Victor Mejia
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I'm Victor Mejia

Video Director & Motion Graphics Specialist

Technical Director and IMG Cofounder

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Hi! I’m Victor Mejia, an innovative and energetic professional with experience scheduling media projects, optimizing workflows and motivating teams to meet deadlines with positivity and pride. I’m recognized for exceptional creativity and outstanding problem solving abilities, while making substantial contributions in both creative and technical aspects of projects.

Professional Skills

Adobe Premiere Pro 90%
Adobe After Effects 80%
Adobe Photoshop 90%
Adobe Illustrator 80%
Adobe InDesign 75%
Adobe Audition 75%
Adobe Dreamweaver 70%
Adobe Media Encoder 80%
Adobe Lightroom 90%
Autodesk 3D Studio Max 80%
Final Cut Pro 90%
Davinci Resolve 60%
Tighrope Media Systems 75%
Nuke 35%

Being a cofounder of Interactive Media Group and video specialist at Waubonsee Community College has given me the opportunity to become proficient in remote field production and studio production techniques. It has also provided me with project management skills to handle complex projects involving technical and creative components. I have learned to create and maintain successful production schedules that meet deadlines and budges. Furthermore, I have acquired the working experience in video editing, color correction, color grading, technical directing, lighting, camera operating, camera stabilizer mounts, green screen, motion tracking, compositing, motion graphics, graphic design, photography, photo editing and retouching, 3D modeling, texturing, skinning, and rigging.

Gear Experience

Work Experience

2015 - Present

WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Video production Specialist

Producing community oriented video programs and covering high school sports

Editing and scheduling programing for two TV channels

Providing maintenance of production equipment and TV studio

Training students and interns in both production and post production processes

Assisting in teaching a class about Premiere

Designing and developing webpage update

Updated programs promo IDs

Implemented and continue to maintain Carousel software from Tightrope Media Systems

2010 - Present

INTERACTIVE MEDIA GROUP

Cofounder, Technical Director

Producing music videos, paid-programing shows, and commercials containing 3D animation and motion graphics

Supervising and collaborating in pre-production, production, and post-production processes

Collaborating in development of project concept

Location scouting (if remote field project)

Conducting necessary research for appropriate equipment for each project

Setting up studio/location props, preparing gear, and setting up lighting

Shooting video and facilitating workflow

Transferring and preparing footage for editing

Preparing rough cut for revision

Finalizing approved revision with color grading, voice-over (if applicable), processed audio, and motion graphics (if applicable)

Education

2009 - 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts & Animation

The illinois istitute of arts

2014 - 2017
Continuing Education Courses

Video

Premiere Pro CC Essential Training
Premiere Pro Guru: Professional Trimming
Corporate and Documentary Video Lighting
Cinematic Video Lighting
Lighting Design for Video Production
Advanced Cinematic Video Lighting
Video Lighting 101
360 Video Workflow
DSLR Video Production
Mirrorless 4K Cameras for Video Production
Camera Movement for Video Production
Multi-Camera Video Production and Post
Cinematic Composition for Video Production
Music Production Secrets
Creating a Short Film Writing
Capturing Audio for Video 02: Tips & Techniques
DaVinci Resolve 11 Essential Training

Lynda.com

2012 - 2017
Continuing Education Courses

CGI & Compositing

After Effects CC 2017 Updates
After Effects Breakdowns - Social Tech Infographics
After Effects Artist in Action: Broadcast Design
Multi-part Greenscreen Keying in After Effects
After Effects Guru: Keying with Keylight
Creating a Vector Car Animation in After Effects
NUKE for After Effects Users
Getting Started with mocha for After Effects
10 Tips for Rendering Like a Pro in After Effects
Introduction to Tracking in NUKE 5
Quick Start to NUKE: Volume 1
Quick Start to NUKE: Volume 2
Quick Start to NUKE: Volume 3
Getting Started with the RotoPaint Node in NUKE

Lynda.com
Digital Tutors
Pluralsight

2014 - 2017
Continuing Education Courses

Photography

Product Photography for Jewelry
Food and Drink Photography
Real Estate Photography

Lynda.com

2013 - 2017
Continuing Education Courses

Design

Drawing Vector Graphics: Tribal Illustration
Graphic Design Tips & Tricks
Creating Gradient Meshes with Illustrator
Styling Web Pages Using CSS Designer in DW
Design the Web: Multiple Graphic Sizes
Dreamweaver CC Essential Training

Lynda.com
Digital Tutors
Pluralsight

My Interests

I have an interest in photography,  I have self-thought different types of photography.  I also play the guitar and enjoy playing with sound effects.  In my free time I enjoy learning music production.

  • Bicycling
  • Watch Movies
  • Read
  • Church

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