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objective

 Full time employment as a Sound Designer or Video Editor.


skills

 video editing:

   • Editing game trailers in Adobe After Effects
   • Recording footage with FRAPS and Camtasia
   • Video and audio file conversion
   • Creation of 3D motion graphics
   • Creative use of After Effects scripts

sound design:

   • Sound Design for Video Games
   • Pro Tools Certified: 210M & 210P
   • Live/location recording
   • Dialogue, SFX, BG, Foley, & Music editing
   • Analog & digital synthesis
   • Sound Library organization & maintenance
   • Sound implementation using Max/MSP & Pure Data
   • ADR/Foley recording
   • Foley Artist
   • Mixing, mastering, & encoding in 5.1, LCRS, LtRt, & LoRo
   • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook
   • Business skills
   • Mac OS9 & OSX & Windows 3.1 - Vista

 dialogue:

   • Live/location recording
   • Studio set up & maintenance
   • Microphone techniques
   • Dialogue, SFX, BG, Foley, & Music editing
   • Mac OS9 & OSX & Windows 3.1 - Vista

 music:

   • Analog & digital synthesis
   • Music theory & composition
   • Live Sound Reinforcement
   • Advanced synchronization techniques
   • Mac OS9 & OSX & Windows 3.1 -7




 

experience

Drawn: Dark Flight; Big Fish Games, October 2009 April 2010

   • Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, VO Recordist and Editor, Music Editor.

Hidden Expedition: Devil's Triangle; Big Fish Games, April 2009 October 2009

   • Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, VO Recordist and Editor, Music Editor.

Drawn: The Painted Tower; Big Fish Games, December 2009 June 2009

   • Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, VO Recordist and Editor, Music Editor.

Hidden Expedition: Amazon; Big Fish Games, May June 2008

   • Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, Intro and Outro full Sound Design.

Fairway Solitaire; Big Fish Games, November - December 2007

   • Dialogue Recordist, Dialogue Editor, Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer.

Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate; Big Fish Games, September - October 2007

   • Dialogue Recordist, Dialogue Editor, Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer, Trailer Editor/Sound Designer.

Rusty Gears; VFS Student Video Game, May 2006

   • Composer, Dialogue Recordist, Dialogue editor, 8 original songs, over 100 lines of dialogue

employment

Big Fish Games, Inc., Seattle, WA, May '11- Present, Title: Production Artist I, Content Management

   • Creation of game trailers for download and mobile titles
   • Recording and editing game footage and audio.
   • Managing a small team.
   • Preparing project files for localization.

Big Fish Games, Inc., Seattle, WA, Nov '08 - April '10, Title: Sound Designer, Studios

   • Creation of sound effects.
   • Recording and editing voice over dialogue.
   • Capturing and editing game video and audio for short trailers.
   • Recording and editing Voice Over and Sound Effects.
   • Maintaining and updating workflow queue.

 Big Fish Games, Inc., Seattle, WA, Nov '06 - '08, Title: Lead Game Tester

   • Functionality testing of games and proprietary DRM.
   • Writing and updating test cases for games and DRM.
   • Capturing and editing game video and audio for short trailers.
   • Recording and editing Voice Over and Sound Effects.
   • Maintaining and updating workflow queue.

 Volt Technical Resources, Seattle, WA, Sept '06 - Nov '06, Title: Quality Assurance Tester

   • Hardware and Software testing using pre-determined test cases.
   • Compliance and Functionality testing using test cases and ad-hoc techniques.
   • Reporting bugs in handwritten and software formats.
   • Working in small and large teams to accomplish large tasks efficiently.

 Sony Computer Entertainment America, San Diego, CA, Dec '04 - July '05, Title: QA Tester

   • Testing on MLB 2006 and SOCOM: Navy Seals 3 for Playstation 2.
   • Reporting bugs in handwritten and software formats.
   • Leading small teams of testers in specific tasks.
   • Reproducing and explaining bugs to management, producers and developers.

education

 Vancouver Film School, Sound Design for Visual Media, Aug '05 - Aug '06

 Southwestern College, Music and Music Business Major, Aug '00 - June '04

 UCSD, Music Major, Aug '96 - July '97




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