- B.A. New Media, University of Maine, 2007
Zach’s work for USM joins his passion for narrative storytelling with his talent for capturing beautiful and compelling moving pictures. Before joining USM’s Office of Public Affairs, Zach supported large corporate communications and marketing teams as a versatile video director. Prior to that, he developed comprehensive interactive web-based training modules, integrating animations with eLearning content. Outside of his day job, Zach honed his character-driven cinematic production skills by shooting wedding films across the nation and eventually overseas. Zach has developed multimedia pieces for local small businesses, start-ups, nonprofit educational organizations, and law firms to name a few. He is known for his successful and creative direction as well as taking a collaborative, team-based approach with projects. Within USM’s Public Affairs team, Zach is responsible for multimedia storytelling that celebrates the accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff for external audiences across the University’s digital channels.