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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Committed Audiovisual Specialist bringing a resourceful nature and a skill for collaboration. Adept in liaising with contractors and project managers to ensure timely and quality project completion. Hardworking AV engineer with expertise in equipment, connections and displays for on-site and remote audiovisual systems. Talented in diagnosing and resolving system issues to maintain schedules and meet needs of diverse productions. Manages time well and works great with both technical and non-technical personnel. Consistent audiovisual professional bringing 20 years of experience in the AV/live event industry. Aiming to add immediate value to AV's team.

Skills
  • Video Conferencing
  • Live Events
  • Equipment Installation
  • Skilled in Maintenance and Organization
  • Excellent Work Ethic
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Problem Resolution
  • Team Management
  • People Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organizational Skills
  • Perfect attendance 2022-present
  • Fully vaccinated 2021
Education and Training
Institute of Audio Research New York, NY Expected in 11/2003 : Audio Engineering - GPA :
Andover College South Portland, ME Expected in 06/1995 Associate of Business Administration : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Experience
Motion Recruitment - Lead AV Technician US/CA
Collegeville, PA, 01/2022 - Current
  • Currently working with Cisco, Crestron, Extron, QSC, BiAmp, Shure wireless systems, Planar LCD digital wall systems
  • Fluent with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Webex video conferencing platforms
  • Supervise 7 techs throughout US and Canada
  • Highly skilled on AV system troubleshooting
  • Proposal's for Project Management (Project Activity, Budget, Scope of work, Evaluation and outcomes)
  • Employed best practices and safety protocols during equipment installations.
  • Reviewed drawings, blueprints, schematics and service manuals to identify technical requirements.
  • Followed specifications to pull and terminate cables.
  • Collaborated with production staff to deliver exceptional performances.
  • Transported and installed equipment for concerts and other live events.
  • Supervised crew of audio-video installation team members and third-party subcontractors.
  • Assessed AV equipment, performing minor repairs to promote continued functionality.
  • Checked completed work for quality and accuracy.
  • Integrated professional audio/video systems and provided technical assistance to resolve issues.
  • Identified, diagnosed and resolved problems with media systems.
  • Controlled lights, sound and A/V equipment during live productions.
  • Serviced and maintained all audiovisual systems according to project guidelines.
  • Graphic design, Video Editing skills (Photoshop, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas)
  • Managed day-to-day AV operations, supervising equipment removal and return.
  • Trained [3] employees on company policies and protocols.
  • Evaluated circuit boards to component level using variety of instruments to resolve issues.
  • Tested and calibrated audio and visual equipment to verify proper operation.
  • Pulled and terminated variety of cables.
  • Maintained and documented inventory levels of audio and visual equipment to support continuous availability.
  • Created and implemented technical support plans for audio-visual systems.
  • Completed and oversaw rack fabrication.
  • Trained event staff on proper use of audio and visual equipment.
  • Maintained and troubleshot audio and visual equipment to minimize downtime.
  • Performed service and system maintenance as directed.
  • Executed client consultations to determine audio-visual needs for events.
  • Interfaced with customers to explain operation and instill confidence in installed systems.
  • Tested and repaired system circuit boards to component level using variety of instruments.
  • Provided technical support to event staff and presenters, reducing technical issues and delays.
  • Guided decision-makers with technical advice on product selection and operation.
  • Programmed and operated audio-visual equipment to support seamless live events.
  • Set up projectors, laptops and microphones for live presentations.
  • Controlled video input for live conferences or performances and pre-recorded productions.
  • Supported live events with well-controlled lights, sound and video streaming.
  • Researched and presented various AV options to presenters and site managers.
  • Oversaw reservation and distribution of AV equipment and facilities for on-site presentations.
  • Diagnosed and resolved problems with AV equipment and media management systems.
  • Managed compression, digitization and storage of audio and video data.
Freelance/Self Employed - A1 Audio Mixer/Technician
City, STATE, 09/2003 - Current
  • 20 years experience as A1 Sound Engineer, mixing live bands big stage/small stage.
  • Audio Engineer for Live Bands FOH, Monitors mix, Special Events, Live shows
  • Prepared, packed and transported audio equipment for events and location shoots.
  • Regulated sound qualities and volume levels during recording sessions to produce desired outcomes.
  • Separated instruments, vocals and peripheral sounds and mixed during post-production stage.
  • Performed site surveys to determine and design appropriate setup and audio equipment needs for various types of live events.
  • Mixed and edited audio for live and recording events.
  • Demonstrated a high level of initiative and creativity while tackling difficult tasks.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Used strong analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective solutions for challenging situations.
  • Adaptable and proficient in learning new concepts quickly and efficiently.
  • Worked well in team settings, providing support and guidance.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-motivated, with a strong sense of personal responsibility.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced environments.
  • Collaborated with artists, producers and engineers to create audio recordings.
  • Controlled microphones, sound levels and outputs to produce high-quality tracks for variety of clients.
  • Mixed voices, music and taped sound effects for live performances and pre-recorded events.
  • Operated and troubleshot sound systems for various events.
Royal Caribbean International - Head Sound and Light Technician
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 07/2019
  • Supervised lighting technician, technical stage staff
  • Worked with show directors, choreographers, and talent to set goals and visions for artistic projects.
  • Recorded sound effects for use in live performances.
  • Set up for live performances through choosing appropriate microphones.
  • Used control console to regulate volume level and sound quality during performances and recording sessions.
  • Studied musicians styles prior to sessions in order to provide optimal engineering support.
  • Coached musicians on creating clean, balanced audio to work with.
  • Set up sound editing equipment before performances and concerts.
  • Regulated volume levels and quality during recording sessions.
  • Previewed scheduled programs to verify signal functionality and transmission readiness.
  • Used sound editing boards to mix voices and music.
  • Tested sound equipment prior to live performances.
  • Recorded on site during live shows to obtain tracks to edit.
  • Coordinated all installations, calibrations and maintenance for
    broadcast equipment used by studio
  • Performed various setups, tear downs and mixing for different venues as well as bands, theatrical performances and conferences.
  • Controlled microphones, sound levels and outputs to produce
    high-quality tracks for variety of clients.
  • Performed high-quality recording, mixing, mastering, sound design and production in professional studio.
  • Performed sound quality checks and front-of-house mixing to
    maintain company sound system.
  • Adjusted sound according to variances in temperature and tonal needs.
  • Regulated sound qualities and volume levels during recording
    sessions to produce desired outcomes.
  • Transformed video and audio recordings into digital formats for editing and archiving.
  • Mixed voices, music and taped sound effects for live performances and pre-recorded events.
  • Separated instruments, vocals and peripheral sounds and mixed during post-production stage.
  • Microphone Technique and placement.
  • Managed and maintained equipment between productions.
  • Experience with analog/digital live/recording consoles such as Digico, Midas, SSL, Neve, Behringer, Yamaha.
  • Live sound set up with audio and video equipment according to stage plot.
  • Performed proper maintenance of lighting equipment, ensuring safety and quality operations.
  • Programmed consoles and loaded automated color change systems prior to events.
Carnival Cruise Lines - Live Sound Engineer
City, STATE, 10/2006 - 08/2011
  • Separated instruments, vocals and peripheral sounds and mixed during post-production stage.
  • Collaborated with producers and performers to determine and achieve desired sound for productions.
  • Prepared for recording sessions by selecting and setting up microphones.
  • Maintained working knowledge of flying and stacking speaker systems and digital and analog mixing systems.
  • Recorded speech and music in digital formats.
  • Regulated volume level and sound quality during production shows.
  • Checked all technical equipment to make sure it was functioning properly and performed troubleshooting to alleviate issues.
  • Operated multiple mixing consoles and managed audio content through effective mixing and editing.
  • Performed sound quality checks and front-of-house mixing to maintain company sound system.
  • Set up and tested equipment prior to events, broadcasts, and recordings.
  • Enhanced sound quality and added various sound effects to recordings.
  • Maintained and repaired sound equipment.
Languages
English :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Institute of Audio Research
  • Andover College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead AV Technician US/CA
  • A1 Audio Mixer/Technician
  • Head Sound and Light Technician
  • Live Sound Engineer

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Business Administration

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