Dave von Fintel

Filmmaker/Photographer specializing in Aerial Cinematography


  • Filmmaker specializing in Aerial Cinematography2014 - Present

    Kansas City, MO

    I'm taking my creative skills to new heights - piloting a UAV to produce dramatic aerial video/photo solutions as well as producing & editing conventional video for a variety of industries.

  • Freelance Creative Director2012 - 2014


  • Web Development Director2004 - 2012

    Rockhurst University

  • Creative Director1999 - 2004

    Rockhurst University

  • Art Director1998 - 1999

    Rockhurst University

  • Graphic Designer1997 - 1998

    GB Design


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design1991 - 1996

    University of Missouri

  • Graphic Design, Photography & Video Production1995 - 1996

    University of Tasmania School of Art, Australia


  • “Dave has exceptional skills as a designer and web developer. As his supervisor for several years, I found him to be a joy to work with, and a great team player. He is a problem-solver who finds a solution to every challenge. I would not hesitate to hire him again.”

    Rosita McCoy, Senior VP - KU Endowment Association

  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave on many projects. He’s always able to bring a fresh perspective to every job. His positive personality and openness to trying new things, makes working with him a very fun & collaborative event.”

    Mark McDonald, Owner - Mark McDonald Photography

  • “I worked with Dave for several years while employed at gb Design. Dave and I collaborated on a variety of design projects and I always found him to be easy to work with and valued the ideas and professionalism he brought to the table. Since that time, my agency has had the pleasure to work with Dave and his team at Rockhurst as a vendor providing online development solutions and consulting to Rockhurst University. Dave continues to provide impressive direction and management skills to the projects we have conducted with him and his team.”

    Ryan Lorei, Owner - Voltage Creative

  • “In the seven years Dave and I worked together, I watched him consistently come up with effective, creative solutions for various print, web and video projects. He stays on top of design trends and web standards, and everything he touches looks refined and professional. He has exceptional talent and lots of ideas, which made him a valuable member of our team.”

    Jamie Swearingen, UX Copywriter - Garmin International

  • “I have hired Dave may times for his expert graphic design services, and have also brought him in as a consultant on several high profile web design and development projects. Dave's ability to listen to my client's needs, and his ability to translate their ideas into reality are second to none.”

    Matt Couch, Real Estate Analyst - Hopkins Appraisal Services


  • • CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education): Silver Award
- '09, Excellence in Multimedia: Single Web Page (Ready for Rockhurst) 
- Bronze - '02, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine 
- Silver - '01, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine
 - Gold - '00, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine Cover 
- Silver - '00, Rockhurst University Campus Banners 
• Web Marketing Association's Web Awards Judge - '08 
• JAA (Jesuit Advancement Administrators): '06 - Award of Merit: Multimedia, Admission Pages 
• Internet Advertising Competition '05 - Best Education Integrated Ad Campaign - Rockhurst Website 
• Center for Digital Education: '05 Best of the Web 2nd place, Rockhurst University 
• Web Marketing Association: '05 Best Education Internet Advertising Award, Rockhurst University 
• American Association of Webmasters: '04 Silver Award, Rockhurst University 
• Mead Papers: Certificate of Excellence in the Graphic Arts - Rockhurst University, 1999 Annual Report

Visit Instagram/davevonfintel for frequently updated shots. Some of my work features footage that may be purchased as stock video or photo.


Let's Connect

I often tried Bumble’s people Focused network webpages to try and Select a Job

This post originally showed up on VICE Ontario.

I’m currently unemployed, and I’m rather sick and tired with offering stacks of resumes and then collect turned down continuously. As someone with a respectable amount of experience, used to don’t feel that locating a summer task will be this hard.

I’ve become advised numerous times that marketing is the key to expert successes. But also in a study done-by the Rockefeller support, 42 percent of Canadian female stated that they believe people posses better access to activities than they are doing.

Type Bumble Bizz: a certified networks and mentorship program that opened in 2017. Similar to the online dating application, Bizz is designed to authorize lady by making it possible for them to get the very first transfer. The majority are dialing it “this new LinkedIn for women,” saying that Bizz could be a risk to LinkedIn’ on line marketing system.

Kardashian momager Kris Jenner announced in April that this tart got making use of Bizz to employ a helper.

“Being that Bumble Bizz gets the ‘women improve 1st move’ idea and centers around female empowerment and prospects within the specialist room, I am just thus thrilled to use this system with the Bumble app for my own look for the newest member of simple group,” she taught Bumble.

I do believe it is rather unanimously decideded upon that network blows. But I determined, if Bizz is right adequate for Kris Jenner, it’s good enough for me personally.

Here’s the thing I knew after spending every week to the app.

At first sight, Bizz search a lot like a going out with app.

Your very own account include as much as six photographs, a subject with a minimum of 100 figures, an “About me” segment where you are able to broaden on your professional practice, and so the choice to variety skills at past work and academic establishments.

The app is bound to gender digital identifications, forcing users to consider either “man” or “woman” to operate the application. For an application that prides itself on its gradual ideals, I questioned precisely why trans and gender nonconforming communities are excluded from this system.

I chosen female, and set my own length number within the maximum therefore I could get to as many individuals as you can. Next, I going swiping.

Networking and online dating is generally raw for women.

The both males and females I chatted with often watch Bizz’s “women make initial transfer” action differently.

This 2017 study from the Harvard graduate school found out that firms will hire guy than equally confident female, in accordance with the perception that, generally, people posses a higher overall performance price on specific job than female accomplish. The investigation found that if a guy and wife experienced similar experience ratings, the man nonetheless endured a much better opportunity of acquiring retained. This would claim that an employer’s decision to engage men over a lady is due to an inherent perception that one’s gender impulses specific performance or capabilities.

Bizz is actually counteracting this by allowing girls to curate how we are generally given to the pro community and pick the relationships all of us create. If ladies can result in the fundamental step, it gives usa with a specific amount of autonomy through this room. The platform in addition challenges typical media and exactly how sexism impacts on the ways ladies are seen professionally.

I connected with several women who experience energized when it is able to make one transfer. Some also showed they happened to be trying abstain from hooking up with guys altogether.

As I need guys to weigh in, several pointed out that, as they see why woman-first messaging is available about dating part of the application, they feel as if it might stop people from generating relationships on Bizz. One guy vertically told me this individual believed it actually was “bull stool.”

There was numerous imaginative men and women, but i did son’t pick a career.

In my opinion, a lot of people applying this application are either small pros or creatives. The yuppies can be extremely simple to identify. All their footage become specialist headshots in matches, and so they stay with company buzzwords like “outside belonging to the package,” “best methods,” and “synergy.” When they certainly were seeking choose people, they solely appeared to be seeking writers with a good understanding of cryptocurrency, that is certainlyn’t precisely my personal forte.

Quinn, an independent visual fashion designer using Bizz to enhance his or her joints in innovative farmland, pointed out that moving the application can be hard whenever you’re searching for operate in a certain markets.

While Also, I found this to be true, i did so complement with some other authors and performers. We replaced telephone numbers and social websites manages, and I actually earned intends to satisfy another journalist for java. It was fascinating to touch base with folks in similar farmland, even when it didn’t instantly bring about my favorite jobs.

Yes, you can still find creeps.

In place of marketing, there are men look like making use of Bizz to experience “some excellent really clean enjoyable.” This is both creepy and completely in breach associated with app’s meant incorporate.

You’re Making Use Of Romance Apps Awry

“If you decide to go on their own kinds, possible easily determine who’s making use of [the app] for going out with, and who’s in fact utilizing http://besthookupwebsites.org/datehookup-review it for sales as their page won’t truly set any activities or criteria. It’ll you should be his or her term and whatever else. Definitely, we dont have to swipe on your face, so I carry out like this you both require tie in with [in an effort to get started a conversation],” Kay, your small business owner utilizing Bizz to cooperate with other girls, informed me in a phone call.

I’d claim Bizz has many promising. I do believe it’s crucial that you carry on developing places which can empower marginalized teams to survive expertly.

And the no-cost suggestions to males try: If you’re hoping to prepare links on Bizz, don’t be like Rob.

Sign up for the publication to get the best of VICE transported to your mailbox each day.


By applying to the VICE newsletter your consent to obtain digital communications from VICE that might often add in commercials or backed content.