To obtain a rewarding and gainful position which provides opportunities for personal and professional growth while allowing me to contribute to the overall success and for the benefit of its stakeholders by fully utilizing my skills, abilities and knowledge in Multimedia, Information Technology and Customer Service.
Professional with experience in multimedia, technology, management, customer service; an organized and self-motivated team player who is able to work independently or as part of an integrated team in the face of change management while motivating others to strive for excellence.
MULTI MEDIA PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE:
For over 30 years, I produced and created a variety of commercials, movie trailers, short and feature length movies, infomercials, promotional videos, exercise/fitness videos and documentaries including but not limited to:
That's Dear Ol Mandeville - A Documentary about the "town" of Mandeville, Louisiana.
To premiere on May 26, 2012.
Christmas Snow Angels, Blonde's Girls, Acuvue Contact Lenses, Famous Footwear, Kushyfoot;
Coming Home; Web Based Short Film; To Be Released in June 2010
Rewards TV; Video/Editing/Music Composed and Orchestrated
Salvations Last Stand; Video/Editing http://www.screencast.com/t/OWIxZTQ3Yz
Model Fit / Peak Fitness; Video/Editing http://www.screencast.com/t/8NyaWE35kS
NUCTV; Videography http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc-0bTgGqU4
Video Scouting (Soccer); Videography/Editing http://www.screencast.com/t/PWeSOXA0
Food Channel ("So You Wanna Own a Restaurant"); Videography
Demo Reel Highlights (Dance Fusion, Ritual (Rock Band), Mr. Jazz, Florida Wildlife); Videography/Editing http://www.screencast.com/t/cg4sZZelh
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CGI; (Internet Based Commercials) Videography/Director
Power Point Examples; Produced http://www.screencast.com/t/4405VMc9e
Various Marketing / Advertising Campaigns;
i.e. Ernie's Spa & Pools, Ross & Associates Wellness Centers
Field Videographer; WDSU-TV 6
World's Fair (New Orleans, Louisiana);
Field Production Assistant; WCOX-TV 2 Jefferson Parish 1983 - 1984
Audio / Video Media Specialist; Delgado Media Center
New Orleans, Louisiana 1981 to 1984
Radio Broadcaster / Announcer / Voice Over Talent 1975 to Present
1968 to Present: Audio Recording Specialist; From the use of borrowed from my elementary school reel to reel tape recorders to my first cassette recorder to today having a modest multiple machine and computerized audio capture/edit/produce recording studio
1975 to 1981: Radio Announcer/Dee Jay: WARB 790 AM (Covington, Louisiana), KSLU 89.9 FM (Hammond, Louisiana), WWNO 90.9 FM (New Orleans, Louisiana), WFPR 1400 AM (Hammond, Louisiana), WHMD 107.1 FM (Hammond, Louisiana)
I had a considerable amount of commercial work and voice over experience as well.
Videographer/ENG Videographer/Studio Cameraman/Video Technician/Best Boy & Grip/Cinematographer: Freelance Videographer for businesses, aspiring actors/models, training and or instructional / educational media
A Variety of Commercials and or Video Camera Operations for Reality Programs, Documentaries and or Business Instructional Training
"Don't Throw Me Nothin', Mister!"
WDSU-TV 6 (NBC) 1984 World's Fair
WCOX-TV 2 (Cable) 1983
Delgado Media Center (1981-1984 while in school and during other jobs as well) including studio camera work, editor, assistant director, field camera work,; filmed classes, Delgado Forum and other in house CCTV programming.
Personal Computer Hardware and Software Support
Catalina Marketing, Tampa, FL
National Customer Support Center, Call Center August 2005-February 2008
Assist clients in a high volume call center utilizing administrative problem solving, and execution of stated goals and objectives
Initiate repairs to company based coupon printing system including the printers and computer operating systems and related programs via remote access and or leading store assistance through processes by which the issue would be resolved.
Receive calls from stores, customers and other parties of interest for determining why a coupon did not print by correcting the company based hardware and or software, inter-dependant systems and redeeming coupons scheduled for distribution.
Work closely with previous Director of NCSC Training Supervisor of NCSC in creating and presenting New Employee Orientation PowerPoint presentations and special projects
Computer Generated Solutions, Tampa, FL
IBM Contractor, Technical Help Desk May 1997 to April 1999
Exemplify the ability to successfully operate all IBM peripherals
Maintain confidentiality of privileged information obtained in the course of work
Receive calls from internal IBM employees and related personnel for correcting hardware/software issues
Instruct clients in the use of new equipment or programs
Provide techniques and methods for the enriching the appearance and or functionality of a document, spreadsheet, presentation or web site
Assist clients and internal personnel with password reset
LaSalle University, Mandeville, LA
Admissions Counselor / Student Adviser September 1995 to December 1996
Advise undergraduate and graduate candidates regarding admissions, degree completion requirements, and financial options as well as enrolling students for the University's undergraduate and graduate programs.
Assist new students with completion of application and financial aid paperwork.
Manage and mentor students to ensure success toward graduation.
Lead by example and work with a high level of integrity and ethics.
Global Strategies Christian Association, Moscow, Russia
Manager/Communications Dispatcher August 1994 to August 1995
Monitor budget expenditures as assigned
Maintain calendars, schedules, coordinated and facilitated meetings for visiting Nationals
Supervise student employees as appropriate
Facilitate American, Russian Nationals and others with travel, lodging, transportation, currency exchange, communications and related needs to performance
Unite parties involved with one another
St. Tammany School Board, LA
Interpreter For The Deaf / Handicap Specialist August 1981 - May 1986
Security Photo Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts
Manager, ID Card Services August 1988 - May 1991
Supervise employees as appropriate
Oversee for Retail Operations & Manage ID Cards Services and On Site Production
Supervise employees as deemed necessary in job function
Create Computerized Database
Stage and deliver sales presentations to potential clients
Produce artwork templates for ID cards Maintain department budget
Brian J. Jones (continued)
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Publisher, Multi Media Specialist, PC Hardware Technician & Software Specialist, Seven English Based Sign Languages, Gourmet Cook, Gardening, Armature Meteorologist with NWS, Hebrew, Greek & English Linguists
University of Phoenix, Tampa, FL Bachelor of Science in Business, Marketing Concentraiton, November 2009
Delgado College, New Orleans, LA Associate of Business Cooperative Mid-Management May 1984
Delgado College, New Orleans, LA Associate of Arts in Humanities, May 1984
Christ for the Nations Bible College Practical Theology and Pastoral Studies May 1988
Certified Studio and Field Multimedia Production (Audio/Video integration 1", ¾", ½" VHS, Beta, CD, DVD,Web)
Level Three - PC Computer Hardware Technician & Software Specialist
Level Two - Mental Health Counselor; State of Maine
Level Two - Instructional Para Professional; State of Louisiana
Level Superior - Signer and Translator for the Deaf; State of Louisiana
Ordained Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ - 1988 to Present
References Upon Request