Resume

Over 15 years of experience in creating powerful media experiences for a variety of clients through video editing, motion graphics, producing, directing, and writing.


Samples of my editing & motion graphics work

Eric Vitner Video Edit reel from Eric Vitner on Vimeo.


Work Experience

Freelance Video Editor
Hogarth Worldwide
(April 2017 - Present) 
Editing video and creating motion graphics for internal and external corporate communications, for a variety of clients including Ernst & Young, LLP.
 
Freelance Editor & Director
Various
(December 2002 - Present) 
Editing video for a variety of clients including: Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Total Training, Magpie Games, MLB.com, Metro TV (Cablevision), and Sage Productions (for Kaplan’s 40 hour GMAT series). Directing music videos for clients such as .A Halo Called Fred, Keith Beck, Trio Of Madness and Mariana Iranzi and directing the feature film Everything Fred Tells Me Is True for Words Pictures Movies, LLC.

Video Editor
EY
(May 2013 - April 2017) 
Editing video and creating motion graphics for internal and external corporate communications, publishing video online, and assisting in production with camera, lighting and teleprompter operation. 

Television Commercial Director & Producer
Cablevision
(May 2011 - May 2013) 
Produced, directed, edited, DPed, created motion graphics, and wrote copy for television commercials for a variety of businesses for cablecast on Cablevision systems throughout the New York and New Jersey area. 

Senior Project Director
Total Training Inc.
(October 2006 - January 2009) 
Directed desktop software training videos for numerous applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office, supervised a staff of three directors, and managed three production studios, while working with staff from Adobe and Microsoft to develop training for DVD and web distribution during the beta stage of application development.

Video Editor
Total Training Inc. 
(January 2005 - October 2006) 
Edited desktop software training videos for applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator using Final Cut Pro.

Video Editor
Metro TV
January 2000 - October 2002 
Edited segments and entire episodes of TV programs including Subway Q&A and Full Frontal Fashion.

Master Control Operator
News 12 New Jersey
July 1997 - January 2000 
Responsibilities included overseeing the output of the television station, switching from live to pre-recorded content, playlist maintenance and logging of broadcast issues while maintaining professional technical broadcast standards. 


Professional Skills

Video editing
Motion graphics
Color correction
Multi-camera sync editing
Chroma key production
Chroma key post-production
Compositing
Directing
Studio camera operation
Teleprompter operation
Studio and location lighting
Copy writing
Script writing
Producing
Transcoding media
Voiceover recording
Audio sweetening
Learning new software quickly


Software Skills

Adobe Premiere CC 2017
Avid Media Composer 8.0
Apple Final Cut 7
Adobe After Effects CC 2017
Adobe Media Encoder
Apple Compressor
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Adobe Illustrator CC 2017
Apple Motion 4
Microsoft Office 2016


Hardware Skills  
  
          Mac OS & Windows computers
          ReadyCam remote system
          Canon 5D & 60D DSLR cameras


Awards

2002 & 2003 New York Emmy Award for Outstanding Editor: Entertainment for Subway Q&A.


Education

1997 Rutgers University, BA, Journalism & Political Science