Maria Corrales

  • Production Assistant
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jul 12, 2018
Contractor / Freelance Production Assistant

Personal Summary

LA based former project manager with 2+ years of research and administrative experience, eager to learn and grow within the production field.

Work Experience

FREELANCE LITERARY RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Jun 2016 - NEW YORK BIOGRAPHER

Organizes and streamlines almost a decade's worth of research, which includes delicate primary source files pertinent to an upcoming novel. Also corresponds and coordinates with French government offices to acquire new research materials, such as rare primary source documents and obscure statistical data. Spearheaded an effort to update and improve methods of cataloging texts and other important research materials to increase efficiency.

PROJECT MANAGER
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018 CP LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

Responsible for facilitating the translation of documents/media for clients, as well as coordinating with linguists all over the world to ensure that translations were always completed in an accurate and timely manner. Typically worked on visual projects that required typesetting and editing using the Adobe Creative Suite. Additional responsibilities included quality assurance of all documents/media prior to delivery and identifying qualified linguists for any language.

AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNICIAN
Aug 2013 - May 2016 CANTOR FILM CENTER

Organized and monitored audio and visual equipment for lectures and large events (attended by up to 200+ people) held at the film center. Also instructed clients on proper use of equipment prior to events and aided with any technical malfunctions.

INTERN
Jan 2016 - May 2016 CHERRY LANE THEATER

Charted and documented all changes in scripts during the rehearsal process for new plays. Primary administrative tasks included contributing to grant research and writing, as well as designing fliers and posters for galas and opening nights on Microsoft Publisher that aligned with the aesthetic of the theater.

Education

B.F.A. in Dramatic Writing
Aug 2013 - May 2017 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
B.A. in French
Aug 2013 - May 2017 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY