March 2020 - Present

Sound Editor - Freelance

Use audio editing skills and techniques to edit projects made for both myself and others. Utilize pandemic free time to learn new skills, create new projects, and find new ventures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Record and edit audio for a podcast and film festival hosted by Chicago Filmmakers, a Chicago non-profit.

  • Synthesize audio for colleagues who are working on independent video games, and then integrate with C#.

  • Solo record, edit, mix, and master self-released music projects made during the pandemic.

Jan. - March 2020

Editing Intern - Cutters Studios

Responsible for assisting producers and editors in satisfying client needs, completing time-sensitive tasks diligently, and shadowing sound engineers on various sound recording sessions. Studio home to Bill Murray Groundhog Day Super Bowl Commercial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist sound designers with creation of sound effects for commercials using foley and other sound design methods.

  • Prepare work areas for editing sessions and customer presentations.

Sept. 2019 - Jan. 2020

Post Production Editor - Dreamscape Cinema

Assist with the creation of films in the post-production stage as they get edited, of films in the production stage as they are shot, and of the pre-production stage as they are developed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist lead sound designer and film editor with the editing of films in post-production using Pro Tools and Adobe Premiere.

  • Edit script drafts in terms of continuity mistakes and overall narrative coherency.

Sept. 2019 - Jan. 2020

Engineering IT Student Consultant - UIUC Department of Engineering

Responsible for day-to-day operations including resolving technical issues and assisting senior workers with finding timely resolutions, as well as managing engineering department student and professor requests through a proprietary ticketing system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use various programming languages such as Python and Java to manage hardware, software, and resolve system issues.

  • Fix working status of engineering department machines that require daily usage such as computers and printers.

Work Experience

Education

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2015 - 2017

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Bachelor of Arts in Music

Music Technology Concentration

GPA 3.77/4.00

Dean's List

  • Languages

    • Spanish​

    • Japanese

  • Programming

    • C#​

    • C++

    • Python

    • Java

  • Audio Editing/Mixing:

    • Logic Pro X​

    • Pro Tools

    • Foley

    • Microphone Technique

  • Video Editing:

    • Final Cut Pro X​

    • Premiere Pro

  • Game Engines and Audio:

    • Unity​

    • Unreal

    • Wwise

    • FMOD

  • Other Skills:

    • Open-Mindedness​

    • Creativity

    • Critical Thinking

    • Organization

    • Communication

Skills & Expertise