Résumé

Experience

Riot Games

Lead Video Editor & Editing Discipline Manager

Dec 2011 – Present

  • Edit documentaries, ads, promos, developer videos, and animations for the League of Legends player community, reaching over 8 million subscribers and millions of hits per video worldwide.
  • Manage the video editors and gameplay capture artists within Central Publishing for League of Legends. Responsible for their performance, professional growth, quality of work, and team placement.
  • Story consultant for video projects during development and post-production.
  • Lead of the video editing and gameplay capture disciplines, providing U.S. and international video teams with regular creative feedback, creative and technical training, and mentorship.
  • Hiring manager for permanent post-production roles and temporary contractors.
  • Architect, innovate, and improve the technical pipeline in post-production and worldwide video localization.
  • Design and code internal post-production tools for more efficient workflows.
  • Document workflows and standardize specifications for video teams worldwide.

The Art Institute of California – Hollywood

Part-Time Instructor

Mar 2011 – Mar 2012

  • Taught undergrad classes in video editing and motion graphics.
  • Topics included storytelling in editing, Final Cut Pro 7, After Effects, and transcoding fundamentals.

Freelance Filmmaker and Digital Media Artist

Jul 2010 – Dec 2011

  • Created promotional videos for clients, working from concept to delivery.
  • Services provided: Directing, cinematography, editing, motion graphics, 3D modeling & animation, and sound editing.

Pathlight Studios, LLC

Lead Director and Editor

Jul 2007 – Jul 2010

  • Created documentary and commercial work for a broad spectrum of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to government agencies and non-profits.
  • Lead director and editor of film projects. Company co-owner.

 

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Los Angeles Korean International Film Festival

Executive Director

Apr 2005 – Oct 2006

  • Executive director of the festival. Managed staff and festival logistics.

Freelance Filmmaker

2002 – 2005

  • Directing, cinematography, and editing for various clients.

UCLA

Instructor and Research Assistant for Dept. of East Asian Language Studies

Apr 2001 – Dec 2003

  • Lead instructor for digital media workshops and research assistant for the Korean language department and Korean Dual Language Program.

UCLA

Lead Web Site Designer & Programmer for Center X Technology Dept., GSEIS

Apr 2000 – Jun 2001

  • Lead web site designer and programmer.

EK Films

Production Assistant

Oct 2000 – Nov 2000

  • Production assistant for the independent film Going Greek.

Hello Design

Web Design Intern

Jul 1999 – Aug 1999

  • Programmed client web sites and helped manage projects.

 

Primary Skills

  • Video Editing
  • Directing
  • Cinematography

 

Additional Skills

  • Sound Editing & Mixing
  • Color Grading
  • Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • 3D Modeling
  • Computer Programming
  • HTML & CSS Web Development
  • Linux Server Management

 

Software Proficiency

  • Apple Final Cut Pro X, 7
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Apple Motion
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Foundry Modo
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Swift Programming Language and Cocoa APIs
  • Xcode

 

Education

University of Southern California

MFA in Film Production

2004 – 2007

Animation Mentor

Certificate in Advanced Character Animation

2010 – 2011

University of California, Los Angeles

BA in Sociology and Asian American Studies

1998 – 2003