Stoughton, WI 53589 · (818)469-1625
Audio Production Engineer
Reputable, award-winning creative professional, with over 20 years of experience as a musician, composer, audio engineer and teacher. Proficient in studio recording, audio editing, and arrangement, for music and voiceover. Edited/mixed multiple post-production projects. Specialist in sound design, synthesis, encoding, transfer, and final media assembly. Detailed knowledge of DAW software applications and MIDI programs. Credentialed expertise in AVID Pro Tools. Teacher of advanced audio topics (music, production, and technical writing). Former member of Audio Engineers Society (AES).
Areas of Expertise include:
Student Training and Mentoring
OFF THE DEEP END PRODUCTIONS • Los Angeles, CA • 1990 – Present
Freelance Audio Engineer
Expert in all aspects of audio production, editing, mixing, sound design and sequencing. Provided studio recording services (mixing, transfers, conversion, and analog/digital mastering) as well as solutions for troubleshooting. Delivered innovative solutions and quality services to a broad client base containing many notable artists. Well-earned reputation in album/song production.
- Awarded Grammy Participation Certificate for Co-Engineering on Grammy-Nominated ‘Best Pop Instrumental’ Album “Singularity” by Robbie Kreiger (2011),
- Earned over 20 professional credits for audio recording, editing, engineering and production
- Strong portfolio of recommendations available from previous clients.
MUSICIAN/COMPOSER • 1990 – Present
Passionate performer, composer and bass player. Over 20 years’ experience as a professional bassist. Participated in many successful collaborations with other varied artists. Delivered live performances and composed original material. Acquired credits for writing and performance. Designed graphics for websites, albums, flyers and other media to promote musical groups. Experienced across a range of genres, including hard rock, prog/pop, funk, soul and blues.
- Recorded, performed and composed music with over 15 bands
- Appeared on multiple CD/LP/Cassette releases
AUDIOEYES LLC. • Northridge, CA • 2012
Assistant Sound Editor/Mixer/Troubleshooter
Engineered and edited voiceover information for blind TV viewers. Provided technical support with studio equipment, configuring, updating tools and systems as required. Developed proficiency in Video Description from industry-leading specialist.
- Specialist AVID Pro Tools troubleshooter, providing niche support to a team consisting mainly of blind staff.
- Directly contributed to improving the quality of TV programming for people with blindness.
LOS ANGELES RECORDING SCHOOL• Hollywood, CA • 2006 – 2011
Associate Course Director/Instructor
Delivered advanced-level classes on all aspects of audio recording and engineering. Designed lesson content to promote knowledge and understanding, to prepare students for their AVID/Digidesign Pro Tools Certification exam. Lectured on Digital Audio Workstation technology.
- Delivered excellent student success metrics, and gained consistently high student approval ratings
- Taught many students who have subsequently had successful careers in the music industry.
AVID (FORMERLY M-AUDIO) • Irwindale, CA • 2003 – 2009
Software/Hardware QA Technical Specialist II and Marketing Technical Advisor
Operated quality assurance service for software products sold/distributed by the company. Directed testing methodologies, troubleshooting, bug tracking and developing Beta programs. Technical liaison for endorsee talent technical issues. Assisted in technical manual proofreading and correction.
Additional experience: Software Support Specialist at Magix, ADR Editor at Media Concepts, Engineer at Audio-Digest, Technician & Pro Tools Expert at Audio Rents, Chief Technician at Media City Sound, and Sound Mastering Engineer at Audio-Digest Foundation.
Education & Training
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts (June 2017)
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY – Northridge, CA
A+ Computer Repair & Computer Networking
Pro Tools “Music Operator” Certification
Audio Engineer Certification