Erika Thompson Cyclist. Runner. Educator. Creator.

Project Management ♦ Administrative Support ♦ Webdesign ♦ Digital Media Production ♦ Leadership ♦ Training

Available for your next project, event, or endeavor. From webdesign or other multimedia projects, management and administrative support, and any other business needs.

Teacher Education (2014)
California State University, Sacramento

Special Education Teacher Credential w/ Autism Authorization
Multi-Subject Teacher Credential w/ ELL Authorization
Ames Memorial Scholarship
USA Cycling Achievement Scholarship

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Film and Media Studies (2011)
University of California, Santa Barbara

Minor in Education and Applied Psychology
Graduated with Dean's honors
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Grant

Photography, motion or still, has always been an artistic passion of mine. However, my real strengths lie behind the scenes bringing projects to life with current designs, web publications, and multimedia; as a graphics and web designer along with video editor. Proficient in CSS and HTML and content management systems include Wordpress, Google Classroom, and Blogger along with social media platforms. Designed and coded Western Collegiate Cycling Conference website, WCCC Women's site, personal portfolio, classroom page, along with other independent websites.

Film Highlights - Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara
3-month assignment to lead the production of a short film, directed, edited and produced 15-minute film promoting Legal Aid's nonprofit services that was shown at its annual fundraising benefit. Increased pledge donations $200K in one day.

Film Highlights - Cycling Tours
Filmed, edited, and produced 5 minute internet commercial showing future guests what Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours has to offer.

Film Highlights - Undocumented
International award winning film following the story of an undocumented college student that explores the questions of personal identify. Conceived and directed fundraising events, raising and managing more than $8K to produce film. Producer, Co-Writer, and Sound Designer for independent production. Recipient of "Rising Star" award at the Canada International Film Festival. Recipient of the “Bronze Palm" award at the Mexico International Film Festival. Winner for "Best Cinematography" and "Elmo Award" at UCSB in 2010.

Film Highlights - Chucks: A Love Story
Shot and edited on 16mm Film. Premiered at the UCSB Reel Loud Film Festival as the opening act.