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Sperling, Micah

email: micahsperling29@gmail.com
phone: (917) 541-6648
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MICAH SPERLING
(917) 541-6648 | MicahSperling29@gmail.com | LinkedIn | New York City Metropolitan Area
Tenured Project Manager, Team Leader, and Sales-Oriented professional with a proven track record orchestrating complex
initiatives from inception to final delivery within the entertainment and media industry. Demonstrated ability to deliver results
on time and within budget while fostering a culture of innovation and customer satisfaction. History of supervising diverse
teams, devising creative strategies, and mitigating project risks to drive organizational excellence and client engagement.
C ORE C OMPETENCIES
Sales Strategy | Customer Relationship Management | C-suite & Client Engagement | Project Management | Budgeting |
Creative Vision | Sales & Marketing Alignment | Attention to Detail | Operational Improvement & Efficiency | Branding |
Leadership | Quality Control | Emotional Intelligence | Risk Management | Adaptability | Training & Development | Workflow
Improvement | Vendor Management | Onboarding | Customer Success | Cloud Technology | Strategic Analysis | CRM & CMS
Software | Digital Experience | Social Media | Production Management
Technologies: MacOS, iOS, Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Workfront, Okta, G-Suite, Slack, Appspace, Captivate,
Wiredrive, MediaSilo, FrameIO, Zoom, and digital asset/database management.
P ROFESSIONAL E XPERIENCE
Paramount Global Creative + Strategy (In-House Ad Agency) (Impacted by layoffs) 2017-2023
Post-Production Supervisor
 Engineered compelling content strategies for Paramount’s digital platforms, captivating global audiences, and
elevating brand presence.
 Enhanced and fortified customer relationships with clients and C-suite teams by establishing trust through a strategic
approach and execution of communications initiatives and high-profile events. Actively listened to clients to translate
their key priorities into impactful final products, ensuring seamless execution and high levels of stakeholder
engagement, thereby boosting customer satisfaction.
 Effectively increased ad sales 20% and boosted employee and viewer engagement 35% by leveraging strategic and
methodical programming of Paramount’s global digital signage. Recruited by senior leadership for this pivotal role,
utilized Appspace and Captivate to enhance and maximize company initiatives and brand presence, directly
contributing to increased sales and heightened customer and employee gratification.
 Strategized and managed 10-15 video and motion graphics projects simultaneously through all production stages, with
budget ranges between $750-$100,000 and delivery timeframes from one day to weeks or months depending on
project scope. Tailored solutions to meet each client’s specific needs and budget, consistently offering the best value,
ensuring maximum return on investment, magnifying customer satisfaction, and fostering long-term relationships.
 Served as the primary point of contact for day-to-day operational needs, seamlessly coordinating new project requests,
vital updates, and operational support functions. This pivotal role ensured smooth day-to-day operations, facilitating
efficient communication and collaboration across teams to guarantee timely project delivery and optimal
organizational performance.
 Achieved a 25% increase in productivity and 30% cost savings by streamlining production workflows. This involved
identifying bottlenecks, implanting automated processes, and refining resource allocation strategies to expedite
project timelines and minimize unnecessary expenditures.
 Supervised, scheduled, and directed a team of 10-15 creatives, including producers, editors, sound engineers, and
motion graphics artists while leading QC of all media files.
 Influenced creative direction by evoking artistic/unconventional thinking in team members.
 Developed a culture of excellence by implementing a rigorous recruitment process focused on identifying top talent
aligned with the organization’s goals. Provided new hires with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel from day
one. Through ongoing mentorship and support, empowered team members to push boundaries and foster creative
innovation, ensuring every project delivered outstanding results.
Viacom Media Networks/MTV Brand Creative 2010-2016
Producer – Post-Production
 Liaised with creative teams, driving the creative vision for graphics, shows, and event promotions, designing to appeal
to identified customer segments and addressing trends, resulting in a 20% increase in ad sales, and 15-20% viewer
engagement.  Acted as the liaison between cross-functional teams, identifying, assessing, and communicating obstacles, formulating
resolutions that enhanced creative workflow 30% through optimizing post-production processes.
 Achieved significant cost savings on projects through strategic resource allocation and preemptively addressing future
needs, forecasting based on frequent asks, and readying footage and animation backups, resulting in more efficient
production strategies and reduced labor costs.
 Led a team supporting 10-20 creative producers, production assistants, and interns, guiding the creative, scheduling,
and deployment of promo campaigns, allowing for a streamlined production experience, easy access to further
updates, and reduced budgets.
 Acted as the primary point of contact with the executive team and C-suite for channel and budget presentations,
addressing all concerns and needs ad hoc.
 Conducted monthly one-on-one sessions with production assistants and interns, fostering a nurturing environment for
mentorship, professional development, and constructive feedback. These sessions also served as a platform for open
dialogue about their career aspirations and goals.
 Cultivated a collaborative and high-performing team culture by always being open to conversation and feedback on
how things could be done better and/or differently.
Viacom/MTV On-Air Promos, MTV2 2003-2009
Project Manager
 Increased viewer engagement 20% for MTV2 shows and campaigns by initiating and managing creative briefs and
overseeing creative execution.
 Aligned brand objectives with creative strategies, facilitating cross-functional collaboration and goal attainment.
 Facilitated team meetings to execute creative efficiently, saving 15-20% on budgets.
 Assisted script development, driving creative, edits, motion graphics, and sound.
Additional Experience Available Upon Request.
E DUCATION & C ERTIFICATIONS
CUNY – Brooklyn College – Bachelor of Arts in TV/Radio Communications – Completed


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