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DAVID RICKETT outer Ee ae Scr ROP cece) Multi-skilled Entertainment professional seeking career change into IT. Has developed a knack for helping non-technical people. Work History, ON-SITE IT SUPPORT AND SHOOTER/EDITOR. (December 2015 ~ Present) Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG) - A monthly meeting of professionals with a passion for film, video and digital media (founded 2008). @ Resurrected years of video recordings of guest presenters that were sitting idly on a hard drive. Now these videos run on the LAPPG YouTube channel and current videos are now posted with days of being recorded. @ Video Recordist (including B-roll and interviews) @ Video Editor (including titles and graphics) © On-site IT and A/V support COMPUTER AND TECH MANAGER (October 2004 to December 2015) EI Rich, Inc. ~ Acting and Talent Management Company (Elaine & Allan Rich) © Made it possible for non-technical (and elderly) employers to continue working in a business increasingly reliant on computers and the Internet. @ Took a forgotten, rough manuscript about Mr. Rich’s acting career through the process of rewriting, editing and publishing (A Leap From the Method: An Organic Approach to Acting by Allan Rich). Book is sold and reviewed world-wide and used as a textbook at CSUN. @ Provided word processing and web presences for various film projects, including a screenplay about Mr. Rich's real life experiences with the legendary surrealist, Salvador Dali. @ Closed information leaks (gossip) on behalf of celebrity clients, specifically a high-profile sitcom star. @ Supported all A/V and IT aspects of a non-profit (501c3) film production company. AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNICIAN & CONSULTANT (1997 t0 2004) Ametron Electronics - A professional video & audio equipment rental house @ Achieved 50% increase in customer satisfaction and confidence for non-professional clients using professional equipment. @ Led the Rental Department in client trust for on-site and over-the-phone troubleshooting. @ Set up and operated video projection systems, medium-sized PA systems, camcorders, lighting and infrared language translation equipment. @ Computerized the dispatching and scheduling of field technicians and van drivers. @ Prepared rental orders for shipment and maintained quality control on returned equipment. @ Saturday manager. WRITER'S ASSISTANT (1993 to 1997) Roderick Thorp Inc. @ Roderick Thorp was a writer specializing mainly in crime novels and best known for his best seller Nothing Last Forever which was adapted into the iconic film Die Hard starring Bruce Willis @ Assisted transition from using pens & yellow pads to using word processors & computers © Researcher and typist for novels and screenplays. @ Later became writing partner; several studio pitch meetings and two options sold. EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts in (Graduated Cum Laude) Fine Arts Center (Outstanding Student of the Year) ema and Tele jon - University of Bridgeport, Connecticut ‘Additionally: John Truby Story Structure Course; Romance Course Conversant with: Google (Docs, Sheets, Drive, etc.), MS Office, Wordpress, Adobe Premiere Pro, H-Sphere, Outlook, Final Draft, Quickbooks, Open Office, Sony Vegas Video, ACID Music Studio, Dreamweaver, Final Draft, Photoshop Special skills: multimedia artist, cameraman, video editor, web builder, above-average golfer.