MDJ Audio/Visual Resume
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Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
School: York College of Pennsylvania
Field of study: Mass Communications

MDJ Audio/Visual Resume

MYLES D. JACKSON
4802 Gwynn Oak Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21207
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OBJECTIVE:
Focused, innovative, collaborative audiovisual, writing and music professional seeking a long-term opportunity for growth and advancement with a local company.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Seven years of customer service and technical experience; skills in copy-writing sessions and retail, as well as food service/fine dining; experience running a newscast, editing website features, invoicing/shipping, and using/servicing audio/video equipment. Punctual, responsible, organized, self-sufficient, creative, caring, fast learner; shows initiative; works well with a team as well as independently; a great addition to any staff group.

SOFTWARE/HARDWARE TOOLS/CERTIFICATIONS:

CERTIFICATION
DATE ACQUIRED
HubSpot Inbound Certification
5/10/2018
Extron AV Associate
6/19/2019
Biamp Tesira FORTE
6/24/2019
Biamp Tesira VOIP AMX Core Curriculum
7/12/2019
7/09/2019
Dante Certification Level 1
Dante Certification Level 2
6/19/2019
6/26/2019
AMX Control Associate- Design & Commissioning Associate
7/24/2019
Q-SYS Level 1 Training
7/12/2019

EDUCATION:
York College of Pennsylvania: York, PA
Graduated: May 2019
Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) with Music Production Minor
Dean’s List Student five of six semesters; GPA 3.5
Heritage Scholarship Recipient (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Chaplain, Executive Board of Kappa Delta Phi. Inc.
RELATED COURSEWORK:

Public Speaking
News Writing and Production



Video Production I/II
Radio Practicum I-III
Audio Production I/II


Baltimore School for the Arts: Baltimore, MD
Graduated: June 2015
Vocal Music Concentration


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Design & Integration: Baltimore, MD
Audio/Visual Engineer May – July 2019
Recruited to position before degree was complete
Spent a month stationed at Morgan State University
Performed service calls on classroom AV systems
Performed preventative maintenance as part of the conclusion of contract with MSU
Monitored digital signage displays and content through the use of the TotalChannel program
Assisted with more than 10+ service calls to various commercial and private AV systems to troubleshoot any audiovisual issues.
Gained familiarity troubleshooting conference and presentation systems
Worked troubleshooting control systems like Crestron
Assisted in the fabrication of one full size equipment rack
Manufactured RJ-45, Bare Wire and XLR cables from hand
Recorded MAC/Serial Numbers of equipment present in rack
Ran and managed cable within rack
Attained 9 Audio/Visual Certifications
Became familiar with primary principles of commercial audio and video
Studied AV system design in AUTOCAD
Performed sales duties
Researched equipment pricing for future products
Examined Statement of Work from potential clientele
Prepared Excel spreadsheets detailing equipment and labor pricing
Performed small-scale install of AV systems
Ran cable for 8 digital media presentation devices
Measured wiremold for cutting
Terminated cables at their endpoint
Installed large scale displays

Bold Creative Media, LLC: York, PA
Production Assistant January – February 2019
Worked on month-long shoot for feature film “The Special”, directed by B. Harrison Smith
Unpaid internship position
Assisted with all aspects of film production including:
Lighting
Talent Support
On-screen Extra
Camera Assistance
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York College of Pennsylvania: York, PA
Lab Assistant November 2017 – May 2019
Rented audio/video equipment to students using electronic system according to university equipment rental system
Maintained and cleans equipment as needed
Maintained and cleans equipment room as needed

Central City Orchestra: York, PA
Male Lead Vocalist November 2016 – present
Memorizes musical selections and routines, or sing following printed text, musical notation, or customer instructions
Sings as a soloist or as a member of a vocal group
Performs before live audiences, or in television, radio, or movie productions
Interprets or modify music, applying knowledge of harmony, melody, rhythm, and voice production to individualize presentations and maintain audience interest
Sings a cappella or with musical accompaniment
Seek out and learn new music that is suitable for live performance and/or recording

The Odyssey, an online newspaper:
Featured Contributor 2016 – 2017
Reports and writes stories that adhere to the highest principles of professional journalistic ethics.
Aggressively responds to breaking spot news.
Provides photographs to accompany stories and looks for opportunities to supply stand-alone feature or news photographs.
Regularly produces profile stories and longer pieces on significant news makers and leaders within the coverage area.
Deploys for coverage of significant events of interest to the reading audience

York College of Pennsylvania: York, PA
Tele-Counselor September 2016 – November 2017
Delivered prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, to encourage potential donors to assist with fundraising
Explained products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
Contacted prospective students to answer questions about York College of Pennsylvania and the application process.

Slainte’s Irish Pub: Baltimore, MD
Host March – September 2015
Booked/managed guest reservations
Greeted/seated guests
Collected cover & special event fees
Managed outdoor seating area
Managed band set-up
Conducted cash/credit transactions
Ensured facility cleanliness of facility and grounds; and readiness of food-prep equipment

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:
Bass Guitar
Creative Writing
Copywriting
Audio Production
Video Production
REFERENCES:

NAME
RELATIONSHIP
CONTACT INFO
Katie Robinette
Current Manager
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Dr. Lamar D. Shields
Mentor
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Doug Henderson
Former Collaborator
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Sean Thames
Jose Lopez
Family Friend/Musical Collaborator
Former Employer
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