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Jose Julian Acosta

Broadcast & Integrated Production Lead, North America at SapientNitro

Location
Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Industry
Marketing and Advertising
Previous
  1. Zubi Advertising Services,
  2. Glue,
  3. BBDO
Education
  1. Berklee College of Music
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Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music

Music Production & Engineering

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Background

Summary

Jose Julian Acosta, is a seasoned advertising executive producer with over 15 years experience working virtually in every production facet of the advertising industry. In addition to his Ad experience for Fortune 500 Clients. His expertise ranges from broadcast to print and digital production, all at National and International levels and across nearly all major product segments for leading global advertisers. In his extensive production management and brand consulting experience, Jose has worked with diverse categories such as Automotive, Packaged Goods, Beverage, Retail, Communications, Financial Services, Airline, Pharmaceutical, Sports & Health, Educational and Restaurants.

His exposure as a former owner of a production management company, coupled with his prior leading roles as Executive Producer, agency management, video editor and musician has garnered Jose a unique 360-degree perspective that has helped many clients boost efficiencies without undermining production quality, as well as provide solutions that allow brand stewards lead more effective relationships with agency partners.

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His experience with production started at a very early age when Jose was often casted as a child actor for various TV commercials in his native Puerto Rico at the same time growing up in the corridors assisting in his family's FM Radio stations. As a result, he became extremely comfortable and knowledgeable with equipment as well as with the demanding expectations of content production.

Jose was educated in the liberal arts field and studied all facets of the Music Industry, graduating with a degree in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Jose is proficient with the trumpet and minor percussion.

Specialties: Natural leader, personalized client service during production, Able to put the best tools at the creative hands to allow them to create award winning advertising. Passionate about solving problems.

Experience

Broadcast & Integrated Production Lead, North America

SapientNitro
– Present (2 years 3 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area

Executive Producer for North America. Produce high end visual content to enrich SapientNitro digital platforms along with Broadcast TV production for clients such as BBVA Compass, Visit Florida, Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge. Lead a team of integrated producers and business affairs managers in order to provide service to all of our offices in NA.

Sr. Producer

Zubi Advertising Services
(4 years 11 months)miami/fort lauderdale area

• Produce TV, Radio and Digital Content for top Hispanic agency. Worked for clients such as Ford Motor Co., SC Johnson, Olive Garden, American Airlines, Chase, Winn Dixie, amongst others.
• Managed over 1M budgets for top advertisers, worked along top suppliers in the Industry.
• Department Co-leader, workflow manager, in house presentation audio/video Editor.
• Digital team, manage a team of digital producers developing facebook apps, microsite and mobile apps.
• Produced high quantity of flash and rich media banners as well as integrated content for clients such as Ford, AA, Crisco.

Production Director/Founder

Glue
(5 years 8 months)san juan, pr

Independent startup dedicated to produce visual material in partnership with BBDO. Glue produced Latin
American, regional TV and Radio campaigns for clients such as Pepsi Co, Daimler
Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Welch’s, Glaxo Smith Kline, Master Foods (M&M’s, Snickers),
amongst others.
• Dedicated shop providing excellent client service for Marketing Advertisers. Producer for major television
productions among renowned artists. Coordinated all aspects of Film production,
handled large crew of producers and technicians.
Awards: Cannes shortlist, NY Festival winner, Cuspide winner, Fiap finalist,
Ojo de Iberoamerica winner.

Agency Producer / Head of Post

BBDO
(2 years 6 months)san juan, pr

Head of TV and Radio production.
Produced creative campaigns for top clients such as Daimler Chrysler, Master Foods, Pizza Hut, SUAGM, Mitsubishi, Welch’s, amongst others.
• Leader in the development of a production department and architect in
assembling an in house audio/editing facility serving as a stand alone profit center. Oversaw all related to equipment purchase, to develop operational guidelines.

Video Editor

Digitec
(2 years 6 months)San Juan, PR

Acquired amazing skills in producing great advertising with very limited budgets
($25k - $500k).; Managed and supervised a video editing suite for commercial use. Edited pieces for
clients such as Pizza Hut, Heineken, Budweiser, Walt Disney Christmas Parade, and
Casiano Weakly magazine. In addition edited music videos and documentaries.
• Acquired complete knowledge of Post Production equipment including (Audio, Video
and Telecine) Attended several seminars on these to have basic knowledge on how to
operate.

Artist & Repertoire

PolyGram
(10 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area

A&R for local division of major Record Label. Artist & Repertoire, Managed major
Latin artists, Created promotional tours, promoted artist in major radio stations. Signed
legendary Latin artists through my recommendation.

Video Editor

Paradiso Films
(6 months)

Edited television commercials for major advertising agencies. Managed the duplication
room, achieved excellent multitasking skills. Worked under constant pressure with very
demanding deadlines.

Projects

Courses

Berklee College of Music

  • Acoustics (LMSC-208 or 209)

Languages

  1. Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  2. English

    Full professional proficiency

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Radio
  • Production
  • Film
  • Music Videos
  • Hispanic Marketing
  • Digital Production
  • Broadcast
  • Video Editing
  • Marketing
  • Video
  • Commercials
  • Post Production
  • Entertainment
  • Television
  • Video Production
  • Editing
  • Creative Direction
  • Interactive Marketing
  • Broadcast Television
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Media
  • Online Advertising
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Web Video
  • Media Planning
  • Producing
  • Music Production
  • Outdoor Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Photography
  • Creative Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Documentaries
  • Production Managment
  • Interactive Advertising
  • Film Production
  • Digital Strategy
  • Voice Over
  • Media Production
  • Content Strategy
  • Multimedia
  • Magazines
  • New Media
  • Radio Producing
  • Music Industry
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Storytelling
  • Integrated Marketing
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Volunteer Experience & Causes

BA-ASVC

US Coast Guard Auxiliary
– Present (4 years 11 months)Social Services

I have been a volunteer at the CG Auxiliary station Miami Beach for the past 2 years. I have been priviliged to serve with amaising individuals that give their free time to help save lives out in the sea.

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Causes Jose Julian cares about:

  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Social Services

Organizations Jose Julian supports:

  • US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Education

Berklee College of Music

BA, Music Production & Engineering

Trumpet and Minor percussion.

Activities and Societies: Trumpet player in Latin Ensembles, Engineer for varios Berklee events.

Berklee College of Music

Bachelor, Music; Arts

Mayor in Music Production &
Engineering.
• Studied Trumpet as principal instrument, studied Afro Cuban percussion, Brazilian
percussion and Middle Eastern percussion.
Admiral Farragut Academy August 1989 – May 1992
• Preparatory high school studies in a naval NJROTC certified military academy.; Commemorated by the USMC with the distinguished
musician award.
• Achieved a Lieutenant rank and was named 4th in rank in the entire battalion as
gunnery officer.

Admiral Farragut Academy

HIgh School Diploma, Naval Military Prep School

Activities and Societies: US Naval Military Prep School in St. Petersburg, FL/ 4 Years of Naval studies, graduated as a LT. Gunnery Officer.

Honors & Awards

Public Affairs Flotilla Staff Officer for CGAUX. Branch Assistant for the CGAUX Video Core. CGAUX Boat Crew Certified. CPR Certified.

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