Profile

Itzel Ohannessian

Producer / Video Editor / Motion Graphic Designer

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Creative, solutions-oriented motion graphic designer and video producer with extensive experience designing and producing for broadcast and interactive media.

Dynamic and energetic professional skilled at training and mentoring other designers to achieve high levels of client satisfaction. Dedicated video editor adept at juggling multiple projects and delivering on time and on-budget. Lifelong learner who continually updates skills to ensure knowledge of contemporary techniques, leveraging these for clients and employers.

Professional Skills

Core Competencies

GRAPHIC DESIGN

90%

PRINT DESIGN

60%

CONTENT MANAGEMENT

80%

BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH

90%

MOTION GRAPHICS

85%

DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION

90%

TEAM LEADERSHIP

90%

MENTORING

80%

PROBLEM SOLVING

90%

Technical Skills

AFTER EFFECTS CC

85%

ILLUSTRATOR CC

75%

PREMIERE CC

90%

PHOTOSHOP CC

85%

CINEMA 4D

20%

MS OFFICE

40%

PC

50%

MAC

90%

Portfolio

Video / Video Editing /Motion Graphics Graphic design
Itzel Ohannessian, claims no ownership of the material (ZUFFA UFC) located herein. These videos are for the sole purpose of showcasing works produced and edited by Itzel Ohannessian.
Mock-up flyer design for Herbal life
Mock-up flyer design for Herbal life
Mock-up flyer design for Herbal life
Mock-up flyer design for Herbal life
Logo design for Social Media YouTube pilot
Logo design for Social Media YouTube pilot
Logo design for spiritual counseling - private owner
Logo design for the friendship park in San Diego CA
Logo design for a Yoga teacher.
Freelance logo design for a private cookie maker

Professional Experience

2012-Present

UFC (The Ultimate Fighter Championship)

Los Angeles, CA – Mexico City, Mexico

Producer

Produce and edit content in Spanish for UFC Networks, Televisa and Fox TV Channels in Latin America, including localizing and post-producing the UFC fights as well as TV promos and videos to promote  the sport in social media with a key focus in Mexico.

Key Achievements

• Increased the UFC product offering for the new UFC Networks broadcasting in Latin America by producing a variety of special projects from concept development to post-production.

• Produced a webisode of “Orgullo Latinoamericano,” a 4- short features latino fighters that positioned the UFC in the A,B and C+ audience in Mexico. The features won a Telly Award, which honors the very best film & video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional,& cable tv commercials.

2011-2012

Adjacent LA

Glendale CA

Editor /Motion Graphics

Created motion graphics and edited video for different TV pilots and WEB series for external clients including The Walt Disney Company, the Chris Rock produced TV show “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” and Eli Lilly and Company.

Key Achievements

• Designed the look and feel of TV show openings and improved on the delivery dates for final products to the client.

• The motion graphics designed for the web series “The Death and Return of Superman” were a key component on the success of the series.

2006-2011

ENCORE MEDIA LLC

Los Angeles, CA

Editor/Graphic Designer

Edited TV and radio spots for different media outlets and created motion graphics for infommercials. Designed brochures, banners and logos for promotional purposes. 

Key Achievements

• Enhanced production processes and TV delivery for national TV stations.

• Improved targeting for Latino audience by redesigning visual communication concepts.

2006-2007

PROMOFILM USA

Van Nuys, CA

Senior Motion Graphic Designer

Designed motion graphics, and props and cue cards for the TV Shows '12 Corazones' and 'Buena Fortuna,' which aired on Telemundo (national television) and Televisa (Mexico). Created presentations, logos and additional materials to assist executives and producers to develop and present new ideas for television programming.

Key Achievements

• Improved production of segments and delivery processes for the TV shows by working hand-in-hand with the writers and producers to deliver high quality graphics on a daily basis.

• Created visual concepts to pitch Promofilm services and content to TV networks, both in English and Spanish.

2004-2005

METROLOOK, DIGITAL TELEVISION NETWORKS

Mexico City, Mexico

Production Coordinator

Oversaw digital video production, video editing and motion graphic production for corporate clients including Wal-Mart and Mexicana Airlines. Trained designers in the use of appropriate software for motion graphics creation for television networks.

Key Achievements

• Leveraged networking and design skills to secure Mexicana Airlines as a client to produce content for in-flight and through corporate networks.

• Produced motion graphics animation for pilot digital signage project for Wal-Mart stores.

2000-2004

MEDIA INNOVATIONS CORP, CIE

Mexico City, Mexico

Production Coordinator

Handled a variety of projects for television networks, achieving outstanding audience results. Managed a team of five digital artists to coordinate special projects for clients including Marlboro, CIE, Montezuma Brewery, Cruz Azul (soccer team) and Serie Kart Mexico (car racing).

Key Achievements

• Starting as Junior Motion Graphic Designer, I was promoted twice within four years to assume additional leadership responsibilities. Managed several design projects from start to finish, including interactive CDs, concert videos, corporate videos and ads.

• Led a team to produce an introductory video for a new beer launch for Montezuma Brewery. Managed the process from concept to post-production while adhering to a tight budget, hiring in any skills required. Completed project within three days, resulting in high level of client satisfaction.

Education

Business and Competitive Marketing Strategy Certificate

Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Fine Arts School, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Professional Training

School of Motion
Animation Bootcamp (2016)
Cinema 4D for Motion Graphics
Pasadena Art School
Pasadena, CA (2012)
Story Boarding for TV
American Animation Institute
Burbank, CA (2010)
Traditional Animation I and Character Design I
American Animation Institute
Burbank, CA (2009)
Intro to Maya
Gnomon School
Hollywood, CA (2008)