Formal Resumé

Experience

Jumpcut Studios / Remote Copywriter

  • Write humorous, informative and concise copy to accompany Jumpcut Studio's internal and external facing properties.

  • Write copy for the widely successful Simple 30 and Project GO packages.

  • Capturing the brand's voice and innovating means of communicating with their specific audience or demographic.

  • Pitch ideas for articles/pieces to write centered around dating and lifestyle topics.

  • Make edits and revisions to copy.

  • Occasionally create graphics, cartoons or illustrations to accompany copy.

 

Content producer & contributor for The Huffington Post’s Outspeak

  • Contributing a mixture of written journalistic features, pieces centered around current trends and social issues.

  • Conceptualizing, producing and editing video content for the website. See reel for examples.

 

Additional Contributor Work

  • In addition to the above, I have contributed work to Elite Daily, CollegeHumor, ThoughtCatalog and several popular YouTube channels. 

 

Writer, director and editor of Self-Love, A Film About Diversity

  • Source locations and actors for the film.

  • Oversee all principle photography, master use of DSLR cameras. The one used in this film was a Canon 5D Mark III. 

  • Record and sync sound. This film made use of the ZOOM H5 and various Rode microphones.

  • Edit the film on Adobe Premier Pro and Final Cut Pro X.

  • This film was entered into the HBO APA Visionaries Film Festival, was covered on publications such as The Huffington Post and Durban For You. We were also able to secure a radio interview discussing the film on ONE FM 94.0

  • This and the other projects seen on the reel showcase my ability to do a lot with a very small, often times, non-existent budget. A valuable skill in the world of digital content creation. 

 

Production Assistant - Various Projects

  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Feature Length - 2013. Produced by Videovision Entertainment, Distant Horizon and Film Afrika Worldwide.

  • Flight of the Storks, TV Mini-Series - 2012. Produced by BE-FILMS, Europacorp Television & TF1 International.

  • My role as production assistant varied depending on the set. Anything from keeping track of shot lists to moving equipment and yelling, “Quiet on set!’

  • I gained experience working on location, on sound stages and co-ordinating large groups of people. 

 

Experience

Parsons The New School / Design and Technology B.A./ Dean's List, current GPA: 3.8 (August 2015 - Presently studying) 

I’ve been chosen to represent the school in their Fall Campaign, see spotlight piece here.

This degree encompasses all aspects of entertainment and art design. Including: video game design, film and television as well as creative coding.

New York Film Academy / 1 Year Acting Conservatory (March 2014 - November 2014)

 

Skills

  • Strong writer, published on several large platforms. 

  • Skilled video game designer with Unity and C#. 

  • Skilled editor with Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premier.

  • Skilled with DSLR cameras. 

  • Decent audio experience with Lavalier microphone kits, wireless mic kits for example the Sennheiser ME2 Mic, transmitter and receiver. Audio mixers, specifically the Shure FP-33 3-channel audio mixer and the Beachtek Dual XLR-to-Mini(1/8") adapter. 

  • Skilled with Keynote presentations.  

  • Easily adaptable. Problem solver. Eager learner.