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Audio / Video / Multimedia / Producer / Technician

Experienced multimedia specialist seeking position within a company or organization developing media content.


·DVD Authoring

·Digital Photography

·Web Casting/ Video Encoding


·Web Development


Video Production

·Fisher Dolly’s, Jibs

·Audio/Video Editing  


·Production Technician

·Technical Director

·Directing & Floor directing


·Audio P.A. Systems


·Equipment Setup & Design

·A/V Playback & Recording


·Trouble shooting systems

Work experience

Electrical & Mechanical Assembler III

Credence Systems Corporation

Assembled, aligned large mainframes wired harness cables and electrically tested the Mixed Signal (ATE) Automated Test Equipment from procedures, blue prints and schematics then delivered to integration for final test. Wrote assembly procedures and assisted mechanical engineers in the design and functions of the mainframes.

Feb 2001Present

Producer /Multimedia Specialist / Technician / Camera Operator / Grip

A/V Digital and NW Professional Video

Professional Experience:

·Proficient with Apple Final Cut and Adobe CS6 master collection multimedia software programs.

·Freelance cameraman and video editor of live entertainment, marketing, training, and Sporting events.

·Independently negotiated projects with customers for delivery of multimedia and video projects.

·Negotiated with vendors on multimedia and video equipment purchases.

·Authored interactive video training programs for corporations and organizations on CD-ROMs, DVD and Blu-ray.

·Television Production Technician for news, lottery game shows and commercials for CBS broadcast television.

·System integration engineer in design and troubleshooting for multi-camera and video processing systems.

·Specialized in corporate communications functions as television production technician.

·Experienced studio technician in set design of scripted production television shows with professional actors.

·Microwave pointer for Speed Channel Indy car races and NBC’s US Women’s Open Golf.

·Duplicated CD, DVD projects and then designed graphics and packaged them in jewel cases for distribution.

·Assembled, aligned tracked and installed C Band 10 & 15 ft. satellite dish systems and DBS.

Producer, A/V Digital Video Production Services, Aloha, Oregon

·Successfully managed and produced commercials, marketing, training and presentation programs on DVD, videotape, broadcast and web for various companies and organizations.

·Multimedia Producer contractor for Credence Systems Corporation communications functions, training, and events.

Sample Projects

·  Phamous Phaces rock and roll video documentary showing the changes, downfalls and the progression of the band with the different band members from video I produced from 1984 to 2010.

·  OHSU medical research video interviews for the web that we had advised and trained for preparing these researchers to be interviewed by news and documentary television reporters with Pete Shulberg.

·  Cornell Estates retirement and assisted living video DVD and brochure showing the many different activities and functions they provide to their residents at Cornell Estates.

·  Beall Corporation video DVD of 100 years of business that show the history of the company and how it has progressed in manufacturing of it’s transportation gasoline tanker trucks.

·  KUIK Radio commercial broadcast television spots for the wheels of hope in the give away for families that need help and assistance in there living.

·  Produced various video training programs and presentations for the different business units within Credence Systems Corporation from 1993 to 2008.

·  Produced the Credence Systems Corporation ESD (Electrical Static Discharge) training interactive video DVD for internal and external customers.

·  Produced the Robbie “Kaptain” Knievel Jump of 15 Pepsi trucks at Chinook Winds Casino in 2003 that was aired on A&E television in 2005.

Feb 1991Jan 2001

Multimedia Specialist III

Credence Systems Corporation

Produced, designed and tested the production of the Credence’s Virtual Classroom CD-ROM training disks for our customers who purchased our (ATE) Automated Test Equipment. Produced other multi-media and video projects required by various business units of the company for training, Presentations and corporate communication functions.

Oct 1990Feb 1991

Ku/c Band Satellite Installer

Wholesale Satellite

Assembled, aligned, tracked, Installed, wired, troubleshot and Repaired C/Ku band 10 & 15 ft Satellite systems for commercial and residential customers.

May 1990Oct 1990

Television Production Technician (Summer Relief Position)

KOIN TV Channel 6

Operated studio video cameras for the live news, lottery game shows, commercials and other aired studio programs. Floor directed, edited news segments and set, adjusted studio Lights for the different aired programs.

Mar 1986May 1990

Television Production Technician


 Operated studio and field cameras, cranes, and dollies. Edited programs on videotape, duplicated, distributed and maintained video recorders. Specialized in corporate information of technical programs, product operation, marketing, electronic concepts, and sales information.

Feb 1984Mar 1986



 Manufactured and tested video camera switchers that were modified by genlocking 10 pin analog video cameras for synchronization of multi camera Systems


Mincey Studio

Professional lighting techniques for film and video production.

Feb 2008Jun 2011

Video Production Certificate

Portland Community College

The study of multimedia and video production techniques using hardware and software programs. Photoshop, Final cut, DVD Studio Pro4, Dreamweaver, Flash, Director, Compressor, Garage Band, Soundtrack Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, Quicktime Pro, and After Effects.

Aug 1987Aug 1987

Electronic Field Production

SONY Institute

The study of electronic field production using news gathering electronic equipment and techniques.

Sep 1984Mar 1986

Mt Hood Community College

The study of Television Production techniques, Color casting, TV scripting, TV directing and Lab 


Jerry Schneider

Coworker / Partner

Ed Gilbertz

Customer of my video production services.


Technical Skills
Technical Skills (Video Production)Technical Director, � Producer, � Camera Operator, � Audio & Video Editing, � Set design, � Lighting (Multimedia) Blu-ray, � DVD and� Flash, � Authoring, � Video Encoding, � Graphics, � Animation (Video Technician) Multi-camera System Integration, � A/V Equipment Trouble Shooting, � Satellite installer (Web Development) X/HTML, � Typing, � Graphic Design, � Streaming Video � Encoding (Electronics) Read Schematics, � Solder, � Build � Install, � Test Electronics and PC Computers (Electro Mechanical) Design Build and Test Electric Bicycles, � C/Ku band Satellite Installer, � Pinball Technician   Software (Apple) Final Cut, � DVD Studio Pro, � Compressor, � Soundtrack Pro, � Garage Band, � QuickTime Pro (Adobe CS6) Encore, � Premiere, � Photoshop, � Flash, � Dreamweaver, � After Effects, � Media Encoder (Microsoft) Word, � Power Point, � Excel, � Access, � Outlook,, � Windows Media, � Expression, � Silverlight (Other Software) Edius Video Editin,g � Canopus Procoder, � Camtasia, � Ustream Producer, � Director   Hardware (Cameras) Digital DLSR Cameras, � Digital Video Cameras, SD & HD Formats, � Lenses, � Tripods,  �Fisher Dollies, Jib (Video Processing Equipment) Waveform Monitors, � Vector Scopes, � Television Switchers, � TBC, � Video Shading (Electronic Test Equipment) Oscilloscopes, � Volt meters, � Signal Generators, � Spectrum Analyzers (Lighting Equipment) HMI, � Tungsten, � LED’s, � Fresnel, � Par, � Soft lights (Audio Equipment) Microphones, � Sound Mixers, � Compressors, � Equalizers, � Effect Processors (Computers) MAC, � PC, � DVD, � Blu-ray burners, � Scan Converters, � DLP Projectors    

Videos Produced by Ken Avdeef


Mar 2011Jun 2021

Video Production Certificate

Harold C Willams
Feb 2009Present

High School Diploma GED

Camille Preus
Aug 1986Present

The SONY Institute of Applied Video Technology

Jeffrey Glasser and Stephen Gach
Sep 2004Dec 2011

American Guild of Court Videography (

Gayle Marquette, PH.D, CCVS, CLVI