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Chris Powell

Multimedia creative with 8+ years of experience in video, audio, design, & public speaking. Passionate about clear messaging supported by beautiful visuals. 


Texas native, now in Colorado & loving it. Mildly obsessed with fajitas, mandolin music, & sci-fi. Definitely a nerd but trying to hide it.

chris@powellvideo.com

903.436.5628

 

Audio

 
 

Design

 
Redesign concept for Axis event landing page
Redesign concept for Axis event landing page
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3 versions of promotional ad for Axis
3 versions of promotional ad for Axis
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Sample from a software release feature PDF for PROS
Sample from a software release feature PDF for PROS
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Event logo for Axis
Event logo for Axis
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Experience

 

Video/Audio Director 


Axis  |  Colorado Springs, CO

May 2017 - December 2021​

  • Led video/audio team & collaborated with writers to plan, script, shoot, & edit video content

  • Maintained cohesive visual style across company video & design projects 

  • Adapted, recorded, & edited audiobook, audio versions of written products, & weekly podcast

  • Created digital marketing videos & design material for social media, email, & landing pages

  • Trained video/audio team members & interns in pre-production, shooting, & editing to match established style

  • Directed in-house talent to deliver content for video & audio projects

  • Hired & directed outside voice/acting talent & video/audio crews 

 

Public Speaking Team Director


Axis  |  Colorado Springs, CO

February 2015 - May 2017

  • Led teams of speakers on tours to give interactive multimedia presentations at over 50 schools, conferences, & other venues in the U.S. & Canada to 20,000+ people

  • Trained speaking teams to memorize & deliver 20 hours of adaptable presentation material 

  • Managed projects that included video production, graphic design, presentation creation, copywriting, editing, & research while traveling

 

Content Specialist

(Videographer, Designer, & Writer)

PROS  |  Houston, TX

October 2013 - January 2015

  • Scripted, filmed, & edited promotional videos for pricing software products

  • Pitched & launched Content Strategy team’s promotional video initiative for product releases

  • Designed, pitched, & launched monthly promotional documents for product releases

  • Collaborated with team & software engineers to write & edit promotional & instructional content

  • Designed presentations for C-level executives 

 

Skills & Tools

  • Video scripting, shooting, & editing

  • Audio recording, narration, & editing

  • Graphic design

  • Writing & editing 

  • Project management

  • Public speaking & training

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Windows & Mac OS

 

Education

University of Houston Honors College

Houston, TX  |  May 2013

  • BA, English Literature

  • Public Relations Minor

  • Overall GPA: 4.0

 
 
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