Resume

Creative Project Manager

Well-rounded project manager with a strong artistic eye and the ability to meet goals and manage creative personalities. My skills are transferable to many creative fields so I am currently seeking opportunities in visual design, media production, gaming, and software.

Work Background

Design Manager

ITEC Entertainment

2018 - 2019

  • Facilitated design teams and vendors to develop an attraction for client Universal Beijing's Jurassic World, work which resulted in a second contract for a second attraction
     

  • Produced creative 2D and 3D digital media for everything from video games to interactive installations to theme parks, cultivating a positive culture among my teams
     

  • Supervised timeline and budget to deliver to clients on time every time
     

  • Notable clients: Universal Studios Beijing, Discovery Channel

Senior Show Coordinator

Skills​

  • Project Management

  • Creative Management

  • Creative Producing

  • Art Direction

  • Scrum/Agile

  • Budgeting

  • Scheduling

  • Pitching

  • Deck Building

  • Video Editing

  • Motion Graphics

  • Audio Design

  • Game Design

  • Programming

  • Copy Writing

  • VR/ AR/ XR

  • Experiential Design

Universal Creative

2014 - 2018

  • Developed media production and design packages for over a dozen projects for Universal Studios, ensuring internal creative and schedule goals were met
     

  • Pioneered R&D production of interactive games and experiences in 2D, 3D, VR, and AR, so that my ideas would eventually integrate with Universal's new upcoming theme park
     

  • Supported show production teams by managing creative personalities and their respective assignments, motivating team members to hit their KPIs
     

  • Engineered pipeline for conceptualizing themed environments in VR to help standardize process for ride and show pre-visualization
     

  • Coordinated digital and practical design for King Kong ride from concept to opening (look for my family name in the final scene of the queue! "Norton's Coffee")
     

  • Notable partners: Harry Potter, Nintendo, WETA

Post-Production Coordinator

Mike Vasilinda Productions

2009 - 2011

  • Assisted in video edits by polishing cuts for client-based commercials, news clips, and PSAs boost company portfolio and encourage business development
     

  • Developed motion graphics for clips, commercials, and news to establish cohesive design look across various projects
     

  • Devised audio/ video archive storage system from the ground up
     

  • Notable productions: Facing Florida, Goodwill Commercials, WCTV

Tools​

  • Photoshop

  • After Effects

  • Premiere

  • Atlassian (Confluence/ Jira)

  • Slack

  • Linear

  • Notion

  • Coda

  • Harvest

  • Trello

  • Microsoft Office

  • SEO

  • Google Ads

  • Facebook Ads

  • Instagram

  • Unity

  • C#

  • Audition

  • Pro Tools

  • Logic Pro

Academic Background

Savannah College of Art and Design

MFA, Film and Television Production

2011 - 2013

Florida State University

BA, Media Production

2007 - 2011

Project Manager (Agile)

Freelance/ Various Contracts

2020 - Current

  • Remote project/ product manager for iOS/ Android/ web
     

  • Managing Agile-oriented team to deliver a variety of products
     

  • Coordinating across various tools and services like Confluence, Jira, Slack, Linear, Notion, Harvest/ Forecast, etc. to update stakeholders and ensure sprint deliverables