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Clinton Jones
1241 Wilcox Avenue - Hollywood, CA 90038 | (714) 469-4985 | cjprosound@gmail.com
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Audio Experience

Assistant Sound Designer: Blizzard Entertainment - Irvine, CA
September 2010 (90-day Contract)           

  • Record & Edit dialog for game elements and company events
  • Mix audio for internal and external video projects including foreign language localization elements
  • Rebuilt audio mix (copyright clearance) for video to be shown at Siggraph
  • Test and compare mic pre-amps and microphones, export files for the sound team to listen/compare
  • Created Pro Tools templates for various recording setups (Voiceover, foley, group voiceover)
  • Record & Edit Foley sessions for Blizzard Sound Department

Audio Engineer: Freelance - Hollywood, CA
March 2010 – Present

  • Sound Design, Mix & Editorial for various projects including student films
  • Sweeten audio for various projects
  • Produce & mix for local musical artists

Intern: Larson Studios - Hollywood, CA
February 2010 – May 2010

  • Q.C.’ed elements during layback to check for errors
  • Checked Pro Tools session backups for missing files and playback errors
  • Digitized Video into Quicktime or Avid Mojo (HDSR, D5, HDCAM, DVCAM, DigiBeta & Betacam SP)
  • Searched SFX Library for appropriate files to assist mixers & created temp FX

Sound Production Director: The Summit Church - Irvine, CA
October 2006 – Present

  • Run FOH and monitor mixes
  • Train volunteers on basic signal flow and console operation
  • Design complete sound system within a given budget
  • System optimization and troubleshooting

Sound Tech: The Cause Community Church - Brea, CA
January 2005 – August 2005

  • Ran FOH and monitor mixes
  • Setup mics for drums, horn section and vocalists
  • Assisted with sound system design for youth group meetings

Sound Tech: Impact Church - La Habra, CA
March 2003 – December 2004

  • Ran FOH and monitor mixes
  • System optimization and troubleshooting

Skills

  • Pro Tools Certified Operator for Post Production & Music Production techniques
  • Pro Tools HD, Cubase, Nuendo audio software
  • Mixing Consoles: Digidesign Icon, SSL 9000K & 4000G, Neve VR series, Various digital & analog live consoles
  • Post production audio: Foley, ADR, editing & 5.1 surround mixing
  • Microphone theory, placement and recording techniques
  • Patchbay configurations, signal flow and outboard gear
  • Studio Maintenance: soldering, cable construction, analog tape head alignment
  • MIDI sequencing using Pro Tools, Cubase, Reason & Nuendo
  • Mac & PC proficient, Microsoft Office suite

Other Work History

Realtor: Orange and Los Angeles County
June 2005 – Current

  • Coordinate various aspects of commercial and residential real estate sales
  • Prospect for sales through open houses, mail and cold calling

Outside Sales: Fastenal – Buena Park, CA
July 2008 – August 2009

  • Built sales clientele for industrial supply
  • Acquired new accounts through cold-calls and target marketing

Catalog Specialist: Ingram Micro – Santa Ana, CA
March 2004 – May 2005

  • Processed time-sensitive additions, changes and deletions to company product catalog
  • Verified accuracy of catalog information on a regular basis

Education

The Los Angeles Recording School – Hollywood, CA | May 2010  | Cumulative GPA 4.0
Orange Coast College - Costa Mesa, CA 1994-1998