Education

USC School of Cinematic Arts'16

B.A. Film and Television Production

B.A. Interactive Media and Games 

Honors: Graduated Cum Laude, Dean's List, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Honor Society, USC Jewish Leadership Scholarship recipient


Project highlights

  • Director of Forever Home, short documentary. Watch pitch video. 
  • Lead game designer and artist, Vertigo multi-player first person shooter. Watch the trailer.
  • Director, writer, editor, and production designer on numerous short films (documentary & narrative)
  • Narrative designer, UX designer, artist, writer, producer for digital and non-digital games

Work experience

Design and Production Intern @ Electronic Arts, Los Angeles        

  • Interned on LEASH mobile team 
  • Worked closely with the game's designers on creative brainstorms for new game features, helped flesh out potential game features
  • Frequently created teardowns of game's market competitors 
  • Completed data analysis on various aspects including difficulty curve, FTUE content pacing, and economy analysis
  • Created specs on potential design features

Production Intern (1 of 2) @Team Todd Production Company, Santa Monica

  • Extensive pre-production on Alice in Wonderland II and once shooting started, daily coordination with London based assistant
  • Worked on developing projects for television
  • Read 2-3 feature length scripts daily
  • Researched video streaming, video sharing, target audience, and revenue and content restrictions to better advise on developing scripts

Development Intern @ BOOM! Studios, 21st century FOX, Los Angeles

  • Assisted in selecting and developing comic books into screenplays
  • Script coverage
  • Matched writers' styles with pre-existing comic books

Assistant to Creative Director @ CREEM Magazine (pop-culture, fashion), New York

  • Worked as only intern under the creative executive editor
  • Assisted with monthly magazine layout
  • Helped launch video shoots
  • Picked themes for photo shoots
  • Styled photo shoots

Key skills

Creative Skills 

  • Directing
  • Game design (narrative, UX, level)
  • Editing
  • Writing
  • Production Design
  • 2D Art

 

 

Software

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Pro Tools
  • Unity
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Systems

  • Mac
  • Windows