education moviola digital eduction center
hollywood, cA 2004
avid training with riene-claire (editor for ivan reitman)
north carolina state university
raleigh, nc 1989
bachelor of science, comp. sci.
minor in japanese
final cut 5.1
dvd studio pro
avid xpress Pro
adobe photoshop / imageready / illustrator
macromedia flash mx
microsoft word / excel
sony vegas 5.0
unix shell scripting
jun 2007 - present
blue collar productions / dvd café - west hollywood, ca
video editor / graphic artist
editor of special features for several major studio dvd releases. analyzed elements, created graphics, and assembled rough cuts. placed sound effects and music where appropriate. worked with producers to adjust script in order to satisfy clients. the current list of titles worked on is as follows:
rush hour 3 - new line blu-ray: picture-in-picture commentary with director brett ratner and screenwriter jeff nathanson standard dvd: audio commentary with director brett ratner and screenwriter jeff nathanson
bug - lionsgate featurette: "bug: an introduction" and "a discussion with filmmaker william friedkin"
summer 2006 - spring 2007
superpowers (sobini films)
film editor / co-writer / co-producer
main film editor. cut together rough assemblies. worked with producer to determine story concepts. put together rough temp music and sound fx tracks. coordinated with major news outlets for selection and delivery of appropriate footage for project.
peaceful warrior (sobini films/universal studios)
cut several spots for promotional dvds. analyzed footage, wrote scripts, and worked with marketing to select appropriate archival material.
winter 2006 - spring 2007
ocean beach 2 ocean beach (independent production)
main film editor. prepared teasers/trailers for promotions and sales. analyzed footage and performed audio clean-up as needed.
fall 2005 - spring 2006
razortooth (aka sssslither) (push worldwide/capital arts entertainment)
main film editor. cut together rough assemblies. worked with director and visual fx supervisor to determine appropriate shots. put together rough temp music and sound fx tracks.
digitized and catalogued all hd footage for project.
feb 2005 - sep 2005
storyboard illustrator - san francisco bay area, ca
sketched and finished storyboards for local video production companies. met with clients to determine the scope and flow of the scenes, often adding my own ideas to the mix. penciled, inked, and colored storyboards before delivering to clients.
delaplaine creative - corte madera, ca
video editing intern
edited a short promotional video for a software company using sony vegas. analyzed raw footage, selected appropriate shots, and assembled rough cuts for critiquing by client. added video effects and musical cues to final product. prepped completed movie for dvd duplication. designed corporate logo for client. participated in initial design discussions, created numerous sketches and versions, and delivered final product. created storyboard for logo animation. assisted in modifying flash animations for corporate website.
oct 2001 - present
web designer - san francisco bay area, ca
designed, coded, tested, and implemented interactive websites for various clients. worked with clients to define the desired look-and-feel of their websites. created custom graphics and animations using macromedia flash, as well as adobe photoShop and imageready. assisted clients in the domain registration process. clients include comic store parts unknown (http://www.partsunknown.net) and san francisco-based band magic christian (http://www.magicchristian.net).
oct 2000 - jan 2004
salesforce.com - san francisco, ca
senior member, technical staff
designed, coded, tested, and implemented modules for the salesforce.com crm application using java, java server pages, xml, and pl/sql. created oracle database schemas, wrote technical specs, and coordinated with q.a. and product marketing throughout development and rollout phases. implemented dynamic internationalization of product with context-sensitive xml file system. provided revenue-generating add-ons to main application.
apr 2000 - nov 2002
baypop - san francisco bay area, ca
co-promoter / webmaster / marketing / graphic design
co-founded baypop, a yearly week-long pop music festival. coordinated bookings with club owners and bands. designed and distributed marketing materials and newspaper ads. worked with bands and fans during show nights. set up radio and newspaper interviews to promote shows and bands. designed and maintained festival website.
jul 1998 - oct 2000
lan supervision - san ramon, ca
senior software engineer
jul 1995 - jul 1998
sun microsystems - mountain view, ca
system architect / senior software engineer
designed a java-based system to replace oracle forms as front end to back-end oracle system database. the system included heavy java gui controls, as well as entry system logic. developed and implemented a new and unifying look-and-feel for all front-end oracle forms screens. designed, coded, tested, and implemented major enhancements and additions to an in-house billing and shipment tracking system in oracle forms, oracle rdbms, pl/sql, and unix shell scripts.
sep 1989 - jun 1995
teleflex / vanguard cellular systems - greensboro, nc
senior software developer / software developer
designed, coded, tested, and implemented major additions and enhancements to an in-house cellular call tracking and billing system using oracle forms, oracle pl/sql, and an oracle relational database. functions included rate plan aggregation, extensive customer entry/update screens, processing of raw call data from cell switches. met with various customer service teams to determine system requirements, policies, and project guidelines.
guilford county community college - jamestown, nc
instructor, computer graphics
wrote and taught class plans involving computer graphics in the basic language on ibm pc compatibles. devised regular class projects, including a course-comprehensive final project. conducted weekly lab/assistance sessions.
fall 1985 - spring 1988
north carolina state university - raleigh, nc
cartoonist / illustrator
contributed original cartoons and comic strips to the campus paper. penciled, inked, plotted, and wrote a few dozen strips over a span of three years. also contributed an original comic series to a local 'zine from 1987 to 1988.