Resume

Vanessa Davis

Adventurous, accomplished, creative, solutions-oriented project manager with extensive experience contributing materially in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Leveraging nine years’ experience in production project management, coordination and scheduling.

Professional Experience


Technicolor Sound Services – Project Manager                      


March 2009 – Present

Manage post-production audio accounts that include Paramount, Universal, DreamWorks, Disney, HBO, Weinstein, Sony and Marvel.
  • Develops and implements workflow schedules and personnel assignments of up to 20 people in dynamic relationship to changing projects scope dictates to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Creates daily status reports to keep corporate managers and studio executives abreast of progress, quality control and cost accounting of a budget ranging up to $5 million annual.
  • Orchestrates the collaboration between production team, creative artists and account executives regarding planning, scheduling and logistics to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Client liaison regarding all matters pertaining to production, coordination, intellectual property transfer, delivery of completed products, job pricing, and invoicing for services.
  • Final authority to oversee product completion and delivery to 3rd party vendors and clients.

Jetty – MBA Consultant  


Marcy 2016 – May 2016

Created a go-market strategy for expansion to the United States from Sweden. 
  • Built up the current business model and identified additional new revenue streams.
  • Created workflows for using the product in the newly identified revenue streams.
  • Researched and created Jetty’s potential target, U.S. Market.
  • Customer mapping for potential future Jetty products.
  • Identified customer personas and created branding, marketing, and social media strategies to appeal to each of these personas.
  • Identified and created a strategy to address Jetty’s customer voice and relationship.

Tripchamp – Director of Media Intern 


April 2015 – June 2016

Assisted the CPO with daily product tasks as well as assisted the UI/UX, Supplier and development team as needed.
  • Helped to create workflows and dashboards for different aspects of production.
  • Researched, tested and created product reports.
  • Created media to be used in FAQs, Social Media campains and promotional materials.

Technicolor Sound Services – Coordinator 


April 2007 – March 2009

Scheduled audio creation team members and produced invoices for billable services.   
  • Coordinated all elements for concurrent projects with varying scope and timelines.
  • Worked with a specialized group of team members to complete orders on time and within budget.
  • Created project status reports for senior management.

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Intern                         


Summer 2006

Emmy Scholarship winner and assigned to Technicolor Sound Services.

Education


St. Edwards University – MBA, Digital Media Management

  • August 2014 – May 2016
  • Digital Media Management  M.B.A. Candidate.
  • MBA Student Association member.

Chapman University – BA, Film Studies  

  • August 2004 – Dec 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies with an emphasis in sound editorial and sound mixing.
  • Chapman Women in Film Member.

Skills & Software


  • Advanced Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Leadership Management
  • Decision Making
  • ProTools (advanced)
  • Surround Sound Mixing
  • AVID (working)
  • DTS & Dolby (encoder tools)
  • SharePoint
  • Photoshop (working)
  • Illustrator (working)
  • InDesign (working)
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • HTML (basic)
  • WordPress (basic)
  • Mac Proficient
  • Windows Proficient
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Docs

Memberships


  • MPEG – IATSE Local 700
  • Net Impact
  • Forté Foundation
  • Edwards MBA Student Association
  • Austin Film Society

Creative Work (selected)


  • “Veronica Mars: The Movie”, Foley Editor, January 2014
  • “Enter The Jungle”, re-recoding mixer, supervising sound mixer, July/Aug 2013
  • “The Etiquette Show” (selected episodes), ADR engineer and re-recording mixer, Sept/Aug 2013
  • “Barmy” , re-recording mixer, supervising sound editor, July/Aug 2012
  • “Safety On Set”, sound designer, re-recording mixer, Aug/Sept/Oct 2006

Take-Away Points


  • Creative Thinker
  • Industry Professional
  • Innovator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Minded
  • Collaborator
  • Adventurer
  • Seasoned Traveler
  • Solo Pilot
  • Trained Photographer
  • Advanced SCUBA Certified
  • Collegiate Rower

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s