Joseph Dutra Resume
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Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA
School: University of California, San Diego
Field of study: Digital Video

Joseph Dutra Resume

Joseph Dutra

Video editor with 10 years of experience seeking new opportunities to create high quality and unique video content for clients with a strong focus on narrative and character.


- Video Editor at The Muse
07/2015 - 06/2020
• Created engaging employer branding videos for worldwide brands including Nike, Anheuser-Busch, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Activision, CNN, AT&T, Wells Fargo, BlackRock, and Cinemark
• Collaborated closely with project managers, videographers, and producers to set creative direction for videos
• Edited for both clients with clear creative direction and precise notes, as well as clients who allowed for autonomous creative control from start to finish.
• Delivered video assets on tight timelines by anticipating client needs, thereby minimizing client feedback
• Developed new company wide post production timeline standard, leading to a substantial reduction in notes from clients and enabling videos to reach approval faster on average
• Reviewed videos and provided qualitative feedback to other video editors

- Owner/Video Editor/Director
01/2010 - 07/2017
• Wrote, directed, and edited short films, as well as promotional videos for corporate clients
• Managed a high level of communication and customer support while developing new client prospects
• Expanded the business by taking on editing jobs for other production companies
• Worked on multiple video projects at a time, delivering all on tight timelines without sacrificing quality
• Edited engaging video content for numerous clients including Cisco, UC Irvine Health, Ingram Micro, and The Muse

- Library Media Assistant
12/2014 - 06/2016
• Assisted in Circulation procedures including maintaining patron records and preparing reports, as well as keeping records of equipment loans and returns
• Supervised student aides and helped foster an environment of excitement for literature for all students
• Performed administrative duties including ordering and cataloguing of books and assisted in basic troubleshooting and repairs on student's electronic devices
• Answered questions, explained policies, and assisted students in the use of library materials


University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts - Media, 3.71/4.0, 2011

Orange Coast College
Associate of Arts, Film, 3.32/4.0 2008