Burbank, California, US
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Joe Zieja is Voices' TOP TALENT! Joe has completed over 1000 jobs with 5 STAR feedback, and is consistently lauded as one of voices.com's TOP VOICES.
Did you know Joe is also a professional novelist? Check out his critically acclaimed book MECHANICAL FAILURE on Amazon!
Do you need CUSTOM, ORIGINAL MUSIC as well as voice? He can do it all!
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Joe presents a wide range of vocal skills, ranging from your friendly guy-next-door to a powerful, serious movie trailer introduction. Whether you need to draw someone into another world with skillful characterization or deliver information quickly and efficiently, Joe can be that voice for your project. With practical linguistic experience and formal education in Russian, Arabic, and German, Joe can emulate a wide variety of accents (not limited to those three!) as well as achieve convincing native pronunciation of words in other languages As a matter of fact, his first voiceover job was acting as a cartoon panda bear speaking Arabic to children learning their numbers - how's _that for versatility? Need a southern accent? A tough guy from New York or New Jersey? Mob boss? Marvin the Martian? A smooth, classy British accent? Throw Joe a curveball and ask for something new and fresh. He loves a challenge and doesn't mind sounding a little ridiculous every once in a while! In his demos, you'll hear: British, Irish, Smurfs, Animal from the Muppets, Marvin the Martian, JFK, redneck, Russian, southern twang, and more! With the ability to easily switch between hip young adult and confident, authoritative middle age, Joe can capture that Generation X or Generation Y sound you're looking for and uniquely adapt it to your movie trailer, video game, commercial, or radio ad. Explainer videos, mobile app advertisements, and e-learning are also a snap - Joe can absorb technical terms quickly and deliver them like a pro!
The Customer Service Years of military service has given Joe a rare sense of respect and professionalism as well as the ability to multi-task and time manage. No matter how many projects he may be juggling at once, yours will always seem like it's the number one priority; you'll receive fast, efficient, and open communication, ample opportunities for direction and feedback, and a polished, finished product in record time. With a turnaround time that's measured in hours instead of days, your project will shoot to the forefront of the ever-closing windows of opportunity.
The Extras (Why They Call Him the Modern Renaissance Man) Not only can Joe provide you with a diverse set of voice options, he can also give your project original music to bring it to life! Whether it be a video game soundtrack, a film trailer score, or a catchy ditty that will stick in your customers' heads, Joe can do it all from his studio. Professionally trained on several live instruments and a rising star in the audio engineering world, Joe has received international acclaim for his work at OverClocked Remix, where he goes by the alias XPRTNovice, and high praise from experts in the industry. As if that wasn't enough, Joe is also a professionally published fiction author. With works appearing in over a dozen publications online and in print, Joe is available to skillfully craft dialog, professional copy, compelling narratives, and more! Does your script need tinkering? Translation from technical jargon into layman terms? Joe has the skill and experience to make it happen.
Joe's voice has been described as:
Conversational - professional - storyteller - educational - explainer - whiteboard - web video - internet - business - corporate - online - guy next door - guy-next-door - regular joe - casual - easygoing - hip - millennial - technical - knowledgeable - technology - hipster - young - youthful - friendly - persuasive - laid back - edgy -sarcastic - humorous - professional - reassuring - abrupt - straightforward - easygoing - blue collar - manly - soothing - tough - playful - uplifting - attitude - classy - high energy - intellectual - sophisticated - dynamic - comforting - narrator - strong - sincere - trustworthy - amusing - caring - attractive - animated - corporate - educational - energetic - articulate - upbeat - engaging - friendly - announcer - character - characters - teacher - everyman - professor - spokesperson - father - dad - executive - alpha male
English (North American), English
British, Canadian, German, Latino, Mexican, North American, Russian, Scottish, Slavic, Spanish, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western
Middle Aged (35-54), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
- Commercials, video games, explainer videos, podcasts, and more for Spotify, Lenovo, the US EPA, Mazda, Hustler Turf, Microsoft Surface, Coldwell Banker, and more!
- Official emcee for United States Air Force Academy in Colorado; announced parades, football games, and official ceremonies
- Musician with strong vocal skills and experience
- Language skills: 3 years living in Germany, college minor in both Russian and Arabic
B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from United States Air Force Academy, minor in Russian and Arabic languages
Sennheiser MKH 416
Computer & Software
Windows 7; Cubase 7
ISDN, Avalon 737sp preamp, Focusrite Saffire Pro 14, UA710 Twin Finity, Studiobricks One Plus Isolation Booth, Skype
E-Mail, CD, Large File Transfer Service (WeTransfer), Apache Helicopter Airdrop - others available upon request
Same day service (depending on length of project)
My professionally-outfitted studio provides both quality and timeliness, and I have a versatile audio background that can add just the right flavor to any audio recording.
With a client response and project turnaround time that is measured in hours, not days, you’ll be able to keep your production’s momentum without sacrificing quality. Get the right voice for your production with my versatile range of voices and moods. And direction is a snap thanks to my strong working knowledge of grammar, diction, and vocabulary as well as my easy-to-work-with attitude.
As a bonus, if you're looking for original, custom music tracks to fit your needs, my studio is filled to the brim with instruments and high-quality loops and samples for any genre, backed by over 20 years experience as a musician, composer, and arranger.
Well done job. Immense professionalism and patience, especially in this particularly difficult client we were handling. Two thumbs up for Joseph. It was truly a pleasure working with this gentleman.Sixteen by Nine Motion Pictures
Joseph was very timely with all of the revisions, which made the editing process much easier than it could have been. I would also like to say that his patience with our timeline of approvals was very much appreciated. Thank you!Northeastern University
Joe's turnaround time is amazing. He works fast and he learns quick - evident in learning our technical terms. Looking forward to the next project with him.Cypress Semiconductors
Friendly, great to work with. Understands what we need and provides it. Quality sound, too.Math is Fun
Voice Over Clients
National Museum of the United States Army
Indochino Men's Suits
The US EPA
Dunesteef Audio Fiction
Sixteen by Nine Motion Pictures
The United States Air Force Academy
Math is Fun
Delta Tau Delta
...And the list grows every day!
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