Ray Dawson

Results Driven Video Editor / Producer with extensive experience in Retail Advertising as well as Corporate and In-House productions. Adept at taking projects from script through to screen.  Proven ability to immediately develop strong relationships with client to produce positive results. Experienced in fast-paced environments demanding a high level of quality. Track record demonstrating strong analytical and problem solving skills. Big picture thinker, recognized for the ability to balance creative concepts with the process necessary to make it a reality, always with an eye on the bottom line.
Final Cut Pro
Photoshop Power Point
Premier Pro Illustrator MS Office
DVD Studio Pro Go Live Lotus Notes
After Effects Coral Draw Apple and PC
EXPERIENCE
FILM

Zelimo
Beyond Desire
Daddy's Promise
Black Friday

Feature
Feature
Short
Short

Dir: Aleks Rosenberg
Dir: Joe Hernandez
Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Mark Warner

COMMERCIAL

Plush Boutique
Member One (Spring)
Member One (Winter)
Member One (Summer)
Cole Chevy (Zero Hero)
Cole Automotive (I Promise)

30 SEC
30 SEC
30 SEC
30 SEC
30 SEC
30 SEC

Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Dan O'Neill
Dir: Dan O'Neill
Dir: Dan O'Neill
Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Mark Warner

TELEVISION

Hollywood Teen Buzz
Juice Box
Ladies Laughing Out Loud
Deacon Jones (Episoides 1-15)
Cole Chevy (Episoides 1-6)

Music Varity
Music Varity
Reality
Infomercial
Infomercial

Dir: Sendra Potter
Dir: Jesse Combs
Dir: Sendra Potter
Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Ray Dawson

MUSIC VIDEO

Gloss Da Boss EPK
Gloss Da Boss “Stunt So Hard”
IC “Give it a Try”
Chock “Sneaker Box”
DA Empress “Styleon”
Carlos Bante "Esencia"

EPK
Music Video
Music Video
Music Video
Music Video
Music Video

Dir: Chuck Blackman
Dir: Chuck Blackman
Dir: Jesse Combs
Dir: Scharon G.
Dir: Scharon G.
Dir: Joe Delsordo

INDUSTRIAL / WEB

Gospel Fingers VOL 2
Gospel Fingers
SpaceKraft
International Paper
Montaluce
Born to Serve
Interstate Poker
Data Dots
Alpine (ALS Revolution)
Alpine (The Vital Link)
Alpine (Alpine Central)

Traning
Traning
Sales
Sales
Travel
Religious
Sales
Sales
Sales
Sales
Sales

Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Dan O'Neill
Dir: Dan O'Neill
Dir: Sam Adler
Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Mitchell Lipsiner
Dir: Ray Dawson
Dir: Michael Fagan
Dir: MIchael Fagan
Dir: Ray Dawson

WORK HISTORY
Ross Media
2010 – Present
Senior Editor / Broadcast Manager Broadcast Services
Oversee the quality and progress of audio, vision engineering and editing, consult with the director, producer and client throughout the post-production process, experiment with styles and techniques, select the most effective shot of a scene in terms of drama, story relevance or continuity
Dealman Advertising
2007 – 2009
Production Director - Creative Services
Established the Broadcast Services department with the addition of 3 Final Cut Studio systems, which allowed Dealman Advertising to bring all broadcast productions in-house. Lead a team of designers in direct mail and web campaigns.   Assisted Creative Director at all levels of production bringing creative concepts to the screen.
ITWBCG
2002 – 2007
Multi-Media Producer – Marketing Department
Charged with growing ITW’s electronic image through new media outlets. Produced and Edited several equipment and software sales and training videos. Implemented 2 Final Cut Pro systems into the production process.
Belnet
2001 – 2002
VP- Production and Marketing
Established the video production department by implementing two apple design stations running Media-100 editing system. Charged with growing production through new accounts acquisition.

Zimmerman & Partners
1996 – 2001

Producer / Editor – Video Department
Instrumental in the development of the video and post-production department bringing all accepts of production in-house saving the agency time and money. Produced and Edited automotive and retail television commercials. Key liaison between agency and video department.