Joseph “Mighty Joe” DeStefano
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Location: Pleasanton, CA, USA
School: A.R.T.I.
Major: Audio Engineer

Joseph “Mighty Joe” DeStefano

Joseph M. DeStefano
6350 Stoneridge Mall Rd
Unit G223
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Objective: To utilize all of my skill set and be part of a great team Professional Experience:

Programming Expert, Apple Inc. — Dec 2016 – Present
• Live sound checks for musical performances and presentations
• Mix live sound for musical performances and presentation style events with Yamaha TF-RACK
• Lead an events team through about 15-20 events per month
• Work directly with Talent to make sure they have the best experience
• Put together run of shows for events team to follow
• Create Monthly recaps highlight the best events
• Curate events
• MC events
A1, A2 Technician, PSAV — Oct 2013 – Sep 2016
• Set up all Audio, Visual and Lightning for all events
• Working with Analog and Digital Mixing Consoles
• Provide direction and support to Presenters

Pro Tools Instructor, F.I.R.S.T. School — Jan 2012 – Feb 2013
• Created Pro Tools Curriculum
• Provided instruction on recording and mixing
• Created real life situations for the students to gain some hands on experience
• Built everlasting relationships with my students
• Part of Board of Directors to help with innovative ways to help grow the school
Product Specialist, IK Multimedia US, LLC — Jun 2008 – Feb 2012
• Tech Support
• Event Coordinator
• Academic Manger
• Warehouse Manager
• Event Coordinator
Sound Designer/Stage Crew, Radiant Entertainment — Feb 2007 – May 2008
• Sound Designer/Stage Crew
• Create Sound FX
• Met deadlines for different projects
• Set up sound stage for a variety of films
• Recorded ADR and Mixed Vocals

Account Manager/Board Operator, ESPN 1080/WAMT 1190 Talk Radio— July 2005 – Feb 2006
• Provided in depth needs and cost analysis for customers
• Demonstrated highest quality of care and outstanding customer service
• Edited promos
• Radio Imaging of Sports shows
• Operated board for talk shows and different sporting events
• Monitored daily log for commercials
Sr. Manager, Sam Ash Music— May 2003 – Feb 2007
• Significantly increase store profits by suggesting processes in order to decrease known losses and theft, and by organizing and promoting store events to create more excitement
• Responsible for training new and existing associates
• Manage a department with a team of four or more employees
• Consult customers with the best solutions and the best support
A.R.T.I., Orlando, Fl. 2000, (Audio Engineer) -Pre and Post Production
Notable Credits:

“Somebody” by Natalie La Rose featuring Jeremih - Recording Credits
“Legendary” feat Chris Brown, Keysha Cole and Ne-Yo DJ Khaled (We The Best Forever Album) (Recording Credits)

Recording Studio Experience:
The Grill Studios (Emeryville, CA) 2019 • Recording Engineer
Shakedown (Miami, Fl) 2014 – 2017
• Recording and Mixing Engineer for Red Café
International Music Group/Strongarm Records (Miami, Fl) 2014 – 2015
• Recording and Mixing Engineer
Plush Recording Studios (Orlando, Fl) — 2012 - 2013
• Recording and Mixing Engineer
Nasty BeatMakers (Orlando Fl) — 2003 – 2013
• Recording and Mixing Engineer • Studio Manager
Gary Kerzner | IK Multimedia, LLC US (President) ------------- Ext 305 Lenny Mollings | Nasty BeatMakers (Producer) -------------
Donny Smith | F.I.R.S.T. School (Owner) –------------
Consuela Bennett | Apple (Market Leader) -------------