Audio

Summary

Motivated audio engineer and sound designer with strong live performances and event production experience. I have collaborated with directors, performers, bands, personalities and deejays in order to determine and achieve optimal sound for varying productions since 2005. My roles range from sound designer, stage monitor, disc jockey, and roadie to mix engineer, A1, and radio show producer. I have had the pleasure of working with great folks in concerts, fashion shows, galas, weddings, campus festivals and sporting events. Diverse background in photography, videography radio programming, college tv, college radio, event marketing, and deejaying.

Key Skills

Technology saavy, Sound quality, Live programming, Studio programming, Sound Editing and Sound Design, VO, Music Mixing and Recording, Milestone planning, Event Planning, Event Management, Event Marketing, Audio Post production

Proficiencies

Technical Capabilities

  • Strong knowledge of signal flow, lighting, audio &  video components;
  • Mix music, voices, and digital media for live performances via mixing boards
  • Experience with setting up and striking simple to complex arrangements;
  • Setup, test, and adjust wireless and analog microphone systems
  • Turntable setups, band tech riders, lighting, staging, truss towers, spotlights
  • Audio editing, restoration, mixing, and recording

General

  • Able to communicate effectively, follow directors, and collaborate with others.
  • Self-starter, fast learner, and a problem solver
  • Wide-range technical abilities, detail-focused, on-site leadership and adaptability
  • Easy-going, friendly, approachable and helpful nature.
  • Maintains meticulous and professional attitude with a strong work ethic.
  • Able to work independently under little supervision and under pressure,

Other Proficiencies

Hardware: Mackie, Yamaha, JBL, EAW, Pioneer, Behringer, Sennheiser, Allen & Heath, Peavey, DBX, M-Audio, AVID, Traktor…Software: PC and Mac operating systems, Serato, Adobe Audition, Audacity, Logic Pro, Motion, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office

Experience

A2 Technican // Rainbow Sounds

Nov. ’10 – Jun. ’16

  • Strong knowledge of signal flow, lighting, audio &  video components;
  • Mix music, voices, and digital media for live performances via mixing boards
  • Experience with setting up and striking simple to complex arrangements;
  • Setup, test, and adjust wireless and analog microphone systems
  • Turntable setups, band tech riders, lighting, staging, truss towers, spotlights
  • Audio editing, restoration, mixing, and recording

Sound Designer // Freelance

Apr. ’06 – Apr. ’12

Consulted, mixed, and mastered runway music for 15 annual fashion show events, between 2 not-for-profit organizations, as a sub-contracted member of the event planning team. Music performed for audiences of 500-1100 reflected each show’s uniquely branded theme and featured celebrity hosts, live performances, top New York City radio DJ’s, and dance crews.

Caribbean Student Organization (CSO) fashion shows:
– “Organized Confusion” (2006)
– “The Sweet Escape” (2007)
– “Croisière Rêveuse” (2008)
– “Remember the Time” (2009)
– “An Unforseen Fantasy” (2010)
– “JANGALA: A Walk On the Wild Side” (2011)
– “Polychromatic Delusions” (2012)

Black Womyn’s Weekend Organization fashion shows:
– “BWW Fashion Show” (2006)
– “The Ascension: The Glamour Reel” (2007)
– “Amaranthine: Couturier” 30 Year Anniversary Celebration (2008)
– “The Aurora: Auroral Eccentricks” (2009)
– “The Chrysalis: Electroverze” (2010)
– “Le Relevé: Al Laylat Irisi” (2011)

Scholarship Pageants:
– “CSO Tropical Getaway” Miss C.S.O. (2006)
– “Caribbé Inn” Miss C.S.O. (2007, 20th Annual)
– “Cari-Gras: Le Grande Masquerade” Miss C.S.O. 2008
– “Tropical Fantasy: An Enchanted Tale” Miss C.S.O. 2009

Internship // WUSB 90.1 FM Stony Brook, NY Radio

 Jun ’11 – Dec ’11

Internet Radio Show Producer // DTF Radio

Chairperson // Student Gov’t Audio-Visual Dept.

 Aug. ’08 – Jul. ’09

  • provide event production for dozens of Undergraduate Student Government clubs in Student Union, Student Activities Center, gyms, and outdoor spaces.
  • train and supervise crew of 8; manage event staffing, and employee schedule
  • oversee equipment inventory and schedule outsourced maintenance
  • setup, monitor and breakdown sound systems, staging, and lighting for live events including concerts, sporting events, fashion shows, talent showcases, banquets, and pageants

Audio Technician

 Sep. ’06 – Jul. ’08

Responsible for the setup, monitoring, and breakdown of sound, staging, and/or lighting for live events including concerts, sporting events, fashion shows, talent showcases, banquets, and pageants

Camera Man & Writer // SBU-TV

Oct. ’04 – Apr. ’05

  • DJ Spider, DJ Mad Scientist, DJ Black Moses, DJ Cliffstar, DJ Citylock

DJ Support

  • DJ Spider, DJ Mad Scientist, DJ Black Moses, DJ Cliffstar, DJ Citylock

Gallery

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