Professional Summary

I am proficient in the use of digital and multimedia recording and sound applications. Knowledgeable in the area of audio signal processing. Worked on producing sound for live shows as well as studio recordings. Detail-oriented and calm even in chaotic or stressful situations. I am an organized and amiable professional who gets along well with colleagues and clients alike. Passionate about achieving technical excellence with each project I pursue.


Pro Tools User Certified   Dante Certification Level 2     Wwise 101 Certified Knowledge of Netwrok Audio     Adept in the use of iZotope RX 7 Advanced 

Work Experience

August 2019 - Present

Stickman sound - Audio intern

  • Assists the A1 in setup and strike of equipment for broadcast projects.

  • Assemble custom field recording kits using SoundDevices 688 mixers with the Sennheiser 416, Lectrosonics 411A receiver and SMQV transmitter per client.

  • Monitor RF coverage of all wireless systems.

  • Field recordist on Bleacher Report's Fantasy Fire Drill with a simple custom kit: SoundDevices Mix Pre with Lectrosonics 411A and SMQV.

May 2019 - June 2019

Full Sail University - Dub Stage Intern

  • ADR Engineer & Editor

  • Foley Engineer & Editor

  • Polished dialogue and ADR recordings through iZotope RX7 Advanced.

  • Generated SFX using Pro Tools 2019.

  • Edited raw voice recordings, and added sound effects.

September 2014 - May 2017

Emirates Intl. School - Dpt. Head of Audio

  • Acted as A1 overseeing the audio department.

  • Organized audio into teams per project and trained new members.

  • Configured and enhanced live audio using a mixer to fix EQ and balancing problems.

  • Directed sound checks, mixed and recorded live concerts.

  • Designed, upgraded, and implemented new audio systems and components as needed.

April 2016 - September 2016

Backline Basics - Stage Hand & AV Consult

  • Assisted in load-in and load-out shows.

  • Set up the stage with backline, ran XLR and BNC cables for audio and video equipment.

  • Placed Microphones for instruments and vocalists according to stage plot.

  • Assisted the crew with setup of audio, and video camera equipment.

  • Assessed strategic locations as per the client's request and installing audio systems.

  • Stayed updated with the latest technology in audio-video systems.

  • Advised clients on renting necessary AV equipment for their events.


Full Sail University

- B.S. in Recording Arts Technology

- Latin Honors Magna Cum Laude Awardee

- Course Director's Award in Critical Listening

- GPA: 3.86

SAE Institute of Dubai

- Certificate in Audio Production

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