CV

Producer | Plug-In Media

Brighton | March 15 – June 15 (3 month contract)

BAFTA-winning digital media production company specialising in children’s entertainment

  • Delivered Nickelodeon creative play titles ‘Free Draw’ and ‘Make a Scene – Make it Pop’ for desktop and mobile Webview
  • Produced ‘Bath Time’ iOS app for Plug-In’s original IP Tee and Mo
  • Shipped ‘Elmo Loves 123s’ Android port for Sesame Workshop

 

Supervising Producer, TV and Animation Projects | Mind Candy

London | June 13 – December 14

BAFTA-winning creator of family brands including Moshi Monsters and World of Warriors.

  • Launched 6 animated music videos for Moshi Monsters which amassed over 2 million views
  • Produced animated shorts for World of Warriors, including music video, ‘Battle Brawls’ and character focus videos
  • Supervised partnership between Mind Candy and Jamie Oliver’s Fresh One Productions, including animation production for Jamie Oliver meets Moshi Monsters Food Tube video
  • Developed strategy and directed content creation and delivery for Mind Candy’s portfolio of YouTube channels
  • Supervised production of the Electronic Press Kit and animated teaser for Moshi Monsters: The Movie
  • Budgeted, scheduled and led script development for Moshi Monsters 52 x 11 animated series

 

Head of Product Development | Mind Candy

London | June 11 – June 13  

  • Led global consumer product development and approvals for Moshi Monsters, ensuring brand guidelines and quality were maintained across products, packaging and licensee marketing materials
  • Trained and mentored junior product development managers
  • Supervised toy, digital and print development for Moshi Monsters McDonalds and Burger King Meal promotions
  • Coordinated cross-platform collaboration between licensed consumer products and Mind Candy’s digital properties including consumer product tie-ins on moshimonsters.com

 

Head of Creative Production | Mind Candy

London | May 10 – July 11    

  • Produced ‘Hey Moshi’ and ‘Monstro City Needs YOU!’ music videos
  • Launched Mind Candy’s first mobile apps – ‘Moshi Mouth Off’ & ‘Buster’s Lost Moshlings’
  • Shipped first Moshi Monsters book, ‘The Moshling Collector’s Guide’ with Penguin
  • Shipped first Moshi Monsters trading card series with Topps
  • Shipped first Moshi Monsters toys – collectible figurines and plush – with Vivid
  • Managed the creative and production processes and resources for moshimonsters.com
  • Led design and production of Moshi Monsters marketing and promotional materials including online ads, print ads, and email campaigns

 

Web Producer | Mind Candy

London | June 07 – May 10   

  • Launched award-winning children’s MMO, Moshi Monsters
  • As Agile “scrum master”, supervised design, creation and implementation of Moshi Monsters game features
  • Constructed team of internal and external creatives, and managed all graphic, animation and audio asset creation
  • As member of product steering group, influenced Moshi Monsters product and brand direction

 

Interactive producer | Unit9

London | Aug. 06 – June 07

BAFTA-nominated production company with emphasis on films, games and digital technology.

  • Launched award winning Adobe website, “The Creative Mind”
  • Delivered Websites, campaign microsites and banner ads for clients including the BBC, Adobe, Comcast and London Clubs International

 

Freelance Production | Various

New York City | Oct. 00 – Dec. 05

 

Producer/Consultant | Sesame Workshop

Nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and other beloved children’s  brands.

  • Produced live-action video segment for Sesame Street CD-ROM
  • Researched and delivered reports identifying and recommending potential developers for a future line of digital products

 

Production Manager | Goldilocks Films

Full-service creative agency creating content & strategy for beauty, fashion and lifestyle.

  • Coordinated all aspects of production and postproduction across multiple simultaneous corporate video projects
  • Managed office of 14 employees
  • Assisted Directors in sound, lighting, sets, and props for video shoots

 

Producer | Kirt Gunn & Associates

Boutique interactive agency specializing in nontraditional campaigns.

  • Produced the first interactive DVD titles (Dora the Explorer, Spongebob SquarePants and Sesame Street) for Fisher Price’s InteracTV gaming system

 

Interactive Software Design | Boomvox

Designer of children’s electronic toys and software.

  • Designed interactive content for Playskool’s ION educational gaming system

 

Photo Asset Manager | Scholastic, Inc.

Children’s publishing, education and media company delivering books, magazines and educational programs directly to schools and families for over 90 years.

  • Facilitated photographic asset identification, purchase, creation and archiving for Scholastic’s multimillion-dollar ReadAbout elementary school educational software

 

Producer | Bigchalk.com

Educational network harnessing the power of the internet to promote learning.       

  • As member of startup launch team, supervised ‘Proquest’, ‘Homeroom’ and other sections of educational Web site

 

Producer | Sesame Workshop

New York City | Jan. 94 – Feb. 00    

  • Shipped Sesame Street educational video games on schedule and on budget
  • Directed internal and external design and development
  • Directed Muppet voice-recording sessions
  • Supervised QA and educational testing
  • Assisted game programming utilizing proprietary scripting language

 

 

Education

Scrum Master certification from Scrum Alliance

New York University, New York City – Music & Technology Program

Stuyvesant High School, New York City

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