Audio and/or music production position utilizing skills in sound design, music composition, audio editing, Pro Tools operation, and audio post-production for video games, film, television, or radio.
Creative and resourceful self-starter with excellent attention to detail. Supportive team player, possessing the ability to remain flexible while maintaining a positive, professional attitude. Exceptional written communication skills, verbal communication skills, and problem solving skills. Can communicate effectively with co-workers, managers, and clients across a variety of disciplines. Able to perform tasks with minimal supervision and acquire new skills with minimal training. Offering a strong educational foundation combined with practical experience in key areas of audio production, as well as teaching, video game QA testing, and over four years of management and leadership experience in a production environment.
- Certified Pro Tools Operator
- Audio production
- Sound design
- Music composition
- Unity game engine
- C# programming language
- Quality assurance
Using industry-standard software such as Pro Tools, carried out audio production duties for a variety of media including video games, animation, and radio. Specific duties included sound design, dialogue editing, recording, mixing, voice-over performance, and audio processing using effects, noise reduction, dynamics processing, and EQ tools.
Composed original music for various media including video games and animation, as well as for concert performance. Edited, mixed, and rendered music and audio files for digital performance using Finale notation software, MIDI, and Pro Tools. For live performance, orchestrated music, prepared scores, and conducted various ensembles.
Utilized audio production and music composition skills to provide college-level instruction in the area of music industry studies. Subjects taught include Introduction to Music Technology and Introduction to Pro Tools: MIDI and Audio Production.
Examined video game content for bugs and defects with emphasis on text-based issues. Performed copyediting and proofreading duties for game software, instruction manuals, strategy guides, and websites, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of English grammar and style. Further examined game software for issues relating to graphics and functionality. Documented bugs via written reports using proprietary database software. Assisted with ESRB rating submission.
Served as an assistant QA coordinator for a major MMO game title. Edited bug reports, administered QA tasks, trained personnel, conducted meetings, and helped ensure completion of work within a deadline. Also served as the production coordinator for a combined TV and radio station, managing and training over 80 staff members and volunteers. Maintained traffic logs, personnel budgets, and other administrative records. Authored and complied multiple operational and procedural handbooks. Supervised the use of facilities and resources.
NORCO COLLEGE (Riverside Community College District), Norco, CA
Associate Faculty, Music Industry Studies, Aug 2015–Present
Composer and Sound Designer, July 2011–Present
SQUARE ENIX, INC. (Wired Talent), El Segundo, CA
QA Tester (Contract), Oct 2010–Mar 2011, Jan–Aug 2012, Jun 2013–Aug 2014, Jun–Aug 2016
Assistant QA Coordinator (Contract), Sept 2012–Jun 2013
BAM! RADIO NETWORK, Glendale, CA
Audio Editor (Independent Contractor), May 2010–Jul 2010
Audio Editor (Intern), Jan 2010–May 2010
TITAN COMMUNICATIONS (California State University, Fullerton), Fullerton, CA
TV and Radio Station Production Coordinator, Aug 2008–Aug 2010
General Manager, Titan Internet Radio, Jan 2007–Aug 2008
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
UNIVERSITY OF VALLEY FORGE, Phoenixville, PA
Master of Music: Music Technology (Composition Track), Expected July 2018
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON, Fullerton, CA
Bachelor of Music: Composition, Aug. 2010
Bachelor of Arts: Radio, TV, and Film, Aug. 2010
AVID TECHNOLOGY (Norco College)
Avid Certified User: Pro Tools, June 2015
Avid Certified Operator: Pro Tools | Music, June 2017
NORCO COLLEGE, Norco, CA
Audio Production Certificate: Game Audio, Expected June 2018
Available upon request.