RESUME

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Web Designer and Multimedia Producer, March 2009 – present.
Working on dozens of web projects for film productions, artists, writers, small businesses, start ups and non-profits. In charge of developing, designing, conceptualizing and managing content. Running, updating and regularly maintaining sites.

Web Designer, Translator, the documentary film “City of Borders”, January 2008 – February 2009.
Translated a major bulk of the raw material. Created and designed the official website for the film. In charge of maintaining and updating the sites with news, press coverage, screening dates and other material. Traveled to the Berlin Film Festival for the film’s world premiere.

Freelance Web Producer, LucasFilm, San Francisco, May 2008 – September 2008.
Built web shells of mini websites and Flash games for future productions of Lucasfilm.

Production Intern, Forum, KQED Public Radio, San Francisco, May – September 2007.
Created, researched and assisted the production of the call-in show segments in a wide range of topics, from current news events to culture and technology.

Freelance Reporter, Sports Desk, Jerusalem Post and Maariv, Israel, January 2006 – January 2008.
Reported on various sport events and teams, including Golden State Warriors and Cal Football. Covered the 2006 Torino, Italy Winter Olympic Games.

Foreign News and Video Coordinator, English Division, IBA, June – December 2005.
Screened raw materials for the foreign news segment and edited news items, interviews and packages for the English News Desk of the Israeli broadcast Authority. Worked in coordination with various news agencies. Was part of the broadcasting operation of the Gaza disengagement in 2005.

Foreign News and Video Coordinator, Arabic Division, IBA, Israel, January 2002 – August 2005.
Examined raw materials, wrote and edited items, produced and edited features for the Sports Desk.

Staff Reporter, Sports Desk, Haaretz, Israel, December 2000 – September 2005.
Covered mainly basketball and soccer. Covered the 2004 Athens Olympic Games as a reporter and photographer, and the 2004 Basketball European Cup in Belgium. Also reported for the English edition of the paper.

EDUCATION

University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism
Master of Journalism, May 2008

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
BA, English; BA, Mass Communications, May 2005

SKILLS

Office, PC, Mac, touch typing, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML/CSS, Flash, Actionscript, ProTools, Soundtrack Pro, Final Cut Pro, PHP/CMS, WordPress, Illustrator, After Effects. Fluent in Hebrew. Proficient reading, writing, verbal comprehension in Arabic, basic spoken Arabic, Spanish.