Barnes Digital
Creative Agency

Resume

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AARON “AMIL” BARNES

Director · Producer · editor


Musician Documentary Reel 2019

Graphics Portfolio


 
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producer/social media

Client: DC Lottery

Location: Washington, DC

Time Period: October 2018

Developed a social media marketing strategy to help DC Lottery reach today’s popular urban millennials.  Conceptualized, designed and developed digital content for social media pages for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

 
 
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Director/editor

Client: The Kingsbury Center

Location: Washington, DC

Time Period: April 2018

Directed & produced a short documentary on the 80 years of history of The Kingsbury Center.  Interviewed current students, alumni, and faculty on the schools impact on providing services for youth with special needs.

 
 
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Video PRODUCER/Editor

Client: Department of Behavioral Health

Location: Washington, DC

Time Period: October 2017

Filmed & produced a detailed informational video on The Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS) with in-depth interviews and infographics.

 
 
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SR. DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

Client: Radio One

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Time Period: June 2017 - Sept. 2017

Produced digital original content for 5 Radio Stations under Radio One’s DC brand that included station interviews, YouTube content, live broadcasts and more.  Led all aspects of video development.

 
 
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Video Director/Editor

Client: McEnearney Associates

Location: Washington, DC

Time Period: September. 2017

Directed and produced home tour videos and realtor introduction videos for select communities marketing kits.

 
 
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FILM DIRECTOR/EDITOR

Client: GameMasters/One Up iOS App

Location: Cleveland, OH

Time Period: March 2017

Directed a documentary about the app’s startup phase and how its founders created the app. Also created multiple pieces of content in short-and-long form to promote app on social media networks.

 
 
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VIDEOGRAPHER/EDITOR

Client: Netflix

Location: Multiple Cities

Time Period: Sept. 2016 - October 2016

Contracted out on 5-city tour across HBCU Colleges and Universities to film and photographed content for Netflix’s hit series, Luke Cage. Created viral digital content with show’s cast members. 

 
 
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LEAD DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Client: Karen Civil/Civil TV

Location: Multiple Cities

Time Period: May 2014 - June 2016

Head Director for the “Welcome To My Neighborhood” Documentaries where I documented the lives of major recording artists.  Documentaries raked in over 10 million views on YouTube and premiered on Amazon Prime and Music Choice.

 
 
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Post-Production Editor

Client: CentricTV (BET)

Location: New York City

Time Period: Feb. 2016 - April 2016

Head Post-Production Editor for a 24-piece series called, “Centric 16/16”.  Worked day-to-day with Director, Colorist, and Audio Technician to edit episodes for television and online use.


Other Notable Clients

 
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Education

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, NC — Bachelors of Science Degree, Hospitality; Sports Entertainment & Event Management, 2010

Awards & Honors

Eta Sigma Delta, International Hospitality & Tourism Honor Society, 2010

Bishop John M. McNamara Award Recipients for Faith, Service, & Leadership, 2005

University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Man of the Year Award 2006, Nominee

Skills

Social Media · Digital Content Development & Distribution · Websites · Asset Management · Analytics · Delivery

Adobe Illustrator · Adobe Photoshop · Adobe Premiere · Adobe After Effects · Wordpress · Squarespace