Menifee, California, US
As a full time, non-union voice actor, I offer commercial voice over and narration services, including commercials, documentaries, corporate presentations, explainer videos, training videos, eLearning, online tutorials characters, cartoons, animes and games.
Working out of the Los Angeles area., I run my own professional studio with ProTools12 (AVID Certified User) and Neumann mic. I am reliable, prompt and easy to work with. You get quick turn-around and excellent quality at a competitive rate.
Companies and products I have worked with are: Visa, Advil, Parker Pens (HK), Nestlé, Proctor & Gamble, Hershey's, Carlsberg Beer, Unilever, Citibank, Purefoods (Phil.), Chinabank, Anchor Milk (NZ) and others.
English (North American)
Canadian, North American, US South West (Texas), US West Coast (California, Portland)
Middle Aged (35-54)
Animation, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
14 years as a copywriter and agency creative director.
7 years voicing commercials in Asia
3 Years voicing corporate and commercial accounts in North America.
2 years as an audio engineer. PROTOOLS Certified User.
1 years a a video editor
Academy of Arts - San Francisco - Advertising & Graphic Design
Saddleback College - Orange County CA - Voice Acting
Mt. San Jacinto College - Riverside County CA - Audio Technology Certificate
AVID - ProTools User certified - May 2015
Voice over Revolution - LA - Bill Dewees
Voice training - San Diego - Voice Acting Academy
Neumann TLM102, MXL 990s, Senniheiser 416
Computer & Software
Hardware: iMac Intel i7 intel core, 8gb memory. Software (audio) ProTools 12, Cubase LE 5, Reaper 64, Adobe Audition, Audacity, Garageband
Whisper Room with internal monitors and controls, Behringer mixer, Presonus Channel Strip, Korg controller, Avid interface, Alesis studio monitors
Email, Dropbox, Soundcloud, phone patch (Skype or Google), ipDSL
24 hours (PST)
Deliver edited and finished dry voice tracks
Add music (opt): Access to 6 music libraries and
Add special effects (opt): 4 sound FX services, including the Warner Bros. and BBC libraries.
Fully produce a radio ad (opt). Write sales copy.
Full creative scripting of audio/video spots for projects from 5 second promos to 1 hour documentaries.
Will produce Voice Over Demos for new talent - contact for info.
Duke's ReviewJon St. John (the voice of Duke Nukem)
"A relaxing, mature, and warm voice… read with a slightly subdued, laid back style which worked for your clear, mid-range voice. You were able to effectively engage the listener."
Great voice!Pharns Genece, Producer, Can’t Fix Crazy Productions
" SIMPLY AWESOME!!! Thanks Again!!!"
awesome!Tricia S., Producer R4L, Bowling Green KY
"Great Work!!! An Awesome job James!"
Highly recommended!Adam O. Omaha NE
“Awesome work! He definitely went extra mile to give me what I need and he nailed it! Couldn't ask for more. Great work as expected. Highly recommended!”
A truly Great experience!Enrique B., Goldengrove Communications, Manila, Philippines
"I've had Jim voice many of my scripts now, and time and time again he keeps me and my clients happy. His lively voice and the speed with which he works is perfect.
Bless you!Jay Arrington, Christian Songwriter, PassaicNJ
"Great job James. Truly wonderful. I really appreciate your gift. Sounds are awesome and more than I could have ever imagined… a fantastic production. Look forward to doing more work with you… Thanks again and God bless."
Voice Over Clients
Companies and products I have worked with are: Visa, Chase Bank, Advil, Parker Pens (HK), Nestlé, Proctor & Gamble, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Schindler Elevators, Wyeth Laboratories, Hershey's, San Mig Beer, Datamark, Carlsberg Beer, Unilever, Citibank, Purefoods (Phil.), Chinabank, Anchor Milk (NZ) and others.
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