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Wendy Rolón 
Cell: 510-384-407
Email victorioustart@gmail.com@gmail.com
Blog: http://haikubeeyatch.blogspot.com/p/knitting.html

Artist/Writer/Video Maker/Producer
Highly Creative, Smart, Self-Motivated, Problem Solver, People Lover
Organized, Strong Attention to Detail, Excellent Multi-tasker
Effective in Fast-Paced Creative Environment
Funny and Nice

Cost Plus World Market, November 2012 – present
Freelance Stylist Assistant, Prop Wrangler, Fabricator
  • Style sets, maintain props, build and paint sets, drive prop truck for photo shoots. 

Five Ton Crane, January 2006 – present
Artist/Fabricator/Project Manager 

Kicker Studio, Sept 2012 – present
Freelance Writer, Editor, Nerd Collaborator

  • Think tank rabble-rouser and writing partner of Jody Medich, principle and founder of Kicker, a San Francisco design studio. 

Busse Design, January 2011 – present
Freelance Writer and Video Maker

  • Researcher and writer of articles and blog postings. Client video creation specialist. 

ShadeMaker Productions, June - August 2012
Costume Technician

  • Costumed puppets for Henry Selick's (Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline) stop-motion film, The Shadow King. 

Fonco Creative, April 2011 – June 2012
Producer, Writer , Fabricator, Video Editor

Cicada Princess, July 2011 – June 2012
Production Coordinator / Costume Designer

  • Managed all set & prop fabrication, shooting schedule, stage and equipment. 
  • Designed and created micro-knitted costumes and jewelry director Mauricio Baiocchi's stop-motion animated film.

Lookyloo Video, Jan 2011 - present
Writer/Producer/Director/Video Editor

  • Produce, write, direct and edit creative and inspiring custom videos for the web. 

Independent Screenwriter and Story Editor, September 2009 - present
  • Write original feature films 
  • Story editor for hire

Men from Nowhere, Jan – Oct, 2010
Co-Producer/Story Editor

  • Worked closely with director, Laurent Malaquais, on his DIY Bricolage documentary. 
  • Story development, script and continuity feedback, editorial guidance 
  • Production management - created and maintained all production timelines.

Reverie Digital, 2009
Screenwriter/Script Supervisor

ImageMovers Digital, A Walt Disney Company, 2008 - 2010
(A Christmas Carol, Mars Needs Moms, Yellow Submarine)
Training Coordinator/Video Editor/Independent Projects/Production Assistant

Training Department:
  • Coordinated Arts and Technical Classes: Managed enrollment, scheduling, budgeting, documentation, videography, supplies and equipment, models, and instructors. 
  • Training Instructor & Training Library Coordinator 
  • Cross-Training Documentation: Recorded and edited training classes in Final Cut Pro. 
  • Maintained company wiki. 
  • Videographer: Recorded, edited and distributed company Monthlies reel. 
  • Travel & Expense Super User: Disney appointed company expense reporting instructor. 
Independent Projects:
  • Producer/Actor: Breath by Breath – first animated short from IMD by director Rudy Grossman 
Production Department:
  • Created and managed render priority list 
  • Captured and managed Bob Zemekis dailies director notes 
  • Reconciled all production department procurement cards 
  • Maintained scripts 
  • Also responsible for purchasing, travel requests, coordinating of over-time meals 

The Crucible, 2008
Assistant to Executive Director/Production Manager/Event Coordinator

Warner Bros., 2007
Clash of the Titans

Researcher/Production Assistant
  • For Stephen Norrington, Clash of the Titans - Responsible for creating, organizing and maintaining period image research database in Photoshop, and for generating and organizing movie database for pre-production of Clash of the Titans. Organized original concept art and renderings on FTP site. 
  • Managed artists 
  • Pre-production timeline wrangler 

Walden Center & School, 2006 – 2007
Rehearsal Assistant
  • Assisted Drama/Dance Instructor Russell Wright with Upper Group student performance. Duties included voice coaching, acting coaching, running theater games, procuring costumes, generating costume and running-order lists, and setting up, and maintaining dressing rooms/back stage area at Live Oak Theater. 

English Instructor – Barcelona, Spain, 1995 – 1996
Taught English to adults and children, privately and in academy settings.

Binghamton University, New York - BA Comparative Literature
Scuola Per Strangieri, Siena, Italy

TECH & FABRICATION SKILLSSoftware: Final Cut Studio, Premiere, Adobe Suite, DVD Studio Pro, Compressor, Rhino, MS Office, Shotgun Production Database, Filemaker, Plone Content Management System, Scratch Dailies Viewer, Final Draft, Celtx, Omniplan
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Linux
Fabrication: Proficient in the user of stand shop tool, including MIG welder, general carpentry tools, and sewing machines.