Résumé & Portfolio

KSMOCK898@GMAIL.COM

RETROFIEND PRODUCTIONS • (2020 – PRESENT) • DEMO
Producer / Designer / Editor / Director
South San Francisco, CA 94080
• Creator and host of a multimedia video docuseries dedicated to showcasing the underrated treasures of pop culture
• Conceptualizing, planning and storyboarding multiple productions and docu-narratives with various special guests
• Conducting all research and gathering multimedia assets from newspaper archives, television broadcasts and more
• Planning and executing all aspects of AV production and post-production
• Responsible for all graphic design, including motion graphics, kinetic typography and intro/outro titling sequences
• Manager of all promotional campaigns, social media platforms, websites and video channels
• Featured Giphy artist
@RETRO-FIENDOver 1 Billion Verified Views – GIFs featured on news & entertainment websites for The Hollywood Reporter, People Magazine, Buzzfeed, VICE and more

DocuCAST CLIPS
“B-Movie Adventures” with Director Brian Trenchard-Smith (Leprechaun, Dead End Drive-In) – IN PRODUCTION
“The Master and the Dragon” with Grandmaster Douglas L. Wong (Founder of the White Lotus Kung Fu System)
“Martial Arts & the Arts” with Stunt Coordinator Steven Lambert (White House Down, Indiana Jones, Casino)
“Avenging Force, Delta Force and Beyond” with Actor William Wallace (Beverly Hills Cop, Born on the 4th of July)
“The Making of Avenging Force” with Director Sam Firstenberg (Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo & American Ninja 1 & 2)
“From Baseball to the Big Screen” with Actor/Producer/Director Tom Stern ( The Hallelujah Trail
, Hell’s Angels ’69)
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” with Actor/Producer/Director Tom Stern (Angels From Hell, The Devil’s Brigade)

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission • (2018 – PRESENT) • DEMOS & SAMPLES
Multimedia Instructional Designer
525 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102
• Copywriting, copyediting, technical writing
• Graphic design, print/web layout and digital illustrations
• Industrial photography and digital image processing, photo retouching and compositing
• AV production & post-production, script writing, voiceover talent and motion graphics
• LMS module design and implementation
• PowerPoint and Prezi presentation
• Coordinated with contractor drone crew and created flight patterns to capture aerial footage of city demolitions
• SharePoint designer and administrator; transferring, sorting and archiving assets for the “Wastewater Enterprise” of the City of San Francisco, which includes hundreds of employees and hundreds of thousands of data files
As a Senior Designer on a very small team, we
conceived and designed numerous competency-based safety programs with multiple interconnecting curriculum components, including Lockout/Tagout, Gas Monitoring, Respiratory Training and Wastewater Disinfection
Produced dozens of operations manuals, 70+ SOPs, 50+ training videos, 40+ LMS modules, 20+ PowerPoint and Prezi presentations, in addition to creating and administrating multiple SharePoint websites

Eevelle, LLC. • (2016 – 2018) • SAMPLECATALOG LAYOUT
Multimedia Designer & Project Manager
2270 Cosmos Ct. #100 Carlsbad, CA. 92011
Graphic design, print/web layout, and digital illustrations
• Product photography, product mock-ups, digital image processing, photo retouching and compositing
• Created and maintained front end graphics, copy, and overall functionality of multiple retail brand websites
• Collaborated with domestic & overseas programmers to covert multiple legacy brand websites into a responsive design
• Graphics and copy on all direct email campaigns

strategic operations, INC • (2015) • DEMO & SAMPLES
In-Field Tactical/Emergency Response Training Photographer
4705 Ruffin Road San Diego, CA 92123
• Worked and coordinated with local law enforcement & the U.S. Navy on various tactical/EMT trainings, which included active shooter scenarios, terrorist attacks, hostage negotiations, combat surgical scenarios and more
• Digital image processing, photo retouching and compositing on all final deliverables

Portable Charging Solutions • (2013 – 2016) • SAMPLES
Graphic Designer
701 Palomar Airport Road Suite 300 Carlsbad, CA 92011
• Graphics, mock-ups and other design elements to ensure brand consistency
• Copy and graphics for pamphlets, catalogs and other print/web materials
• Print and web advertising, booth graphics and trade show banners

Aztec IP Solutions • (2013 – 2014) • SAMPLES
Graphic Designer / Production Artist
4888 Ronson Ct Suite G, San Diego, CA 92111
• Worked with top clients to translate data and graphics into compelling designs for major fortune five hundred companies including Sony, Verizon, DuPont, Expedia, National Geographic, Nestle, Purina and more
• Laser engraved original graphics into decorative patent plaques, statuary and awards on wood, steel, acrylic & crystal
• Worked with multiple clients on design strategies for various projects, including major regional awards ceremonies and special events like the San Diego Asian Film Festival & Latino Film Festival, SDSU Aztec Basketball events and much more
• Production artist operating laser engraving machines, sublimation hot presses, drill presses and HVAC ventilation

BLACK SUN ENTERTAINMENT • (2012 – 2020) • WEBSITE SCRIPT SAMPLE
Screenwriter / Copywriter & Editor
Los Angeles, CA
• Screenwriting, character development and script outlines on multiple features and short films in development
• Provided promotional copy and film synopsis’s for development meetings with potential investors
• Screenwriter of Relic of Gods docuseries in co-development with Seasun Games

THE KEN BLANCHARD COMPANIES / ACCENTS US, INC • (2012 – 2013) • SAMPLE
Multimedia Instructional Designer & Copyeditor / Onsite Translation Dept.)
101 State Place STE# Q-1 Escondido, CA. 92029
• Graphic design and layout of curriculum materials for multiple foreign language editions of the award-winning, “SLII Leadership Development Program,” which included Chinese (Hanzi) and Japanese (Kanji) characters.
• AV post-production editor, dubbing and subtitling on all foreign language versions for the supplemental training videos, which are components of the interconnecting curriculum for the “SLII Leadership Development Program”

Penton Overseas, Inc. • (2008 – 2012) • AUDIO SAMPLES
Multimedia Instructional Designer / Copywriter & Editor
2310 Camino Vida Roble Carlsbad, CA 92011
• Graphic design of print/web ads, product mock-ups, and all other marketing materials
• Working closely with translators on post-production for multiple foreign language products
• AV post-production editor on dozens of programs to teach foreign languages; included DVD series and Apple podcasts
• Responsible for all print/web copy, including advertising, product packaging, press releases and technical writing
• Script writer for product placement on shows featured on the Lifetime Network & Oxygen Network
• Script writer for national radio adverts, in addition to telemarketing scripts for call centers across the United States

The Coast News Group • (2004 – 2007) • ARTICLES
Staff Writer
315 S. Coast Highway 101 #W Encinitas, CA. 92024
• Staff writer responsible for entertainment features, editorials, interviews, film and music reviews
• Published weekly in “The Coast News,” “The Rancho Santa Fe News,” “The San Marcos News” & “The Village Valley News”

78 Magazine • (2003 – 2005) Winner of 18 SBJ AwardsWEBSITE PRESS KIT
Co-Founder / Managing Editor / Staff Writer
1521 Tutela Heights Escondido, Ca. 92026
• Managed staff of writers, editors, photographers, artists and designers to deliver story assets on strict deadlines
• Staff writer, copyeditor, illustrator and photographer

Education
Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd, San Marcos Ca. 92069
• AV post-production mentorship by Emmy-Award Winning documentary filmmaker, Ken Kebow (Penton Overseas)
• Further advanced coursework at Palomar College in AV production & post-production, graphic design, digital illustration, photography, digital image processing, English, journalism and art/film history
• Digital Arts Certification

Awards
1st Place & Best in Show for Digital Compositing – San Diego County Fair 2015
1st Place Print/Magazine/Editorial – The Society of Professional Journalists 2005
1st for Print/Headline – The Society of Professional Journalists 2005
1st for Print/Critical Review – The San Diego Press Club 200
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