RÉSUMÉ

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

Florida International University (Summer 2014 Spring 2016)

Cum Laude Graduate

4.0 GPA

High School Degree

Miami Killian Senior High (20022004)

New World School of the Arts (2000 2002)

Florida Bright Futures, Florida Medallion Scholar

SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATION

Attended limited access Film (BFA) program

University of Central Florida (Fall 2005 Spring 2009)

EXPERIENCE

Filmmaker, 2018 Present

Reveu LLC, Miami, FL

  • Write, produce, direct, shoot and edit first feature-length film, For My Sister

Filmmaker, 2002 – 2018

Hard Edge Films, Miami, FL

  • Create and proof a wide variety of creative and production-related documents

  • Execute micro-budget media productions collaborating with hired and contracted creative team

  • Lead team and perform highly demanding technical and creative problem solving in intensive, fast-paced work environment

  • Market produced media by writing and designing promotional content

  • Command a strong social media presence resulting in continually increasing follower and media view counts

Substitute Teacher, 2017 Present

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL

  • Lead Grade 6-12 classes by executing teacher-prescribed lesson plans and assisting students

  • Deliver multimedia presentations to large youth audiences which maintain interest and encourage participation
     

EDUCATIONAL COURSES & SELECT PROJECTS

Small Group Communication

  • Organized and presented a team consulting project involving the collection and analysis of data from a student organization and recommending communication solutions

Conflict Management

  • Headed a team project to create a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workshop training manual that provided various ways to manage workplace conflict

Organizational Communication

  • Directed a team project to evaluate a hospital workplace and made recommendations based on ethics, problem solving, management, conflict and interpersonal effectiveness

Business and Professional Communication

  • Led a team project to create and present a business proposal for a medical device that involved market, sales and consumer research

  • Produced and presented a business proposal for a mobile app that involved market research, cost analysis and exploring potential profitability

Other Courses

  • Communication for Effective Leadership

  • Persuasion

  • Communication Theory

  • Advanced Public Speaking
     

ACTIVITIES

  • Toastmasters International, April 2013 Present                     

  • Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society, August 2015 Present

  • Improv Comedy Workshop, June 2016 Present
     

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Aired on premiere episode of film-maker, The Promotion (short film)
    Nationally distributed, National Endowment for the Arts-funded PBS television show, January 2018

  • First Place, Impromptu Speech Contest
    Toastmasters at FIU Business Club Contest, February 2017

  • Best Opening Night, Leo’s Love Letter (short film)
    Love Your Shorts Film Festival, February 2016

  • Best Screenplay, Leo’s Love Letter (short film)
    FilmGate Miami’s I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A., July 2015
     

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition)

  • Social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)

  • Windows and Mac OSs

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