© 2019 by Amanda Scharkss.

Music Travel culture


Amanda Scharkss

Based in Los Angeles, CA


I am a creator of both long and short form digital content across all social channels. I have worked on a multitude of projects ranging from corporate videos to a two-person production team, from pre-production planning through post production approval. My experience also includes graphic, logo, and motion design. Having started out in digital media/marketing analytics and corporate consulting, I utilize this understanding to fuel how I think about branded content. Ultimately, brand engagement is a result of good storytelling, and a good story stems from the passion of the storyteller. I am truly passionate about the notion of people experiencing and appreciating the overlooked culture that surrounds them every day. And that’s why I create. 


PS—(shameless plug) I curate and review music for an amazing music discovery site. Read and listen at www.rockwiththis.com



Emory University, Goizueta, BBA in Marketing                                                         Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                        May 2016

Relevant Experience 

Collier.Simon                                                                                                 Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Assistant Editor and Motion Designer                                                 March 2019—

  • Assist the Head of Video on client projects

  • Use client assets to create social ads 

  • Assist with production and post production for client videos

  • Animate social ads for IG/Facebook


Rock With This                                                                                             Los Angeles, CA

Content Strategist, Curator, Motion Designer                                                            Oct 2018—


  • Manage the Chill With This Environment on IG

  • Create daily video clips 

  • Curate songs/write music reviews

  • Create logo assets

  • Assist with product management/user testing

  • Create animated social ads for IG/Facebook


CapriTaurus Studios                                                                                    Los Angeles, CA

Video Production/Editing Intern                                                               Sept 2018—Dec 2018

Freelance Editor/Content Creator                                                           Jan 2019—March 2019

  • Freedom&Fashion Event Recap – Cinematographer, Editor

  • Ubtech Stormtrooper Social Commercial – Cinematographer

  • Author’s Choice Promo – Editor

  • Author’s Choice Episode 1 – Editor

  • Author’s Choice Episode 2 – Editor

  • Fearless Motivation (Youtube channel) – Cinematographer, Editor

  • Circulair Air Mattress Topper Commercial – Cinematographer, Editor

  • Being Naudi with Nadia Garcia Sanders – Cinematographer, Editor, Animator


Meditation Dude                                                                                                 New York, NY

Creative Director                                                                                        Jan 2018—April 2018

  • Designed and created motion graphics for the website

  • Wrote, designed, produced and edited videos on the website

  • Managed the development team to ensure UI/UX functions as expected


L’Oreal Paris Education                                                                                    New York, NY

Production Assistant via BCFilms                                                                                 Jan 2018

  • Five-Day Film Shoot for multiple training videos for the internal education team

  • Assisted in putting up/taking down the film set

  • Managed the set schedule for all members of the film crew as well as the L’Oreal team


IBM Global Business Services                                                                       New York, NY

Junior Consultant/Video Editor within IBM IX Studio                                Sept 2016—Jan 2018


  • Video Producer/Designer on Blueberry Team (internal incubator)

  • Designed a website application for an internal IBM venture capital platform

  • Designed a mobile application for Blueberry

  • Served as the motion graphic/animation lead on the junior video team for all client videos (partial list)

  • Internal Promotional Video for Theme Park/Studio - Actor, Editor (2017-2018)

  • “End of the Year Results” for Distribution Client - Editor, Motion Graphics, Animator (2017) “I’m Me and I’m an IBMer” Internal Campaign Video - Film, Editor (2017)

  • “User Testing Video” for Finance Client - Video Editor, Motion Graphics, Animator (2017) “Art of the Possible” for Fashion Client - Director, Editor, Motion Graphics, Animator (2017)

  • “Client Immersion” Internal Promotional Video - Film, Editor, Designer, Motion Graphics (2017)

  • “Digital Solution Diagram” for International Restaurant Client - Designer, Animator, Motion Graphics (2017) “Customer Research Video” for Fashion Client - Video Editor, Motion Graphics (2017)

  • “Proof of Concept” for International Restaurant Client - Director, Film, Editor, Motion Graphics (2017) “Blueberry” Promotional Video - Writer, Director, Editor, Motion Graphics (NY 2017)


Adobe Creative Suite (2+ years), Video Editing (2+ years), Motion Design (2+ years), Graphic Design (3+ years), UI/UX Design (2+ years), Writing, Product Management, Marketing Analytics, Social/Digital Media Analytics