Georgia Mckenzie

Media Specialist

Personable, professional creative skilled at video, print, web and motion graphics using industry standard software in multiple platforms. Experienced print production manager for small to mid-size agencies.

Professional Experience

Now: Marketing Manager for Cattledog Publishing

Direct marketing strategy for startup company that specializes in creating multimedia content for veterinary sciences training. Curate content for social media outlets. Train and guide staff along with interns on assisting in social media. Maintain blog schedule, edit content and co-ordinate marketing emails. Assist camera, editor and post aide to video department. Help create online artwork, advertisements and marketing collateral.

2007-2014: City of Davis Media Services/Program Aide

Content producer for local government media department.
Produce, shoot & edit video content on demand, including subjects such as: training videos, performance videos, and local issues.
Motion graphics creator for all video projects.
Event photographer for the City of Davis. Scriptwriting and editing for multiple projects. Train others on media technology and advise marketing personnel on use of new media and broadcast media for their needs. Assist in outreach for the city. Organize media collateral for citywide use. Assist Public Relations with events. Manage the production of print documents for the city.

Freelance Creative Services

Columnist for The Vine
Regular columnist covering a broad range of topics. Key articles have covered sustainability, policy and food quality along with producer focus articles, educating consumers on who exactly is making their food.

Video Producer
Casting services, location scouting, director &, host. Clients include: City of Davis, Turnhere.com, GirlsHACK and uni multi-media.

Graphic Designer
Rand Allen: Branding and logo creation. Copywrighting. Packaging and tradeshow graphics. Marketing collateral design. Jasmine's Allure: Branding and marketing development. Created new logo, color scheme and catalog. Oversaw trade show collateral designs and web banners. Aeromistica: Created logo, advertising and package materials. Wrote and edited client-supplied marketing copy. Election Data Consultants: Took client supplied artwork to design direct mail brochures. Provided copy-editing & print management services for my client.

2005: Solano Magazine, Fairfield; Designer

Editorial and advertising designer for the magazine. Provided on-site retouching and color-correcting, substantially reducing our outlays for pre-press services. Photographic contributor. Layout designer and coder for the Solano Magazine website and marketing emails.

Software Skills

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, HTML, CSS, ImageReady, GoLive, Canto Cumulus, Cinema 4D XL

Education

B.A. in Photography and Printmaking, minor in English-the City College of New York.