Product Specialist, Demonstratior, Sales Manager, Videographer, Editor, Photographer
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Location: Fayetteville, NC, USA
School: East Carolina University
Major: Communications

Product Specialist, Demonstratior, Sales Manager, Videographer, Editor, Photographer

Brandon Gerald
613 Larkspur Drive Fayetteville NC, 28311 | ------------ | ------------

WORK EXPERIENCE
Universal Studios, Orlando, FL October 2011 – June 2014
Product Demonstrator at Theater Magic
• Performed magic shows/sales pitches for tourists of all ages.
• Contributed in selling over $900,000 in merchandise.
• Trained new employees on customer interactions as well as aiding in the development and growth of their social skills to execute their best performances.
Penguin Magic, Columbus, OH June 2014 – Dec 2018
Creative Director, Videographer, and Editor
• Directed, filmed, and edited over 200 20-minute length multicamera interviews.
• Constructively directed hundreds of offset video shoots for a variety of performances in both controlled and unpredictable environments. Consists of collecting B-Roll footage, finding locations, the best camera angles, shots, lighting, and space for audio.
• Implemented and created unique video shots for over 300 live variety shows ranging between 1.5 and 2 hours of lectures, standup comedy, and variety performances as well as edited over 200 instructional and promotional videos for online products and merchandise.
• Filmed and edited videos such as “Bob Cassidy Q&A Masterclass” – A 5-hour instructional DVD of Bob Cassidy’s entire mind reading act, and “13 Steps to Mentalism” by Richard Osterlind – A 4 DVD course on magic and mentalism consisting over 20 hours of instructional video; a three-month long collaboration of 13 projects of editing footage from the two-weeks of filming.
• Expedited the completion of 5 commercials and 5 video tutorials of 12-hour footage in two days.
• Helped exceed selling goal of $10K of magic kits at the 2017 Penguin Live Expo in Newark, NJ.
John Hiester Chrysler, Lillington, NC March 2019 – Present
Product Specialist, Sales Consultant
• Ensure that customer’s needs are met during their visit to the dealership.
• Show and deliver vehicles to customers.
• Collecting, organizing and storing information.
• Following up with existing customers and generating fresh leads.
East Carolina Service Learning Volunteer Center, Greenville, NC March 2008
Video Producer
• Volunteered in the production of a PSA for a local TV station to promote Helping Hands Inc.
EDUCATION
Webster University • Orlando, FL August 2011 – Sept 2013
Completed 15 semester credits toward an MBA
East Carolina University • Greenville, NC August 2007 - July 2011
BS in Communications, concentration in Media Production
• Graduated with recognition as one of the top students of my Video Production courses
Activities:
“Ricochet”: Self-produced short film
SOFTWARE / HARDWARE KNOWLEDGE
Video Editing: Final Cut Pro • Vegas Pro Adobe Software: Adobe After Effects • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Illustrator Hardware: Cannon, Sony, and Nikon DSLRs and Video Cameras • Tascam DR-60mkll Audio Recorder • Zoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder Microsoft Office: Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Outlook Customer Relationship Management: Dealer Socket • Dealer Connect • Elead
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
Photography • Pencil Drawing • Public Speaking • Human Psychology • Performance art • Writing • Video Editing • Audio Production

• Pencil Drawing • Public Speaking • Human Psychology • Performance art • Writing • Video Editing •