J.B. Hockersmith is recognized as a seasoned industry professional for his skills as a Production Manager. His clients have included ABC Television, BET Network, IBM, Comcast, Toyota Motor Corp., United Rentals and The Kroger Company.


4/12 – 7/12

Production Manager – United Rentals (Continental Film & Video - Atlanta, GA)

Commercial/Ad — United Rentals Details
4/12 – 7/12

Assisted on a promotional video designed to motivate and educate a 500 member national sales team. Helped manage expectations of multiple regional managers and successfully fulfilled the needs of sales team while generating content for video.

2/10 – 1/11

Production Manager – Production Consultants & Equipment (Continental Film & Video - Atlanta, GA)

Commercial/Ad Details
2/10 – 1/11

Assisted producer in guiding company president and administrative staff in identifying long-term needs for industrial video series. Made immediate recommendations on how to produce material, provided cost overview and production schedule for completing series.

5/09 – 7/09

Production Manager – Toyota Motor Corp. (Continental Film & Video - Atlanta, GA)

Commercial/Ad — Toyota Motor Corp. Details
5/09 – 7/09

Managed tasks with producer of ad agency on budget, production schedule, and creative-specific issues for six commercial spots aired on ABC, CBS and NBC television networks

4/08 – 7/08

Production Manager – His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama (Continental Film & Video - Atlanta, GA)

Commercial/Ad — The Loseling Institute Details
4/08 – 7/08

Navigated with producer through complex decision processes on creative content and budget-specific concerns for ‘Mystical Arts of Tibet’ industrial promo.


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Class of '92

Arkansas State University

B.S. Graphic Design