(718) 909-7286 – heystevenolan@gmail.com

I am a marketing video professional that specializes in creating compelling stories for software companies and small businesses. I live in Portland, Oregon, and serve clients locally as well as all over the East Coast. Whether your product is a cryptic B2B software platform or a summer camp for preschoolers, I can help you convey your story to your clients and prospects.

Freelance Video Producer and Editor - 2011-Present


- All marketing video assets for VTS

- Hero videos to showcase product for B2B software companies such as Feedvisor and Occupier

- Instructional videos for internal technology stack changes for Fortune 500 company, Danaher

- Marketing videos for Portland small businesses such as Arciform, Oak Grove Floral, and Adventures in Spanish

- Instructional cocktail video program for Bar Virgin University


- Multi-day user conference material for companies such as VTS, Custora, and ACT-W

- Instructional videos on ELL classroom techniques for ELLevation Education via Awake Storytelling

- Commercials for The Baccarat Hotel & Residences via Evan Joseph Photography

- Hundreds of commercial and large-scale residential real estate showcase videos.

Creative Media Director - VTS, 2014-2017

- Brainstormed and implemented ideas for new overall video marketing strategy

- Oversaw the creation of video content, including case studies, product releases, thought leadership, and more

- Promoted internal culture and communication by assisting the People team with their video needs

- Maintained public-facing assets, including Wistia, Vimeo, and YouTube

- Coordinated with outside video hires, from production companies to individual freelancers

- Worked with the design and product teams to unify the aesthetic for all releases coming from the company

Cofounder/Producer/Director - Nerd Rage Films, 2010-2015

- Directed independent music videos for artists around the country

- Created live visuals to be projected for bands

- Created unique and eye-catching concepts and delivered on a low, feasible budget

- Shot live events for promotional materials for a variety of events

Head of Post-Production / Production Coordinator - VTS, 2011-2014

- Researched and implemented new post-production workflow strategies as startup grew

- Managed full-time editors, freelance editors, and graphic artists

- Worked with clients and freelancers across the United States to schedule shoots

- Sent and received insurance requirements for onsite shoots

- Maintained simultaneous crew schedules in multiple cities and booked travel when needed

- Set up, expanded, and maintained server system and multiple editing workstations

- Assisted software development team in incorporating video distribution systems into our website


University of Central Arkansas – Master of Fine Arts in Digital Filmmaking 2010

- Camera Operator for AETN, Equipment Closet Manager, Undergrad Editing Lab Monitor

Hendrix College - Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Minor in Politics 2008

- Darkroom Manager

Technical Expertise

Adobe - Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Photoshop, Lightroom, Media Encoder

Final Cut - Final Cut X, Final Cut Studio, Motion, Compressor

Production - DSLR Photography and Cinematography, Field Audio Capture, Soundstage Audio Capture

Other - Brightcove Media Platform, Mac OS X Server, RAID Storage, Google Docs, Microsoft Office

Other Skills and Interests

Saxophone honking, Mario Kart racing, volunteering as a Crisis Counselor with Crisis Text Line, beer brewing, surfing, hiking, writing prose, biking to quiet places and spending an afternoon reading in a hammock