I have over 15 years of high-level video editing experience using Final Cut Pro and Media 100. I also regularly use Apple DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe After Effects along with many other graphics and multimedia software packages.
I have an in-depth understanding of the entire video production and post-production process including all common practices and techniques. In addition, I have an excellent understanding of Macintosh computers and OS X, PC and Macintosh networking, RAID technology, streaming media, compression techniques and media formats.
I have managed large projects and budgets, hired and supervised large teams, and interfaced with clients, executives, designers, and technical staff in every capacity. I am a mature, reliable and responsible professional with an appreciation for deadlines, teamwork, attention to detail and creative thinking.
Specialties: SD and HD video editing, Flash video (FLV), After Effects motion graphics, DVD Authoring, Joomla! CMS web design and development, Macintosh computer consulting and training, Outdoor video production, Nautical video production
Currently, I am the Editing and Post-Production Instructor at Compass Film Academy, in Grand Rapids, MI. Compass teaches students the basics of the production industry from script to screen in a deep-immersion one year program.
I am also a founding partner of EO MediaWorks (EO), an integrated marketing strategy and media creation company based in West Michigan. Over the past four years, EO has launched numerous Joomla! CMS websites for corporate, civic and non-profit clients, as well as many in the outdoors recreational industry. Video clients include: the University of Michigan Medical School, eBay Motors, the Transcultural Nursing Society, Big Jon Sports, KC-1 Sportfishing, Dreamweaver Lures, and many more. EO is currently engaged in producing a series of instructional Great Lakes' fishing DVDs. In addition, EO is the creator and operator of the popular Great Lakes’ fishing website, EducatedAngler.com.