Eric N. Tran

MANOR, TX 78653-5455

Eight years of experience in the service industry as a bartender and server. Proven ability in providing excellent customer service for high-volume venues such as Ghostbar Dallas, Shadow Room DC, Maté lounge DC, and Sushi Damo.

Shadow Room Lounge, Washington, DC
05/2009 – 02/2013

  • Provided high-volume bartending services for a fast-paced nightclub venue with a capacity of 500 
  • Achieved the record for highest sales ($9,000) and tips in one night ($1,800)
  • Provided engaging conversations and custom high-quality experiences to each venue guests
  • Built my own clientele by building personal relationships
  • Support security teams by alerting them of intoxicated customers
  • Consulted owners on how I achieved the highest sales and remained consistent as the top seller throughout my employment with them

Maté lounge, Washington, DC
05/2010 – 01/2011

  • Provided high-volume bartending services at an extremely fast-paced high-end food and night venue
  • Maintain liquor inventory

Sushi Damo, Rockville, MD
Bartender, Server & Event Manager
01/2008 – 04/2010

  • Promoted restaurant outbound events as promoter and event manager
    Designed & distributed event marketing materials
  • Delivered exceptional sales service for high-volume sushi restaurant
  • Engaged new & loyal guests on a personal level
  • Delivered unique and custom dining experiences for guests
  • Actively contributed to a positive team environment to my server team members by maintaining continuous team efforts

Ghostbar, Dallas, TX
06/2006 – 12/2006

Club X, Dallas, TX
6/2005 – 2/2006

  • Provided high-volume bartending services at an extremely fast-paced nightclub venue
  • Provided engaging conversations and custom high-quality experience to venue’s customer
  • Support security teams by alerting them of intoxicated customers

Naan, Plano, TX
08/2004 – 05/2005

Empressive Earth Art Gallery, Dallas, TX
Videographer, Video Editor & Photographer
08/2019 – 06/2020

  • Executed and managed all stages of video production – planning, story-boarding, filming, post-editing, rendering, data management, file transfers, and delivery
  • Produced new creative marketing videos communicating the creative vision of the business owners
  • Consulted, problem solved, and advised business owners regarding video media formats, camera equipment, best design, and new digital media solutions
  • Produced product photography for website and social media
  • Headed team building efforts with new studio hires and freelancers
  • Managed, developed, and updated business website
  • Supported the delivery team’s direct deliveries to client homes as truck loader, assistant truck driver and helped to perform additional responsibilities as assigned by delivery manager’s needs
  • Greeted and engaged retail customers entering the gallery while relaying appointment information and customer information to office manager and business owners

RONIN, Dallas, TX
Cofounder, Commercial Cinematographer, Video Editor, & Digital Media Advisor
08/2013 – Present

  • Provide highest level of client service and support throughout all stages of video production from planning to product delivery
  • Educate clients on branding, lead generation, video marketing strategy, digital media content, & high-end cinematic film production
  • Build custom tailored digital media marketing solutions to meet client’s business needs
  • Project managed production schedule and communications between client, film crew, talent and post-production team
  • Actively contribute to positive team environment during production days by collaborating and maintaining professionally amicable relationships
  • Manage & prioritize multiple projects simultaneously for clients while meeting their business deadlines
  • Confirm/validate legal documents of client, film crew, talent, etc.
  • Executed all stages of video production – planning, budgeting, filming, post-editing, data management, video file transfers, hard drive solutions and final product deliveries to clients
  • Maintain healthy pipeline of new prospects, collecting client contact information and scheduling calls

Business Development Intern
01/2012 – 02/2013

  • Enter new client data into Salesforce CRM and Microsoft Office Excel Spreadsheet
  • Cold call new prospects
  • Research new leads and write reports detailing profile of potential prospects for business development manager

Chung’s Taekwondo, Carrollton, TX
Taekwondo Teacher
01/2000 – 05/2007

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, KS
09/1995 – 06/1999

– Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Krav Maga (10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, Krav Maga DFW)
– Basketball
– Fitness (hatha yoga, steel mace, kettlebells)
– PC Gaming Fan (League of Legends, Overwatch, Valorant, Esports)
– Volunteering my video skills to good local businesses in need of them