LAUREN HILLMAN 
lohillman@gmail.com / 562.714.4111

SUMMARY
Creative professional with extensive experience in advertising and entertainment. Proven ability to work efficiently and creatively under high pressure circumstances. Passion for building strong relationships with clients, based on trust, ability and accountability.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Staff Composer, Emoto Music     2012 – present
- Compose music for film, tv and advertisements, spanning a multitude of genres
- Partner with ad agency creatives to create music for national brands such as Toyota, AT&T, Nissan, Nickelodeon
- Integral in every aspect of agency projects - interpret creative vision, compose unique options, work effectively with talent, produce music and realize project to completion
- Facilitate client relationships at industry sales events and functions
- Work efficiently and creatively under immense pressure and short timelines

Kotomi, Independent     2011 – present
- Solo artist, and music producer
- Solely responsible for brand creation, unique music production, marketing and PR
- Highlighted on Pitchfork, DIY Mag, Consequence of Sound, BBC Radio and more
- Music premiered and featured on tastemaker blogs Gorilla vs. Bear, Turntable Kitchen, The 405, BBC Radio and more
- Collaborated with popular indie artists Cyril Hahn (Virgin), Ryan Hemsworth (Last Gang Records), and Germany Germany

Composer in Residency, Emoto Music     2012
- Participated in creative meetings/calls, produced music options for variety of projects, presented work to Executive Producers and agency creatives
- Composed winning piece for national ad campaign in first week of employment
- Promoted from resident to full-time position in three months

Assistant Project Manager, Creative Productions     2011 – 2012
- Assisted management of web development projects at ad agency that specialized in automotive/transportation industry
- Oversaw team of designers, developers, and copywriters, and managed workflow and production timelines
- Took lead manager role on Metrolinktrains.com project and liaised between the client, designers and programmers to ensure all work met expectations while staying within budget

Procurement Liason / Account Coordinator, Creative Productions  2008 - 2011
- Managed all diversity certifications and facilitated RFP responses for new business
- Provided direct support and assisted president and Account Executives on major accounts such as ToyotaOwners.com, ToyotaPartsandService.com, Metrolink and Goodwill
- Conducted and analyzed market research to aid in developing client marketing strategies
- First point of contact for web customer support
- Performed regular web quality assurance

EDUCATION
University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., Psychology

- Recipient of full-ride academic Regent's Scholarship, graduated with Honors
- Valedictorian of Woodrow Wilson High School, Long Beach CA

COMPOSING WORK SAMPLES

Debut vinyl, courtesy of Turntable Kitchen

Debut vinyl, courtesy of Turntable Kitchen