Specialties: managing and nurturing creative teams in Spanish & English / planning and executing complex creative projects / broad experience in advertising, film, print, and content.
I manage both writing and design teams from inception to delivery of campaigns for TV, print and web. With budgets ranging from $2K to $12M, I assemble and guide all aspects of production from shoot to launch, including copy proofing, editorial, special effects, colouring, audio, licensing and usage contracts including celebrity talent.
Producer :: currently freelancing at Google Creative Lab in London
Producer :: US and International broadcast production for APPLE.
Producer/Writer :: Created six documentary videos to serve as tools in propagating the advances made by PDI since winning the Gates Global Health (2007) and the Skoll Foundation (2008) Awards. Topics include the successful micro credit program, The Village Development Partnership, and other philanthropic projects facilitating education, community empowerment, economic development, health and environmental conservation in poor areas around SE Asia.
Art Buyer/Print Producer :: worked within the Creative Department to procure required art, produce photo shoots, oversee retouching, and final delivery. Worked closely with Business Affairs to negotiate talent rates, usage, and licensing for all artwork.
Producer/Associate Producer :: worked closely with Executive Producers on HUMMER, Cadillac, TIAA-CREF, Hearts On Fire launch campaigns and a U2 music video. Assisted the bidding, actualized jobs, covered shoots, editorial, telecine, on-line sessions, mixes and final delivery. Produced interactive work, videos, and radio spots, and helped train Assistant Producers.
Credited Intern :: Worked in the Acquisitions department as part of the creative think tank and marketing execution team for all films in distribution:
University of Cambridge, Cambridge: MSt in Creative Writing / 2016
UCLA Extension School, Los Angeles: Art of Creative Non-fiction & Screenwriting
Emerson College, Boston: BS in Speech & Marketing Communication / May 2006
American University of Paris, Paris: French & Political Science / Spring 2002
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Intro to writing Children's Books
Colegio Bolivar, Cali, Colombia / June 2000