© 2017 Scott McMichael

About

My name is Scott McMichael. I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Media with a GPA of 3.93.
 
I currently have four years of professional job experience in graphic design, marketing, event planning, photography, videography, video editing, and volunteer team coordination.
I am also a profound hobbyist who takes interest in bicycling, kayaking, and kite sports.
Summary

  • Experience with creating digital media designs for flyers, T-shirts, billboards, online promotions, and social media using Adobe Creative Suite software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Experience in professional photography and videography, production, and editing using Sony DSLR cameras, Capture One photo software, Final Cut, Premiere Pro, and Vegas Movie Studio.

  • Filmed, directed, and edited numerous promotional and recreational videos along with short films which have won student awards.

  • Operated an offset lithographic press and print-industry paper cutter.
     

Education

 

Bachelor of Science, Digital Media, College of Technology

University of Houston, Houston, TX - May 2014

Summa Cum Laude, GPA: 3.93
 

 

Awards, Honors, and Affiliations

 

  • 1st place award, Documentary/Informational video, 2014 UH Digital Media Film Festival.

  • 2nd place award, PSA/Advertisement video, 2014 UH Digital Media Film Festival.

  • Selected as one of 10 UH Digital Media students spotlighted at the 2014 Graphic Excellence Awards Gala hosted by the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast.

  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi member.

  • The Golden Key International Honor Society member.

  • The International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) member.

  • College of Technology Dean's List for consecutive semesters:  2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
     

 

Professional Experience

Marketing Manager, Kodiak Events, LLC, Houston, TX (6/14-Present)

  • Designs online banner ads, flyers, posters, brochures, T-shirt graphics, and social media graphics.

  • Redesigned existing event logos and color schemes for websites and print material.

  • Creating and modifying pages through HTML coding in WordPress which has helped cut company costs of using a third-party web developer.

  • Generates ideas for contests and promotions to be posted on social media.

  • Serves as volunteer coordinator during events.

  • Serves as official event photographer with photos used in social media and promotional ads.

  • Serves as videographer and video editor to promote company events.

 

Graphic Designer, TreadWright Tires (6/16-Present)

  • Redesigned colors and graphics for company websites, sheets, and banners.

  • Photographs tires in a studio environment to be used as product photos.

  • Films and edits promotional videos.
     

Video Editor, Aerial Creations (3/15)

  • Created video of Go Texan Parade using footage provided by company.
     

Videographer, Fort Bend County Junior Football League (9/13 - 11/16)

  • Filmed games, edited game footage and provided completed videos to coaches.

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