Sierra M. Jackson
Video Editor; Animator; Illustrator; Comic Book Artist
To obtain an entry level position that enables me to demonstrate my creative skills and to gain experience while working as a Character Designer/Storyboard Artist/Illustrator or Television/Movie Program Audio/Video Editor.
Character Design & Creation / Audio & Video Editing / Hard working, adaptable to any work environment / Works well under pressure / A team player
Video & Audio Editor – Racquet Sports Today, Inc March 2011-Present
Edit raw footage content for producing film and video; Cut video sequences effectively to ensure the scenes are seamless and flow logically; Organize video screenings for directors and producers to get their feedback; Perform all editing work including inserting music, sound effects, storyboarding, etc.
Perform video and audio editing based on story sequence and continuity; Review all edited tapes to identify any issues and recommend changes as necessary; Develop superior skills and expertise in handling computer editing equipment, video switching devices, etc.
Discuss with directors and producers about video layouts and editing styles; Collaborate closely with others in audio and visual teams to create continuous and complete story; Organize and assemble video segments to deliver continuous and sequential story of specified length; and Develop post-production models for films.
Sales Associate - Toys R Us, Inc Summer 2005-Spring 2012
Cashier; Customer Service; and In-store Assistance and Support
Seasonal Sales Associate – Target, Inc Fall 2003-Spring 2004
Cashier; Customer service; and In-store Assistance and Support
Education & Training
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
Media Arts & Animation - Art Institute of Washington 2003-2006
Final Cut Pro (Non-Linear Editing) - Fairfax Public Access Training Spring 2011
3D Modeling - Nova Community College Fall 2010
Web Design I-II - Nova Community College Summer-Fall 2010
Multimedia - Nova Community College Summer 2010
Character Design & Concept Art
Traditional & Comic Book Illustration
Digital Illustration - Adobe Photoshop CS5; Adobe Illustrator CS5
2D Animation - Adobe Flash CS5
3D Modeling & Animation - Autodesk Maya; Autodesk Mudbox
Video/Audio Editing - Final Cut Pro