Seasoned technical event production manager and designer seeks to create technically advanced, beautifully designed and impeccably executed productions by leading a highly proficient, well-managed team of production professionals.
MPG Productions – San Diego, CA
PROJECT MANAGER October 2009 – Present
Clients including: Dish Network, Sony, Qualcomm
Managed various project teams of in-house and outsourced resources
Managed and coordinated traveling productions for major companies with budgets exceeding six figures.
Designed scenic, sound, lighting and visual elements for productions
Assisted with acquiring new clients, maintaining the existing customer base and in-house sales operations.
McNally Enterprises Inc. – Orange, CA
PRODUCTION MANAGER September 2006 – September 2009
Clients include: Chanel, Hyundai, Rolex
Managed a team of twenty full time employees and numerous freelancers.
Fulfilled all in-house technical design and direction
Manager and Coordinated international shipment, translation, staffing and installation of productions: London and Dubai
Build and maintained company computers, including website.
Coordinated full transition to Intellavent inventory tracking / billing system.
Assisted with in-house sales operations.
Pacific Event Productions – San Diego, CA
TD / LIGHTING DESIGNER – November 2004 – August 2006
Worked with sales team and clients to come up with original lighting design / concepts for large-scale corporate meetings, parties and events.
Incorporated audio and production elements and support into the company.
Researched tested and recommended theatrical equipment purchases for company inventory and germinate installation sites.
Coordinated equipment / labor scheduling through multiple locations and where houses, as well as outsourcing where needed.
Worked with IT department to develop and install a new company inventory tracking and billing program.
Disneyland Resort – Event Services – Anaheim, CA
RESIDENT DESIGNER / Light Tech – Jan 1998 – Nov 2004
Coordinated with 8 production cast members to create a myriad of productions, from small business meetings and parties to major events and top name concerts.
Served as project liaison with clients throughout all stages of production development
Maintained Disney quality levels while working within various budgets.
Identified, engaged and managed external vendors and suppliers.
Assisted Disney’s Imagineering and other Disney departments in mounting productions and projects on resort properties.
Maintained theatrical lighting equipment and entertainment systems.
SB Civic Light Opera – Santa Barbara CA
MASTER ELECTRICIAN – April 1992 – December 1998
Supervised lighting load in and load outs of house productions per design team specifications.
Hosted outside clients and assisted with their production requirements in the facility
Programmed console, patched dimmer systems and balanced power loads while working with show generators.
Operated lighting desk and maintained a plot of 300+ instruments during performances
FREELANCE CLIENTS INCLUDE:
THEATRICAL- Goldenvoice Entertainment, Barter Theater Company, Lobero Theater, Scripps Ranch Theater CORPORATE- Showgear Productions, AVHQ, Presentation Services, Luners Pro Sound and Lighting
RELIGIOUS- Zoe Christian Ministries, Trinity Baptist Church, The Church at RB, Kaleo, Sa’kred
TRAINING (Certificate and Advanced Skills)
Martin Light Jockey
Whole Hog I / II / III
ETC Console Programmer
High End / Martin technician
Yamaha (M7/ PM5D / 02R)
UHF Wireless Theory
Audio System Fundamentals
Folsom Research (Prez Pro / Screen Pro / 1600 / Encore)
A/V Projection / Switching / Blending / Warping
Scenic / Rigging / Other
Lighting Design / CAD Drafting
CM Motor School
Generator Setup / Balancing
Set / Prop Fabrication
Forklift / Scissor Lift
Lockout / Tag out
Office Suite (Word / Excel / Outlook / Powerpoint)
Adobe CS3 (Photoshop / Illustrator / Flash)
1994 Culinary Arts / Hotel Restaurant Management, Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara, CA
1992 San Marcos High School,
Santa Barbara, CA