Tatton Jacob

touring video technician

Tatton Jacob

touring video professional

-Road-tested, proven team leader comfortable climbing at heights.

-Experienced with fork, scissors and boom/genie lifts.

-Phenomenal repair/rebuild technician with direct training from companies such as Barco, D3 technologies and Skjonberg Motor Controls.

EMPLOYMENT

Head of Video Dept.

Head of Video Dept.

Lead Projection Tech.

Assistant Video Tech.

July 2014 - Dec. 2014

Aug. 2011 - April 2014

April 2014 - July 2014

April 2011 - Aug. 2011

Marvel Universe Live - Feld Entertainment

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey (Blue Unit)

Marvel Universe Live - Feld Entertainment

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey (Blue Unit)

Responsible for all aspects of operation and management for the video department, equipment and crew, most impressively blending 22+ Barco projectors onto 3D set pieces (both horizontal and vertical) forming a stage larger than a hockey rink.

Duties included the supervision, keeping in working condition, weekly installation and safe operation of eight large, floating LED video screens. Established new procedures and designs, involved in major mechanical system overhauls and trained all assistant technicians. (RBBB Circus owned by Feld Entertainment)

Assembled, built and programmed new equipment, engaged in serious troubleshooting as a built technician for a brand new, multi-million dollar touring show, featuring large scale video effects, including 3D projection mapping, LED video walls, infrared artist tracking

Assisted with the weekly load-in and load-out of video equipment, controlled video screen content and movement cues during the show. Resolved a variety of technical issues and performed general repairs. Loaded/unloaded semi trucks and regularly climbed into the grid to help others.

EDUCATION & SKILLS

English, Journalism

Aug. 2006 - May 2010

Doane College - Crete, Nebraska

Bachelor of Arts in English, Journalism with minor studies in Philosophy. Activities included Hansen Leadership Program, Alpha Pi Epsilon, The Doane OWL student newspaper, 91.9 KDNE FM student radio station, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, a semester in Africa (eight countries) and a three week media program in D.C.

Lightroom  90%

Photoshop  75%

InDesign  83%

Audition  61%

After Effects  69%

Winch, Mediaserver Prog.

December 2013

"LEGENDS" - Feld Entertainment

Premiere  80%

Video show programmer for "Legends" the 144th edition of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey by Feld Entertainment. Equipment included Martin Maxedia, Maxxyz M-Series Console, Skojonberg winch motors and Element Labs LEDs.

OS X / iOS  85%

Illustrator  61%

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