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Work Experience

10+


years experience

Full Circle Visuals Inc.
June 2016 – June 2019

Co-founder and Production Engineer
• Successfully managed the business operations of Full Circle Visuals towards profitability for two consecutive years after launch
• Produced multiple corporate and advertising videos both as a producer, audio engineer and director of photography
• Oversaw the creation of a custom virtual reality tour app
• Worked on multiple 360-degree films, including an award-winning feature
• Spearheaded research and development and manufactured working prototypes of custom camera equipment

Postmedia Network Inc.
December 2013 – May 2016

Community Manager, Capital Ideas
• Gained deep insight into Edmonton’s and Calgary’s entrepreneur community and identified key areas to add value
• Acted as a liaison between a community of entrepreneurs and the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald newsrooms
• Learned how to understand the needs of a community and identify how to develop products and programs that fulfill those needs

Communities Analyst, Postmedia Content Works
• Expanded my role to oversee development of communities in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto, including identifying key aspects of local culture and the strengths of each individual city
• Focused on analytics and key performance indicators to successfully increase overall engagement as well as set realistic yet ambitious growth targets
• Led a national team in effective use of Lean Startup or Agile growth strategy
• Developed a thorough understanding of building marketing campaigns based on owned and earned media

Canadian University Press
May 2012 – August 2013

President
• Served one term as the elected head of a national non-profit organization, reporting to a board of directors and a diverse membership
• Managed a team of over 20 people across Canada
• Acted as a de-facto executive director and managed daily operations as well as a restructuring initiative, office relocation, changes to administrative and financial practices, partnerships and stakeholder relations and governing policy
• Coordinated and supervised the 75th anniversary of the organization and associated national conference

Canadian University Press Media Services Ltd.
May 2012 – June 2013

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
• Oversaw the closure of a subsidiary company that had seen years of massive financial losses and ensured all legal procedures were adhered to and creditors were respected
• Worked alongside the board of directors to build a framework for customers to continue to receive media buying services through external providers

Students’ Association of Grant MacEwan University
June 2011 – October 2011

Photo & Graphics Editor at The Griff
• Provided editorial leadership for all visual aspects of the newspaper, including photography, layout and graphic design
• Managed a team of volunteers including scheduling and providing training and feedback for new photographers

Hemisphere Engineering Inc.
May 2010 – August 2011, seasonally

Mechanical Technologist
• Worked alongside professional engineers to design plumbing and ventilation systems for various construction projects
• Consulted with clients to ensure their needs were met and regulatory requirements were adhered to and developed industry project management skills
• Developed proficiency in AutoCAD design

Education

2013
University of Alberta

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering