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Engineer Operator

Mesa, Arizona, United States
March 27, 2019

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Robert Turchick


**** * ****** ** #** Mesa, AZ 85205

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Expert in Visual and Audio Media Production

Creative professional with over 28 years of industry experience in the visual and audio realm. Proven client-facing problem solver dedicated to achieving success using the latest tools and techniques in the film and audio industries. Experienced in building facilities, teams and managing productions from concept to completion. Award-winning published photographer and award-winning audio post/recording engineer Core Skills

Adobe CC Suite Final Cut Pro Avid Pro Tools Waves Red Giant Newtek Tricaster Newtek Virtual Set Editor EdX MS Office Suite Zoom Photographer Videographer Editor Mac & Windows OS Drone and RC pilot Crane/Jib Operator Motion Control Operator Aerial Videography & Photography Steadicam Operator Project Management Composer/Musician/Producer Budgeting Studio Design and construction Marketing Advertising Print Graphics Fine Art Casting Team Building Corporate Communication e-learning Virtual Classrooms DAMS Digital Video Motion Graphics

Experience and Achievements

2016-2018 Senior Video Producer/Instructional Designer Global Knowledge, Inc.

Designed, built, staffed, trained and operated studios in NC and AZ to produce e-learning videos for clients including Microsoft, Google, Intel, Cisco, Amazon and more.

Delivered 1200 videos (5-8min long) in three months...including hiring and construction of studios.

Lead team responsible for managing all company video assets which as of June 2018 totaled over 100,000.

2004-present Owner/Producer

yipDog Studios, LLC Mesa, AZ

Freelancer creating visual and audio media to grow brand awareness for hundreds of companies.

Produced company video story resulting in a 200% increase in web traffic to one client’s website and doubled their walk-in traffic.

Through video and print graphics I helped a startup place product in Ace Hardware, Leslie’s Pools and Amazon which has allowed them to grow from a home-based organization to an international success.

2005-2008 Senior Video editor/director/producer

iMemories, Inc. Scottsdale, AZ

Helped develop the visual style and many of the procedures that helped iMemories grow to over 5000 customers.

Produced visuals that landed POP kiosks in Walgreens, CVS, Best Buy and the UPS Store which totaled over 12,000 locations.

Directed, edited, mastered, created motion and print graphics for documentary on 3- time world champion motocross rider Marty Smith

2001-2004 Production Manager/Chief Engineer

Audiomakers, Inc Scottsdale, AZ

Managed and operated studios to produce commercial/business audio for over 1800 clients

Directed voice talent in-studio to ensure messages fit the individual clients’ needs

Edited, post/produced and encoded audio files for all major brands of telecommunications systems.

1990- 2001 Staff Engineer/Producer

Cotton Hill Studios Albany, NY

Won Mackie sound-engineer award for recording of Albany Symphony Orchestra

Won award for audio post work on documentary “The Natural Corridor”

Produced ADR sessions with Dom DeLuise, Tom Poston, and more for feature films

Managed entertainment for Governor’s Inauguration ceremony 1996-2001 Adjunct Faculty Member

College of Saint Rose Albany, NY

Taught record production, basic and advanced engineering, MIDI and Pro Tools courses

Built and maintained Pro Tools and computer audio systems 1991- 1995 Owner/Producer

Double Diamond Productions Albany, NY

Freelancer creating audio and music for clients

FOH Engineer working in multiple venues for national and regional acts 1991-1993 Staff Recording Engineer

Sound Logic Albany, NY

Edited and produced in-store audio for Trans-World Music.

Operated and maintained high-speed tape duplication system 1989 Assistant Recording Engineer

Clifty Studios Paris, TN

Assisted the chief recording engineer in the studio with Grammy Award winning group Acapella

Assisted the FOH engineer with sound reinforcement for concert series 1987-1989 Audio/Visual Engineer

Northwestern State University Natchitoches, LA

Recording and video taping of recitals and concerts and running sound reinforcement for music department functions.

Assisted tour FOH engineers for Doc Sevrinsen, Ray Charles, and Expose’ concerts on campus.


College of Saint Rose Albany, NY

Bachelor of Science in Studio Music/Music Performance Northwestern State University/Louisiana Scholars’ College Natchitoches, LA

Music Performance/Liberal Arts Major

Activities and Interests:

Member of ISAP (International Society of Aviation Photographers) Member of AZAP (Arizona Aviation Photographers)

Member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (professional music fraternity), Musician (trumpet, guitar, bass, drums, piano)

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