My Résumé

Clayton Ashley
Astoria, NY
(785) 969-6605

Summary of Qualifications
A creative, multi-faceted video editor and animator with experience in every element of the post-production workflow.. Resourceful and hardworking, producing videos independently, as part of a team, or by directing and managing free- lancers. Excellent time-management skills with a history of working on deadline.
5+ years video editing experience with Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
4+ years motion graphics experience with Adobe After Effects
3+ years experience recording and editing audio
• Proposed, shot, and edited multi-part documentaries and viral videos viewed by millions
• Studious archiving and record keeping skills

Recent Work History
Vocativ, Associate Producer/Editor
New York, New York
June 2015 – Current
• Ingest, encode, upload, and archive videos for documentary productions
• Propose and produce multiple short form Facebook videos on a daily basis
• Track down and secure archival footage for documentaries and Facebook videos
• Create motion graphics, including data visualizations and kinetic typography

Recent Work History
Freelance Video Editor
New York, New York
April 2014 – June 2015
• Editor/producer for major companies including PBS and Standard and Poor’s
• Videographer for a variety of clients, from Gotham Girls Roller Derby to independent films
• Created internal corporate motion graphics on tight deadlines

Purch, Associate Video Producer
New York, New York
August 2012 – April 2014
• Shot and edited consumer electronics and video game reviews and story-driven science videos
• Transcoded, published, and archived video for the network’s multiple websites
• Set up/ran lighting and audio for in-office shoots and at conventions

Talking Points Memo, Graphics and Video Fellow
New York, New York
January 2012 – August 2012
• Brainstormed and edited fast paced video reels sourced from news and archival video
• Proposed and created motion graphics for three TPMTV video shows
• Scripted, directed, and edited weekly web show Crosstabs

The University Daily Kansan, Managing Editor of
Lawrence, Kansas
August 2011 – December 2011
• Managed the creation and publishing of online content for the The University Daily Kansan
• Spearheaded social media efforts, dramatically increasing Facebook and Twitter followers
• Managed video content for the website, including the production of original videos

Technical Skills
Video Software: After Effects, Avid, Final Cut Pro (7 and X), Premiere
Other Software: Dreamweaver, Flash Catalyst, InDesign, Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop
Website Administration: Ellington, FTP, Moveable Type, WordPress
Coding: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, and XML
Experience with Windows and Apple OSX operating systems, including building, upgrading, and repair of desktops and laptops

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, news and information emphasis
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of Kansas
Cumulative GPA: 3.83