Daniel Parra

Interactive Developer & Video Producer

About me

A small introduction about my self

Daniel Parra

A Interactive Developer and Video Producer from Mexico

On 2005 at the age of 20, after dropping university in Mexico, he decided to move to Canada to polish a stong sense of motion and interactivity he developed on his early years and study a Digital Design at Vancouver Film School to learn video production and motion graphics. On graduation he earned 3 awards: Best Interaction Design, Best Team project and Best Final project which led him to land a job at Blast Radius agency as an Interface Developer. During the following 8 years, he had the opportunity to do work for some high-caliber clients like Nike, Starbucks, Nokia, Electronic Arts, Hasbro and Lexus.

In the continuous journey of always looking for fresh air and with some eterpreneur feeling, he launched 2 personal project Perfil Empresarial on 2011 and DP Cinema on 2013 with two of the things he considered to be better at. You can visit both projects by clickin on the following buttons:

DP Cinema & Perfil Empresarial

Technical Skills

Web design & development / Video production

Photoshop

Image manipulation & optimization for web usage

ActionScript 3.0

Fully proficient in OOP and code-based animation

HTML5 / CSS3

Proficient on the latest web technologies

After Effects

Video manipulation and basic VFX / compositing

Premiere

Video editing and audio synching

Flash Animation

Proficient using the latest animation techniques

Work Experience

My previous associations

May,2013
Present

DP Cinema

Cinematographer / Editor

This is a key role in the post-production process where the editor's skill can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. The success of the final product is highly dependent on the creative direction, as well as hand-picking the right music selection for each project. General responsibilities include the assembling of all recorded raw material into a finished product suitable for broadcasting. The material may consist of camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.

Dec,2011
Oct,2012

Blast Radius

Paid Media Production Lead

Responsible for managing all Paid Media campaigns for the Starbucks account (while working at Blast Radius), making sure that all paid media content is delivered on time and budget. This includes a number of tasks, procedures and protocols to follow to be an efficient liaison between Stretegy, Design, Project Management, Client Services and Development. It is the Paid Media Production Lead's job to make sure this communication between these disciplines is seamless from a technical perspective.

Aug,2011
Present

Perfil Empresarial

Freelance Interface Developer

Responsible for building the "face" of an web application with which users interact, bridging the gap between designers and application developers. By applying the core technologies of XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and ActionScript, interface developers translate the creative vision into a fully interactive user experience.

Aug,2009
Present

Blast Radius

Freelance Interface Developer

Responsible for building the "face" of an web application with which users interact, bridging the gap between designers and application developers. By applying the core technologies of XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and ActionScript, interface developers translate the creative vision into a fully interactive user experience.

Education & Diplomas

What I have done in my academic career

Mar,2015

Graphic Design Diploma

Shillington College

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Aug, 2005

Digital Design Diploma

Vancouver Film School (VFS)

Digital designers change the way people see and interact with the world - from the title sequence that brings an audience into a filmmaker's world, to the music video that launches a new band; from the brand and identity that makes one product stand out from its competitors to the online sites and experiences that change the way we think about the web.

May, 2003

Computer Science (dropout)

ITESM - Insituto Tecnológico de Monterrey

This foundation helped me to become a specialist in design and development. With just a few years of stydy, before dropping out from university, I was able to to form a professional and innovative vision that anticipates technological change to create and provide software solutions in new and dynamic society of digital era. I have the necessary skills to meet the technological requirements of organizations and individuals, using computer as the main tool.

Portfolio

showcase of my latest works

Get In Touch

Please feel free if you would like to have a chat.

Contact details

Playa del Carmen, México

+52 1 984 801 0393

me@danielparra.com

www.danielparra.com

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