Eric J. Schilling

EDUCATION
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA  2013
Masters of Education, Technology, Innovation, and Education

Cleveland State University, School of Communication, Cleveland, OH  2007 – 2012
Bachelors of Arts, Digital Media, Summa Cum Laude, C.L.A.S.S. Outstanding Scholar

EXPERIENCE
MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA  Present
Scratch Online Community Manager
- Participates actively in the Scratch online community (+5 million members) as a leader, mentor, and resource for youth
- Supervises team in charge of moderation of the online community (including nine part-time staff)
- Develops and implements strategies for supporting informal learning, constructive feedback, and collaboration in the Scratch online community
- Manages and develops youth volunteer programs in the online community
- Participates in design discussions and helps prioritize improvements on the Scratch website (including the interface for moderators)
- Reports to Scratch Team on important trends in the community
- Helps with Scratch outreach efforts by running workshops and supporting events
- Contributes to Scratch media-production efforts through making videos and animations

Google, Cambridge, MA  2013
YouTube Education Intern
- Prototyped user experience features for YouTube Education platform.
- Conducted formative research on educational media with relevant stakeholders.
- Created promotional video for YouTubeEducation.

MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA  2013
ScratchEd Intern
- Developed a massive open online course for Scratch, an interactive programming language.
- Authored curriculum and instructional media content for teachers to implement Scratch.

Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD  2012
Studio Production Intern
- Production assistant for Hoarding: Buried Alive on TLC.
- Conducted casting phone interviews and researched potential story ideas.
- Produced alternative show open, photomontage, and casting graphic elements.

Progressive Arts Alliance, Cleveland, OH  2010 – 2012
Studio Assistant, Assistant Teaching Artist
- Led over a dozen after-school and summer youth media arts workshops.
- Directed music documentary “Project 5: When I Hear Music,” official selection at the 37th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival.
- Created promotional and program impact case-study films.

Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD  2010
Digital Media Production Intern
- Produced over 150 videos for digital platforms and syndication providers.
- Created animated show open for TLC web series “A Conception Story.”

Ohio eTutoring Collaborative, Columbus, OH  2009 – 2011
Charter Member, Online Tutor
- Pioneering role in the creation and development of an online tutoring platform.
- Provide online academic assistance in Mathematics to undergraduate students across Ohio.

Tutoring and Academic Success Center, Cleveland, OH  2009 – 2012
Academic Tutor, Tutor Leader
- Provided one-to-one academic assistance in English and Mathematics.
- Oversaw development of an online tutoring platform for Cleveland State University.

Lives in Transition, Cleveland, OH  2010
Producer, Researcher
- Led production of a documentary film about the impact of school closure on youth.
- Collaborated with doctoral candidates and local high school students.
- Facilitating on-going presentations of film to community agencies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Proficient: After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator
Knowledgeable: 3Ds Max, Excel, Dreamweaver, HTML, PHP, SQL, C, WordPress