Resume


Education

New York University, New York, NY
M.S. Digital Imaging and Design (2004)

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
B.A. Music & Sound Recording, Multimedia (2001)

Institute of Audio Research, New York, NY
Diploma Recording Engineering & Production (1995) 


Core Competencies

Project Managment • Operations Management • Web Design • Budgeting & P&L • Graphic Design • Videography • Video Editing • Video Streaming • Photography • Photo Editing & Retouching • Digital Marketing

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite • Apple Final Cut Pro Suite • Microsoft Office • Microsoft Project • Microsoft Visio • WordPress • MailChimp


Professional Experience

Dariusz Kanarek Consulting
Principle 2015 – present

  • Providing professional digital media services to corporate, business and non-profit clients. Services include design, digital marketing, photography, video & technology consulting.

CityLights Gallery / Bridgeport Art Trail
Consultant /Designer/Photographer 2018 – present

  • Designing marketing collateral and assisting with campaigns for local & international community events such as Make Music Day, PechaKucha, Art-To-Go and Bridgeport Art Trail.
  • Producing visual content (video & photography) during events and exhibitions. Contributing to annual print publication, websites,  social media and newsletter.

Bijou Theatre LLC, Bridgeport, CT
Consultant/Designer/Photographer 2017 – present

  • Redesigned branding, print and digital marketing collateral to improve brand recognition.
  • Build and launched new website with improved functionality and SEO.
  • Produced photography & video assignments promoting the venue, services and performances.
  • Setup and maintained email deployment service account on MailChimp.

Integration New Media, Montreal, QC
Digital Publishing Consultant 2015 – 2018

  • Served as a digital publishing consultant contributing to improvements of Reach digital publishing products.
  • Advised on marketing strategy and assisted with promoting INM’s Reach digital publishing platform.
  • Represented INM’s Reach digital publishing line of products in US market.

The Taunton Press, Newtown, CT
Project Management Consultant 2015 – 2018

  • Managed annual updates to digital magazine archive products incl. indexing, formatting, functionality improvements and content delivery to vendor. Overseen and performed final product testing.
  • Collaborated on development of digital publishing and instructional video projects.
  • Acted as a project liaison between Taunton Press and publishing technology vendors.

The Taunton Press, Newtown, CT
Sr. Project & Video Operations Manager 2007- 2014

  • Managed video operations including budgeting, technology, project and studio scheduling & staffing.
  • Managed & directed live and live-to-tape single & multi-camera video coverage of workshops & company events.
  • Served as an editor creating video content, promos and motion graphics.
  • Managed video CMS account with over 3400 videos. Generated analytic reports and renegotiated vendor contracts.
  • Maximized revenue from evergreen video and editorial content by establishing practices and workflows that supported e-learning platforms, e-products and video syndication.
  • Provided technical support and mentored content producers on video & digital publishing technologies.
  • Researched emerging trends and employed solutions related to photography, video and digital publishing.
  • Project managed company’s flagship off-line and on-line digital magazine archive products. Developed new product lines for evergreen content. Created project proposals and P&L reports.
  • Managed digitization, incl. scanning, indexing and QA of entire Taunton Press catalog (150 books and 600 magazines).
  • Pursued partnerships and collaborated with distribution and content syndication vendors.
  • Researched and managed video infrastructure expansion and upgrades.  
  • Managed relationships between Taunton Press and vendors, content producers & partners.

ComedyNet TV Inc, New York, NY
VP, Video Operations 2006-2007

  • Managed production and post-production operations of comedy IPTV/VOD network.
  • Researched & implemented hardware and software solutions for production and post-production applications.
  • Directed and edited short and long form comedy programming.
  • Managed asset library and spearheaded encoding and distribution of over 200 hours of original content.
  • Established acquisition to delivery workflow.

Tele-Media/Comcast, Seymour, CT
Video Production Associate/ Sound Engineer/Video Editor 1996-2006

  • Served as a videographer during studio and location single and multi-camera shoots.
  • Served as a chief sound engineer during live studio, EFP and ENG productions.
  • Edited short magazine style programs, commercials and marketing promos.
  • Recorded VOs and performed sound mixing and editing.
  • Designed and created broadcast and motion graphics packages for video projects.
  • Mentored staff on emerging technologies and digital workflow.
  • Provided technical support to cable based instructional network VINE (Valley Instructional Network for Education). 
  • Digitized and managed asset library of commercials, marketing and PSA videos.
  • Coordinated integration of Argus MPEG-2 encoder into SkyConnect digital insertion solutions for cable advertising.
  • Maintained post-production infrastructure including building/upgrading Media100 and Final Cut Studio edit bays.
  • Coordinated and scheduled equipment maintenance and maintained relationship with vendors and service providers.
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