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I am a well rounded digital media specialist who's experience spans from technical support in high-tech to media & entertainment working with top industry editing and finishing workstations and media displays. In addition my other roles include production audio and post audio editing, video editing and transcoding utilizing the most up to date software tools such as Pro Tools, Final Cut Studio and Adobe CS.
ExperienceWORK EXPERIENCE
- 5+ years of experience in all aspects of sound mixing (live broadcast, field production audio, and post-production) for television, film and online video content
- 12+ years of experience in technical operations and support for hardware and software products including broadcast/film and sound editing, media management, video editing, network operations, visual displays, and information systems

Media & Entertainment Support Technician | AutoDesk [2011 - 2012]
- Media and Entertainment product (software) support technician for major entertainment clients including DreamWorks, SONY Pictures, DISNEY, NBC Universal, Paramount Pictures, FOX, Univision and Deluxe Digital
- Work with clients to install, configure and troubleshoot AutoDesk media and entertainment software (Smoke, Flame & Lustre) and systems
- Contributing to testing and reproducing of global issues which occur in a production environment and escalated issues as necessary
- Coordinated with other support technicians as an experienced member of the group. Used and contributed to knowledge pool

Production and Post-Production Mixer | Martin Media Company [2007 - Present]
- Live/ENG/Production audio mixer for major entertainment and Fortune 500 brands including ESPN, VH1 Networks, SYFY, SPEED CHANNEL, DreamWorks, HDNET, Toyota, Armani Exchange, John Kerwin Show and Juniper Networks
- Post-production sound mixer for production companies and major brands including Participant Media-TakePart/Magic Johnson Foundation, BangZoom!, GOOD Inc., Hallmark Channel, NIKE and British Petroleum (BP)
- Technical lead providing project scoping, budgeting, requirements and oversight for sound department / crew, location needs, and equipment selection (microphones, mixers, wireless equipment and effects processors)
- Provide additional sound services as necessary: dialogue editing, ADR, SFX editing and sound design using Pro Tools, Logic, Abelton Live, Waves, and personal sound libraries
- Conduct live, in-studio shoots for web streaming and post to web
- Edit video clips for acting reels and music group interviews utilizing Final Cut Pro.

Quality Assurance Engineer | Simplify Media [2008 - 2009]
- Lead QA engineer for black box testing of application software prior to company being acquired by GOOGLE (position was then eliminated)
- Tested and build updates & release candidate builds; built test cases for system configurations and networks
- Reported bugs & regressed bugs using Mantis bug tracker and company mandated workflow
- Consulted customer support on reported issues; updated test matrix as needed and escalated serious issues after exhausting designed workflow; assisted with development of FAQ
- Maintained black box, Ubuntu / Linux, Apple OS X, and Windows test environments

Digital Media Technician | Adspace Networks [2006 - 2008]
- Built and installed PCs for Adspace proprietary in-mall advertising displays nationally
- Troubleshot advertising network hardware and integration issues both on location and remotely
- Conducted mall display QA testing (video and audio issues); consulted display engineers on repairs
- Served as technical lead in project meetings; discussed product issues and possible solutions
- Created daily network status report on build procedures and progress

Field Application Engineer | Tyan Computer [2004 - 2006]
- Provided specialty clients (Xerox, SUN and Verari) with product integration support (SuSe Linux, Red Hat Linux, Windows servers), compatibility and appropriate technical solutions during presale and post-sale
- Conducted QA testing prior to customer evaluation and troubleshot customer integration issues remotely and on-site
- Created report of bugs and issues for engineering team; operated as client liaison and assessed fixes for compliance
- Primary technician for Tyan products in-house and at tradeshows

Lead Support Engineer | Cisco Systems [1997 - 2003]
- Lead administrator for Altiris and ProjectorNet servers; supported desktop users with software & hardware installation and configuration of desktop PC’s, notebooks, Apple Macs, SUN workstations, Redhat Linux workstations, HP printers within an enterprise networking environment
- Built network servers using NFS and Samba technologies; Conducted DB testing for SuSe Linux MySQL server; ordered new systems, parts, and accessories; issued RMAs for desktop users; Management of RAID, NAS and SAN systems;
- Tested, evaluated, and deployed Helix servers (streaming media)
EducationEDUCATION
Audiograph International [2009]
Certification | Pro Tools Operator, Post Production

Sawyer College [1997]
Associate Degree | Computer Technology
SpecialityCERTIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
A+ Certified (1998
Hardware Proficiency15+ years in systems technical support roles, 5+ years in digital media roles, 5+ years in digital media hardware support roles.
Software ProficiencyFinal Cut Studio, MPEG Steamclip, Adobe CS Suite, Pro Tools, Logic pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Ubuntu / Red Hat linux, FTP, Apple Mac OS X and MS Windows

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