SHANE A. BAKER
MEDIA DIRECTOR - A/V SPECIALIST - SR. DESIGNER - ANIMATOR - PRODUCER
CORPORATE, BROADCAST AND PRINT MEDIA
23 2nd Ave ? Farmingdale, NY 11735 ? 516.732.6205 ? ShaneBaker22@hotmail.com
AV/MEDIA DIRECTOR / DESIGNER / MARKETING ASST.
RSM Deer Park, NY ? 2008-2011
Manage AV/media and marketing production for successful corporation: digital recording, editing, graphic design and production of corporate presentations; customer-facing marketing materials; training, safety and product videos. Execute project and initiatives set forth in business plan, and supplemental and design-led initiatives. Apply design, corporate and cultural trend knowledge to guide solution development. Demonstrate strategic insight and design for brand identity and/ or package design, marketing collateral and manage multiple projects with critical deadlines. Managed creative and technical staff while working closely with designers, engineers, sales staff, management and executive management to meet goals.
Led corporate initiative by developing and installing a cost efficient, reliable, AV/Multi-Media system fulfilling and exceeding all corporate needs and expectations. The AV/Multi-Media system increased communication efficiency, training effectiveness, sales proficiency and client relationships. Set up, operated and maintained AV/Multi-Media for all corporate use.
- LCD Projectors and displays
- HD Teleconferencing & Video recording
- High Bandwidth Digital & Analog System
- DSP Components
- Fender PA System with Microphone
- Sony DV Deck
- Dell PC tower running Windows XP with professional editing, audio, animation and graphics capabilities.
- Video Streaming
- DVD Authoring and duplication
- Video recording equipment including Panasonic DVX, Cannon XL1 and XL1S, Sony/Panasonic/Samsung HD camcorders and various tripods.
- Corporate presentation on Panasonic HD Plasma
- Managed 2 creative employees & 4 technical employees
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / SR. DESIGNER / MARKETING
Full Throttle Magazines Deer Park, NY ? 2004-2008
Manage creative direction and production for regional magazines (Full Throttle and FTHR Monthly) and related website. Managed promotional, creative and technical staff. Execute design and layout, and design of supplemental marketing materials; manage print production, staff and tradition, social and viral marketing campaigns; provide design services and direction to advertisers.
Managed and developed all technical aspects of company to help increase brand visibility and inner company communications. Developed dynamic AV Media presentation for corporate events and promotional stages. Package included:
- Panasonic HD Plasma Monitors
- Mac Pro Tower
- Fender PA System with wireless microphone and audio amplifier
- DVD and interactive programs
- Managed staff of 10
CREATIVE DIRECTOR/VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST/SR. DESIGNER
Henninger Media Services Arlington, VA ? 1996-2004
Managed multi-site graphics department for largest regional post-production company, expanding technology, services and sales to include design, animation, compositing and compression for digital media formats. Manage design team and end creative for all media platforms, provide professional graphic design for print and broadcast formats; Developed and maintained AV equipment and AV/Multi-Media Systems including Computer systems, routers, switchers, compression equipment, communication technology, and AV Production; Creative Direction, animation, show opens and visual effects. Clients include producers of regional, national and world wide programming, independent producers, music videos, commercials, feature and independent films.
Started in video tape library developing efficient and effective organizational computer system. Moved into duplication operating a multitude of audio & video decks, digital and analog routing and switching system. Quickly advanced through leadership and a thorough understanding of technological, system development and continuous improvement of services. I was soon operating multiple computer systems including Windows, Mac, and Unix OS, routing between rooms and developing more efficient and productive suites which increased productivity and revenue all while managing over 50 employees in 7 locations.
- A/V Decks including DAT, Digital Beta, Beta, DV, MiniDV, HDV, D2, Reel to Reel, DVD and Disc recorders
- Mac, Windows and Unix Operating Systems
- Digital and analog Routers and switchers
- Audio, video, graphics, animation and multi-media software
- Editing, Animating and Designing a wide variety of projects
- LCD, LED, Plasma and CRT displays for both SD and HD outputs
- Multi DVD/CD duplicator/printer
- Video recording equipment filming regional and national programs
- Digital Analog Processing Components
- High Bandwidth digital and analog systems
- Managing over 50 employees in 7 locations
HARDWARE: Windows, Mac, Unix, Solid state recorder, Various A/V Decks including DV & DVD, Digital and analog routers and switchers, LCD/LED/Plasma/CRT SD & HD monitors, Multi DVD/CD duplicator/Printer, Digital Analog Processing Components, High bandwidth digital and analog systems, Panasonic DVX, Cannon XL1, Canon XL1S, Canon XF100, Sony HVR-A1U, Panasonic/Sony/Samsung HD consumer Camcorders, PA Systems with wired and wireless microphones, IPod, and smart technologies.
SOFTWARE: Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign ? Final Cut Pro, Discreet Flame, Flint, Smoke ? Morph ? Quark Xpress, PPT – more…
ADVANCED TRAINING, EDUCATION: American Film Institute, advanced training, Adobe suite ? Discreet Logic, Flame training with certified trainer Concordia College, Bronxville, NY
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST, GOVERNMENT Social Security Administration, US DOD, US Military, Library of Congress | MEDIA Nat Geo TV, Discovery Channel, Time Life, TLC, BBC America, Travel Channel, MSNBC, ABC, Fox, NBC | NON-PROFIT/EDUCATION American University Americans for the Arts, Video Action Fund, Cable in the Classroom | CORPORATE World Bank, Circuit City, Sensitron Semiconductor | ENTERTAINMENT 745Films, Madison Square Garden, New Urban Entertainment, Beat Pirate Films, Inter Scope/Geffen, & more…
REFERENCES: Available upon request.