Kimani Oletu

  • Video Producer
  • Apr 06, 2020
Full time Marketing Strategy / Planning

Personal Summary

Technical Proficiencies: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, NLE Editing, Media
Management and Development, MS Office, Blackmagic URSA Mini, Panasonic and Sony Digital Video Cameras,
Studio Floor Camera.
Strengths and Accomplishments: Adaptive and creative; demonstrated ability to exceed expectations and objectives.
Superb organizer and communicator; outstanding in improving productivity and efficiency while reducing production
costs. Shot and Directed Glary Clark Jr.'s NPR Tiny Desk Concert.

Work Experience

Video Producer
Apr 2019 - Apr 2020 Talus Pay

•Creative lead for Talus Pay's video marketing team

  • •Shot and edited all visual advertisements and external promotional features for Talus Pay

• Oversaw production and hiring for creative projects, podcasts, and visual aids

• Expanded the company's YouTube presence and subscribers by 50%

Music/Video Intern
Jan 2019 - Apr 2019 NPR

• Shot and edited Tiny Desk concerts and Jazz Night in America videos
• Filmed newsreels for the daily newscast featured on both NPR's website and mobile platforms
• Pitched, crafted, and developed stories for NPR's video team and Jazz Night shorts

Creative Producer
Aug 2018 - Dec 2018 WFAA-TV

Creative Producer
• Edited unique and creative visuals for companies and advertisers
• Developed projects with the creative team through storyboards and script drafts
• Contributed consulting and copywriting for brands and media figures such as Jane McGarry (WFAA-TV)

Jan 2018 - Dec 2018 James Martin Vanities

• Filmed and edited more than five unique short promos
• Creative director of the video production team
• Effectively improved the company's online traffic by 120% in two months
• Contributed astonishing visuals, while ensuring the continuation and enhancements of products

Video Editor
Jan 2018 - May 2018 North Texas Television

• Edited video clips and interviews for the Afternoon News on the Student Emmy-Winning NTTV
• Generated head-turning headlines and video reels for the noon broadcast
• Led basic image correction and quality control over files and video footage

Content Creator
Aug 2016 - Sep 2017 The Dentonite

Creative Videographer, Producer, and Editor for short online videos

• Shot and produced stories that highlighted the city and culture of Denton, TX

• Filmed the promo and introduction of the popular series, Strange Denton

Production Assistant Intern
Jan 2017 - Apr 2017 Spectrum Sports

• Directed the research and management of teams and schedules
• Edited eye-catching highlight reels for the DFW Spectrum Sports Network
• Filmed and edited media using top of the line equipment

Associate Producer
Mar 2016 - Jun 2016 Santa Cruz Film

• Reduced overall budget costs while retaining deadlines and improving call-time proficiency
• Oversaw management of shooting schedules for various actors and crew members
• Lighting technician for flashback sequences
• Researched and managed talent and locations for filming


Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts - Media Arts