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Joseph Rivera

East Hartford, Connecticut

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Strong and highly productive foundation in still photography, video photography, video editing, sound editing, commercial art, and computer applications complemented by and extensive knowledge of business operations and the need for fast-paced, intense project completion.

Track record of initiative, achievement and efficiency — seeking cutting-edge media production projects, expanding job description boundaries, volunteering, and being selected for positions of higher responsibility. Experience

A/V Production director, The first cathedral; Bloomfield, ct — october 2008 - present
Successful completion of all audio video production aspects of "Discovering Your Power" television program, extensive post-production editing for frequent in-house audio and video recordings, and web content development. Continual production of live events including lighting and sound design for frequent concerts, conferences, public events and all Sunday services for the largest Protestant Church in New England. Ongoing management of four part-time employees and over 15 volunteers while working within a limited budget.
mAC specialist, Apple; farmington, ct — june 2008 - october 2008
Consistently represented the Apple brand through dedicated customer sales and service. As an Apple team member, worked diligently at greeted customers in order to make them feel welcome, decrease confusion and educate them on the superiority of Apple products. Quickly acquired in-depth knowledge on the entire Apple product line and corporate culture. Personally took responsibility for resolving issues with current Apple product users.
Technical director, South Windsor high school; South Windsor ct — june 2004 - January 2009
Co-produced all music and theatrical events at this large public forum. Directed multi-phases of each event as Sound Engineer, Light Engineer, and Light Designer. Monitored and managed the working status and repairs on all audio and video equipment while remaining consistently under budget.
Technical director, East Hartford high school; East Hartford — September 2002- june 2004
Working with a team of student and adult volunteers, co-produced multiple musical theatre productions for the community. Interacted with and instructed students on various methods of audio and video production and recording. Managed a team of volunteers in creating Soundworks Unlimited Production, a successful musical DVD produced with an extremely limited budget.
Education
Full Sail University — Bachelor of Entertainment Business June 2008 - Present
East Hartford High School Graduated June 2001









Skills
Software Programming and computer hardware
Avid Media Composer
Internet
Computer Networking
Specialize in Windows and Apple software
Recording and live sound engineer
Specialize in Pro Tools software and hardware, HD
Final Cut Pro X
Final Cut Studio
Final Cut Pro 7
Motion 3
Soundtrack Pro 2
Color
Compressor 3
DVD Studio Pro 4
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Adobe After Effects CS6 Professional
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Adobe Encore CS6

Languages
Fluent in English, Spanish

Video Production Credits
"Discovering Your Power" television Show (Editor/Soundesign)
"I Am Free" Movie (Editor/Director)
"Honor Bound" (The Trailer/Television Show) (Editor)
Jj Hairston & Youthful Praise – "After This" - Music Video (Editor)
Jj Hairston & Youthful Praise – "Love Lifted Me" - Music Video (Editor)

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