sound engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Ambitious sound engineer talented in recording, editing, mixing and live sound. Offering over twenty years of comprehensive experience in setting up, installing and maintaining audio equipment, including amplifiers, soundboards, microphones and loudspeakers. Calm, organized and skilled in collaborating with colleagues and clients alike. In-depth knowledge of recording software, including Pro Tools and other DAW's. Years of experience with live sound and recording enables clear communication with clients and facilitates project success. Timely and efficient with comprehensive knowledge of sound mixing and reproduction. Superb production and post-production skills.

  • Sound quality management
  • Sound editing
  • Radio Frequency coordination (wireless gear)
  • Audio mixing
  • Operating mixing consoles
  • Setting up microphones
  • Recording equipment operation
  • Audio post-production
  • Live sound production
  • Music production
  • Sound design
  • Proficient with Pro Tools and other DAW software
  • Equipment coordination
  • Console programming
  • Analog and digital sound editing
  • In-studio recording
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Equipment setup
10/2005 to Current
Sound Engineer Live Nation Entertainment Inc Detroit, MI,
  • Installed and provided maintenance for control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, remote equipment, transmitters and networking systems.
  • Highly skilled wireless and RF technician. Skilled in programming Sure, Sennheiser, Electrosonic and other types of microphones. Very skilled at RF coordination and wireless workbench.
  • Synchronized and equalized prerecorded dialogue, music and sound effects with images from television and movie productions.
  • Coordinated the setup and breakdown of live events and concerts.
  • Separated instruments, vocals, and other sounds, and combined sounds during mixing or postproduction.
  • Prepared for live recording sessions
  • Efficient in trouble shooting, hardware and network issues to prevent performance delays.
  • Installed and integrated live audio equipment to suit various applications and venues.
  • Managed setup and tear-down of sound and music equipment before and after performances
  • Edited raw voice recordings, added sound effects and mixed to digital and analog format.
10/2005 to Current
Stagehand Walt Disney Co. Gilroy, CA,
  • Assisted in stage and technical setup and breakdown for theater, concerts and corporate events.
  • Skilled in lighting and video
  • Collaborated with large and small teams to monitor performances and move all props and set pieces at the appropriate cues.
  • Built and decorated props and set pieces according to the client's instructions.
  • Calibrated audio, lighting and recording equipment to keep operational for each show.
  • Adhered to safety protocol in storing, loading and unloading set pieces and stage equipment.
  • Secured items in truck by strapping over protective padding.
  • Followed customer instructions about placement of items and special considerations for handling.
  • Drove truck safely to deliver items in original condition to destination.
  • Moved inventory items using forklift equipment safely to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Culled knowledge of OSHA safety standards to communicate potential hazards and issues on the job.
08/2000 to Current
Recording Engineer Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS,
  • Highly skilled at recording using analog and digital gear.
  • Very experienced in mixing music, sound fx, voice overs and sound for videos.
  • Well versed at mastering audio
  • Extensive knowledge of microphones
  • Experience with mic preamps, EQ's and compressors.
  • Used DAW software to finalize song edits and complete post-production tasks.
  • Has home studio with the ability to record, mix and master.
02/2016 to Current
Stage Manager East Hartford Public Schools East Hartford, CT,
  • Currently working with: The Brian Jonestown Massacre
  • Managed crew members and on-site activities for world tours, festivals and local gigs
  • Coordinated successful tour logistics in collaboration with account and field teams.
  • Troubleshot and resolved execution issues, including technical problems and vendor conflicts.
05/2001 to Current
Guitar/Drum Technician Neil Young City, STATE,
  • Past artists include: Neil Young (Did several World tours with him and also assisted him in the recording studio many times), Crazy Horse, Nile Rodgers and The Brian Jonestown Massacre.
  • Tested musical instruments to evaluate sound quality and locate defects, repairing or adjusting as necessary.
  • Experience in guitar, amplifier and drum repair.
  • Excellent at tuning 6 and 12 string guitars, basses and drums.
11/2001 to Current
Songwriter Media Creature Properties City, STATE,
  • Developed music for licensing with television, radio, film and commercial customers.
  • Wrote and recorded original music in alignment with brand identity and creative goals.
  • Applied skills to band tours, music records and film scores.
  • Recorded and produced numerous solo and ensemble albums.
  • Toured many countries and played at various music venues.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Sound Engineering
Expressions Sound Collage - Emeryville, CA,
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Promoted to Journeyman after a three year apprenticeship.
  • Have recorded, mixed, mastered and produced numerous records.
  • Certified Audio Engineer (CEA)
  • Certified Journeyman, IATSE Local 16

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  • Expressions Sound Collage

Job Titles Held:

  • Sound Engineer
  • Stagehand
  • Recording Engineer
  • Stage Manager
  • Guitar/Drum Technician
  • Songwriter


  • Associate of Applied Science

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