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Encoding Operator

San Jose, California, United States
November 06, 2018

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Joseph David Azevedo, III

**** ********* ***. *** ****, CA, 95110

Cell: 408-***-****



To pursue a career with an organization that will allow me to learn, grow and utilize my skill set and personal interests.


●Familiar with common video conversion, editing and streaming software (i.e. Premiere, Pro Tools, Quicktime, Sound Syphon, Aspera, Hellboy, Terminal, Sublime Text, VLC.)

●Ability to set up and operate audio visual equipment for live events including PA systems, stage monitors, lighting, and recording of live performances.

●Troubleshoot and maintain a variety of audio video equipment.

●Photographer and Camera Operator for in studio and live productions.

●Bicycle mechanic and custom drum builder.


Vaco at Google, Palo Alto - Encoding Operator


●Encoding and transcoding files to client’s specific needs to get content live on Google Play store.

●Create and ingest packages with Google’s internal tools for the Google Play Store.

●Edit and modify XML Manifest and Metadata sheets.

●Perform quality assurance check of content on Google play store (Movies and TV).

●Monitoring Out of Spec packages within the portal (A/V length mismatch, Invalid Channel Layout).

●Handling customer complaints and relaying information to partners for redelivery of assets.

●Identifying and informing engineering and support staff of any technical errors as well as suggesting improvements and/or upgrades to the workflow and internal tools.

●Maintain and fostering positive communication with Partners and Post Production Houses.

Vaco at Google, San Jose - Research Coordinator


●Research composition and publishing information for artists on Youtube Red.

●Manually organize and enter data into Youtube’s internal Content Management Systems.

●Worked closely on the Youtube Red app during Beta testing.

●Used internal data management tools to maintain and update music asset database.

●Perform quality assurance on artist’s channels on Youtube.

Enter Music Publishing (Drum Magazine) - Digital Media Editor


●Edited instructional videos and conducted product reviews for publication on the web site.

●Coded and edited stories that ran in the magazine for re-publication on the web site.

●Went on assignment to photograph and video artists at concerts and industry events.

●Conducted original interviews with drummers for the web site.

●Supported office manager as needed on projects for handling web orders and mailings to top clients.

San Jose State University - IT Helpdesk Support


●Work closely with other members of the IT Helpdesk team to support and respond to dorm room requests for technical assistance in person, via phone, or electronically.

●Followed standard Help desk procedures.

●Log, track and follow up on the status of each service call and all helpdesk interactions using iSupport ticketing system.

●Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention.

●Operate common presentation, audio and visual production software (i.e. PowerPoint, Keynote and Acrobat).

●Consult with department heads to ensure proper setup of presentation materials.

●Specify A/V equipment and labor necessary to meet department expectations.

●Troubleshoot, make minor repairs and maintain a variety of audio visual equipment in the student lab.

Kingdom Voice Productions - Intern

9 month internship with small recording studio

●Performed carpentry work, sound proofing and studio maintenance

●Was taught various music editing skills

●Used Pro Tools and Avid Software

South Valley YMCA - Camp Leader

2008 - 2010

●Promote collaboration and positive group interaction, assist children with homework, and encourage independent learning.

●Develop and provide children with academic games and activities after school.

●Provide parents with a progress report on their child’s performance for the academic programs the camp offers.

●Support student, parent and staff events.


2010 - 2015

San Jose State University - Radio Television and Film (RTVF)

●RTVF 121, KSJS FM Radio, On Air Operations

●RTVF 20, Intro to Sound Production

●RTVF 30, Introduction to Film/TV Production

●TA100W, Writing Workshop-Theater Arts


Available upon request.

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