Reginald J. Dawson II

Freelance Graphic Designer & Video Editor

Location:Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills

CHIEF (VIDEO) EDITOR, Wolf TV (NCSU Student Media)--- 6 months
• Supervised team of video editors, by giving assignments and deadlines
• Trained staff in basic use of Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Flash

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, Wolf TV (Collegiate Television Network)--- 1 yr
• Supervised staff by giving assignments to videographers and reporters
• Maintained news feed to online station using HTML and Dreamweaver
• Attended budget meetings and helped implement strategies for budget issues
• Assisted in handling student and employee payroll
• Worked closely with Technician (NCSU newspaper) to produce content and cover events
• Supervised and Assisted producers in script writing

PRODUCTION MANAGER, Wolf TV (Collegiate Television Network)--- 2 yrs
• Director of the Creative Department of the television station
• Coordinated with editing staff to produce creative packages
• Hosted events on campus with local and international artist
• Worked with local television stations to create training opportunities
• Created and supervised new shows and material for station
• Provided training for television production techniques
• Director of Wolf TV promotions

• Information Technology at NCSU Libraries
• Assisted professors students and staff with technology and computer programs
• Taught sessions in Dreamweaver, After Effects, Adobe Flash, Final Cut Pro, and Lighting for video
• Worked with Mac, Linux and PC
• Worked with VHS, BetaCam, DV, DVD and Blu-ray
• Worked in technical support center; solved issues with camera equipment, computers and other similar

Bachelor of Arts, Arts Applications – Film Studies.......2011
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Relevant Courses: Film Production, Digital Video Production, Screen Writing,
Advanced ScreenWriting, Multi-Media Production, Art and Design
Minors: Art & Design and Creative Writing
Relevant Courses: Costume Design, 3D Design, 2-D Design, Color and Light, Digital
Imaging, Fiction Writing, Advanced Fiction Writing

Production Experience
Lighting Director/Art Director It Had to Be You (2010)
North Carolina State University Film Department16mm, short film
Director/Producer/Costume Designer/Writer The Wolf (2010)
Digital short, Campus Movie Festival
Accolades: Nominated Best Costume, Campus Movie Festival
Special Recognition, Chicago Horror Film Festival
Nominated Best Drama, Campus Movie Festival
Editor/Writer Faded Memory (2010)
North Carolina State University Film Department16mm, short film
Accolades: Best Editing, Art Application Department Recognition
Set Designer/ Lighting Director The Dead (2010)
North Carolina State University Film Department16mm, short film
Assistant Director/Art Director Flightless (2011)
SparkCon Film Festival, RiverRun International Film Festival, 16mm short film
Director/ Art Director Sanctum of a Killer (2010)
North Carolina State University Film Department16mm, short film
Art Director/Graphic Designer Mendacity(2012)
Feature Film, Red One
Director/Writer Watching (2010)
Digital Video, short film

Technical Skills
• Editing: Final Cut Pro, Avid, After Effects and Flash Animation
• Audio: Sadie Audio Editing System
• Graphic: Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge
• Cameras: 16mm, Red One, Digital, Studio Cams
• Lighting: Lowel, Kino Flo; location lighting & studio lighting
• Studio: Audio Board operating and studio light operating experience

Additional skills and interest
• Languages: English, Spanish, limited French, limited Hindi
• CS5-code writing for web pages
• Art: Drawing, carpentry, model/mold casting
• Lighting, special effects, extensive green screen/chroma key experience,
make-up and costume design
• Music: Plays violin, viola, mandolin, Bass
• Experience with advertising and Ad design
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Video Editing