STEVE RATKIEWICZ Phone 949_354_4166 linkedin.com/in/steveratkiewicz Website: steveratrace.com EMAIL: STEVERATRACE@GMAIL.COM
Video Post- Production Specialist Video Editing / Audio Editing / Producing / Pro-Tools Operation * Final Cut Pro Editor * Adobe After Effects, Premiere * Photoshop, Illustrator ProTools Operator * Ability to Read and Play Music * Videographer
DISNEY DIGITAL STUDIO Los Angeles, CA Video Editor Responsible for daily shows. Cut “Moments” and “Behind the Scenes” clips for ABC shows. Edited clips, sneak peeks and special projects for inclusion on ABC.com. * Created hundreds of “Behind the Scenes” videos for a variety of ABC shows. * Prepared and posted series programs such as “The View”, “Dancing With the Stars”, “Once Upon a Time” and “Revenge”. * Edited cut-downs and “Moments” of full-length ABC shows. * Edited hundreds of “Sneak Peeks”, “Behind the Scenes” and trailers on ABC.com
DIRECTV Marina Del Rey, CA Senior Video Editor/ProTools Mixer * Edited shows. Wrote, edited, hired then recorded VO artist for hundreds of promos for broadcast over DirecTV's domestic footprint. * Produced On-Air Promos from concept to final delivered product. Over 160 promos produced, which were broadcast to over 13 million customers. Compiled 30 sec. spots highlighting programs on DIRECTV’s 24/365 promotional channel. * “Tagged” outside spots to include channel, time and branding information. * Auditioned then hired Voice Over Artists for spots. Edited spots, recorded VO, added sound effects, and mixed spots and programs using ProTools. DIRECTVLONG BEACH, CA Senior Program Preparation Technician DIRECTV’s Latin American division delivers programming to all of Latin America. Prepared feature and sports program materials for DIRECTV Latin American Broadcast. Responsible for editing and quality control of broadcast elements. Member of DIRECTV U.S. training team sent to Japan to train our counterparts in their startup facility. Technical Director on Live sporting events broadcast from our facility.
Education Bachelor of Arts, Special Studies - Television Production State University OF NEW YORK, FREDONIA. Awards A 2004 and 2005 Telly award recipient for DIRECTV promos.