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Audio Video Tech

Brooklyn, NY, 11203
August 18, 2012

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Patrick Poisson

Brooklyn, NY *****



Institute of Audio Research – 2008

- Audio Engineering & Music Production program

- Advanced Media Production/ Video Production program


Mac/PC literate – Logic, Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Cubase, Final Cut Pro, some After Effects, Gimp & Photoshop, MS Office

Set up and facilitate for meetings, conferences, etc. ie LCD, projector/screens, PA systems, wireless mics/lavalieres

Location Sound Recorder/Boom operator

Audio Post – mix, ADR, foley, effects, conform, sound design

Experience in live concert/recital recording and live sound/PA operation

Camera operator – video cameras, DSLR’s, handycams

Audio interfaces & consoles, preamps, effects processing, MIDI

Internet radio broadcast engineer operating control room board, automation equipment, call-in, promo/drop production, etc.

Mic type & placement

Audio/music production, composition, mixing, arrangement

Wiring & soldering

Photography – lighting, model, artist & album artwork, retouching/correction

Languages – Fluent Haitian Creole, basic French, currently learning Spanish & Japanese

Modest playing abilities with Electric Bass, Trumpet & Keyboard

Employment History

-Freelance audio video engineer – Brooklyn, NY 2006 – present

Recording, mixing, editing of vocals & music, audio post production

Equipment setup

Location sound – recording wireless/wired laveliers, boom operation

Broadcast recording/mixing

Video recording & editing – DSLR cameras, Final Cut & Premiere editing,

- Wizdom Audio Visual, Inc- Freelance Technician – New York, NY 9/10 – 9/11

Delivery, set up & operation of large & small scale audiovisual systems for corporate events.

Maintain equipment functionality & connect additional equipment as needed to client’s satisfaction. Position equipment for most efficient operation without interfering with traffic flow.

Understand the technical aspects of the job & demonstrates basic operational ability to trouble shoot & problem solve with hardware/software.

Provide excellent service, ensuring the utmost in client satisfaction. Strives to exceed the needs of internal & external customers & maintain effective communication.

Assist team with proper security, storage, transportation & maintenance of equipment.

-Phase One Communications/Play Studios – Studio Intern- New York, NY 2/11 – 6/11

Equipment set up & strike – Organize gear inventory & studios

Sound engineering – assist in Pro Tools & Logic studio recording sessions

Studio booking

Social networking, artist promotion & basic administrative work

-Modiba Publishing/Records – Intern – New York, NY 9/09 – 2/10

Research, solicit, listen to & archive new music

Update databases & contact lists using Excel & other online tools

Assist in pitching & placement

Update social media sites – Broadcast Engineer – New York, NY 8/08 -6/09

Monitored & operated audio equipment, automation systems & other related technical systems to ensure proper recording & playback of the station’s broadcasts.

Performed general audio production duties as needed including, editing & archiving of recorded programs, creation & airing of promos/commercials, uploading programs to playlist automation system and podcasts.

Functioned as engineer for multiple talk & music programs.

Arranged guests, screened on-air calls/interviews.

Created system for documenting work list & completed work

Optimized file storage for faster editing & upload turn over & reduced redundancy

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