Resume / CV

As of 2021 

Jamie Vesay                                 

  Location Scout   ~  Location Manager  ~  Producer               


Location Scout, Location Manager for Motion Pictures & Commercial Photography

1992 – Present    Self-Employed                                       Omaha, Nebraska USA (based)

  • Provide location support to commercial filmmaking, photography, and creatives.
  • Collaborate with directors, photographers, and designers.
  • Scout and photograph potential shooting locations.
  • Present photos with location data via online folders and galleries.
  • Secure permits, insurance certificates, negotiate fees and contracts.
  • Prep locations, provide production support during shoot.

Producer of commercials, photo shoots, video projects.

  • Involved with all production decisions as a hands-on partner to the Director and crew. Wrangle budget, logistics, schedule, script, clients, creative, vendors, talent.


COMMERCIALS (partial list, positions vary) Have worked on 800+ spots over the years.

  • Nebraska Tourism for 2022 – Location Scout, Manager across Nebraska.
  • Farmers Mutual of Nebraska – The Followers – Supervising Producer
  • Bank of America – Commencement. Nebraska. Remote during COVID. Location Manager.
  • Lincoln – Chart Your Course contest campaign – Omaha, Edem – Location Manager
  • Calvin Klein, Eternity “Jordan Burroughs” – Location Manager
  • Verizon – 5G Built Right, Omaha – Location Scout, Manager.
  • Kewpie – mayonnaise – Location Scout; Iowa Loess Hills
  • Nebraska Tourism – “Tanking” – Location Scout
  • Volvo / CNN – shooting live 360 VR — during the eclipse.
  • Lyrica – (background plates only) for visual FX – Location Manager: Nebraska
  • Home Instead – Senior care services – Location Manager; Omaha.
  • Nebraska Medicine “2 Years Cancer Free” – Location Manager; Omaha.
  • Union Pacific, Carrying our Nation’s Pride – Location Scout / Co-Manager
  • Union Pacific, Our Salute– Location Scout / Co-Manager
  • Jennie-O Turkey, Make-The-Switch– Location Manager, Iowa.
  • E-Z-GO, 2Five – Street Legal golf cart – Producer.
  • Prilosec OTC, “Lab” featuring Larry the Cable Guy – Lincoln.
  • TD Ameritrade, “Reps / Call center” – Location Manager.
  • Visa, “Currency of Progress” Lincoln, NE – Location Manager
  • CNBC, “I am CNBC” spot – Location Scout
  • S. Army Reserve – recruitment spot w/ local Reservist
  • Minn Kota trolling motors – multiple spots; Minnesotaand Florida – Producer
  • Sue Bee Honey, featuring Kyle Pettyshot in North Carolina – Producer
  • Lottery, Powerball – numerous spots – as Producer, Location Manager
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield, shot in Des Moines IA – First Assistant Director
  • True Temper golf shafts, national spot shot in Phoenix, AZ – Producer

MOVIES(working in Locations or Production) Special Effects credits below.

  • Downsizing – Location Manager; Omaha
  • American Honey – Location Scout, Omaha.
  • Nebraska– Key Assistant Location Manager
  • Up in the Air– Assistant Location Manager; Omaha
  • About Schmidt – Locations Assistant (day-player)
  • Omaha the Movie – Production Coordinator


PHOTO SHOOTS (partial)

  • Accuquilt – Producer – Omaha.
  • LinkedIn – “Jobs” photo library shoot – in Omaha area.
  • Cartier – at Omaha Zoo.
  • Hayneedle – multiple projects scouting and producing – in Omaha.
  • MU Health – Yes campaign– in Kansas City.
  • Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) – in Richmond, VA
  • Cushman – industrial utility vehicles – in Georgia & South Carolina.
  • E-Z-GO – street legal golf cart – in Augusta, Georgia
  • Leupold Observation – catalog, website content – in Oregon
  • Bank of the West – New Employees – in Omaha
  • Werner Enterprises – 18 wheelers traveling in trucking environments.
  • Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, Hunt Transportation – more trucking.
  • Vogue – Local philanthropist; Omaha.
  • Woolrich – Fall clothing catalog – in Arkansas

Special Effects Crew

1989 -1992  Self-Employed

  • Collaborated on the physical special effects for motion pictures. Rain, snow, fire, smoke, prop making… practical FX (before digital).

MOVIES (working in Special Effects)

  • Wilder Napalm – Special Effects Technician, Florida
  • Strays – Special Effects Coordinator, Los Angeles
  • For The Boys – Special Effects, Los Angeles
  • Bad Love – Special Effects Coordinator, Los Angeles
  • Avalon – Special Effects Assistant – Baltimore, MD


  • Key Assistant Location Manager for the feature film Nebraska.
  • Producer: Insurance co.’s “100 Yr.-old Policy Holders” national campaign.
  • 1st Assistant Director: Stories of Us – Bullying in Grade Schools
  • Associate Producer, Boys Town reenactment videos for fund-raising.
  • Location Manager, Lewis and Clark reenactment film for Illinois museum.
  • Production Coordinator, shoot for Ice Capades on NBC.
  • Special Effects Coordinator for killer B cat movie “Strays.”
  • My first movie ever – Avalon.




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