Zimmerman Resume
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Location: Chicago, IL, USA
School: University of Texas at Austin
Field of study: Film

Zimmerman Resume

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
A driven filmmaker skilled in camera work, lighting, audio recording, and editing. An avid aesthete capable of generating graphics and photographic work tailored for online audiences. A trusted collaborator.

BUSINESS EXPERTISE CREATIVE EXPERTISE TECHNICAL SKILLS
• Project Management
• Client Relations
• Proposals & Contracts
• Communication • Video Production
• Camera Operations
• Content Creation & Strategy
• Photography & Graphics • Adobe Creative Cloud
• Final Cut
• Avid Media Composer
• DaVinci Resolve

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS
Multiple Clients, Chicago, Illinois / Austin, Texas
Videographer, 2011 – Present
Executed full life cycle project management from contract negotiation to client follow-up. Independently identifies and secures clients; collaborates with clients to ensure satisfaction and foster positive relationships. Contracted by companies and individuals to capture diverse events such as live music performances, weddings, and sporting events and produce varied deliverables such as documentaries, narratives, and commercials. Skilled camera operator and gaffer with an ability to write, edit, and produce engaging products.

StoryCloud, Chicago, Illinois
Contracted Legal Videographer, 12/2018 – 5/2020
Contracted to film and upload legal depositions utilizing proprietary, cloud-based filming software. Effectively communicated with legal counsel and court stenographer to ensure proper legal documentation. Directed several videographers simultaneously via live streams to ensure proceedings were correctly recorded and uploaded.

Mandalay Sports Media, Los Angeles, California
Administrator, Summer 2017
Executed a myriad of pre-production tasks by leveraging organizational, collaborative, and brainstorming skills drawn from on-set experience and creative collaborations. Visionary and innovative, developed ideas, covered scripts, and properly operated and maintained camera equipment.


Additional Experience
Waiter/Bartender – Iron Age Korean Steakhouse, Chicago, Illinois (2019)
Lead Driver – JunkLuggers of Austin, Austin, Texas (2018)
Student Thesis Film Writer & Director of Photography – “An American Dream”, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (2017)
Waiter/Bartender – Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Austin, Texas (2016 – 2017)
Customer Servicer Representative – Dry Clean Super Center, Frisco, Texas (2013 – 2014, 2015)

EDUCATION/TRAINING
Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film, 2018
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
PLATFORMS: Blackmagic Cinema, Sony, Panasonic, Canon