Personal: I am a Multimedia Specialist with over two decades of successful experience in entertainment, publishing, print, web, and graphic design. I’ve had the opportunity to be involved in hundreds of projects from Small to large, including many high-profile productions. I am an easygoing, creative, and solution-oriented individual. I love a challenge and easily adapt to new technology and processes.
Lapalme Media – Owner / Operator January 2000 to Present
Provide leadership for production teams through the successful execution of Small to Large corporate events. Heavily involved in hands-on multimedia design and production. Manage and work with crews to install and dismantle audiovisual equipment for breakout rooms, exhibit booths, and general sessions to ensure quality control and safety. Focusing more on projection and video portions of the production. Building and maintaining a professional relationship with clients to meet their audio and video requirements. Work with various companies at various venues to help organize and facilitate convention shows and meetings.
Lapalme Magazine – Owner / Editor-In-Chief June 2013 to Present
As the founder and Editor, I am in charge of the overall direction, growth, and expansion of Lapalme Magazine. I have taken the brand from a local one to distribution nationwide and to eleven countries. I actively provide creative vision, art direction, and design for the cover and editorial shoots as well as sponsored events. I have built a private business with a global reach, boosting revenue by 165% in the first year alone.
Chrome Talent – Owner / Operator June 2006 to January 2013
Managed a team to handle film, print, and television bookings for over 600 actors and models, as well as managing all sales and bookings for Chrome’s 5000Sq foot photo and video studio facility. Proven success at growing revenue and profits, even within challenged economy years.
Disney Event Group – Multimedia Technician January 2000 to 2006
In this role, I’ve led teams through the successful execution of Breakout up to Large General Sessions. Heavily involved in hands-on multimedia design and production. I’ve utilized my master of multimedia equipment and skills to achieve creative solutions for clients; ranging from small to Fortune 500 Companies.
Spyder, Analog Way, For-A, Barco, Christie, Led Walls, Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Audio Production, Audio Recording, Camera, Camera Switcher, Final Cut, Hi-end Projection, Kai Pro, Audio Engineering, Magazine Layout, Microsoft PowerPoint, Multi-screen Engineering, Networking, Photo Manipulation, Photo Retouching, Playback Pro Plus, Robotic Cameras, Camera Shader, Video Editing, Playback, and Recording.
POSITIONS MOST BOOKED FOR:
Project Manager/Coordinator, Technical Director, Engineer/Switcher (Experienced with equipment from Barco, Analog Way, Panasonic, ForA etc.), Video Director/TD Live and Studio Events, Mac Based DDR and On-site Editor, Record Operator (Playback Pro, Pro Video Player, Final Cut, Motion, After Effects, Experience with all common VTRs), Graphic Design/Operation (Powerpoint, Keynote,& Photoshop Specialist, Multi-head/output experience), HD Multi-Camera Flypack Engineer & EIC, Video Conference Specialist, Video Editor (Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere, Davinci)
Audio Engineering – live sound, front of house, monitor mix; live and studio recording, mixing,
Video – videography, video projection, video editing, Live event widescreen HD video engineer,
Graphic design – posters, CD / DVD / record packaging, promotional materials, press kits, websites.
Computer / IT – setup, installation, repair and systems design for Mac / PC, with strong support for creative environments.
OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Accredited