(c) 510.847.6527
(h) 323.934.3278
(e) don2@pobox.com

a dvd copy of my reel is available upon request.
moviola digital education center
hollywood, ca 2004
avid training with riene-claire (editor for ivan reitman)
    north carolina state university
raleigh, nc 1989
bachelor of science, comp. sci.
minor in japanese
software knowledge
avid media composer / adrenaline / xpress pro
final cut
soundtrack pro
dvd studio pro
adobe photoshop / illustrator
macromedia flash mx
windows os
mac/unix os
    computer languages
unix shell scripting

jun 2007 - present     freelance video editor / graphic artist
editor of special features for major studio blu-ray and dvd releases. analyzed elements, created graphics, and assembled rough cuts. placed sound effects and music where appropriate. worked with producers to adjust script in order to satisfy clients. the current list of titles worked on is as follows:
summer 2006 - spring 2007     superpowers (sobini films)
film editor / co-writer / co-producer
main film editor. cut together rough assemblies. worked with producer to determine story concepts. put together rough temp music and sound fx tracks. coordinated with major news outlets for selection and delivery of appropriate footage for project.
summer 2006     peaceful warrior (sobini films/universal studios)
video editor
cut several spots for promotional dvds. analyzed footage, wrote scripts, and worked with marketing to select appropriate archival material.
winter 2006 - spring 2007     ocean beach 2 ocean beach (independent production)
film editor
main film editor. prepared teasers/trailers for promotions and sales. analyzed footage and performed audio clean-up as needed.
fall 2005 - spring 2006     razortooth (aka sssslither) (push worldwide/capital arts entertainment)
film editor
main film editor. cut together rough assemblies. worked with director and visual fx supervisor to determine appropriate shots. put together rough temp music and sound fx tracks. digitized and catalogued all hd footage for project.
feb 2005 - sep 2005     storyboard illustrator - san francisco bay area, ca
sketched and finished storyboards for local video production companies. met with clients to determine the scope and flow of the scenes, often adding my own ideas to the mix. penciled, inked, and colored storyboards before delivering to clients.
fall 2004     delaplaine creative - corte madera, ca
video editing intern
edited a short promotional video for a software company using sony vegas. analyzed raw footage, selected appropriate shots, and assembled rough cuts for critiquing by client. added video effects and musical cues to final product. prepped completed movie for dvd duplication. designed corporate logo for client. participated in initial design discussions, created numerous sketches and versions, and delivered final product. created storyboard for logo animation. assisted in modifying flash animations for corporate website.
oct 2001 - present     web designer - san francisco bay area, ca
designed, coded, tested, and implemented interactive websites for various clients. worked with clients to define the desired look-and-feel of their websites. created custom graphics and animations using macromedia flash, as well as adobe photoShop and imageready. assisted clients in the domain registration process.
oct 2000 - jan 2004     salesforce.com - san francisco, ca
senior member, technical staff
apr 2000 - nov 2002     baypop - san francisco bay area, ca
co-promoter / webmaster / marketing / graphic design
co-founded baypop, a yearly week-long pop music festival. coordinated bookings with club owners and bands. designed and distributed marketing materials and newspaper ads. worked with bands and fans during show nights. set up radio and newspaper interviews to promote shows and bands. designed and maintained festival website.
jul 1998 - oct 2000     lan supervision - san ramon, ca
senior software engineer
jul 1995 - jul 1998     sun microsystems - mountain view, ca
system architect / senior software engineer
sep 1989 - jun 1995     teleflex / vanguard cellular systems - greensboro, nc
senior software developer / software developer
fall 1989     guilford county community college - jamestown, nc
instructor, computer graphics
fall 1985 - spring 1988     north carolina state university - raleigh, nc
cartoonist / illustrator
contributed original cartoons and comic strips to the campus paper. penciled, inked, plotted, and wrote a few dozen strips over a span of three years. also contributed an original comic series to a local 'zine from 1987 to 1988.