Experienced and client-focused Sound Designer with refined communication and technical skills • Knowledgeable of all aspects of audio post production and studio techniques • Desire to learn and master new technologies • Excellent quality control • Desire to create

Professional History

Freelance Sound Designer / Audio Engineer
Creative Waves, Inc.
April 2006 - present
  • Audio editing, mixing and sound design for broadcast, advertising and corporate/training video projects.
  • Creative sound designer highly proficient with ProTools. Working knowledge of Apple Logic.
  • Able to adapt quickly to different equipment and working conditions.
  • In high demand due to creativity, technical ability and client skills.
  • Able to record and edit Spanish Voice-over and dialog efficiently. Working proficiency with Portuguese.
Adjunct Professor of Sound Design and Audio Post Production
Art Institute of Atlanta
September 2008 - June 2009
  • Taught and Developed curriculum and online content for two separate courses.
  • Sound Design - focuses on psychoacoustics and creative aspects of sound for film/tv.
  • Audio Post Production - a comprehensive hands-on technical course with intense ProTools training covering audio post techniques including ADR, Voice-Over, Foley.
Sound Designer / Audio Post Production Engineer
Crawford Communications
June 1999 - August 2007
Senior Account Executive
First Signal, Inc.
September 1994 - December 1997
  • Personally responsible for sales and marketing in the Southeast region.
  • Designed computer-based Nurse-Call, Intercom, and other sound/light systems.
  • Nearly doubled sales to 1.5 million in my first year.
  • Worked closely with company president on business strategy, corporate image and marketing.
Interior Communications Specialist Second Class
United States Navy, USS John F. Kennedy CV-67
September 1988 - September 1994
  • Senior technician for AN/SXQ-8 Secure Intelligence Briefing CCTV System.
  • Installed and maintained on-board satellite TV system and closed-circuit radio station.
  • Supervised a staff of six and Implemented training course for new technicians.

Additional Proficiencies and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of ProTools, plug-ins and routing.
  • Full understanding of signal flow within DAW and digital / analog consoles, routers, patch bays, etc.
  • Practical, comprehensive video proficiency including timecode, sync, machines, codecs etc.
  • Creative sound effects designer with a passion for originality.
  • Extensive knowledge of file types, conversions and digital delivery methods.
  • Able to work efficiently under pressure - in a team environment or alone.
  • Flexible and willing to work non-standard hours.


Middle Tennessee State University
B.S. with Honors in Recording Industry – Production and Technology
Minors in Music and Mass Communications (Radio/TV production)

June 1997 – May 1999
  • Theoretical and practical application of studio techniques in digital and analog audio production.
  • Audio Post Production including sound design and mix-to-picture.
  • Aesthetics and Techniques of 5.1 Surround mixing.
  • Teaching Assistant for Adv. Tech. of Recording and Applied Digital Audio classes.
  • Graduated Cum Laude.
United States Navy
Secure Briefing CCTV School
Closed Circuit Television School
Interior Communications Class “A” School

June 1991 – August 1991
August 1989 – December 1989
January 1989 – July 1989