- More than nineteen years of experience in designing, video/audio editing, animation, and managing websites with a desire to continually learn more.
- Proficient in both Windows and Macintosh operating systems as well as Adobe Creative Suite, Sound Forge, HTML CSS, PHP, and Final Cut.
- Experience working hands-on with clients and co-workers in providing technical support, managing databases and websites, Project Management.
Apple Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/7
CSS, HTML, PHP, Actionscript
Adobe Creative Suite, Sound Forge, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Synfig
American Sign Language, Spanish, English
Social Media, Video Editing, Animation,
Graphic Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts August 2010 – (on hold)
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
Art History, Bachelor of Arts July 2002 – April 2008
Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Studies focused in Art History, with minors in Art, Sociology and Anthropology.
High School Diploma June 2002
Coral Park Senior High School, Miami, Florida
Heavy emphasis on video editing, cinematography, TV production and drama.
Manager, Website, and Operations Coordinator 2017 – Present
Recorded Sound Archives, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Oversees [coordinates] the operations of the Recorded Sound Archives which includes: being a part of the web development team which oversees web site and database development
Providing technical support to website users via phone/email
Supervising and providing work assignments to co-workers, volunteers and student workers who are processing donations
Committees: Diversity and Inclusion Committee (2017-), Exhibitions Committee (Chair, 2018-), FAU Libraries Web Team (2016-), Emerging Technologies Outreach Committee (2014-2016), FAU Libraries Website Working Group(2016-2019),
Campus Related Participation: Human Library (2017-), FAU Expo (2016-2017), The Mentoring Project (2015-2017)
Artist, Creator, Etsy Store Owner February 2016 – Present Inkeater Originals, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, FL Inkeater Originals focuses on portrait and line work with a strong love for the strange, scary and obscure. I make portraits of your favorite and obscure fandoms creating one of a kind hand-drawn unique portraits in the form of greeting cards, buttons/pins and sticker sets.
Freelance Animator February 2016 – Present Frederator Network, Inc, New York, NY Freelance animator, creating 2D Animations for Network Collaborations along with own cartoon series: Moco Industries, The Corporate Ants, and La Loca y Su Abuela on personal YouTube Channel.
Animations Featured: 151 Pokémon In Different Cartoon Styles Channel Frederator Network Collab, Tentacool into Tentacruel, HootHoot into Noctowl.
Website Coordinator, Operations Coordinator 2009 – 2017
Recorded Sound Archives, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
Oversees [coordinates] the operations of the Recorded Sound Archives which includes: being a part of the web development team which oversees web site and database development. Providing technical support to website users via phone/email. Supervising and providing work assignments to volunteers and student workers who are processing donations [donated recordings]. Primary responsibility for data entry to RSA databases and providing technical assistance to the director of the RSA.
Voiceover, Actor & Extra September 2009 –2016
Screen Actors Guild – SAG/AFTRA, Miami, FL
Worked on a series of commercials by Mountain Dew along with being an extra, and a voice actor for a series of animations.
Dew Labs Member/Creator September 2009 – 2015
Mountain Dew, Pepsi Co. New York, NY
Working with Mountain Dew in promoting, creating, testing out future ideas for campaigns.
Administrative Assistant September 2008 – 2009
Judaica Sound Archives, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Assists in entering and maintaining record album information and taking in donations.
Manage mailing list and general correspondence to the Judaica Sound Archives in addition to filing, and other clerical duties as assigned. Coordinate and assign tasks to volunteers. Scan and touch up album artwork, and digitize and clean up audio recordings for research station access and archive website.
Content Creator, May 2006 – Present
Independent content creator for the web – runs personal YouTube channel as well as making content for various other channels/companies. Portfolio of work includes video blogs, stop animations, painting and drawing videos, recommendation/advice videos and anything else we can get our creative minds into! Also, analyzes channel statistics to further build audiences and see trends.
Head Webmaster, Graphic Designer May 2004 – May 2008
WRGP Radiate FM, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Responsible for the designing, coding and revamping of existing web site by creating a user-friendly interactive site for the radio station. Maintaining web site content up to date by adding and removing content as needed, answering emails, and troubleshooting problems with the web site. Designed and created logo and flyers, in addition to other promotions in both digital and print.
Graphic Designer, Consultant August 2003 – 2008
The Help Desk, Brisbane, CA
Responsible for creating mascot logo for company, designing web page layouts, and providing feedback about web sites as needed. Creating actionscript/flash content, and helping customers realize their needs and translating these ideas into functional, interactive web sites.
Freelance Beta Tester & Consultant Sept. 2002 – Present
Inkeater, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, FL
Providing Consultation/Beta Testing/Feedback to the following companies: Mountain Dew, Grooveshark, Pinterest, Youtube, Youtube Creator, Facebook, Snapchat, 12seconds.tv, Linkedin, Coursera, Crowdfire, Beme
Owner, Creative Artist April 1999 – Present
Inkeater, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, FL
Artist and Owner of Inkeater – Creating video content, artwork, cartoons, animations and other creations for the web.
ACTIVITIES & AWARDS
Big Idea Challenge, Division of Research, FAU, 2019
Brave Award, Reference Desk, FAU Libraries, May 2017
Employee of the Year Award, Dean of Wimberly Library, April 2011
Cantor’s Assembly, Danto In Memoriam, Video Editor, May 2011
Mountain Dew video contest winner, 2009
Master’s Mystery Show, 2003-2005
Reference Desk Training, FAU Libraries, 2016-2017
Making Sense of a Collection, Academy of Certified Archivists, May 3, 2013