"Lighting a show takes skill, lighting a show in 3D while running timecode, media servers, moving scenery, pyro, and video, that requires some serious caffeine!"---GJ

Employment

2013 present

GJacksonlights, LLC

Owner

Freelance designer and programmer.

Currently doing work with Bellator MMA, Orlando Magic, Calvary Church, West Palm Beach Atlantic University, Testa Designs, and Busch Gardens.

 

2013 present

Lightswitch

Designer

Part-time design work

2007 present

Orlando Repertory Theater

Designer

Sub-contracted on a show-by-show basis

2007 2012

Northland: A Church Distributed

Lighting Director

Managed the lighting at Northland’s various sites and facilities.

2006 2012

Valencia College

Adjunct Faculty

Taught “Advanced Stage Lighting” class

2000 2007

Walt Disney World

Lighting Programmer

Worked off and on for Disney running lights at Pleasure Island in Downtown Disney.

2005 2007

Theatrical Lighting Connection

Lighting Technician

Setup, run, design, and program, various shows.

2003 2005

High Output

Production Manager

Designeed, supervised, and setup various shows in Boston, MA

2002 2003

Christie Lites

Lighting Technician

Worked in the lighting shop

1999 2000

Vanco/PRG

Internship
1998 1999

Universal Studios

Stage Assistant

Education

2006 2010

University of Central Florida

Theatre

Graduated with a B.A. in Theater with a Digital Media minor

1996 2001

Valencia College

Theatre

Graduated with an A.S. degree in Technical Theater Production and an A.A. Degree in Fine Arts.

Skills

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