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
-Freelance audio video engineer – Brooklyn, NY 2006 – present
Recording, mixing, editing of vocals & music, audio post production
Location sound – recording wireless/wired laveliers, boom operation
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
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
-Nytalkradio.net – 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