Jax Stafford

BIO

An Austin video production specialist, Jax’s interests and experience range from feature filmmaking to commercial event videography; from video journalism to reality television; from technical writing to science fiction.  Contact or tweet @jaxstafford.

EXPERIENCE

ACCENTURE – Policy Review Analyst
2018 – PRESENT

Contracting with one of the biggest tech companies in the world — using policy knowledge and subject matter expertise within a group of elite agents tasked with our client’s most sensitive data.

NICKEL SLICK – Independent Videographer
2013 – PRESENT

Multimedia solutions for business and industrial clients. Video and web design, from development to production, for Austin Food Magazine, Escoffier Culinary School, Studio Estates, LLC., and more.

VIDEO TECH SERVICES – Camera Operator
2016 – 2020

Operating long lens or handheld broadcast television camera for live events, concerts and presentations. Rigging and striking multimedia sets.

MEGALOMEDIA – ‘B-Cam,’ D.I.T., Production Assistant
2016 – 2017

Part of the location camera crew for My 600 Pound Life, a reality show on TLC.

FREELANCE – Production Assistant
2013 – 2014

Assisting camera, art and director’s departments for various reality television series for Vice Media, A&E, Food Network and the Cooking Channel.

RANCH STUDIOS – Feature Filmmaker
2007 – 2011

Camera Operator & Assistant Camera for independent features Corruption.govThe AscentSecret at Arrow Lake. Director of Photography on Slaughter Creek. Assistant Director on Up and Down, and for the pre-production phase of Circle of Pain.

EDUCATION

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY
SAN MARCOS, TX

Bachelors of Science in Electronic Media, Mass Communications, 2018.

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
AUSTIN, TX

  • Associate’s Degree in Journalism, 2012.
  • Certificate in Radio, Television and Film Production, 2008.
  • Certificate in Radio, Television and Film Management, 2008.

SKILLS

  • Video production, copywriting, technical writing, information technology. Graphic design, web-design, sales, education. Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux compatible.
  • Software: Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects), Cinema 4D, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Pro X, Pro-Tools, Logic Pro, Microsoft Office, EP Scheduling and Budgeting, Final Draft, Movie Magic, Scrivener.
  • Web-design and online: HTML, CSS, PHP, Drupal, WordPress, YouTube, Google Analytics.