jshmac (at) gmail.com
To create engaging multimedia content that facilitates communication and inspires creative thinking.
Professional work in design and video software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Avid and After Effects. Sound work with Logic, Pro Tools and Cubase
Edited and created effects for promos and narrative short films. Conformed video for broadcast.
Worked in house at Bloomberg and with ad agencies like Publicis and Anatomy Media
Studied creative writing at UCLA, written two features and 2 novels.
2017 Editor - Anatomy Media
Worked with Creative Director and Producer to edit a sizzle reel for HGTV and DIY networks
Composited shots in After Effects
2016 - 2017 Editor / Effects - Publicis
Edited TV spots and animatics for brands like Oral B, Prilosec, Swiffer, Astra-Zeneca and others
Used After Effects to create animatics for pitch materials
Worked with post-houses to conform video for broadcast
2014 - 2017 Freelance Editor / Videographer - Bloomberg Inc.
Shot, edited and did After Effects work for Bloomberg Television promos
Mastered and did finishing editing for air
2015 Editor - BBC America - Top Gear Compilation
Edited episodes of Top Gear for BBC America
Performed final mastering and preparation for air.
2015 Editor - Totally Taken Care of - Above Average
Edited 2 episodes of the web series
Worked with color and effects artists to implement effects
BA from University of California, Los Angeles - English Literature, Creative Writing Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa inductee
Ruth Brill Fiction Award - Honorable Mention
Sound Engineering Coursework at LA Valley College in Los Angeles