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Rachel C.

Sparks

sparks.c.rachel@gmail.com
(870) 656-0294
www.rachel-sparks.com

Experience

Producer - Marketing/Video Production | October 2013 - Present


INNOVATIVE | Indianapolis, IN

RCS

Point on projects from creation to final product


Write video scripts, ads, websites, etc.
Client liason to production to verify story/brand is kept throughout project
Producer/Manager on a global scale for Royal Caribbeans PR Department
Producer/Director ISC Pathfinder Awards
Unit Manager/Creative Producer for crew, editors, and media for Royal Caribbean,
Quantum of the Seas ship launch Fall 2014.
Digital Asset Manager and Assoc. Producer for pilot reality tv show, Mecum Prime
Assoc. Producer and Lead Stage Manager for Notre Dames Live 2 day event, Shamrock Series Indianapolis.

Freelance Associate Producer | August 2013 - September 2013


INNOVATIVE | Indianapolis, IN
Point prodution logistics person for marketing campaign
Organized 100 person crew including talent for 5 day shoot
Project included simultaneous video and photography shoots
Managed crew & talent schedules, food, props, location, etc.

Video Production & Marketing Intern | May 2013 - August 2013


INNOVATIVE | Indianapolis, IN
Photographer for client events
Production Assistant/Talent Wrangler for Pacers & Fever
Grip for production shoots
Compiled research for multiple client project

Freelance Camera & Graphics Operator | June 22, 2013 - June 25, 2013
Church of God Global Gathering, Covenant Productions | Anderson, IN
Video graphics support; Chyron LEX (Lyric software)
Camera operator for multiple services
Acted as grip/production assistant

Student Manager - Video Production | May 2012 - May 2013


Covenant Productions | Anderson, IN

Assisted multiple production shoots for Covenant Productions by scheduling shoots/crew,


running audio, acting as a grip, interviewing the talent, setting up lights, constructing the set,
scouting locations and more

- Heartland Film Festival

- Red Gold

- Gaither Studios
Asisst in editing projects for Covenant Productions including multicam edits
Assistant Director, Editor, and Camera Operator for a nationally broadcasted program

- Candles and Carols (2010-2012)
Video graphics support; Chyron LEX (Lyric software)

- National American Church of God Convention 2012

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communications


Emphasis Audio/Video/Cinema
Minor in Entrepreneurship
Graduate August 2013
GPA: 3.57 / Deans List

Campus Involvement

Student Alumni Association


University Leadership Council
- 2011-2012
Resident Assistant
- 2010-2012
Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE)
- 2009-2011
Intramural Sports

Skills
Producing
Cameras
- DSLR
- Sony EX1
- XDCAM and Sony PDC F350
Editing
- Adobe Premiere Pro CC
- Final Cut 7
Lighting
Audio/Audio Equipment
Writing
Additional Software
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Audition
- Adobe Media Encoder
- Other Adobe Creative Cloud software

Student Manager - Radio Broadcast | May 2011 - May 2012


WQME 98.7 FM | Anderson, IN
Afternoon Drive Announcer and Newscaster May 2011-April 2012
Worked with Adobe Audition to create and edit newscasts

Media Communications Student Worker - Business |


January 2011 - May 2013
Anderson University Alumni Department | Anderson, IN

Acted as a liaison between our Student Alumni Association and the Alumni Department
Designed banners, posters, and other items necessary for decorations and advertising
Completed research for an alumni and student networking project
Edited small campaign promotion videos for various education departments

References available upon request.