RESUME

Event Production Manager
Production Canada (2015 - Present)

  • Drafted floor plans and event layouts
  • Hired and directed crew of over 20 people on site during setup, execution, and strike of an event
  • Coordinated with suppliers and vendors in advance of events regarding contracts, budgets, and scheduling
  • Developed load in and production schedules and critical paths
  • Maintained production budgets and collecting supplier quotes 


Associate Event Producer
Sonic Events (2014)

  • Produced events for clients like Movember on events that ranged from 100-250 people
  • Created systems for better office management including production schedules, proposal templates, and crew call sheets
  • Monitored and maintained warehouse inventory


Creative Director
maph  productions (2012 – 2014)      

  • Acted as the onsite event producer for events with over 1,000 guests
  • Formulated event budgets totaling over $200,000 and managed the décor aspect of that budget for clients like Honda Canada
  • Created visual material to support events including logos, signage, and content for projection


Production Manager
Unit 11 (2014)       

  • Acted as the liaison between Jack Morton Designs, Unit 11, and Rogers Canada for the graphic installation on the brand new Hockey Central television set
  • Managed 3 local printers with a budget of over $150,000
  • Supervised a crew of 5 ensuring the graphics were installed to our high standards


On Site Event Coordinator                                                  
Banff Mountain Film Festival (2008 – 2013)

  • Presented the BMFF to 113 cities in 37 states and provinces
  • Installed all technical equipment related to the event based on venue needs
  • Presented the festival onstage to audiences of over 1000, while playing over 8 different films at the same time


Stage Manager                                                                
Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival (2003 – 2014)

  • Took the lead on technical rehearsals with Josh Dueck and other keynote speakers
  • Called the cues for all 16 screenings
  • Generated a post event report to continue to improve upon the systems put in place for the annual festival


Assistant Stage Manager
e=mc2  (2014)

  • Managed performers, Olympians, and celebrity athletes for the Special Olympics Gala


Event Designer
Canadian Foundation for Aids Research  (2014)

  • Designed an exclusive dinner for guests in William Ashley using En Provence as the theme


Set and Costume Designer
Various Companies (2002 – 2013)

  • Worked in association with the director to create a design based on the script
  • Directed carpenters and seamstresses to convert my design into a 3D element
  • Acquired and tracked receipts, mileage, and other expenses for budgets of up to $5000


Front of House Manager
Various Companies (2004 – 2011)

  • Recruited, instructed and guided site supervisors and volunteers
  • Accounted for all concession sales and deposited that income accordingly
  • Developed a daily report for all stakeholders
Seneca College

Event Management - Event and Exhibit Design, High Honours


The Banff Centre

Theatre Craft 1, Stage Carpentry Workstudy, Stage Management Workstudy


Queen's University

BAH First Class Honours, Drama


EDUCATION

  • All of the above and...
  • Mac OSX
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Vectorworks 2013
  • Google SketchUp
  • WordPress
  • MailChimp
  • HootSuite
  • Sketching, drawing, painting

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AWARDS

skills


  • All of the above and...
  • Mac OSX
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Vectorworks 2013
  • Google SketchUp
  • WordPress
  • MailChimp
  • HootSuite
  • Sketching, drawing, painting

Up and Coming Member

ISES Toronto Leadership Awards


A new award for 2015, the Up & Coming Award is awarded to a member who has shown phenomenal personal and professional development within the chapter and someone who shows extraordinary potential for long term leadership within ISES.