Freelance Video Editor, Music Composer, & More

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone: 773-490-9436
Website: http://klaw.tv/
4 Skills
Professional Experience

Freelance Editor 2011 -

StepChild Media - Renewal by Andersen, Tingwall, LifeLine Response, Energy BBDO
Adelstein | Liston - The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Resolution Digital Studios - Classified Ventures
200 Hundred Stories Tall - Marketing Werks, International Trucks
Republic Media - Gaspari Nutrition
Nuwave Media Productions - Lucas Oil, ComEd

Sr. Editor // DRAFTFCB 2000 - 2011

Raised level of creative output for Studio's production and editorial projects
Proficient in all aspects of creative editorial, covering range from on-air spots, test spots, sales videos
Improved the Studios' client services and facility operations
Worked effectively with agency producers and creatives for agency's entire client base, including ADM, S.C. Johnson, Kraft, Coors, Kmart, and Qwest
Lead videographer for test spots, concept videos, and other internal shoots
Involved in managing/design of studio's build-out
Integral in driving the Studio's revenue growth by 175% over five years

Editor // DDB Needham Worldwide 1985 - 2000

Edit Zone's first Avid Editor. Worked to further develop department's capabilities.
Developed and implemented studio's plan for agency's move into Aon center facility.
Offlined Television Commercials. Supervised post-production
Worked on agency's entire client base, including Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's, General Mills, Maybelline, and Wilson Sporting Goods
Lead Videographer for a variety of client presentations, product demos and other video presentation projects

AV Technician // DDB Needham Worldwide 1985 - 2000

Assembled Television/Radio Commercials for Client Presentations
Recorded & Edited Audio Presentations
Edited Video using A/B Roll Edit Suite
Videographer for a variety of client presentations, demos, etc.

Technologies and Skills

Avid Media Composer
Adobe CC
Final Cut Studio
Avid Pro Tools
Avid Unity Shared Storage System
Various Shared Storage System
Various video cameras


Compose and perform music
Volunteer for the Chicago International Film Festival