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Nathan Cooper

For additional information please see http://natecooper.net/about

Chief Entrepreneur, Sole-proprietor

8/09 – 3/11 Pedestrian Consulting   New York, NY

Independent one on one training and consulting for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Web – Video editing projects – FileMaker Pro projects – Website building, maintenance – Group training classes as well as meet ups

Web Designer: Freelance

2003 – present various projects New York, NY • California

Develop websites according to client specifications
Competency with the following: HTML, XML, PHP, WordPress, Joomla, Javascript, Apache, Dreamweaver, video for web technologies, for a complete list see professional skills below…

A list of websites completed

Creative Coordinator

8/09 – 3/11 Apple Store, Fifth Avenue       New York, NY

First position of this type in major flagship store
Develop, lead and organize marketing events and group activities
Sole communication liaison between store and third party companies
Single point of contact for corporate marketing initiatives at a regional level
Deliver presentations on Apple products (iPod, iPhone) and third party software
Copywriting for print and web marketing initiatives

Mac Specialist/Creative

10/06 – 8/09 Apple Store, Fifth Avenue New York, NY

Provide solutions fitted to customer needs in the areas of audio, video and computer support
Teach customers hardware and software in one to one and group training sessions
Develop, lead and organize events and group activities

Film & Digital Media Lab Manager

10/03 – 7/06   University of California Santa Cruz, CA

Full-time staff position not a student position
Supervise and hire 10 employees, create schedules, maintain time-sheets, create tasks, train workers
Plan long term and short term goals/projects
Maintain budget and purchase supplies, parts
Troubleshoot equipment problems with audio, video, lighting equipment
Develop multimedia (Quicktime, Web, Final Cut Pro) projects from ground up
Assist with student projects from production (lighting, audio, cinematography) to post-production (Final Cut Pro, DVD mastering, Quicktime, Web)
Maintain database of 100s of clients, equipment, analyze data and write reports

professional skills

Administrative management and organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Expert training and mentoring experience amongst peers and to outside parties
Communication about technical problem solving
On the job experience with the following hardware: Mac, PC, camcorders, digital photography, flash memory based audio, DAT, MiniDisc, DVD, various speaker/theater components, Lighting equipment, hubs, routers, computer networking, cabling: audio, video, computer, server administration, iPhone, iPod
On the job experience with the following software: MS Office, Keynote, iWork, Final Cut Studio/Pro, Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, DVD Studio Pro, FileMaker Pro, Bento, Soundtrack Pro, Live Type, iTunes, Quicktime, Mac OS, Windows
Technical skills: server administration, database management, HTML, PHP, XML, CMS (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal), SEO, MySQL

education + extras

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree: Film and Digital Media
University California Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA 2002

Stellar Productions 2003

Associate Producer
Mars Tabris 2006
Food for the Moon Productions

Projectionist Santa Cruz Film Festival
Santa Cruz Film Festival 2004

Prop, lighting Assistant
Cock Your Guns 2006
Dir: Jade Fox

Production Assistant
Exposure 2005
Dir: Stephanie Hamilton

Production Assistant
Inside Out 2005
Dir: Wendy Allen

Lighting Assistant
Music Video for New Thrill Parade 2005
Dir: Nick Dulin

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