dorretha bennem

           Los Angeles, CA

           db@dorrethabennem.com

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SUMMARY

Graphic Designer and Project Manager with graphic design, website design and production experience, including production scheduling, project management and client services. I put my MFA and creative skills to use doing freelance graphic design for various small businesses and community projects.

experience
Graphics and Website Designer

DORRETHABENNEM.COM

2012 - Present

Design specialized graphics, branding and print materials, and websites for personal and small business use:

  • Create logos, brochures, flyers, invitations, posters, websites, ads, banners, graphic emails, and the like.

  • Write and edit copy and content for print, marketing materials, and business and personal websites.

  • Develop branding packages including business cards, stationery, newsletters and customized products.

Project Manager

WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, INC., Digital Project Management

2006 - Present

Manage lifecycle of our worldwide digital production workflows for WB Theatrical an UV titles:

  • Develop internal and external production schedules that will manage on-time delivery of audio/video content, creative materials, and final disc images.

  • Troubleshoot QA and approve final replication 2D/3D BD and DVD product.Manage UV production and timelines for Flixster studio partners.

  • Oversee vendors and internal clients; manage issues to meet physical/digital release dates.

  • Monitor planned production costs and identify savings opportunities to stay within budget.

  • Lead production meetings with key WHV stakeholders to stay on top of schedules and troubleshoot issues.

Senior DVD Representative
WARNER BROS. TECHNICAL OPERATIONS, INC., Worldwide Distibution Services
2005

Oversaw worldwide DVD video and language master creation and retrieval for Warner Home Video.

Scheduler
NBC UNIVERSAL, INC., Universal Digital Services
2004 - 2005
SKILL SET

ADOBE CC ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE CC INDESIGN

ADOBE CC PHOTOSHOP

HTML

KEYNOTE

MAC OS X

MICROSOFT EXCEL

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

MICROSOFT WINDOWS

MICROSOFT WORD

NUMBERS

PAGES

PLM

SAP

SRM

SCHEDUALL

WEEBLY

WIX PRO

WORDPRESS

XYTECH

knowledge

AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION

BD-J PROGRAMMING

BLU-RAY, 2D & 3D

CLOSED CAPTIONING

DVD

DIGITAL ULTRAVIOLET

GRAPHIC DESIGN

HDMV PROGRAMMING

PRODUCTION SCHEDULING

QUALITY CONTROL

SUBTITLING

VIDEO EDITING

WEB DESIGN

WORDPRESS

2010 - present

2010 - present

Managed scheduling of all services for Technical Services clients and current season HD TV titles.

Education

MFA: Master of Fine Arts, Media Design

FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY, 2012

With an emphasis on design strategy, brand development and production workflow, courses included Defining Client Needs, Brand Development, Effective Copywriting, Design Research, Design Strategies and Motivation, Design Integration, Multi-Platform Delivery, Measuring Design Effectiveness, Design Solutions, and Ethics of Design. 

BA: Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplary Studies: Fiction, Novel and Screenwriting
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2000

With an emphasis on creative writing, courses included English and American Literature, Creative Writing for Fiction, Short Story, Poetry, Screenwriting for Film and TV, Shakespeare and Film History.

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