Thomas Jack Carter
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University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
B.A. Film and Digital Media (Production Concentration) with Honors B.A. Business Management Economics with Honors
Heartbeat - Video Production Specialist (Contract), Venice, CA
Sep 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2018 - Jan 2019 ■ Tech start-up with an App that connects nano-influencers with their favorite brands for marketing objectives.
■ Create client facing content for investor decks and user facing content for Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat.
■ Repurposed assets to make engaging advertisements for Snapchat, Instagram, Google, and Facebook. ■ Developed a step-by-step content creation workflow for the company.
■ Traveled to company events to capture live film for our company’s promotion.
■ Analyzed campaigns run with clients in order to write case studies for the website.
■ Produced new motion graphics that became the main assets for the video portion of our brand guidelines. National Research Group - Screener Research Assistant, Culver City, CA Oct 2018 - Nov 2018
■ Organized pre-screening events of motion pictures in tandem with studio clients for market strategy purposes.
■ Selected and moderated ideal candidates to participate in a focus group after screening.
■ Modeled consistency, enthusiasm, and productive work interactions with staff, customers, and vendors.
■ Compiled and analyzed screening data digitally through Excel.
Sound in Motion Entertainment Group - DJ/Video Assistant, Scotts Valley, CA Jan 2018 - Mar 2018 ■ Part time work while in college.
■ Represented the company in a friendly professional manner at personal and business events.
■ Met with clients to pitch my skill-set, secure their business, and plan their event to best suit their liking.
■ Set up, operated, and broke down DJ and video equipment for live entertainment purposes at personal and business events.
■ Live recorded the client’s event and compiled/edited a high quality video product for the client’s personal or commercial use.
Sony Pictures Entertainment - Post-Production Intern, Culver City, CA Jun 2017 - Sep 2017 ■ Intern for the Executive Vice President of Post-Production
■ Assist in the daily logistic and operations for teams of editorial, visual effects, sound and colorist
contractors, improving workflow efficiency and collaboration.
■ Responsible for aiding in the quality control of studio content for distributors, contributors, and producers.
■ Managed creation, maintenance, and archival of film editor database that improved process for
identification, vetting and hiring of editorial professionals.
■ Performed administrative functions (budgeting, light accounts payable and receivable, travel expense
reimbursement, and hiring preparation).
■ Provided exceptional service to VIPs, actors and senior level executives as a post-production ambassador.
Film Production Coalition - Producer/Treasurer (UCSC)
Mar 2016 - Jun 2017
■ Lead cohort of student filmmakers in the making of a short film. ■ Hold script writing and pre-production planning sessions.
■ Organized shooting schedules for actors and crew.
■ Helped curate a student film showcase.
■ Managed coalition budget and forecasting.
■ Facilitated fundraising events.
■ Formally report all financial activities to UCSC leadership.
Knights of the Roundtable - School Ambassador (High School)
■ Mentored primary students on how to lead a productive and multi-faceted student career. ■ Provided guidance on balance between academics and athletics.
■ Shared solutions for healthy and active living.
Skills and Coursework
Jun 2013 - Jun 2014
Software: Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Sketch, Unity, Instagram, VSCO, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Ableton, Serato, PIX, Microsoft Office, Google Cloud Apps, Apple, Stata
Production Courses: Software Production, Short Film Production, Screenwriting, Found Footage, Digital Media Business Courses: Rhetoric, Strategy, Econometrics, Statistics, Accounting, Marketing, Management Science, ECommerce
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