I approach each project
with an adventurous spirit
and the experience
of a well-traveled soul.
Atlanta-based Instructional Designer with a bachelor's degree in studio art (photography and video production) from Florida State University and over twenty years of experience in instructional design and video production. My extensive background includes corporate and higher education, studio/live-to-tape production; field producing; documentary story producing; film, commercial, and live entertainment coordinating; and marketing.
I have the research expertise, product development, and writing talent to create effective and engaging content; the organization and management skills to oversee projects from concept to completion; and the resourcefulness necessary to push projects to their highest production value within budget. I am passionate about creating solutions for business challenges, meeting new people and forming quality relationships, thinking outside the box, and breaking new ground.
Skills & Services
Instructional & Marketing Content
Script Writing (explainer, promo, live-action)
eLearning Storyboards and Instructional Design (Articulate Storyline)
Technical Writing (knowledge assessments, documentation, user-assistance copy)
Video & Audio Editing (Vyond, Camtasia, Biteable, Adobe Premiere)
Web Copy/Information Architecture/Content Mapping
Social Media Content/Canva Graphics
Production Coordinating / APOC
Story/Segment Research, Pre-Interviewing
Talent, Casting, & Locations Assistance
Client & Vendor Relations
"I have been working with Patty for over 12 years. She brings a high level of accountability and professionalism to every project. She is a solid writer and producer who adds her creative spin wherever she can. She also has a keen sense for business and product development and has been instrumental in the growth of our company."
President, Motive Learning
"I had the pleasure of hiring and working with Patty on several television projects. She is a sharp, creative, dependable, and a very talented producer with an excellent work ethic and genuine personality."
Academy and Emmy Award-Winning Television Producer
"I have hired Patty multiple times as a scriptwriter and we have always been pleased with her work. She is timely, creative, easy to work with, and professional."
Freelance production services to include content research, script, and web content; eLearning instructional design; television, film, and video production.
Senior Instructional Designer
& Digital Content Writer
Producer and writer of digital content for Motive Learning clients and Motive Learning to include eLearning, marketing, and special projects.
Created video and interactive products for Rollins School of Public Health and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Content Programming Manager
Managed music and video entertainment programming for the cutting-edge Harmon Kardon e-commerce web portal and television set-top electronics device called ZapStation (pre-market, i.e. a PC version of Apple TV, years ahead of its time). Assisted with marketing communications for trade shows and events.
Media Group Manager
Georgia Institute of Technology
Creatively developed, wrote, and produced a "talk show style" educational video series distributed throughout Georgia; and a live multi-state training broadcast for United Cerebral Palsy. Supervised production staff, art direction, set design, casting, graphics, vendors, studio and field production, post production, and managed production budget.
Doc Segment Producer/Talk Show Research & AP/Commercials, Film, Live-event POC
Los Angeles & Orlando
Produced documentary television segments and assisted with various entertainment and commercial productions for ABC (Buena Vista Television), Disney Channel (Imaginary Entertainment), CBS Television (Arnold Shapiro Productions), Sandollar Productions, BRC Imagination Arts, John D. Patterson Studios.