NCH Corporation

Video Graphics Specialist/ Photographer

Irving, TX                                                                                                                                                                                      9/2017 - Present

  • Working closely with the Creative Director and Creative Team
  • Partner with Business Leadership to create a vision, conceive a design, and meet deadlines while providing excellent customer service
  • Managing and coordinating multiple assignments concurrently from concept through completion
  • Work on various subjects and subject material
  • Capturing video and still photography (understand filming, audio and lighting) while maintaining all equipment
  • Develop pre-production and post production plans that allow for optimal results
  • Help edit scripts/storyboards and coach talent while on set
  • Edit footage in keeping with the Department’s standards and client’s brands
  • Keeping current with new technological advances and trends
  • Attend and provide status updates on all projects in weekly team meetings
  • Designing branding, sales collateral, and other marketing material

Globe Life (Torchmark Corporation)

Multimedia Designer/ Photographer

McKinney, TX                                                                                                                                                                                     5/2015- 9/2017

  • Concepts and develops cutting edge multimedia projects for external and internal use
  • Assist in developing video and photo content for social media and marketing
  • Manages multiple media projects for six corporate brands
  • Taking high profile portrait photos and social media events for publications, magazines, social sharing and web design
  • Identifying new video opportunities, establishing schedules for video posting and completing posts for multiple accounts
  • Increased video marketing views by 200%
  • Shot, edited and uploaded compelling video content to various streaming platforms including YouTube
  • Post produced, retouched, and edited on images and videos
  • Communicated with graphic designers, web developers and SEO analyst on projects
  • Shot on location at corporate leadership events and conferences
  • Post produced and edited over 200 videos

Edward Kakraba Photography & Videography

Owner
Various Locations                                                                                                                                                                               
2012 - Present

  • Established brand presence in DFW area as photographer and videographer

S.T.E.P Penn State University
(Penn State Summer Program)

Videographer / Video Editor
University Park, PA                                                                                                                                                                             
1/2012 - 03/2013

  • Shot, edited and uploaded compelling video content to various streaming platforms including YouTube
  • Post produced, retouched, and edited on images and videos
  • Communicated with graphic designers, web developers and SEO analyst on projects
  • Shot on location at corporate leadership events and conferences
  • Post produced and edited over 200 videos

Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU)
Water Blues Green Solutions

Video Production Assistant / Research Assistant
University Park, PA                                                                                                                                                                              10/2012 - 12/2012

  • Worked with Associate Producer and Director, captured video transcriptions, researched storylines  
  • Shot video footage for documentary titled Waterblues Green Solutions

Shooters TV

Internship: Production Assistant
Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                                                                                                   
04/2012 - 06/2012

  • Assisting the VP of Development, conducted and shot contestant interviews for Food Network's Wedding Impossible

 

Technical Skills

Adobe Creative Suite- Adobe Premier, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Prelude, Adobe Audition, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator.

Final Cut Studio- Final Cut Pro/ Final Cut Pro X, DVD Studio Pro.

Productivity- Apple iWorks, Microsoft, Office Suite, Google Drive, Mac/PC Operating System.

Social Media Strategies- Facebook, Twitter, Youtube,Tumblr, LinkedIn, GooglePlus, Google Analytics, Outlook.

Video Formats- XDCam Transfer, XDCam HD, HDV, H.264 and ProRes, Green Screen.

Camera Proficiency- DSLR Cameras, HD Cameras, DV Proline Camcorders, Studio Cameras, Canon C100, Canon 6D.

Web Related Software- Wordpress, Eblogger, Prezi.

Studio Software and Equipment- Switchboard, Teleprompter, Insqribe.

Interests

  • Film
  • Videography / Video Editing
  • Photography
  • Video Games
  • Tech Innovation
  • Music
  • Social Media
  • Cultural Ideology

 

Education

Temple University '13
Philadelphia, PA
B.A. in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media

Lackawanna College '09
Scranton, PA
Communications Art and Media Technology

Languages

English (fluent)
Gwan (fluent)
Twi (fluent)