DON WREGE

INTERACTIVE MEDIA
PRODUCER / PROJECT MANAGER

 
PROJECT MANAGER
  • Multidisciplinary Team Scheduling & Budgeting
  • Internal Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Client Interaction
  • Scope Control
  • Risk Identification and Mitigation

PRODUCER

  • Client Management & Key Contact
  • Collaborative Concept Development
  • User Experience
  • Creative Direction
  • Product Innovation
  • Account Development

 

EXPERIENCE:
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER, Culture Foundry
Boulder, CO
(1/1/11 - 12/31/19)

Project management for Web, and mobile applications. Clients include Jackson Browne, Crosby Stills & Nash, Bonnie Raitt, Esalen Institute, Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, Inc., Home Power Magazine, SolarPro Magazine

PROJECT MANAGER / CONSULTANT, People Productions
Boulder, CO

(7 /10 - 12. /10)

Project management, for Web, and mobile applications.

PRODUCTION MANAGER , Click Point Ranch Interactive Media Studio
Denver, CO
(5/23/05 - 3/10)

Creative project management, for Web, Flash, CD-ROM & interactive kiosk content. Focusing on managing multiple projects and working with clients to develop project concepts, track production process and interact with staff designers and programmers to complete projects. Clients include Pepsi, Great-West Healthcare, Thomson Learning, The Wildlife Experience.


CREATIVE PRODUCER, CaringFamily
Louisville, CO
(8/1/04 -5/23/05)

CaringFamily is a start-up that seeks to use the latest technology to help connect the older generation with their younger, more "wired" family members. Responsibilities include art direction; contractor identification, negotiation and management; service website user experience, presentation layer, and marketing materials support.

CREATIVE PRODUCER, NewGuard
Boulder, CO
(8/1/01 - 8/1/04)

Responsible for client satisfaction, project management, creative direction, delivery of user experience / presentation layer / information architecture components. Clients include The Cable Center, Navigant Biotechnologies, Gambro BCT, Sterling-Rice, The Kentucky Derby/Churchill Downs

MANAGER OF CREATIVE SERVICES, XOR Inc.
Boulder, CO
(3/98 - 7/01)

Departmental management, large-scale website production and overall client contentment. Served as Project Manager (1998), Producer (1999) and Sr. Creative Producer (2000) promoted to Manager of Creative Services in January of 2001 overseeing a staff of 13. Sites produced included FranklinCovey.com, Vitamins.com, HealthCentralRx.com, HealthSmart Vitamins, Bioenergy Nutrients, WholeFoods.com. (XOR was later acquired by Seurat, then  Fair Isaac.) (In 1998 I was having trouble attracting the attention of Hans the Creative Director, so I put together this "virtual interview" using XOR's corporate website's code at the time.)

CREATIVE PRODUCER, DiveIn, U S West Interactive
Englewood, CO
(1/97 - 1/98)

12-month contract to create, produce and coordinate content for U S West's version of a city guide Web product. (Our chief competition was Microsoft's Sidewalk.) DiveIn launched March 18th, '97 in ten cities across the US with daily customized content for each market. My responsibilities included building a Web community, wrangling and helping to refine the ten-city, java-based content management/publishing system Earthweb had developed, producing "micro-sites" for special events, overseeing daily production and constantly growing the product feature set. Christopher Marsh built this Cubicle Nostalgia Site as a remembrance.

ART DIRECTOR / PRODUCER, The Digital Foundry,
Boulder, Colorado / Tiburon, California
(8/95 - 9/96)

Design and Art Direction of CD-ROM and Web products; website construction; production coordination and management including GUI design and product development assistance for Amplitude Software Corp.'s "Reserve" intranet scheduling application. (Amplitude was later acquired by Critical Path.) Clients included E3, Home PC Magazine's CD-ROM Software Previews, Game Gallery Online, RomRats.

COMMUNITY EDITOR, The Angle, BroadVision,
Los Altos, CA

(8/96 - 7/97)

One of four online editors chosen to create an identifiable personality for thousands of readers world-wide, writing over 200 columns and providing website recommendations on a daily basis for The Angle's subscriber base. Sponsored by Internet solution providers BroadVision as a proof of concept vehicle for their content management/publishing system, showing how it tied into their "intelligent" (it learned viewers' preferences) One-To-One personalized Web applications.

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER, Interactive Video Enterprises
Boulder, Colorado
(11/94 - 9/95)

Working directly with clients and staff designing and organizing production of early vision of a broadband cable interactive shopping network for the Omaha trials. I wandered upstairs one night and found the Advanced Technology team in need of a GUI guy, resulting in my early involvement in the production of “World Wide Web” sites  circa Netscape version 1.0.

PRODUCTION MANAGER, MNI Interactive (MusicNet),
San Francisco, California
(1993 - 1994)

Assisted in designing production process for launch of interactive advertising & music previewing products, including Rolling Stone/MusicNet service and MusicNet CD-ROM. MusicNet is now a joint venture of RealNetworks, AOL Time Warner, Bertelsmann, and EMI.

OWNER, Eyesongs
Santa Monica, CA / Louisville, KY
(01/84 - 9/89)

Owned multimedia design and production service. Clients include ABC Television, Redken Labs, Jackson Browne, Mattel Toys, Columbia Pictures, IBM,Rally's, Humana

SPECIAL EFFECTS DESIGNER, Laurence Deutsch Design
Los Angeles, California
(1980 - 1982)

Design and optical camerawork for multimedia presentations. Clients include Mazda, Honda Motorcyles, Paramount Pictures,

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER, Metavision
Los Angeles, California
(1978 - 1980)

Produced, designed and shot multimedia presentations. Clients include: Warner Brothers Records, The Elvis Presley Estate, Capitol Records, Kenwood Electronics

AUDIO VISUAL SPECIALIST, Hughes Aircraft Company
Fullerton, California
(1978 - 1978)

Not at liberty to discuss my activites. Clients include U.S. Defense Department

PRODUCER, PIX Productions
Irvine, California
(1976 - 1977)

Produced multimedia presentations. Clients include Walt Disney Educational Media, Altec-Lansing

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER, WSIU-TV
Carbondale, IL
(1975 - 1976)

Directed, filmed and edited documentaries for weekly TV series, "Spotlight on Southern Illinois"