Ryerson University/ Toronto
Bachelor of Arts: Major in Culture Studies
Minor in Film Studies
Berklee College of Music/ California
Ryerson University/ Toronto
Certificate in Film Production
University of Winnipeg/ Winnipeg
Theatre and Film Studies
Producer/ Musical contributor for RMW music
2010 to present
Contribute to the production of commercial music, specifically with songwriting and singing. Campaigns need densely written copy that is to the point and emotionally aligned with the commercial. Collaborate with producers at RMW music on campaigns with companies including Canadian Tire, Tropicana and Roger’s to name a few.
Marketing Assistant Intern/ Ashlar Urban Realty Inc.
Work closely with head of marketing department on range of tasks. Requirements included photography, editing in Adobe Photoshop and traffic analysis. Assistance in marketing campaigns and strategies through print and digital executions. Position required multi-tasking, working in a collaborative way and was in a high paced environment.
2009 to present
Freelance Filmmaker and Creative Director creating short visually grabbing productions focusing on but not exclusively within the fashion industry. Passionate about multimedia projects which transcend branding from one medium to another. Clients include L’oreal Fashion Week, Toronto Alternative Arts and Fashion Week, Fashion Collective, Krane, Karen Roze (photographer), Toronto Harbourfront Centre, N/A Art Collective among others. Most recently have completed the branding of an up and coming Toronto photographer by leading creative direction on shoots, building strong identity right up to the execution of his premier gallery showcase.
2008 to present
Provide support on the wide-range of technology Apple provides. Teach lessons to mac users on how to fully utilize their computer with topics ranging from word processing, website building and social media to advanced film and music editing. Provide technical support to all Apple Devices through Apple’s Genius Bar. The Genius bar has very tight deadlines and a need for proficiency and problem solving. Other tasks include photocopying, faxing and printing documents, and telephone support. Over the last 2 years I have maintained an average of 100 percent in satisfaction from customer surveys given after each lesson provided.
Post-Production and Production Assistant/ CineFlix-Nextfilm
Work closely with Production Coordinators from several television shows as well as with the Vice-President of Post-Production. Administer many tasks including deliverables and technical support. Multi-task in a high pace environment with little to no supervision proficiently and to tight deadlines.
Brand Ambassador, Reef/Moxie
Execute on-site brand campaigns for clients ranging from Roger’s to TIFF. Position required direct many training sessions with Brands, understanding their services and products and executing their campaigns directly to the public. Responsible for providing outstanding customer service, building individual and vendor line sales volumes, establishing and maintaining customer relationships and working effectively with other team members, while demonstrating consistent adherence to company standards and procedures.
Continuing Learning on Lynda.com
Completed courses include:
Email Marketing Basics
Online Marketing Fundamentals
Social Media Marketing with Facebook and Twitter
Managing Small Projects and More
Certification and Training
Adobe Photoshop, After Effects
Mac and Windows OS
Final Cut Pro 7 and X
Microsoft Office Suite
Fully versed in Social Media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.
L’oreal Fashion Week
Toronto Alternative Arts and Fashion Week
The Fashion Collective
Karen Roze (photographer)
Toronto Harbourfront Centre
N/A Art Collective