• Portland OR

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Work History

Work History

Division Manager of New

NEW PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT
DIVISION MANAGER OF Managed international development of new digital musical instruments based on embedded systems technology. Supervised the department's direction for new products including development and implementation of department goals and objectives. Listened to team member expertise to create new product specifications for several lines of products. Scheduled and tracked development deadlines for each team member. Advised other departments including Marketing, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Senior Management, Technical Support and Marketing regarding issues pertinent to their roles in the product development process. Taught product dealers about new and upcoming products while listening to their product concerns and correcting designs based on their field experience. Created and maintained detailed budgets for personnel, facilities, equipment and operating expenses. LOUDSPEAKER AND AUDIO PRODUCT DESIGN Designed loudspeakers for use in both stereo and multi-channel sound systems. Implemented quality and acoustical tests and test criteria for the loudspeaker manufacturing department. Worked with Chinese loudspeaker manufacturers to create low-cost, high profit margin loudspeakers for international sale. Visited Chinese factories to fine tune manufacturing processes that ensured product quality. Recorded, mixed and mastered all demo CDs and MP3s for new musical product releases. Recorded and created meticulous samples of musical instruments for use in manufactured digital instruments. Edited and sweetened audio samples using commercially available and proprietary software tools. Created sound banks of samples for use in digital musical instruments. Professional Experience, continued SOUND EDITING AND RECORDING Worked with Creative Directors, Project Managers, Directors and Producers to create audio content based on project specific limitations and milestones. Managed composers and sound designers on large projects, assigning audio content creation tasks to appropriate team members. Composed, arranged, orchestrated, recorded, mixed-down and mastered scores for various types of audio projects. Created various sound design elements for audio projects including the use of synthesizers, foley and creative sound replacement. Provided private lessons in orchestration, mixing, mastering, audio-for-video and scoring to high school and college level students. Employment History

Division Manager of New

2010 - Present
RODGERS INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION
Hillsboro, OR Division Manager of New Platform Development

Sound Engineer

2000 - 2010
RODGERS INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION
Hillsboro, OR Sound Engineer

Audio Technical Support

1999 - 2000
PARTS EXPRESS
Springboro, OH Audio Technical Support

Education

Education

B.S.E.E

1997 - 2000
WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY

B.A.Mus

1992 - 1994
BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

1990 - 1992
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY