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CASEY SMERCZYNSKI

978. 882. 3522 • cmsmerczynski@gmail.com • Boston, Massachusetts

 

EDUCATION

   Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 

   August 2016 - June 2020

   Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art; Minor in Geography

   U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, TX

   January 2023 - May 2023

   Emergency Medical Technician; Combat Medic Specialist

   Charles University, Prague, CZ

   Spring 2019

   Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

   Winter 2018

   

HONORS

   Army Achievement Medal, United States Army (Received: CSTX, Fort McCoy, WI)

   Delta Company's Coin of Excellence, United States Army (Fort Sam Houston, TX)

   

   Honor Graduate, United States Army (Fort Sill, OK)

 

   The Alexander Laing Screenwriting Award, Dartmouth College 

   Published pieces, Stonefence Review & The Dartmouth

   First Place for Instructional and Training category, Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region

   

   Golden Key, Museum of Fine Arts

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

   Screenwriting, Documentary Filmmaking, Directing for the Camera, Technical Theater Production, Costume Design,      Acting, Digital Drawing, Drawing, Qualitative Methods and Research Process

TECHNICAL SKILLS

   Final Draft, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Procreate, Masterpiece, Salesforce, ArcGIS, Boom, lavaliers,              Sennheiser ME 66 Mic and XLR Mics, Panasonic AG-DVX200, Sony VX2000, Canon EOS C100, DSLR cameras,                film/theater lighting, basic construction skills for prop/set design; Experience in Toon Boom’s Harmony and                     Storyboard Pro; Familiar with Cashét

EXPERIENCE

   Harvard University, Cambridge MA

   September 2023 - Present

      • Studio Assistant

      • Working on DCE’s Innovation team supporting the studio and course technology projects

   United States Army

   Reserves, NH - AIT, Fort Sam Houston TX

   August 2022 - Present

      • Combat Medic Specialist & Emergency Medical Technician (including Basic Life Support)

      • Emergency medical care in combat and humanitarian environments
      • Emergency medical care and evacuation, minor acute care, inpatient and outpatient care, and basic force health            
protection
      • Also trained in limited primary care, medical care for patients exposed to weapons of mass destruction,                            deployable medical systems, aircraft and ground evacuation, and casualty triage and processing

   The Devil Wears Prada (Broadway)

   Mio Design Studio, NYC - Theater

   April - May 2022

      • Creative Assistant

      • Helped the design team prep materials for costumes (painting, cutting, attaching, etc.), constructed pieces to

         be attached to costumes, and shopped for fabric and materials around the Garment District

   

   The Boston Strangler

   Walt Disney Studios, 20th Century Studios - Feature

   November 2021 - March 2022

      • Costume Production Assistant

      • Anticipating the needs of the Costume Designer, ACD, Supervisor, Coordinator, and Tailors; Aids in the organization

        and daily flow of the costume department; Self-starter, team player, detail-oriented, and excellent communicator

   Salem's Lot

   Warner Bros., Charlestown Productions - Feature

   August/September 2021

      • Art Department Production Assistant

      • Production office assistant; Delivered set plots, picked up props, a set runner

   The Love Lab (Promo)

   Affective Software, Inc. - Digital

   July 2021

      • Key Production Assistant

      • Commercial shoot for new technology; Responsible for doing runs, craft services, slating, and setting up shot                  areas

   High Design (Season 1)

   Discovery+, Studio City Productions - TV

   June 2021

      • Art Department Production Assistant

      • Renovation TV show; Supplies runner; Built, prepared, and painted set pieces for renovation; Support anywhere

        needed

   Amazon, Boston, MA

   2020 – 2021

      • Human Resources Recruiting Coordinator for Amazon employees

      • Conducting hiring events, verify legitimacy of work authorization documents for I-9’s, using Salesforce to manage

        High Volume Hiring, anticipate and mitigate risk, and ensure labor orders are met on a weekly basis

      • Serve as a point of contact for job seekers, troubleshooting and resolving issues quickly to ensure the best overall

        candidate experience, follow SOPs to prioritize COVID protocols for staff and candidates

   Pipeline Studios, Hamilton, ON, Canada

   Winter 2019

      • Interned with the producer, directors, animators, screenwriters, storyboard artists, and designers, and was given

        assignments from each to learn and understand the tools and technology animation studios use

 

   Old Sculpin Gallery, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

   Summer 2019

      • Curated and hung shows, framed pieces, packaged and shipped pieces

      • Front desk responsibilities (i.e. phone and monetary transactions, using Masterpiece, scheduling, balancing                      money, and opening and closing)

      • Assistant teacher to children’s art classes (ages 4 – 12)

 

   Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

   2017 – 2021

      • Transcriber and copyeditor for Professor Kirk Endicott’s anthropology research (’17-’18)

      • Illustrator, editor, and publisher of Professor Edward Bradley’s children’s book “Chouetty to the Rescue” (’19-’21)

 

   O’Connor Law Firm, Topsfield, MA

   2016 – 2018

      • Assistant, upgrading file management system, witnessing executions of estate planning, and support wherever             needed

   Peabody Access Television, Inc., Peabody, MA

   Summer 2017

      • Educational public service announcer, actor, scriptwriter, editor, co-videographer/producer on mini-series

        documentary on speeding, drunk driving, property damage, underage smoking, and harassment

 

MILITARY LEADERSHIP

   Basic Combat Training (Fort Sill, OK) (2022 - 2023)

   Platoon Sergeant - Guidon - Squad Leader

   Advanced Individual Training (Fort Sam Houston, TX) (2023)

   Platoon Sergeant - Guidon - Team Leader

   STRIDE Representative (Systemic respect, Tolerance, Resilience, Inclusion, Dignity and Equity)

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP

   Division I Varsity Women’s Rugby Leader (2016 – 2020)

   Ivy League Champions (2016, 2017, 2019)

   National Champions (2018)

   Army ROTC Cadet (2016 – 2018)

   Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Representative (2018-2019)

   Member of Epsilon Kappa Theta (2018-2020)

OTHER

   Dual Citizen, Ireland

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