Resume

Matt Hazard is a lighting designer who works during the day for Vincent Lighting Systems. His recent freelance projects include serving as the lighting director for several Harmony Project concerts and lighting designer for many organizations including Kenyon College Dance, Opera Columbus, Opera Project Columbus, the Ohio State Department of Theatre and School of Music, Nationwide Pleasure Guild, and several area high school productions. Matt earned his BA in Theatre and his MFA in Design at Ohio State and has taught and developed classes in the Department of Theatre. He is also an ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician and a member of IATSE Local 12.


MATTHEW J. HAZARD
182 Oakland Park Ave.
Columbus, OH 43214
614.354.1089
mjhazard@gmail.com

LIGHTING DESIGNS

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LIGHTING PROGRAMMING

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CURRENT POSITION
Outside Sales and Creative Solutions for Vincent Lighting Systems, July 2018 – Present

WORK EXPERIENCE
-Lighting Studio Manager/Rental Coordinator, Ohio State, August 2000 – July 2018
-HVAC Assistant, Battelle, 2000
-Russian Linguist, USMC, 1995 to 1999

EDUCATION
-MFA Design, The Ohio State University, 2011
-ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician, 2009
-BA, The Ohio State University, 2000
-Russian Language Training, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA 1996
-General Studies, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH, 1990

SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Proficient with ETC Eos, Gio, Ion, Element, Express, Obsession, Strand 520, and Hog 3 consoles
-Proficient with intelligent lighting accessories such as color scrollers, rotators, and moving mirrors
-Proficient with moving lights and LED fixtures
-Proficient with AutoCAD, LD Assistant, Photoshop CS, MS Office, Lightwright
-Working knowledge of Vectorworks, Dreamweaver, Flash, Corel Painter, Poser, ETC Networks
-Manage purchasing for 90% of Departmental lighting budgets (Seasonal and Production)
-Manage rentals of a 600 seat proscenium theatre and 250 seat black box theatre
-Hire, schedule, coordinate crews for all events in the above spaces
-Consulted on facilities and outfitting of new Student Union at Ohio State
-Working knowledge of Russian language

AFFILIATIONS
Member IATSE Local 12, 2016 to present
ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician, 2009 to present
USITT

REFERENCES
Available on request

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Contact Information: 614.354.1089 | mjhazard@gmail.com