Southwest Digital

Experience & Objective

Over 20 years of experience in Creative Direction, Marketing, Integration, and Information Technology industry with expertise leading innovative creative initiatives across regional broadcast news, internet, and other platforms. Primary areas of focus are Broadcast Graphics Automation & Integration solutions & data driven graphics systems, information technology and operational workflow expertise. Demonstrated expertise in all phases of creative application development, marketing,design,and engineering from concept, strategic planning, project management, development, Q/A, to delivery. Proven success in Leadership, Corporate Communication, Technical Depth, and Delivery.

Specialties

Worldwide Creative Services Management, Broadcast Creative Television Graphic Technologies, Project Management, Business & Client Development, Workflow Integration, Business & Technical Operations, Internet Development & Management, Creative Direction, Motion Graphics

Professional Experience

Creative Services Manager Astucemedia 2013 – Present (5 Years)

Managing worldwide sales processes, proposals and RFPs, creative services team integration, data management, software development for leading broadcast networks. Sports, Finance, News, Social, Elections and Weather Data Driven Graphics. on-site support & Training. FOX Sports, NBC Universal, ABC News, CBC ICI, Fusion Network, Panasonic, Al Arab, Aljazeera Networks and many more.

CEO Southwest Digital Inc 1998 – Present (19 Years)

Creative Direction, Marketing, Integration, and Information Technology industry with expertise leading innovative creative initiatives across regional broadcast news, internet, and other platforms. Broadcast Graphics Automation & Integration solutions & data driven graphics systems, IT and Operational workflows. Automation development, Marketing, Design, and Engineering. Concept, Project Management, Development, Q/A. Proven success in Leadership, Corporate Communication, Technical Depth, and Delivery. WABC-NY, NECN, Astucemedia

Design Integration Manager Bright House Networks (Spectrum) 2005 – 2013 (9 Years)

Creative & Software Design management, complete workflow automation system structure, design, and implementation. Graphics workstations, servers, databases, software integration, newsroom control applications, complete template structure and design. Hiring Staff and Budgets for Central Florida News 13, Bay News 9, Infomas and Sports Network.

Graphic Applications Director Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) 2003 – 2005 (3 years)

Directing National Time Warner Local News Station Graphics and Graphic Automation Systems for News 9 San Antonio, News 24 Houston, News 10 Syracuse, News 14 Carolina, Capital News 9 Albany, and New York 1. Corporate Direction, Master Control Graphics Automation, National Election Graphics Automation System, Newsroom Software Integration, and Regional Graphics Asset Management.

Lead Broadcast Designer KSAT 12 San Antonio 2002 – 2003

Lead 3D Art Director and Designer, scheduled team of designers and art directors to produce all the Virtual Set Environments for Sports, Promo, Stand-ups and Main Studio. Marketing, Website Design.

Multimedia Developer Avalon Digital Solutions 2002

Project management, cost analysis, and project timelines involved with Multimedia Production. Interactive marketing POS materials & video production.

3D Animator Atomic Pictures 2001

Full-service video production, 3D Design & Animation for local and regional advertisers.

Multimedia Designer Boeing Aerospace Operations 2000-2001

Graphic, Web, Interactive designer and developer trainer for various technical documentation for the C-17 and T-1 aircraft cockpit training material.

Software:

PC, MAC, MS Office, AHA, Scrum, Agile, Video, Cameras, Mobile, Web, Apps, Adobe, Vizrt, XMedia, Ventuz, MS SQL, VB, JSON, XML, ATOM, JAVA, HTML5.. to many to list.
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