Assistant Designer & Publicity Manager
New York, NY
2/2020 — ongoing
Draftsperson, designer, and logistics coordinator for lighting design firm Design One in close collaboration with lead designer Christien Methot on entertainment and architectural installations. Notable projects include pop-up stores for Van Cleef & Arpels, corporate summits, building lobby renovations, the Tribeca Film Festival, the new façade of the Gershwin Theatre, and fashion shows for Batsheva, Chrome Hearts, and Alexis.
Publicity manager including social media presence, editing articles and exposés on the company, award submissions, video editing, and graphic design for official publications.
Design & Tech Intern
8/2018 — 12/2018
Intern at an off-West End producing theatre during their season of 4 plays. Installed set electrics; assisted during
load-ins, techs, and strikes; programmed for designers. Created graphics for PR and marketing, edited trailers and fundraising videos. Organized finance records and made calligraphy for donor appeals.
Assistant Lighting Designer and Programmer
Manhattan Creative Group
Salt Lake City, UT
Assistant and programmer to Shawn Boyle for 5 yearly seasonal shows at Lagoon Amusement Park, produced under the direction of Joey Wartnercheney. Became familiar with Hog4 and WholeHog consoles, programming chases, effects, and moving lights. Created magic sheets and other paperwork; assisted creating content for projections.
8/2017 — 5/2019
Electrics hand for Office of the Arts' 6 theatres on the Emerson College campus including the historical Cutler Majestic and RJO Paramount. Maintained, cleaned, and organized equipment; worked with national and international touring companies; became comfortable working at height.
6/2017 — 8/2018
Resident lighting designer at a popular Cape Cod summer stock venue. Became comfortable operating on extremely tight schedules opening a new musical or operetta every week; including The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pippin, Sweeney Todd, My Fair Lady, and Iolanthe. Problem solved for difficult angles and rigged new lighting positions for a space not originally built as a theatre.
Assistant Lighting Designer
The EVVY Awards
9/2015 — 5/2017
Assistant for multi-camera live broadcast award show at Boston's Cutler Majestic Theatre. Learned how to light for TV including color temperature, shading, look books, etc; organized and called followspot cues live. Went on to head the design team for the following year's ceremony with Tyler Ericson.
Programs & Skills
Vectorworks • AutoCAD • InDesign • Photoshop • Final Cut Pro
Graphic Design • Social Media • Advertising & Marketing • SEO
ETC and Hog consoles • Moving light programming
Hand and computer drafting • Electrics • Soldering • Comfortable at heights
Additional experience in: Set design • Stage management • Front-of-house management
CPR Certified • French language • NY driver license • Stick shift
BFA in Theatre Design & Technology, concentration in lighting design
Graduated May 2019
CAPA at the University of London
Certificate of applied design
Design and Tech