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Phone: (561) 247-3146
Location: Palm Beach, Florida
To use my unique set of creative talents, technical skills, and analytical thinking to benefit the profitability, innovation, and overall advancement of your business.

  • 4+ years of Web and Internet Applications Development experience
  • 6+ years of Video and Multimedia experience
  • Creatively talented, technically skilled, analytical thinker
  • Dependable team leader and effective communicator
  • Intelligent planner and organizer

(2007 - Present) ColdFusion Web Developer, Internet Applications
The PGA of America, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Design and Develop dynamic industry leading professional golf web sites
  • Develop interactive ColdFusion 9 sites driven by MS SQL 2008 databases
  • Design rich user experience using jQuery JavaScript Library, AJAX and ColdFusion
  • Develop advanced administration, content management and reporting tools
  • Enhance search engine optimization (SEO) for multiple PGA sites

(2005 - 2007) Web Developer and Business & Program Development Coordinator
Web Power, Inc., Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Architect of enterprise level web-based software
  • Developed comprehensive Visio mockups of user interfaces
  • Conceptualized functional specification documents
  • Integrated Sony Vegas with ASP.NET and SQL to automatically edit and encode files into multiple formats with bumpers, overlays and fades
  • Developed a MS SQL Database driven solution using ColdFusion and JavaScript for organizing and meta-tagging thousands of video clips for searching and distribution
  • Edited and encoded HD videos for Internet and DVD distribution
  • Coordinated short and long term business development projects, working directly with the Vice President on strategy and presentations for top clients

(2002 - Present) Freelance Multimedia Contracts
Pixeltrics, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL
  • Web Development and Design
  • Search Engine Marketing and Optimization
  • Video Editing and Post-Production of HD, HDV, DV, and SD footage
  • Feature Films, Music Videos, Commercials, Infomercials, and Promos
  • Video and Audio Recording, Processing and Mastering
  • DVD and Interactive CD Authoring 
  • Software Installation, Troubleshooting and Training
  • Edit and encode High-Definition HDV videos for Internet and DVD distribution
  • Creative and Technical Consulting
  • Software Installation and Training
  • Hardware Upgrade and Repair
Top Clients:
  • Citigroup, Red Cross, Bacardi, Fris Vodka, Southern Wine and Spirits
  • Free Trade Association of Americas (FTAA)
  • National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA)
  • Building Office Managers Association (BOMA) TOBY Awards
  • Multivision Video and Film, Cinema East Productions, Valon Productions, Zepol Productions
  • Piccalo Music Group, No Mercy Music Group, Vlad Stashevsky - Singer, Julia Nikolayeva - Singer
  • Game Don't Differ - Feature film, released on DVD on May 4, 2004
  • Moonshine - Feature film, premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January, 2005

(2004-2005) Video Editor and Digital Media Specialist
Multivision Video and Film, Inc., Miami, FL
  • Edited corporate videos for high profile clients with budgets up to $100,000
  • Authored interactive and continuous play DVDs
  • Enhanced videos with custom graphics design and effects
  • Encoded videos to formats ranging from web to 84’ wide triple projector setup
  • Organized the hardware and software transition to HD and HDV editing
  • Assisted with video production and shooting in-studio and on-location

(2002-2004) Video Editor and Digital Media Specialist
Editech Studios, Miami FL
  • Edited video commercials, promotional videos and infomercials
  • Authored interactive DVDs
  • Edited audio tracks and music for video
  • Created graphic designs for videos

(Summer 2001) Internships and Freelance
Brighthaus Studios, Orlando FL. PRC Digital Media, Jacksonville, FL
  • Video Editing
  • Audio Editing
  • Video and Film Production
  • Producing, Directing, On-Location and Studio Shooting
  • CD-rom and DVD Authoring
  • Web and Graphic Designs

(Ongoing Commitment) Continuous Personal and Professional Development
Education through industry conferences, training videos, magazines and audio books

(2006) The Landmark Forum Graduate
Landmark Education, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Designed to bring about a fundamental shift or transformation in what is possible


(1998 - 2002) BA in Digital Arts & BS in Computer Science
Stetson University, DeLand, FL
Computer Science Research:

  • Automated categorization of video, based on audio content
Digital Arts Research:
  • A toolkit for real-time audio video processing to create video music composition

(1996 - 1998) High School Diploma
Flagler - Palm Coast H.S., Bunnell, FL
  • Silver Cord of Academic Excellence
  • Purple Cord for membership in Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club)
  • Honor Role Certificates for every semester


Video and Digital Media

  • Adobe Suite: Premiere (Video), Photoshop (2D), AfterEffects (Effects)
  • Macromedia Suite: Director (Interactive CD), DreamWeaver (Web), Flash (Web)
  • Apple: Final Cut Pro (Video), DVD Studio Pro
  • Sony Vegas and DVD Architect (Video and DVD), Avid (Video), Media 100 (Video), Pinnacle Edition (Video and DVD Authoring)
  • AliasWavefront Maya (3D), Cristal3D (3D), Dazzle DVD Complete
Operating Systems:
  • Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP/Vista, MacOS
  • Video Editing, Video Post-Production, Video Recording
  • Short Videos, Feature Films, Music Videos, Infomercials, Advertisements
  • Image Editing, Animations, Special Effects
  • 2D and 3D Graphic Art in various styles, Web-Design, Web Development and more

Audio / MIDI / Computer Music

  • Adobe Audition, Magix Audio, Emagic LogicAudio, Opcode MAX/MSP, SoundEdit16
  • Peak, Pro-Tools, Sound Forge, C-Sound, Cakewalk
  • Yamaha, Korg, Roland, EMU, Sony, Panasonic, and several others
  • Audio recording, music compositions, MIDI sequencing and editing
  • Sound effects, and real-time/post production processing

Programming / Software Development

  • Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Visual Cafe and more
  • ColdFusion, ASP.NET, C#.NET, VB.NET, ASP, SQL, Java, HTTP, CSS, Lingo, JavaScipt, OpenGL, and more
Operating Systems:
  • Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP/Vista, MacOS, Linux

  • University Symphony Orchestra Scholarship (violin), Chamber Orchestra Scholarship (violin)
  • University Dean Scholarship, multiple academic awards
  • Association of Computing Machinery, Video Club, Math Club

  • U.S. Citizen. Fluent in English and Russian

  • Available upon request