In a Nut Shell
An accomplished producer and project manager with more than ten years of national experience in fashion and commercial photography and video, Erika manages and directs teams of talented photographers, videographers, stylists, hair & makeup and digital retouchers generating work across all media. Growing up in the “make it happen, make it great” era of advertising, she sweats the details that often spell the difference between good and great. Savvy, driven, extremely resourceful and calm under fire, Erika brings the kind of positive energy to problem solving that elevates a project beyond expectations. Channels added value into the final product. And works to provide the best experience for clients, cast and crew. On time. And within budget.
What Does She Do?
Oversees production and project management of studio and location shoots • Liasons between photographer, director, crew and corporate to propel creative concept through to execution • Staffs shoots, wrangles layouts and updates, manages budgets, books models, secures locations and large props • Hands on experience in juggling multiple sets (fashion and product), location scouting, props, permits, styling, scheduling, estimates, cost negotiation, billing, usage agreements, casting, research, equipment rentals, craft services, creative direction, crewing, editing and image management • Jobs have ranged from National Advertising, Preprint, Catalog, Store Graphics and Direct Mail to Video and Internet.
Where Does She Live and Where Would She Work?
Erika lives in Dallas but is available to work onsite in Austin, Texas, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Remote. Have work? She also has a passport and is eager to travel out of the country as long as accommodations could be provided.
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