Allen Merck

Freelance Screenwriter & Animator

Location:Burbank, California, United States
Phone: 313-384-3786
2 Skills
• Experience in Graphic Design, Storyboarding, 2D animation and Web Design with Adobe Creative Suite
• Proficient in 3D character modeling using 3Ds Max & Maya 3D software
• Proficient in non-linear Editing with Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, and Adobe Premiere
• Expert in Microsoft Office Suite including Power Point, Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Proficient on both Mac & PC platforms
• Adept in Script Coverage, and talented Screen Writer
• Knowledgeable in CSS and HTML coding

NBC Universal, Universal City, CA October 2009 – Present
Corporate Diversity Coordinator,
• Provide support to the VP of Inclusion & Corporate Diversity
• Coordinate and participate in events and meetings promoting internal and industry-wide diversity initiatives
• Create and distribute promotional Graphic materials for campaigns and events hosted by NBCUni Affinity groups
• Create Spotlight Images highlighting diversity achievements and news for the My NBCU diversity intranet site
• Maintain department databases, including networking events, resumes, etc.
• Perform administrative duties including: travel arrangements, phone coverage, scheduling, and calendar management
Campus Relations and Diversity Temp
• Managed intern tracking process (draft and send eligibility documents, collect paperwork from new hires, run background checks, maintain contact with new hires to ensure all paperwork has been returned, send rejection correspondence, assist with on-boarding)
• Assisted in organization, and execution of networking and career building events
Corporate Diversity Coordinator Temp
• Provided support to the VP of Inclusion & Business Diversity
• Provided Script Coverage for VP of Talent Development
• Performed administrative duties including: answering phones, scheduling meetings, copying and filing documents, and assisting in travel arrangements
NBC Page - Media Village
• Served as assistant to the Director of New Media Programming & Design
• Produced Graphic Art to be featured as Spotlight Images for NBCU’s Media Village press website
• Managed scheduling of all spotlights & assisted in maintaining integrity of Media Village website
NBC Page - Guest Relations
• Assisted in audience coordination (seating, participation, V.I.P placement) for “The Jay Leno Show”, “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”
• Performed Customer Relations duties, including holding guided tours of NBC Studio, Burbank
• Supervised daily operation of the NBC ticket office including processing ticket request and phone inquiries
Clear Channel Radio Detroit , Farmington Hills, MI June 2004 – August 2007
Emma L. Bowen Foundation Intern
• Produced informative video with 3D Graphics for all Clear Channel Radio Detroit Stations 2007
• Acted as Assistant to the Supervising Head of Copy Writing and wrote advertising materials 2006-2007
• Completed Affidavits, maintained logs, and addressed scheduling conflicts for Traffic Department 2006-2007
• Edited, cut, and dubbed spots into Clear Channel’s Profit System for Production Dept. 2007
• Installed hardware, software, and rebuilt computers for Engineering Dept. 2007
• Organized, cut, and scheduled syndicated shows for WNIC Programming Dept. 2006
• Coordinated multiple promotional events for WJLB Promotion Dept. 2005
• Designed ads using Adobe Photoshop for 106.7 The Drive’s Promotions Dept. 2004
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI September 2006 – December 2009
Teaching Fellow
• Co-Instructed two Freshmen Seminar courses per semester
• Coordinated orientation, peer networking, and mentoring events for new students

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Graduated Fall 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media,
• Graduated with Honors in Digital Media Art & Technology specializing in 3D Animation & Graphic Design
• Fine Arts Cognate Specializing in Film Studies & Screen Writing
Amorphous Entertainment
• Founded Student Organization focused on training MSU students on the process of creating animated cartoons
• Assisted in daily projects (writing Scripts, creating Storyboards, Modeling characters and sets on 3D
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