Gaelynn Lea & Ella Herrara Concert Sign Painter
In helping out with Jaffe Center for Book Arts, I helped by creating signage for the Gaelynn & Ella Herrera Concert this included a welcome sign featuring the opening and main act with hand-drawn lettering on a chalkboard along with a sign for selling coffees and teas.
Wayzgoose Sign Painter
In helping out with Jaffe Center for Book Arts, I helped by creating signage for the event this included an 8 ft x 4 ft banner consisting of hand-painted lettering and design elements from the event flyer along with tiny imagery added to pricing/cost of items for the event.
Mountain Dew Johnson City Gold, Mountain Dew, Pepsi Co.
2012 – 2011
Part of a team that tasted, tested and provided feedback on Mountain Dew’s new malt-flavored beverage.
MoDJ ZTrip Star Wars remix by LeahxyLona, Soundcloud
Spaced out Slugs sampled and used inside a bigger project. [LISTEN TO PROJECT]
Mountain Dew Dew-mocracy, Mountain Dew, Pepsi Co.
2010 – 2009
Helped with the promotion and creation of Mountain Dew Distortion, a contending flavor in Mountain Dew’s Dewmocracy 2010 campaign. During this time, I was a part of a team that helped with the tasting, naming, color schemes, design, and promotion of said flavor.
Celebrating Black Blues Artists Exhibition
February 2019 – February 2020
Curated, Researched and Installed an Interactive exhibit celebrating Black Blues artists for Black History Month highlighting 14 African-American Blues musicians and their contributions to American music. This exhibit highlights how these artists paved the way for the world of Hip Hop, Pop music and beyond. It allows users to listen to old recordings through a listening station along with a created Spotify playlist that gives users a sampling of the direct impact these blue artists had on the musicians we know and love today.
This is Florida Exhibition
Jul 2018 – Aug 2018
Helped curate a group effort between Special Collections, Jaffe Center for Books Arts, Recorded Sound Archives and Government Information and Maps Department using items(vintage books, recordings, guides, postcards, and magazines) from Special Collections, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Recorded Sound Archives and Government Information and Maps Department this exhibit highlights travel destinations within Florida (Key West, Miami, Everglades, Trails and Camping, St. Augustine) and the idea you don’t have to go far to have an adventure along with other tourist destinations beyond.
Women Musicians Through Time Exhibition
Mar 2017 – Apr 2017
Curated, Researched, and Installed an Interactive exhibit featuring famous and not so famous women musicians. Using Recordings and objects from the FAU Libraries Recorded Sound Archives, along with advertisements and articles from the Library of Congresses’ “Chronicling America” database, the Women Musicians Through Time exhibition highlights key points in these artists’ careers and the influence some had on musicians of today.
“The Thrill of the Vote: Episodes in Democracy” Exhibition
Sep 2016 – Nov 2016
Provided recordings for the “The Thrill of the Vote: Episodes in Democracy” exhibition
World War II Highlights from Special Collections Feb 2015 – Feb 2017
Provided recordings as display items and created a Curated Collection of Songs from the Second World War via Crowd-sourcing the Recorded Sound Archives website audience.
151 Pokémon In Different Cartoon Styles – Channel Frederator Network Collab
May 2016 – Jun 2017
Animated 12 seconds for Frederator featuring One Pokemon character transitioning into another.
The Pianola, It’s History and How It Works, Judaica Sound Archives
Primary Videographer and Editor for a series of videos featuring Bob Berkman at FAU Libraries Kultur Festival 2013 discussing the Pianola, it’s history & how it works featured on RSA YouTube Channel.[VIEW PROJECT]
Bookspan: My Friends – Leonard Bernstein & Aaron Copland, Judaica Sound Archives
Primary Editor for a series of videos featuring Martin Bookspan at FAU Libraries Kultur Festival 2013 discussing his friendships with Leonard Bernstein & Aaron Copland featured on RSA YouTube Channel.[VIEW PROJECT]
Cantor’s Assembly: Danto In Memoriam, Judaica Sound Archives
Apr 2011 – May 2011
Primary Video Editor for a tribute to a late Cantor shown at the Cantor’s Assembly (2011) in Canada to over 500 people.
It’s Working – The Corporate Ants, 10th Tate’s “Not at Comic-con Indy Comic Anthology” Book
Jul 22, 2019
The Beginnings – The Corporate Ants, 9th Tate’s “Not at Comic-con Indy Comic Anthology” Book
Jul 22, 2018
Not My Batman Belt – She Plus Him, 8th Tate’s “Not at Comic-con Indy Comic Anthology” Book
Jul 22, 2017 [VIEW PUBLICATION]
Social Media Platforms – HootSuite: How to & Advantages of Using
Gave a presentation on Hootsuite: what it is and what are some of the advantages of using it and how it could be used within the library to FAU Library Faculty, Staff, and Students.
Recorded Sound Archives Presentation (Poster Session), Seflin Conference
Presented a poster session on the Recorded Sound Archives revamped website and media manager. Highlighting the Sound ‘n Scores project that had just recently been completed.
Sound ‘n Scores Presentation
Association of Cantors Assembly Conference, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL June 30 2015
Gave a presentation in conjunction with the Director who spoke of the Recorded Sound Archives as a whole while I focused on showcasing the Sound ‘n Scores project we had recently completed which allows cantorial students to listen to old recordings while simultaneously viewing the sheet music.
FAU Library Website Redesign and Overhaul
2015 – Aug 2018
Working on a team of three to redesign, restructure, and reorganize the libraries websites and content.
Revamping Library Website
Working on both the Implementation and Development team for overhauling of FAU Libraries website this includes migration of content to new CMS, testing out new features, helping create a style guide, workflow going forward, and tutorials for the new CMS.
Recorded Sound Archives Website Overhaul Jan 2013 – Present (ON HOLD)
Worked on a team of 3 to create the RSA Website, Working on a team of two to revamp and overhaul the RSA website with a new theme. This is currently a WIP.
Sound ‘n Scores Sheet Music Project, Recorded Sound Archives
Grant Funded Project Jun 2013 – Mar 2015
Sound ‘n Scores was a grant-funded project to create a unique online approach to music studies that combines the experience of hearing recorded sound while viewing corresponding sheet music. During this time, I was part of a team of 3 people and participated in design decisions, helped in the creation of the data entry forms, identifying which fields were important, the metadata along with the testing and implementation of audio and sheet music in this project.
Recorded Sound Archives Media Manager, FAU Libraries
Jan 2012 – Aug 2014
Worked on a team of two to revamp the way collections are handled and processed within the Recorded Sound Archives. This project took five access databases that did not correspond with one another and consolidated everything into one central location. Along with this, we created an easy way to upload, generate snippets, create new collections, edit and add new recordings to the website and database without the need of FTPing or syncing MYSQL databases.
Mentor, The Mentoring Project, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Aug. 2017 – Sept. 2015
Volunteering to help first generation students succeed through appreciative advising and encouraging the idea you can achieve anything you put your mind to
Bowling Instructor, Don Carters Bowling Alley, Kendall, FL
1998 – 2002
Volunteered and taught disabled adults how to bowl also encouraged and promoted positive attitude in game play and fostering the ability to achieve anything you put your mind to.