new software or equipment as needed to meet the clients expectations and needs

Affiliations

  • Several LinkedIn Groups

Media

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Education

Class of '12

Seneca College

Certificate in Video/Design in HTML5/CSS3
Class of '89

Glasgow School of Art

M.Des. in Graphics Illustration Photography
Class of '86

University of Toronto

B.A. in Art & Anthropolgy

My Gear

  • Cinema 4D
  • Lavalier Microphone
  • Flash
  • Powerpoint
  • Keynote
  • Etc.
  • Animate
  • Nikon D310 DRSL HD camera

Skills

  • illustration
  • Photography
  • Video Editing
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Videography
  • Apple Motion
  • Graphic Design
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • 3D animation
  • Motion Graphics Design
  • Mac based editing and motion graphics suite