Nathan Dains

Nathan Dains

Digital Media Producer

Northport, AL

nathan.dains@me.com

1-205-454-2837


Programs

Photo Editing
Photoshop Icon Adobe Photoshop
Lightroom Icon Adobe Lightroom

Audio/Video Production
Premiere Pro Icon Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Audition Adobe Audition
Adobe Encore Adobe Encore
FCPX Final Cut Pro X

Print Design
Adobe InDesign Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator

Web Design
Adobe Muse Adobe Muse
Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Dreamweaver
Business Catalyst Adobe Business Catalyst
Wordpress Wordpress


Skills

Digital Photography
Photo Editing & Restoration
Family Photography
Wedding & Event Photography
Concert Photography
Product Photography

Video Production & Editing
Weddings, Reunions, Events, Performances
Corporate & Promotional Videos
16mm Film Transfer & Restoration

Print Material Design
Catalogs, Flyers, Banners, Posters, Brochures, Postcards

e-Marketing & Social Media

Web Design & Maintenance

Education & Training



Education

Master of Arts | Telecommunication & Film

Communication & Information Science, University of Alabama

May 2010

Thesis: Children's Cognitive Processing of Television Messages
Outstanding Graduate Student - Telecommunication & Film, Spring 2008


Bachelor of Arts | Telecommunication & Film

Communication & Information Science, University of Alabama

May 2006

Dean's List: Spring 2005, Fall 2004
Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
UA Million Dollar Band:
Member 2001-2003, Assistant Section Leader-Baritones 2003


Associate of Science

Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dec 2003

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Academic Scholarship Recipient
Music Scholarship Recipient
Shelton State Jazz Ensemble
Shelton State Brass Ensemble
Shelton Singers Choir


Experience

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Independent Digital Media Producer
Jan 2014 - Current

Spiller Furniture, Tuscaloosa, AL:
• Showroom Tour Video • Web Catalogue Promotion Videos

Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre/Red Mountain Entertainment Concert Photography:
• John Legend | Gallant • May 16, 2017
• Soundgarden | Dillinger Escape Plan • May 6, 2017
• Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds • May 3, 2017
• Def Leppard | Poison | Tesla • May 2, 2017
• Jaheim | Leelah James | Eric Benet | Daley • April 29, 2017

Briova/NPHC Tuscaloosa, Alabama Promotional Material:
• Starbucks Coffee Invite
• Recipe Cards
• Tailgate Promo Flyer

Dresses Four Me/Mr. Tux, Miami, FL:
• Seventeen Magazine Ad • Fall 2015
• Storefront Window Signage
• Business Card Design
• ABC Formals Logo Design & Business Cards
• Trunk Show Promo Banners
• "Wow Cards" Design
• "Blue Missions" Card Design
• Prom Poster Design


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Adjunct Professor | Journalism & Creative Media

Communication & Information Science, University of Alabama

Sep 2015 - Current

JCM 102 - Fundamentals of Media Technology
JCM 145 - Media Production (Non-Majors)
JCM 201
- Introduction to Media Production (Majors)
TCF 361 - Introduction to Video Post-Production
TCF 201 - Introduction to Video Production

Faculty Technology Showcase - Feb 2018
Global Communication Teachers' Academy - Jan 2018
Aspiring Filmmakers' Workshop: Black Warrior Film Festival - March 2017
Faculty Technology Showcase - Feb 2016


Digital Media & Marketing Specialist (Independent)

Pure Silk Fabrics, Garfield, New Jersey (Larr Brio, Mark of Distinction, HospitalityWear.com)

Jan 2014 - Current

• Product Photography
• Catalog Booklet Design
• Promotional Postcard Design
• Brochure Design
• Display Banner Layout/Design
• Digital/Print Swatch Card Design
• Photo Editing/Retouching
• e-Marketing
• Delivery of Digital Images to Customers
• Trade Show Coordination and Planning



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Digital Media & Marketing Specialist (Independent)

Formalwear International, Miami, FL (Jean Yves Tuxedos, Allure Men)

Jan 2014 - Jan 2016

• Catalog Booklet Design
• Promotional Postcard Design
• Brochure Design
• Display Banner Layout/Design
• Photo Editing/Retouching
• e-Marketing
• Delivery of Digital Images to Customers
• Trade Show Coordination and Planning
• Website Maintenance and Creative Direction



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Marketing & Customer Support

Formalwear International, Miami, FL (Jean Yves Tuxedos, Allure Men)

Jan 2014 - Jan 2016

• Catalog Booklet Design
• Promotional Postcard Design
• Brochure Design
• Display Banner Layout/Design
• Photo Editing/Retouching
• e-Marketing
• Delivery of Digital Images to Customers
• Trade Show Coordination and Planning
• Website Maintenance and Creative Direction



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Adjunct Professor/Graduate Teaching Assistant

Telecommunication & Film, University of Alabama

Aug 2006 - May 2010

TCF 100 - Introduction to Telecommunication
TCF 145 - Video Production for Non-Majors
TCF 201 - Introduction to Video Production
TCF 301 - Audio for Video
TCF 361 - Introduction to Post-Production



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Host/Library Worker

Alabama Public Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL

Aug 2004 - January 2006

• Hosting pre-recorded “Late Night Jazz” program
• Substitute Hosting live “Evening Jazz” program
• Recording breaks and announcements
• Programming music and recorded breaks into automation system
• Promoting and participating in fundraiser events and programs
• Organizing and cataloguing Jazz and Classical Music libraries