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Audiovisual Technician

Location:
Ellenwood, Georgia, United States
Posted:
January 07, 2018

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LINDEN JACKSON

**** ******** **., *********, ** *0294

678-***-****, ac3x0t@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Over 30 years in the media industry: audiovisual, communications, music, live production

Vast experience with audio, video, data display, flat screen mounting

Installation in commercial, residential settings

Leadership and management experience

Proven ability to manage teams in installations, setups, operations and strikes

EXPERIENCE:

MASTEC/DIRECTV, FOREST PARK, GA 03/2017 – Present

Installation/Service Technician

Perform site surveys, install and troubleshoot technical issues at homes and businesses

Assemble satellite TV systems using assorted tools, power drills

Manage work orders with handheld device to open, populate and close orders

Utilize company provided van to drive to area locations to perform duties

Advise customers on troubleshooting options, protection plans for their systems

Attend weekly meetings to discuss market conditions and metrics

GEORGIA MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, ATLANTA, GA 07/2012 – Present

Marketing Director

Secure/install/operate multiple LED monitors, laptops with PowerPoint and video presentations

Configure and operate wireless microphones (handheld & lavalier), audio mixers, powered speakers, video cameras to capture live footage and display on video monitors

Oversee setup of GMIA vendor/exhibitor booth at festivals, conferences, events by coordinating booth setup with staff/interns/setup crew

Assist with video conferencing using applications like Cisco WebEx, Skype

Responsible for elevating visibility of organization on all levels

Deployment of processes to enhance Mission and Vision statements

Interact with members to maintain a clear understanding of initiatives

NICHE CUBED (N-3), ATLANTA, GA 08/2007 – 07/2012

Business Development Representative

Assisted team members in setting up/disassembling workstations comprised of single/dual video monitors, PC, keyboard, mouse

Set up display monitors, LCD projectors, laptops in preparation for meetings, client presentations

Took part in weekly conference calls with clients to communicate lead generating activities, video conferencing through applications like WebEx, Skype, Polycom, GoToMeeting

Marketing of high-end business process, communications and intelligence software by Microsoft and its global partner network for North America, including the United States and Canada

Utilize database systems like salesforce.com, Sugar, ACT, SharePoint, SQL, various platforms

Engage with a wide variety of independent software vendors and C-level business users

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MKM MULTIMEDIA WORKS, ATLANTA, GA 03/2003 – Present

Operations Director

Work with clients to set up, operate, strike a variety of audiovisual equipment for conferences, meetings, breakout rooms, general sessions, exhibitions at hotels, conference/convention centers

Set up exhibition booths for clients including most recently Microsoft, Coca Cola, National Association of Convenience Stores, Inter-Theological Center, GMIA

Work in team environment to install video monitors, sound systems

Permanent installs at clubs, restaurants, churches; video cable experience includes RF, BNC, HDMI, SDI, Cat 5, audio cables ”, ”, XLR, RCA, Neutrik, lighting cables like DMX 3 & 5 pin

Connection of video switchers (Barco ImagePro, ScreenPro, Presentation Plus), ran video signals to press booths, connect distribution amplifiers to split/reroute signals for routing to PC’s, digital recorders, broadcast, streaming to Internet

Various LED video monitors and LCD projectors with hands-on experience include NEC, Samsung, Panasonic, Sharp, Asus, Sony, LG, Acer, Philips, Christie, Eiki, etc.

oCoordinate logistics, labor, technical staff, drive vans, trucks, forklift operator, deliver/pick up equipment to and from locations, operate high-end video cameras, spotlights

oCompanies include AVA Productions, Magnum, Tech Rentals, On Events, Freeman, AVW, Smart Source, Total Audio Visual Services, Presentation Services, Evolve Media, Production People Inc. (PPI), Production Resource Group (PRG), Atlanta Audiovisual.

oExtensive knowledge of venues include the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia International Convention Center, College Football Hall of Fame, Philips Arena, OMNI, Gwinnett Center & Arena/Infinite Energy Center, Cobb Galleria, Cobb Energy and Performance Center, Turner Field, every major hotel in Atlanta, the Classic Center in Athens, GA, Westin Hotel, Savannah, GA.

Phone sales and marketing, set and design presentations for appointments, video conferencing using applications including Cisco WebEx, Skype, GoToMeeting, others

Secure new business leads, provide quote information, sales, billing for audiovisual operation

Oversee acquisition of all rental equipment, labor and revenue

Advise company and clients on latest changes in market conditions, product updates, sales

PRESENTATION AV SERVICES, INC., ATLANTA, GA 05/1997 – 02/2003

AV Manager

Worked directly with clients, hotel staff at Sheraton Buckhead Hotel, ensured flawless operation of AV equipment, ran audio, video, lighting, power to ballrooms, meeting rooms, remote stations for capacity audiences, troubleshoot missing/bad audio/video signals

Responsible for proper operation and maintenance of all AV equipment including video monitors, LCD projectors, tripod and fast fold screens, audio systems including wireless mics, lavaliers

Ran video feeds using VGA, RF, DVI, BNC to get signals from primary devices to multiple rooms on different floors, often ran cable using overhead suspension from ceiling, on the ground, underground, through walls and ceilings

Managed sales, operations for multi-faceted electronics rental corporation with worldwide hotel branches, corporate events and full concert A/V support, heavy phone sales, interacted with

various departments including customer service, data display, high end video, stage lighting, power and rigging to verify proper filling of orders

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BAR-RED ENTERTAINMENT, Atlanta, GA 04/1994 – 04/1997

Studio Manager

Managed sales, studio bookings, sessions, audio equipment, production

Secured additional revenue through aggressive phone contact

Accomplishments include overseeing upgrade from 8-track analog system

to 24-track digital facility

SONY MUSIC/CBS RECORDS, Atlanta, GA

A geographically diverse multi-billion dollar recording, manufacturing and distribution company with a wide variety of artists & soundtrack releases

Southeast Marketing Representative 06/1991-04/1994

Maximized exposure of priorities at targeted accounts, initiated sales strategies and campaigns

Provided sales data to local, national staffs, key contact with suppliers, distributors

Secured budgets, coordinated radio/print advertising for 9 state region of over 15 major cities

Account Service Representative 04/87 - 06/1991

Managed retail merchandising for the Southeast market, compiled database of 200+ retailers

Managed artist appearances at retail, live venues, assisted national staff at industry conventions

College Marketing Representative 09/1984 - 04/1987

Compiled database of colleges/universities in the Southeast market to promote artists

for maximum visibility, maintained interaction with radio/press/retail personnel

Reported sales data to national director and regional branch manager

Student Intern 04/1984 - 08/1984

Assisted vice-president of Epic Records (NY), distributed music and promotional

items to staff, retail, radio, interacted with national branch distribution personnel

Assisted Southeast Regional Branch with distribution of sales, marketing and promotional materials to staff and accounts

SPECIAL SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS

Nationally published author: Musicology 2101, Musicology 2102; with international educator Bernard Percy: The Power of Creative Writing, How To Grow A Child, Help Your Child In School

SBCA Certified Satellite Installer, DIRECTV Authorized Technician

Forklift/Powered Industrial Truck Operator

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY - Atlanta, GA (4/84 -7/87)

Major: Commercial Music/Recording, Business Concentration

Graduated: August, 1987 - Bachelor of Science Degree

LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Los Angeles, CA (9/80 - 6/82)

Major: Computer Technology

Minor: Electronic Music, Elements of Broadcasting

REFERENCES

Jimi Starks – 201-***-**** – ac3x0t@r.postjobfree.com

Charles Taylor – 678-***-**** – ac3x0t@r.postjobfree.com

Jimmy LeFavour – 770-***-**** – edgewaterrecords@ bellsouth.net

James Armstrong – 470-***-**** – ac3x0t@r.postjobfree.com

Carlton Williames – 678-***-**** – ac3x0t@r.postjobfree.com



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