Resume

Education
New York University  – M.P.S. Interactive Telecommunications      2013 — 2015

New York University  – B.F.A. Film and TV Production                      1999  —  2004
University Of Chicago Laboratory High School                               1995 — 1999

 

Non-profit Management

Bluefields Sound System                                                                         2005 — 2012
Co-founder, Creative Director
Bluefields Sound System is the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua’s first professional recording studio and multi-media resource center.  It is dedicated to the preservation of culture and education of indigenous and Afro-Caribbean youth. Press: http://www.mtviggy.com/articles/checkpoint-bluefields-nicaragua/ Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qumbWHQHLqw

Teaching 
Robofun – VEMNY                                                                               August 2013 — Present

Instructor
Lego Robotics, Scratch video game programming, Arduino Physical Computing, and Processing.  

Huairou Commission / GROOTS Kenya                                      August 2011 — October 2011
Camera Operator, Instructor
Documentary Educator for the Champions for Transformative Leadership Film making workshop.
Director of Photography for final film “Champions” – a Kenyan Initiative for grassroots women leaders. Final film: https://vimeo.com/41141169

Youth Technology Core                                                                      August 2005 — July 2006
Documentary Production Teacher
Instructor at After school documentary program at Foreman High School.
Led exchange program to Durango, Mexico, and produced final promotional video.

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Web Development
Intraplayer.com                                                                                   February 2012 — Present

Project Manager, UI/UX Designer
Professionalized design, increased feature set, and user ability of a cloud based multi-media archival tool.

DemandLab                                                                                         November 2012 – Present
Web Developer, Online Marketing
www.demandlab.com
Custom development for Marketo and Salesforce integration. Provided online marketing automation consulting for B2B companies.

United Neighborhood Organization (UNO)                             January 2008 — February 2010
Multimedia Consultant, Web Developer
Designed and developed www.uno-online.org, www.raceofthedead.com
Produced video content and graphic design for UNO Charter Schools and capital gains Internet campaigns.

CompulsiveTraveler.tv                                                                 October 2007 — August 2009
Technology Consultant, Video Editor
Enhanced their SEO, managed video compression, and online marketing campaigns.

Video Production


“Living Documents” Film
                                                            February 2007 — March 2007
Producer & Director of Photography
www.thelivingdocs.com
Produced, and filmed “Living Documents” a documentary investigating a murder, and exploring indigenous land rights on Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast.

 

Qualifications

  • Languages – Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Graphic Design – Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign
  • Programming – HTML, PHP, CSS, Processing , Java Script, Arduino, Osmocom
  • Video Production – Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects
  • Circuit Design – Eagle CAD

 

Certificates & Awards

  • $200K Stern Entrepreneurial Challenge Winner – Social Venture
  • NYU Prototype Award
  • The School of Authentic Journalism 2010 – Scholarship Recipient
  • Fletcher Summer Institute for Advance Study of Nonviolent Conflict 2011, Tufts University – Scholarship Recipient