Aaron Kurlander

Location New York
Bio

Creative Visuals Producer

Magazine Editor Film Producer Production Manager
Projects
4 Projects

Work History

Creative Producer
Glossier, Inc.
Jun 2019 – Present
New York, New York
Freelance Visuals Editor and Creative Producer
Self-Employed
Feb 2013 – Present
New York, New York
Clients include: Glossier, Bobbi Brown, Chandelier Creative, WSJ Magazine, Spring, ALLDAYEVERYDAY, Laird + Partners, Institute Studio, Schutz
Digital Media Manager
Thom Browne, Inc.
Jul 2018 – Jan 2019
Greater New York City Area
• Manage entire production process of photo and video shoots from pre to post. • Produce and edit photos and video for social, web and email distribution. • Retouch photographic assets for use across digital platforms. • Edit videos for use in advertising, and across social and digital platforms. • Manage and oversee digital asset library. • Oversee storyboarding and image research for video/photo concepts, website, and social content. • Design newsletter templates, brand decks and advertising placement. • Work closely with teams on special projects and seasonal demands - VIP dressing, special events, and runway shows.
Digital Visuals Editor, W Magazine
Condé Nast
Jul 2017 – Jul 2018
New York, New York
• Collaborate with W’s Visuals Director and Art Director on maintaining W’s digital vision across all platforms • Collaborate with W’s Editorial Director on content strategy and visual execution • Collaborate with W’s Fashion team on original content for the website and social channels • Source and develop roster of photography talent for website and social channels • Produce all visual content for online and social channels, including booking hair and makeup • Produce all online branded content • Oversee castings and model bookings • Manage Assistant Visuals Editors in production and execution of stories
Video Editor, Global Marketing
Calvin Klein
Sep 2015 – Feb 2017
Greater New York City Area
-Work with senior creative teams to edit motion assets for company advertising, web, and in-store, across all regions and brands. -Work with social media team to create assets spanning all brands and channels, seen by millions of viewers across CK’s following and work with influencers to increase Instagram following by over 1M followers. -Oversee edits of internal videos for company presentations and town hall meetings, supervising a team of freelancers and edit houses to ensure all deadlines were met. -Work with production team to source directors and video talent for social and special projects within budget. -Concept videos, create storyboard decks and sizzle reels, and strategize ideas for pitches to licensees resulting in increased incremental revenue.
Creative Media Associate
Chandelier Creative
Nov 2013 – Sep 2015
Greater New York City Area
-Developed, shot, and edited video content for brands like Shiseido, Chandon, Bergdorf Goodman, and Kylie Minogue. -Edited on Adobe Premiere to create sizzle reels and construct decks to successfully pitch for prospective clients. -Produced, directed, and edited videos for agency’s social media pages and website to enhance following and agency’s cultural relevance in the lifestyle realm. -Art directed a charity exhibition event for the agency in collaboration with Dolly Parton, creating video content for the event, as well as building a shoppable, interactive Instagram page for the event auction.
Studio and Events Assistant
Spring Studios
Sep 2013 – Sep 2015
Greater New York City Area
-Assisted on photo and video shoots directly with clients to translate their needs to the studio. -Supported events team with staffing plans, production schedules, and overseeing vendors throughout event timeline. -Arranged and readied studio spaces for shoots and events including NYFW, Tribeca Film Festival, and New Fronts. -Managed a team of freelancers to complete preparation for events and ensure production deadlines were met.
Production and Operations Coordinator
ALLDAYEVERYDAY
Jul 2013 – Sep 2013
Operations -Production and technology ordering & maintaining -IT purchasing, setup, management and maintenance -Google Apps management -Administrative duties, such as answering phone, sending invoices, organizing mail and packages, filing paperwork, and scheduling. Interns -Recruiting, documenting, scheduling, managing, grading, recommendations Production -Video Camera Op / PA / Driver / Loader / Sound recording -Equipment purchasing / Storage / Prep / Inventory / Tracking -Photo shoots for editorial or clients -Production Logistics Post Production -Data/Drive management -Server management -Post Production Logistics / Drive movement
Intern
ALLDAYEVERYDAY
Dec 2012 – Jun 2013
Assisted Office Manager and Creative Director with production operations, development, and organization for the company. Provided assistance to receptionist and administrative team by fielding calls and communicating to numerous vendors through phone and email communication. Assisted creative team by prepping assets for campaigns such as Nike and GAP and prepping capabilities decks for new clients. … see more
Video Editor
BULLETT Magazine
May 2012 – Nov 2012
Video editor for Bullett Magazine, a magazine which focuses on tastemaking culture, art, music, film, and celebrity. -Edited numerous behind the scenes video content featured on the magazine’s digital video channel. -Assisted Art Director with pulling swipe and creating mood boards for high-profile shoots. -Researched prospective talent and influencers for magazine features and vendors to sell magazine.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
New York University
2010 – 2013
High School Diploma
Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
2006 – 2010

Skills