Jason Djang

Jason Djang

Digital | Video | Wine

Location
Greater Los Angeles Area
Industry
Media Production

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Jason Djang's Overview

Current
  • Production Specialist at YouTube
  • Managing Director at Brave & Maiden Estate
Past
  • Digital Media Director + Producer at 10x10
  • Film/TV Editor + Producer at Self
  • Director of Video + Deputy Director, New Media at White House
  • Producer + Editor at Obama-Biden Transition Project
  • Senior Editor + Producer at Obama for America
  • Producer/Editor at Freelance
  • Partner/Director at Chronicle Project
  • Youth Pastor and Young Adults Ministry Director at Lake Avenue Church
Education
Connections

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Jason Djang's Summary

Getting pixels to entertain and inspire.

Jason Djang's Experience

Production Specialist

YouTube

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; GOOG; Internet industry

November 2012Present (1 year 6 months) Playa Vista

Managing Director

Brave & Maiden Estate

July 2011Present (2 years 10 months) santa ynez, ca

Starting up a startup winery.

Digital Media Director + Producer

10x10

Educational Institution; 11-50 employees; Civic & Social Organization industry

June 2011November 2012 (1 year 6 months) Los Angeles

10x10 is a film. And a social action campaign. I'm at the intersection of the two. Initiated exponential growth of the campaign's community by creating compelling multimedia content, spearheading smart community management, redesigning and architecting the website from the ground up, and launching online advertising. All on a shoestring.

Film/TV Editor + Producer

Self

August 2010July 2011 (1 year) Greater New York City Area

Credits include "Committed" with Morgan Spurlock (AMC) and "Bridging the Divide" with Tom Brokaw (USA).

Director of Video + Deputy Director, New Media

White House

January 2009June 2010 (1 year 6 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area

Appointed by President Obama as the first White House Director of Video. Creative and operational director, leading production team in creating the largest online video footprint of a government agency in the world. Pitched, produced and directed strategic content that amplified Administration’s messaging in the online space. Established and cultivated relationships with distribution partners and media to place and promote key content. Wrote and edited copy and blog posts for whitehouse.gov.

Producer + Editor

Obama-Biden Transition Project

November 2008January 2009 (3 months)

Developed video precedent and best practices for the Obama White House.

Senior Editor + Producer

Obama for America

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Political Organization industry

July 2008November 2008 (5 months)

Member of the campaign’s ground-breaking New Media team, contributing to the candidate’s unprecedented online operations and in particular, prolific web video presence. Conceptualized and created products to advance communication goals, raise funds, challenge the opposition, and inspire action.

Producer/Editor

Freelance

August 2000July 2008 (8 years)

Edited feature documentaries (PBS, Showtime, independents), broadcast (AMC, USA, The History Channel, Discovery Channel), and commercials (Sony Playstation, Dell, Mattel, SpikeTV, McDonald’s).

Partner/Director

Chronicle Project

March 2004August 2006 (2 years 6 months)

Co-founded production company focused on nonprofit and social justice projects. Directed and edited award-winning feature documentary, Dear Francis (Showtime), raising awareness of the globe-leading HIV/AIDS crisis in Swaziland to western audiences. Produced and edited development videos for nonprofit and educational institutions.

Youth Pastor and Young Adults Ministry Director

Lake Avenue Church

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Religious Institutions industry

July 2000August 2006 (6 years 2 months)

Jason Djang's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Human Rights

Jason Djang's Skills & Expertise

  1. Video Production
  2. New Media
  3. Non-profits
  4. Media Production
  5. Television
  6. Editing
  7. Final Cut Pro
  8. Social Media
  9. Public Speaking
  10. Fundraising
  11. Video
  12. Film
  13. Community Outreach
  14. Documentaries
  15. Event Planning
  16. Email Marketing

Jason Djang's Education

University of California, Los Angeles

BS, Physiological Sciences

19921997

Fuller Theological Seminary

MDiv, Divinity/Ministry

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