Danny Johnson

Reston, Virginia

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Daniel R. Johnson
1709 Ivy Oak Square Reston, Virginia 20190
Home: (703) 481-3648 Cell: (703) 851-9661


Holds an active TS clearance through the Department of Defense (DoD) Army
Experience as a Videographer, Editor, Director, Production Manager and Radio Engineer
Highly proficient utilizing Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Sound Forge, Cleaner, Windows Media Encoder 9 for both Mac and PC based systems.
Proven success delivering high-quality work ,on time and within budget.
Demonstrated experience providing supervision and direction to a team of personnel
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well with internal personnel of all levels, in addition to external vendors and contractors.
Excellent organizational skills


Apex Systems, Inc. Washington, DC November 2011 to April 2012
Video/Audio Specialist (American Institutes of Research) July 2012 to August 2012

Worked in Adobe Flash CS5 to change and make corrections within house animations
Worked in Adobe Captivate 5.5. Creating slides, correcting audio files, adding animation
and making corrections and testing files and upload to client site.
Compression of video, audio, still pictures through the use of Sorenson 8 and Photoshop.
Inserted correct action script into file and then test and make necessary adjustments.
Worked with Adobe Photoshop, Audition CS6, Text-to-Speech program.
Made sure all files fall into guidelines for size requirements for use on company website.

Floris United Methodist Church, Herndon, VA. June 2010 to Present
A/V Producer

Following the direction of the Director of Worship, provides technical support for the Worship services, special services, including, but not limited to, Christmas Eve Services, Holy Week Services and Special Offsite Services, and for special conferences, concerts and events as needed. This includes supporting audiovisual integration, maintenance, and technical support efforts church-wide
Serve as audio engineer and videographer for services and events.
Oversees and trains volunteers to assist with the audio/visual needs of the church.
Develops and/or oversees presentations for all services.
Assisting and developing both short and long term goals for the Audio/Visual Ministry.
Perform editing of sermons and special events on Final Cut Pro X.

Aerotek, Inc. Rockville, MD (Department of Justice)
Records Clerk November 2010 to September 2011
Prepped, Re-assemble documents.
Pulled boxes and passed out and picked up from staff.
Pulled files from shelves and boxed for transport to office.
Returned boxes and returned files to shelves.
Made sure that files were in numerical order when returned to shelves
Preformed other office duties as assigned.

Allstates Technical Services, LLC Alexandria, VA (Department of Defense)
Audio Conversion/Document Specialist June 2009 to September 2010
Served as Team Lead when Supervisor is not available.
Performed on-site recording and quality control for audio tapes or oral histories provided by the Center of Military History.
Converted audiotapes including standard cassettes, micro-cassettes, and reel-to-reels to Mp3 files.
Utilized a variety of audio equipment and computers to transfer analog recordings into digital audio format.
Enhanced audio files to improve comprehension of dialogue/conversations.
Edited multiple sides/tapes into a single audio file.
Populated database with index information from files to allow access.
Verified required documents were scanned into database and images were properly oriented, in focus and skewed to the extent possible.

Pal-Tech, Inc. Arlington, VA (Department of State, Foreign Service Institute)
Digital Media Specialist March 2007 to November 2008
Coordinated specification and integration of video (camera, lights, audio) to maximize quality, reliability within production.
Directed all taped multi-camera studio and field productions.
Performed hands-on editing using Adobe Premiere, Sound forge, Cleaner, Windows Media created graphics using Adobe Photoshop.
Maintained audio/visual library of original footage, B-Roll, interviews, etc.
Created video/audio masters for presentations, DVDs/CD-ROM and video clips.
Knowledge of digital videography including editing and video camera operation.

Prison Fellowship Ministries, Lansdowne, VA
Senior Video Production Coordinator August 1999 to March 2007
Setup studio for “live” and recorded radio station events working closely with the Chairman and President for various high profile events.
Provided support using current technologies for the production of digital video products and audiovisual requirements.
Worked closely with company V.P. and contractor on A/V and video equipment selection and procurement for a new building in 2005.
Restructured, organized and improved the videotape and photo files library.
Setup and operated professional video and sound systems in studio and remote locations.
Skilled in duplication work, digital file conversions and delivery to websites.
Researched and recommended the purchase of software applications, and audio and video equipment.
Provided hands-on editing utilizing Final Cut Pro and created graphics using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.
Selected appropriate encoding methods (CODEC) for desired applications.
Utilized AMX systems to route video and audio signals throughout company’s main building

B.S. Degree in Radio-Television Production
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas

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