CV

C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E

I have been fortunate enough to have gained remarkable experiences working

with a number of the world’s most successful and creative entrepreneurs and

leaders in their fields ( Richard Branson, Don Simpson, George Lucas & More…

In each role I have found success through my ability to meet commercial

objectives, focus on creative brand development and construct clear

communication strategies.

My experience extends across areas of film making, sales, marketing, web 2.0

sponsorship, advertising, mobile-web and content across all types of media.

I excel in the areas of client and partner relations and personnel management

due to my enthusiasm, loyalty and dedication.

In the past I have enjoyed some exceptional and distinctive challenges and am

now searching for a new long term opportunity utilising all the experience I

have gained and contacts I have made.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Provide leadership and services in the fields of media, broadcast and
  • enterprise technologies, research and development, mobile marketing,
  • software development and mobile solutions (mobile websites, mobile Apps,
  • CRM, mCommerce).
  • Planning, preparing creative treatments, storyboarding, script writing.
  • Manage projects and allocate work to assigned resources, monitoring and
  • reporting on progress through all stages of development, in order to ensure
  • that all projects meet all quality, cost and timescale parameters and deliver
  • outcomes aligned with the project sponsors expectations.
  • Ensure all specifications; techniques, methodologies, hardware and software
  • meeting the agreed professional and corporate standards.
  • Source internal or external people with the appropriate knowledge, skills and
  • experience to fulfil project requirements from within the development
  • capability of this area or through negotiation with other teams.
  • Undertaking a review of current business or project processes and introduce
  • changes to ensure that they are effective and efficient and most important
  • profitable.
  • Manages the relationships and acts as key focal point of contact with key
  • strategic service partners, clients, maximising value for the company and
  • developing or generating new business.
  • Marketing strategy in development of brand campaigns and social network
  • implementations to increase brand awareness and audience loyalty.
  • Media agencies relationship experience, outstanding sales and excellent
  • negotiating skills with a determination to win the deal.
  • Crewing, client interfacing and budgeting.
  • Producing and directing.
  • Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects, Shake, Nuke, Avid, Adobe CS5,
  • Combustion, Composite, Final Draft, FileMaker, Microsoft Office and many
  • more…
  • Excellent knowledge in Internet Marketing, SEO/VSEO, and internet social
  • media implementation.
  • Languages: English, French, Arabic & knowledge of Italian & Spanish.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Tresor Paris / 2011

  • Head of Marketing and Branding
  • Developed the entire brand and launch it worldwide, set up of the e-commerce,
  • Public Relation, Graphic Department, Contracts, Systems, Retailers etc…

Obrand.co.uk / 2009-2011

  • Internet Marketing/Mobile Solutions/Mobile websites,Apps,mCommerce/
  • Creative Director / Internet Marketing Strategist / Director

COODETA.COM / January 2008 — 2009

  • CEO & Share Holder (Privately Held; Broadcast Media Industry)
  • Managing Director / Producer / Director / Marketing Strategist

WEB 2.0 COURSE (Internet Marketing, SEO & SOCIAL MEDIA & Mobile Apps) / 2008 to 2008

  • Course on Internet Marketing, SEO, Social Media Marketing & Apps

YA Entertainment (Entertainment Industry) / 1994 — 2008

  • Company Director
  • Film Producer / Director / Fund Raising / Sales Supervisor / Marketing Strategist

Direct Marketing Association / 2008 — 2011

  • Consultant / Project Manager / Marketing Strategist
  • (Software Development & Mobile Solutions, Internet & New Techno-Marketing)
  • Marketing Association – London

Saatchi & Saatchi (Internet marketing & Mobile Marketing) 2004 — 2008

  • Consultant/ Producer / New Technologies Director
  • Advertising Agency – Europe & Asia

MGC (Multimedia Group of Canada) & BBC ( Over 1200 Clips) 2001 – 2006

  • (JUST FOR LAUGHS TV SERIES)
  • Producer / Head of International Sales / Global Digital Marketing

LIVE NEWS, CNN & Discovery Channel (4 X 13 Episodes TV series) 1998 – 2001

  • Producer / Director / Editor / CGI / Sound / Global Marketing Director / Sales
  • (Behind the Camera) & 3 other series

PIXAR & ILM (Lucas Films) 1991 – 1994

  • Special Effects Director / Software Development / Project Manager

Paramount Pictures (Public Company; VIACOM; Entertainment Industry) 1986 — 1991

  • CGI (Special Effects Supervisor) / Project Manager / Assistant Producer
  • Worked with Don Simpson on a number of films

Universal (Entertainment Industry) 1987 — 1989

  • CGI (Special Effects Supervisor) / Project Manager / Software Development

Youcef Eden (Label) Possession (Label) (Design Industry) 1984 — 1994

  • Fashion Designer / Marketing Strategist / Project Manager / Director
  • Fashion designer with 3 Boutiques (Los Angeles – Rodeo Drive)(New York -Madison Avenue) & (Hawaii -Ala Moana Shopping Centre).
  • Designing for most film studios and celebrities. Sold the company for 7 figures in 1991 and tried to retire at 27 years old but got bored…

FILM PROJECTS WORKED ON

FEATURE FILMS (SPECIAL EFFECTS PRODUCER & CO-ORDINATOR)

  • CARLITO’S WAY
  • ANGIE, I SAYS
  • WHEN A MAN LOVE A WOMAN
  • SHADOW LAND
  • THE TOOL SHED
  • I LOVE TROUBLE
  • RENAISSANCE MAN
  • ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD
  • MRS DOUBTFIRE
  • TWIST OF FATE
  • SCHINDLER’S LIST
  • EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES
  • INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
  • COURAGE UNDERFIRE
  • BEETHOVEN’S 2ND

MUSIC VIDEO (DIRECTOR & PRODUCER)

  • GAP BAND
  • TEMPTATION
  • SEALS & CROFT
  • JANET JACKSON
  • BOBBY BROWN
  • DEBBIE GIBSON
  • EN VOGUE
  • SHOLA AMA
  • D ‘ INFLUENCE
  • JEAN LUC LAHAYE
  • BLUES BROTHERS

FEATURE FILMS (PRODUCER & DIRECTOR)

  • BUFFALO BILL
  • FUBAR
  • NO WAY OUT

TELEVISION SERIES (PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR)

  • GOLDEN BEACH
  • WORLD OF COOKING
  • HAVE YOU GOT 2MN?
  • JUST KIDDING

TELEVISION DOCUMENTARIES (PRODUCER, DIRECTOR & JOURNALIST)

  • BEHIND THE CAMERA 12 X 30MN
  • WOMAN IN THE POLICE FORCE
  • PERFUM
  • BALLOONING
  • CARNIVALS
  • MUSIC IN MY EARS
  • GAME WORLD
  • ITALIAN CARS
  • BRITISH CARS
  • MEDITERRANEA
  • FASHION MAG

FASHION (DESIGNER)

  • YOUCEF EDEN COUTURE
  • POSSESSION
  • ALFREDO MOTTA
  • RUSSO
  • ARMANI LEATHER LINE
  • VERSACE LEATHER LINE
  • SOUTH BEACH
  • MICHAEL JACKSON
  • THE JACKSON’S
  • BOBBY BROWN
  • ANTHONY QUINN
  • MICKEY ROURKE
  • OTIS STOCK
  • TEMPTATION
  • ELTON JOHN
  • EDDIE MURPHY
  • THE JUDDS
  • SEALS & CROFT
  • DYNASTY

FEATURE FILMS (SET DESIGNER)

  • BEVERLY HILLS COP
  • COMING TO AMERICA
  • TOP GUN

EDUCATION

Action / Cut – Industry Directing

  • Directing , Film and TV , 2002

American Press Association

  • Official Press , Journalism , 1994 — 1996

American Institute of Photographic Sciences

  • Professional Photographer , Film Photography , 1991 — 1993

Los Angeles City College

  • Master , Art , 1987 — 1990

Los Angeles City College

  • Master , Business and Marketing, 1986 — 1988