Bruce Campbell

Freelance 3D Graphic Designer & Multimedia Freelancer

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Location:Sanford, North Carolina, United States
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Bruce Irwin Campbell
30 Silverthorne Drive
Sanford, North Carolina 27332
United States

QUALIFICATIONS:

I’m an innovative, highly-creative Visual Information Specialist with 30 years of visual information specialist experience. Cross functional expertise in presentation support, graphic design, video production, multimedia presentations, valued for initiative, resourcefulness, and video teleconferencing.
Expert in concept development, direction, editing, camera angles, lighting, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Premiere, After Effects, Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Front Page, and Camtasia.
Highly organized, decisive, and efficient; able to manage multiple priorities and meet very tight project timelines in fast paced environments.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

FORSCOM Headquarters / G6, Visual Information Specialist / Video Teleconference Facilitator Audiovisual Department (10/22/2011 to Present)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Pay Grade: GS-1084-09, $57,041.00 per year

Picked up in Priority Placement after reduction in force (RIF)
Video Teleconference (VTC) Technician; schedule and facilitate VTCs for Headquarters FORCES COMMAND (FORSCOM) and U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC)
Coordinates and schedule VTC calls requirements, conference room requests, and AV support for 35 conference room / VTC Suites.
Act on verbal and written VTC and AV requests
Resolve VTC connectivity issues and conflicts
Determine and ensure availability of outlying VTC sites for participation
Prepare and oversee room requirements; operate remotely from the AV Control Center, using high-tech video-teleconferencing equipment
Connect rooms via CODIAN scheduling software, unclassified and classified
Conduct audio /video checks with Defense Information System Agency (DISA), AT&T and various installations that participant VTCs with Fort Bragg.
Facilitate up to four VTCs simultaneously
Set up audio/visual equipment such as; computer, video, sound equipment, slide projectors, view graphs, video recorders, stationary and portable, etc...
Operate complex AMX computer driven AV control touch screen panel.
Perform AV support for special FORSCOM ceremonies and special events.

43 Airlift Wing / Public Affairs (04/17/2005 – 10/21/2011)
Visual Information Specialist
Pope AFB, North Carolina United States
Pay Grade: GS-1084-09, $57,041.00 per year
Hours per week: 40

Advise customers on multimedia products, services and equipment.
Design complex graphics, using sound judgment and creativity for direct viewing, printing, and reproduction and projection.
Create scripts, animated sequences under tight deadlines, using latest computer software.
Design briefings, brochures, posters, pamphlets, multimedia presentations, drawings, collages, CD covers, web design, book & magazine covers, charts, graphs, etc…
Convert map files such as spreadsheets, and text files to EPS, PDF, HTML, and TIFF.
Convert image files to JPG, BMP, and GIF. Convert video files to DV, DVD, AVI, MPEG-1 (352X240, 29.97 fps), MPEG-2 (720X480) 29.97 fps), MPEG-2 HD (1440X1080, 29.97 fps), WMV, (320X240, and 29.97fps) MPEG -4.
Select appropriate media software and equipment to meet presentation needs.
Videotape special events; edit raw footage, add video transitions and music if requested.
Video streaming via Commander’s Access Channel
Developed wing collage/mission poster, currently displayed throughout the Pope.
Designed and supervised the construction of the new audiovisual conference facility for new 440th Air Force Reserve Unit, preparing facility layouts, electrical cabling schematics, equipment switching procedures, and projection system. Wrote Statement of Work, and assumed the role of Project Manager until project was completed.
Consult with clients to develop concepts for various VI productions and presentations materials to create a variety of media without the benefit of existing material or previous productions.
Responsible for compiling VI annual and five year budget
Provide guidance and training to users of audio-visual software and equipment.
Presentations Support: Sets up, position, synchronize, and operate various size of screens, projectors, video recorders, digital interface, (switchers) computers, audio speakers, and position microphones in base hangers and local off base facilities.
Video teleconference (VTC) Program Manager; in-charge of accreditation and validation, managing, scheduling and facilitating four Video teleconference (VTC) suites, secured and unsecured, connecting DISA and VOIP.
Wrote Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), CATASTROPHIC COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE Contingency Plan (CCCP), and Operating Instructions (OI) on steps to return system to full operation, after loss of power due to natural disaster, etc...
DVS-G VTC Certified
Provide technical support and guidance to other facilitators for operating and maintaining continuous VTC connectivity
Proficient with Tandberg 6000 MXP and POLYCOM systems
Expert with KIV-7 Encryption equipment and all forms of Videoconferencing protocols
Played a key role in scheduling and facilitating 75 successful VTCs between Headquarters AMC and Pope AFB in support of “Haiti Relief Effort”
VI advisor on 2010 Air Force Birthday Ball Committee held 9 Sep. 2010 at the Crown Coliseum Exposition Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina, overseeing the set up and creating of a multimedia historical extravaganza w/ slides, videos and music.
From 17 April 2005 until the contact expired 30 September 2010, I was Quality Assurance Evaluator for Pope’s Visual Information Contract.
Developed new retirement certificates template (s) for active duty and civilian personnel.

60th Services Squadron, 06/15/1996 to 04/13/2005
Lead Library Technician (GS-07)
Mitchell Memorial Library
Travis AFB, CA
Hours per week: 40

Supervised library’s circulation counter functions, including check in, check out, overdue accounts, and renewal.
Search customer requests for books, magazines, and other materials
Placed material on hold, notify patrons for pick up.
Recommend library services, collections, and library catalog to new customers.
Collect fines and other money, maintain patron financial records and issue receipts for lost and damaged materials.
Effectively respond to telephone and in-person inquiries.
Assist patrons with registration procedures
Distribute and evaluate library card applications, and assign statistical codes.
Acknowledge complaints and problems and resolve them within areas of authority.
Instruct patrons of the proper use of library equipment and online resources.
Catalog new library materials; train employees on creating bibliographic records, modifying records to reflect local practices, and assigning barcode.
Assign subject headings, call numbers and categories for library collection.
Create and maintain patron database files, exercising excellent patron personnel formation protection procedures, plans and policies.
Prepare, monthly, quarterly and annual library reports to AMC & AF Library Headquarters on include total patron, and patron collection requests.
Generate and print weekly overdue reports.
Member of North Bay Cooperative Library Association (NBCLA) and Outreach Program
Attended weekly meetings with Solano County Libraries Plan, organize, promote and implement outreach programs, displays, and other activities at the Library, on base and in the local community.
Planned, developed and spearheaded the library Summer Reading, Year of the Military Family, Red Ribbon Week, Holiday Christmas Story Time w/ Santa, and many more.

8/1969 - 8/1992 Visual Information Specialist E-7
United States Air Force
Last assignment, 31 Communications Squadron
Homestead AFB, FL
Hours per week: 40

Volunteered sixteen hours at Thirteenth Air Force Protocol/Public Affairs, coordinating TDY orders, travel arrangements, lodging, itineraries, base tours, seating arrangement at special functions, to include dining room table set up, windshield tours, ground travel (rental cars), and off base support and security special events.
Coordinated community relations interviews and meetings for commander to discuss national and regional news, impact on the relationship between the Filipino Community and U.S. Forces stationed at Clark AB.
Volunteered 14 hours weekly, as Video Camera Operator at the base Armed Forces Television Network, (AFRTN) Studio, videotaping ground-breaking, as it happened news, such as the Philippine legendary People Power demonstration outside the main gate.
Successfully managed Command Presentation Support Centers; scheduling and supporting 10,000+ briefings.
Transported setup and operated AV equipment for conferences in hotels and convention centers in Miami, Boston, Houston, San Francisco, and Pensacola Florida.
While assigned to 1363d Combat Camera, Det. 7, Thirteenth Air Force, Command Presentation Center, Clark AB, Philippines; it was my distinct honored to showcase my AV expertise in support of 10,000 + high level conferences chaired by US Government Officials such as; Senators, Congressmen, Air Force General Officers, Philippine Government Officials on base and in the various hotels in Manila, Camp John Hay, Cebu, Tokyo Japan, and Honolulu Hawaii.
It was truly an honor to support briefings chaired by; President George Bush Senior, President Fidel Ramos & Corizon Aquino (Philippines), General Colin Powell, the late great General Daniel "Chappy" James, Jr., Senator (s) Richard Lugar, Bob Dole, the first black Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Thomas Barnes, General P.C. Carnes and General Merrill McPeak.
During my military career I setup and operated 35MM, 16MM film projectors, 35MM slide projectors, overhead projectors, opaque projects, were considered multimedia presentations.

EDUCATION:

Penn Foster College
Current Student
Pursuing AS Degree in Graphic Design

Carolina Central Community College (01/08/2009 – 05/15/2009)
Sanford, North Carolina United States
Credits: 6

Fayetteville Technical Community College (General Ed.)
Fayetteville, North Carolina United States
Description: General Ed. 4 Credits

Coastline Community College (02/15/2003 - 05/15/2003)
Mountain Valley, California United States
Credits: 6
Description: Anthropology Course

Southern Illinois University

Travis AFB, California
United States
Degree: - Major: Work Force Education and Development
Credits: 126
Description: Workforce Education & Development - Training, Employee Benefits Programs, Wage & Labor, Health & Benefits, Workman's Compensation Claims, Human Resource, Technical Writing, Adult Teaching, Proposal Writing, Linkages

Solano Community College (02/01/2004 - 03/15/2005)
Fairfield, California
Major: General Education
Credits: 6

RELATIVE TRAINING:

2008 DVS-G VTC Certification
2007 Digital Multimedia Course, Defense Information School, (DINFOS) Fort Meade MD, (240 hours)
2005 Visual Information Manager’s Course, Defense Information School (DINFOS) Fort MD, (80 hours)
2005 Microsoft Advanced Excel, Fayetteville, NC
2004 Computer Hardware - New Horizons, Roseville, CA
1969 – 1992 Visual Information Specialist – United States Air Force

REFERENCES:

Steven Santos, 3630 Alamo Drive, Vacaville CA, (707) 514-5222 - Personal
Lisa Andrew, Fairfield CA, (707) 422-1601- Professional
Richard Armading, 43 CS / CV, Pope AFB, NC (910) 394 -2541- Professional
Capt. Beverly Mock, (Former Supervisor, now in Germany) beverly.mock@ramstein.af.mil
Skills (2) Rating
3D Graphic Design
Multimedia