Independent Consultant/Digital Media Producer

Nov. 1999 – Present | MLKuenzel Consulting | Maui, HI
Web development professional specializing in internet consulting with small business. Guiding companies to refine their marketing message & strategy and creating digital media to support marketing efforts. Providing media production services including graphic design, website development, animation and audio & video production for small businesses, large companies and non-profits.   Manage & support a LAMP server for web hosting.

Program Manager

January 2007 – September 2007 | Hui No`eau Visual Arts Center | Makawao, HI
Managed all aspects of art education classes including class development, instructor contracts, purchasing, advertising & facilities management.  Produced quarterly program guide for class offerings and events.

Production Team Leader/Digital Media Specialist

Dec. 2000 – April 2002 | Global Learning Systems | Bethesda, MD
Managed the production process of multimedia e-learning courses for companies like General Electric, HMS Host and various branches of the US Government.  Guided instructional designers during project planning stages as a digital media specialist.  Responsible for the design and production of graphic assets, audio, video, animated elements, user interfaces and assuring the quality of the final product.

Special Projects Coordinator

Aug. 1997 – Nov. 1999 | Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc. | Baltimore, MD
Incubated projects from conception through implementation in the Education Technology department. These included all development aspects of intranet/internet sites for educational use and multimedia computer based standardized tests. Wrote documentation for proprietary software used in learning centers and handled technical support, customer complaints and debugging.

Multimedia Coordinator

May 1996 – Jul. 1997 | Capital Children’s Museum | Washington, DC
Developed and managed “The Motherboard”- a multi-media computer lab that taught children graphic design, HTML, MIDI, computer animation and special effects for video production. Designed and taught camps & classes for kids in video production, clay animation & creative computer skills.   Managed a staff of volunteers.  Maintained electronic museum installations and studio gear.

Assignment Editor/News Reporter

Mar. 1995 – May 1996 | Charney Media Services | Washington, DC
Managed television news assignments for multiple news crews. Reported news stories from Washington, DC for network affiliates throughout the United States. Shot and edited video as well as wrote copy for stories reported on.  Performed light maintenance of studio and field gear.

Child Life Television Producer

Sep. 1993 – Mar. 1995 | Johns Hopkins Children’s Center | Baltimore, MD
Collaborated with small production team to produce children’s health and educational programs for closed circuit television station.  Directly responsible for the creation and production of multiple live weekly broadcasts designed to involve hospitalized children in educational group activities.  Puppeteer for children’s hospital mascot, Kazoo.  Researched and acquired broadcast rights for programming not produced by the station.