Service Offered

Motion Graphics

1507 Isherwood St NE Apt1 - Washington, District of Columbia - 20002 - United States

In addition to my master’s degree in TV & Film Production I also have years of professional experience. I worked for an Austrian TV station and as a freelance Multimedia Specialist. Currently I am a contractor for a Multimedia Company in Maryland. While working in the media business I had the pleasure to deal with athletes, artists and local politicians. This experience gave me the sensibility to work with and accommodate the needs of high profile individuals. From my freelance work I know that meeting deadlines and insuring a high product quality is essential to satisfy your clients.

During my graduate studies I focused on:

* The European film market and media distribution,
* Film financing,
* Pitching and selling film ideas to TV stations,
* And strategic marketing, including social media marketing.


• Over 5 years of video editing experience using Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro and After Effects
• Shooting professional video for over 3 years
• Encoding media and performing quality control on all outgoing media
• Multicultural interpersonal skills from extensive overseas work in Europe
• Always on the lookout for new trends and up-and-coming technologies
• Audiovisual troubleshooter

Experience Highlights:

• Edited “From Despair to Hope” 60 min TV special that aired on WUSA9
• “Riley for Congress”, campaign add that air on TV stations in Rhode Island
• “10 years Shineform” a documentary shown at Amstetten Cultural Weeks, in Austria
• Created corporate videos for GlycoMimetics and MedImmune
• Advised clients on technical needs, including editing software and video equipment purchases
• Edited and encoded videos for social media use
• Created opening sequences for BIO pod cast series using After Effects
• Designed and authored DVD’s for various clients
• Experience training students on Final Cut Pro and After Effects

Employment Summary:

Multimedia Specialist, USA 2010 - present
Freelancing & Contracts
A multimedia specialist, creating cutting edge video and multimedia products. Recent projects include: BIO web series, SfN Travel Awards, CAS podcasts, WUSA 9 TV Show, BIO Congress videos

• Edited “From Despair to Hope” a 60 min TV special
• Critically reviewing all outgoing media for quality and assurance
• Enhancing audio for video production using Soundtrack Pro
• Creating motion graphics using After Effects
• Creating content for social media platforms
• Encoding videos

Videographer/ Multimedia Specialist, Austria 2007 - 2009
Produced a variety of videos, audio, and multimedia products. Primarily worked as an individual shooter, editor and motion graphics animator

• Handled all technical aspects of a video shoot
EducationDanube University Krems, Austria 2007 - 2009
Master of Arts - TV & Film Production
Thesis: “The 2nd Pillar
SpecialitySoftware: Final Cut HD, Premiere Pro CS 6, After Effects CS 6, Edius, Photoshop, Microsoft Office

Cameras: Sony PDW F355, Sony DSR 300, Sony HRV Z1, Studio cameras, Canon DSLR Languages: Fluent in English and German

Hardware ProficiencyCameras: Sony PDW F355, Sony DSR 300, Sony HRV Z1, Studio cameras
Software ProficiencySoftware: Premiere Pro CS 6, After Effects CS 6, Final Cut HD, Edius, Photoshop, Microsoft Office

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1507 Isherwood St NE Apt1 - Washington, District of Columbia - 20002 - United States

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