September 2017 - Present
I partner with mission driven organizations to produce large scale custom environments. Working with clients from strategy through execution, I produce engaging and immersive experiences.
Produce experiential content and exhibitions for mission-driven organizations
Lead design, interactive, and live-action media production teams from concept to installation
Collaborate with internal architects, exhibit design teams, fabricators, and AV integrators to create custom place-based experiences
Manage budget, schedule, resources, and contracts for each project
Projects Include: The Lincoln Memorial, Lit Brothers, The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation
2012 - May 2017
Managing our talented team of artists and engineers, my goal is to meet our clients' needs while delivering top-of-the-line creative work on time and on budget. Peek at my portfolio for examples of my work.
Produce 3D CGI, motion graphics, and VFX for broadcast, interactive, and large-scale experiential projects from concept to completion
Manage interdisciplinary project teams to deliver top-of-the-line creative work
Organize team of engineers to develop custom software for interactive experiences
Lead Production Department in managing in-house artists, engineers, and freelancers
Collaborate with corporate, entertainment, and agency clients to execute a shared creative vision
Build estimates, SOWs and efficiently deliver projects on time and on budget
Projects Include: Walt Disney Imagineering, BMW + harman / kardon, Museum of Science & Industry - Chicago, Stella Artois, John Deere, Chevrolet, ‘The Red Road’ Title Sequence (SundanceTV), ‘Power’ Title Sequence (Starz Network), Jelly Belly, Mikky Ekko "Time" album design and interactive live stage set
Speaker: SEGD Xlab 2016, 'Public Art as Brand Extension'
2010 - 2012
Before my promotion to Associate Producer, I started at the front desk of Filmworkers managing the phones, expenses, and client services for 3 bustling companies. At the nucleus of it all, I became a multitasking maven and learned this industry from the bottom up.
Produced broadcast advertisements through post-production services of color correction, visual effects, and online
Delivered exceptional communication and service to clients in-studio, via telephone & email
Managed and monitored schedule of 9 artists in color correction, visual effects, and production
Produced independent and student film projects through our film processing lab
Projects Include: McDonalds, Ziploc, Advil, Townhouse, Nutrigrain
The CW Network - WBUW
Promotion and News Intern
May- August 2009
Assisting producer and on-air reporter Emmy Fink, I was the assignment editor for daily morning news segment "Buzzed Into Madison."
Wrote on-air promotional commercials for Madison’s CW television station and featured programming
Researched, planned and scheduled stories for “Buzzed into Madison” segment
On-screen talent and reporter for “Buzzed into Madison” and voice talent for local commercial
Corporate Communications Intern
May- August 2008
Interning for this internationally recognized top talent agency, I learned the in's and out's of the entertainment industry first hand.
Liaison between Corporate Communications Department and media organizations
Researched and developed print advertisements to promote clients in The Hollywood Reporter and Variety trade publications
Wrote and placed press releases in new media outlets, magazines, and television
Monitored all client activity in national media and trade publications
Assembled and distributed daily internal company-wide communication
School of Journalism & Mass Communication
BA: Journalism, Strategic Communication
Certificate: Material Culture Studies
Exploring media, strategic writing, and 'big ideas' - I studied the methods and power of communication. Accompanied by an art history minor and years of formal fine arts classes, I also have a deep interest in creativity, art, and expression. This education gave me the foundation to excel in this industry, understanding both the strategy of advertising and the creative minds that fuel it. And of course, it also gave me 4 of the best years of my life... Go badgers!
Dean’s List: 2008-2010
Guest Lecturer 2012: "Post Production & Careers"
Basic Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
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