Stepan Bogatyrev – CV

Resume – Stepan Bogatyrev

Work Experience


Personal YouTube Channel “Stepan’s Odyssey” | 2022 – CURRENT

Specializing in the development and management of personal vlog content, with a focus on sharing my journey of exploring new countries for living and travel experiences.


ICT Project Manager

LLC “Ayna” | 2021 – CURRENT

  • Planning the development and implementation of an online store website
  • Planning and control of work related to the integration of various company information systems
  • Relations with contractors and suppliers of software products and services
  • Management of technical support for employees and clients


Founder & Host, Personal Podcast “Нужно пробовать” (Need to try)

2021 – 2023

A personal initiative exploring a range of topics from company management to political issues through conversations with guests sharing their unique experiences, including those affected by the conflict in Ukraine and Russia.

Head of Video Content

LLC “Ayna” | 2017 – 2020

  • Equipment Procurement and Setup: Organized technical upgrades for filming and live events, significantly improving production quality.
  • Organization of live broadcasts: Implemented and optimized the processes of preparing and conducting live broadcasts, increasing interactivity and audience engagement.
  • Staff Training: Developed and delivered training for the team, improving live production skills and professional competencies.
  • Production and editing management: Effectively coordinated the stages of content production, ensuring its high quality and timely publication.
  • Developing the channel’s development strategy: I actively participated in the formation and implementation of a long-term strategy aimed at the growth and development of the channel.

This period of work has been a significant experience in video content management, demonstrating my ability to attract and retain audiences, as well as work effectively in a team and improve the quality of the product.


CRM Specialist

Self-employed | 2016 – 2021

  • Implementation and configuration of customer relationship management systems.
  • Training of company personnel.
  • Setting up automation of company business processes.

Video Operator

Freelance | 2014 – 2017

  • Participation as a videographer in various projects.
  • Filming to order by private clients and subsequent creation of video films.

Video Operator

The St. Petersburg Documentary Studio | 2011 – 2017

  • Film Production: Participated as a cameraman in the production of documentary films, contributing to visual storytelling through meticulous camera work and creative input.
  • Directorial Support: Assisted the director in various aspects of film production, from pre-production planning to post-production editing, ensuring the realization of the director’s vision.
  • Collaborative Creativity: Worked closely with the production team, contributing creative ideas and solutions to enhance the film’s narrative and visual impact.
  • Technical Proficiency: Managed and maintained camera equipment, ensuring optimal performance during filming. Adapted to various shooting environments and challenges to capture high-quality footage.
  • Project Coordination: Assisted in coordinating the logistics of film shoots, including location scouting, scheduling, and liaising with subjects or actors, contributing to smooth and efficient production processes.

Freelance Video Operator

Television company FRIDAY | 2013 – 2014

  • Event Filming: Responsible for capturing a variety of events in Saint Petersburg, including cultural, social, and sports events, ensuring high-quality content production.
  • Technical Preparation: Setting up equipment before each event, including checking video cameras, sound recording devices, and other equipment to ensure smooth operation during filming.
  • Team Collaboration: Working with producers, directors, and other crew members to ensure efficient operation and adherence to the overall creative concept of projects.
  • Deadline Adherence: Managing the workflow to meet the preparation and delivery timelines for video materials.

Technical Director

Stereoleto Music Festival | 2013

  • Festival Implementation: Organized and comprehensively managed the preparation and execution of the music festival, including planning, coordination, and oversight of all stages.
  • Equipment Rental and Setup: Responsible for selecting, renting, and configuring sound, lighting, and stage equipment to ensure high-quality performance aspects.
  • Negotiations with Contractors: Conducted negotiations and finalized agreements with contractors and service providers, monitoring their compliance with technical requirements and deadlines.
  • Contractor Work Coordination: Effectively organized the work of all project participants, including technical specialists, designers, and volunteers, to guarantee timely task completion.
  • Problem-Solving: Made swift decisions and addressed issues that arose during the festival’s preparation and execution to ensure the event’s continuity.
  • Dismantling Oversight: Managed and supervised the dismantling of equipment after the festival’s conclusion, ensuring the protection of assets and the restoration of the venue to its original state. This role required high organizational ability, multitasking skills, and the capability to work under pressure, as well as negotiation skills and the coordination of a large number of people and processes, ensuring the successful execution of the music festival.
  • Live Video Operator

    NENBO | 2012 – 2013

    • Equipment Setup: Responsible for the configuration and setup of broadcasting equipment to ensure smooth operation during live streams for Skolkovo University.
    • Live Broadcast Management: Executed live broadcasts, occasionally serving as the live broadcast director, overseeing the entire production process to maintain high-quality streaming.
    • Video Editing: Edited the recorded material into final video productions, ensuring that the end product met the desired standards and effectively communicated the event’s message.

    This role demanded a comprehensive understanding of live broadcasting technology, strong problem-solving skills during live events, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously to deliver high-quality live video content.

    Video Operator | 2012

    • News Event Filming: Tasked with capturing news events, ensuring comprehensive coverage and high-quality footage for website publication.
    • Video Editing: Edited captured news footage into video clips for the site, crafting engaging and informative content that aligns with Fontanka’s journalistic standards and audience expectations.

    This position required a keen eye for news-worthy moments, proficiency in video editing software, and the ability to quickly produce content in a fast-paced news environment, delivering timely and relevant news stories to the audience.

    Video Operator

    DA Studio | 2010 – 2011

    Coordinator for VIP Guest Support

    St. Petersburg International Film Forum | 2011

    • VIP Guest Coordination: Ensured top-tier support and coordination for VIP guests attending the film forum, including logistics, scheduling, and personalized assistance to enhance their experience.
    • Event Logistics: Managed all aspects of VIP guest logistics, from arrival to departure, including transportation, accommodation, and access to forum events and special sessions.
    • Personalized Support: Provided personalized attention and tailored support to meet the specific needs and preferences of VIP guests, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable forum experience.
    • Liaison Role: Acted as the main point of contact between VIP guests and forum organizers, facilitating communication and responding promptly to any requests or inquiries.

    This role required excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to provide high-level service, ensuring VIP guests had a memorable and exceptional experience at the film forum.

Education and Training

Bachelor of Cinematography and Film/Video Production. Artistic director of film, photo, video studio, teacher.

St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts | 2008 – 2014


Language Skills


  • Native


  • Listening: B2
  • Reading: B2
  • Spoken interaction: A2
  • Spoken production: A2
  • Writing: A2


  • Listening: B2
  • Reading: B1
  • Spoken interaction: B1
  • Spoken production: B1
  • Writing: A2