Resume

Employment

BVS Performance Solutions – Audio Engineer/Video Editor/Designer/eLearning

Cedar Rapids, IA (2010 – 2013, 2014 – Present)

  • Graphic design and layout of online web-based training CBT courses for financial institutions
  • Audio and video production in the field and studio
  • Editing of voice over audio
  • Editing video using Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premier
  • Researched and submitted proposal for new audio equipment

BlueSky Productions – Videographer

Marion, IA  (2013 – Current)

  • Operate video camera for live events, such as dance recitals, show choir, plays, speeches, etc. and work two camera events individually
  • Set up/tear down equipment
  • Work two camera events individually
  • Edit video/audio and create DVDs

Premier Guitar – Video Editor/Videographer

Marion, IA (2013)

  • Shot and edited video for on location interviews
  • Set-up and shot gear demo videos in studio
  • Produced, shot and recorded in-house live performances
  • Created promotional videos for monthly web magazine
  • Shot and edited guitar factory tours
  • Researched and submitted proposal for new audio equipment and processes
  • Edited video using Final Cut X

The Soundhole Recording Studio – Owner/Recording Engineer

Marion, IA (2008 – 2010)

  • Founded, Owned and operated a 1,400 SF facility located downtown Marion, IA.
  • Set up and maintained studio equipment.
  • Recorded, mixed and produced all styles of music, including voice-over and karaoke tracks.
  • Kept business records and filed tax forms
  • http://www.soundhole.org.

Guitar Center – Customer Operations

Cedar Rapids, IA (2007 – 2010)

  • Customer service
  • Inventory and loss prevention

Audio Engineer / Producer

KCCK 88.3 FM

Cedar Rapids, IA (2004 – Current)

  • Produce the live broadcast of the Iowa City Jazz Festival since 2007
  • Recording, mixing and production of jazz concerts for live broadcast
  • Remote broadcast assistance

The Wheelers

January 2007

  • Recorded and produced the track “Cannonball” on the album “Gigantic” released on American Laundromat Records
  • http://www.alr-music.com

Mt Mercy College

Cedar Rapids, IA (2006, 2007)

  • Recording of the Aquinas Lecture for posting online

Bands, Artists and Groups I have worked with:

  • Go Team Rabbit
  • Dr. Z’s Experiment
  • Harmonic Order
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Abby Sevcik
  • The Wheelers
  • NeWickeDream
  • Jessy Vera

Software Experience

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Premier Pro
    • Photoshop
    • Lightroom
    • Audition
    • Illustrator
    • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Motion
  • Logic Po
  • Soundtrack
  • Sound Studio
  • Audacity
  • Pixelmator
  • Mac OS X
  • Automator
  • Macaw
  • Basic HTML & CSS

Education

Wilderness Studio (Dick Sjolund), Solon, IA

Digital Photography 101, 201 (2013)

  • Basics of using digital SLR cameras
  • Basics of editing digital photographs

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA

Liberal Arts AA, 2005

  • Studied songwriting, music composition, guitar and bass
  • Audio Recording I & II: basic recording concepts, microphone techniques, Pro Tools and studio equipment

George Washington High School, Cedar Rapids, IA

Graduated 2002

  • Digital Imaging: digital video production, earned college credit for Photoshop 1
  • AP Music Theory: completed the first year of college level music theory course and AP test