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 WALTER PARENTON

MOTION DESIGNER  VIDEO EDITOR
ILLUSTRATOR 

Dallas, TX

682-888-3203

walter@iamthefourth.com

 

 

TECHNICAL

Adobe After Effects CS5                   Soundtrack Pro      

Adobe Photoshop CS5                      Logic Pro

Adobe Illustrator CS5                       Cinema 4D

Final Cut Pro 7                                 Adobe Flash/Dreamweaver

 

EXPERIENCE

7/12 – Present               Funimation Entertainment                           Flower Mound, TX

Senior Editor/Motion Graphics Designer

  • Designed promotional videos for DVD, TV, and web.  This includes teasers, trailers, clips, viral ads and commercial spots.
  • Communicate with brand managers in marketing plans, advertising plans and solidifying creative direction matching the creative brief for video content.
  • Collaborate with graphics artists, music composers and copywriters for the final piece.
  • Schedule in voice actors to record narration on various commercials and trailers.
  • Capture footage, raw dialogue recordings and graphic assets for projects.
  • Configure promotional ads within requirements by Target, Walmart, Cartoon Network, Spike TV, Amazon.com, and Google.
  • Design Blu-ray navigational menu buttons and background video loops.
  • Helped in production of video podcasts and various marketing campaigns.
  • Complete a multitude of projects under assigned deadlines.

 

11/11 – 7/12                   Agencies of Change (formally imc2) Dallas, TX

Motion Designer / Video Editor

  • Collaborating with teams across imc2 to successfully execute projects that exceed client expectations that are efficiently produced and engage audiences on any platform, device or venue.
  • Creating and expanding the production capabilities of imc2 by developing and utilizing the newest tools and progressive workflow methodologies to place imc2 in the forefront of the industry.
  • Deliver creative content that has heart, distinct artistic personality and a commitment to visual storytelling.
  • Raising the caliber of work imc2 creates by employing cutting edge creative, animation, visual effects and live action to produce work that is inspiring, innovative, and entertaining.
  • Assist in pre-production planning and set-up on video shoots.
  • Archiving projects according to the established archiving procedure.
  • Organizing projects according to the established file folder structure.
  • Create pitch videos for client pitch presentations.
  • Work along with creative directors and project managers with such clients as P&G Secret, Radioshack and Louisville Slugger.


3/11 - 11/11                The Five Star Institute/DS News                           Dallas, TX

Multimedia Designer / Art Director  

  • Design video modules for online training courses.
  • Capture recorded audio and video, edit video podcast for website, and export for streaming.
  • Take rough PowerPoint training outlines and translate/re-design in Photoshop.
  • Make animated web as for client advertising.
  • Create illustrations for various articales of publication.
  • Convert and design various magazine publications into eMags for the Apple iPad.
  • Put together video presenations for company conferences and conventions.   
  • Help construct, host and run tech at The Five Star Expo Conference

 

9/10 - 3/11                 The Pursuant Group                                     Dallas, TX

Motion Graphics Designer    

  • Design video to help the causes for the non-profit, from universities to global organizations.
  • Create promotional pieces for various college athletic departments
  • Translate copy and script to visuals.
  • Target messaging, emotion and connection with the audience in each piece.
  • Complete rounds of revisions and find the best solution to help the client meet their ultimate vision.
  • Edit and create proof pages to upload on servers for client delivery.
  • Communicate with project managers and creative directors to reach the clients goals and direction.
  • Help outside productions with motion graphics and help assist their visual needs.
  • Work with scheduled deadlines and project start dates.

 

10/06 – 9/10                Funimation Entertainment                           Flower Mound, TX

Motion Graphics / Video Editor

  • Designed promotional videos for DVD, TV, and web.  This includes teasers, trailers, clips, viral ads and commercial spots.
  • Communicate with brand managers in marketing plans, advertising plans and solidifying creative direction matching the creative brief for video content.
  • Collaborate with graphics artists, music composers and copywriters for the final piece.
  • Schedule in voice actors to record narration on various commercials and trailers.
  • Capture footage, raw dialogue recordings and graphic assets for projects.
  • Configure promotional ads within requirements by Target, Walmart, Cartoon Network, Spike TV, Amazon.com, and Google.
  • Design Blu-ray navigational menu buttons and background video loops.
  • Helped in production of video podcasts and various marketing campaigns.
  • Complete a multitude of projects under assigned deadlines.

 

3/11 - Present             Various Online Indie Clothing Companies

Freelancer

  • Create video teasers to promote upcoming t-shirt releases and collections for the following sites:

www.disturbiaclothing.co.uk

www.lamuerta.mx

www.zombieliquorice.com

www.gosugearclothing.com

 

3/11 - 5/11               HMS Government Healthcare                CA/TX/NC/NY

Freelancer

  • Design an introduction video presentation for a company conference summit.   

 

1/11 – 2/11               Ian Somerhalder Foundation            Atlanta, GA

Volunteer

  • Design a video-keynote presentation for press conference and www.isfoundation.com

 

12/09 – 4/10              TCU                         Fort Worth, TX

Freelancer                                   

  • Designed the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl TCU Frogs JumboTron Stadium Entrance
  • Editing and motion graphics for Women’s Basketball 2009 Highlight Reel
  • Motion graphics for the Women’s Volleyball 2009 Highlight Reel


 

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Dallas                                    Dallas, TX

Associate of Applied Science                        Video Production

September 2006