San Juan, Texas(*)
(956) 562-8924 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: University Level Junior, English Major
University of Texas Pan American
2009-Present Author of the graphic novel series, “The Legacy Valley of Tears.”
Illustrated by freelance artist, Hugo Camacho.
“The Legacy: Valley of Tears,” is a crime drama set in the fictional city of Cuatro Esquinas, along the Texas/Mexico border. Additional responsibilities include monthly meetings with the illustrator to discuss plot points (apply changes when necessary), approve last minute character sketches, illustrations, backgrounds, and review marketing and promotional strategies for each issue. First issue was published in 2010. Issue 2 is set for release Sept. 2011, with the third and final installment of the series to be released 2012. Samples available upon request.
2006-2008 Political Blogger/Freelance Journalist
RGV Politics/The PAPER of South Texas
Responsible for maintaining web content for political blog which updated political/cultural content on a daily/weekly basis on a local, statewide (Texas) and national level. Freelanced for local indie/alternative paper. Articles dealt with political and cultural happenings in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas.
2000-2010 Movie Theater Projection Manager
3003 S Exp 281
Training and maintaining a staff of 8-10 crew members (projectionists.) Responsible for weekly duties in theater multiplex (20 screens) which included: One on one contact with corporate booking department for new feature release info. In charge of twenty screen movie schedule show time list. Responsible for incoming/outgoing films documentation. Responsible for build up/breakdown of 35mm film from 2000-2006. 2006-2010 theater transitioned to a full digital cinema house (DLP 2000.) In charge of scheduling periodic maintenance for both 35mm projectors (STRONG Technician) and Digital projectors (Christie Technician) Responsible for troubleshooting projectors, and sound systems in auditoriums if technicians could not be reached in order to reduce downtime of any motion picture. Responsible for QC screenings of new features.
References available upon request.
(*) willing to relocate