Ruth Mentzer

Freelance Video Editor & Illustrator

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Location:Denver, Colorado, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ruthmentzer
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Ruth Mentzer

Summary
Recent graduate of Visual Effects and Motion Graphics with an emphasis in editing,compositing, and 3D modeling.
20 years prepress experience in the direct mail printing industry.

Education
The Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics, March 2011

Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 1983

Work Experience
Holden Marketing Group/Longmont Colorado 9/92-2/08
Prep Manager
Leadership of manufacturing operations to improve productivity, quality and efficiency through expertise in Strategic Planning, Budgets, Manufacturing Process, Quality Control, Supplier Corporate Pricing, and ISO9002 Compliance.
Implementation of new technologies for Holden Graphics.

Skills
Software
Autodesk Maya, PFTrack, Adobe Illustrator, Nuke, Soundtrack Pro, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Flash, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign

Proficiencies
3D Modeling - Lighting and Texturing
Color Correction
Editing
Digital Image Manipulation
Management

Internship
Wynn Press/Denver Fall 2010
Utilizing Final Cut Pro, generated interview video for website.

Create Denver/Denver Fall 2010
Utilizing Final Cut Pro, created opening night video package.
Produced interview video for website.

Volunteering/Membership
Member of the Art Institute of Colorado’s SIGGRAPH Student Chapter Vice President 2010, 2011

Logo Design/January 2011
Designed new logo for the Space Weather Prediction Center, a division of NOAA

The Reel Thing at the Starz Theatre/The Art Institute of Colorado
Screened Summer 2009 and Fall 2010

Art Institute of Colorado’s Back Yard Bang/Fall 2010
Monitored snowboard auction tent

32nd Annual Denver International Film Festival/Fall 2009
Theatre Operations
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Illustration