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Jay Smack

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Richmond, Virginia, US • 4:47 PM Local Time

5.0 • 89 Reviews

Demos

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Jay Smack - Commercial Demo - Business - Various
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Jay Smack

Explainer - Educational - Presentation - Business - Technology - Cybersecurity - Narration - Bold - Authoritative - Believable - Commanding - Confident - Intelligent
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Tough - Rugged - Cowboy - Cool - Real Person - Authentic - Deep - Gritty - Charismatic - Serious - Engaging - Sincere - Anti-Announcer
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Jay Smack

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English

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Accents

British, North American, Russian, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), 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

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Categories

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames, Voice Assistant

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Studio

Turnaround Time

24 - 48 hours depending on the project. Faster if urgent.

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype), ipDTL

Microphone

Neumann TLM103, Sennheiser MKH416, Shure KSM32, Electro Voice RE20

Computer & Software

Mac Pro, Pro Tools 12

Special Equipment

Valley 401 Microphone Processor, Focusrite Preamp

About Jay Smack

Overview

Jay's voice is warm and inviting with range and a bit of an edge; deep, but not too deep. He cuts through without being obtrusive or over-the-top. Jay has a wide range of voices in his repertoire: movie-trailer deep-n-gritty to caring and friendly to character reads with vibes like Sam Elliott or Morgan Freeman to dry industrial to upbeat retail. He's perfect for your explainer videos, on-hold, voicemail, commercial, narration, cartoon, animation, imaging, character, audiobook, radio, tv, promo, retail, educational voiceover projects. Types of reads and interps Jay can deliver are caring, soft spoken, bold, gritty, gravelly, confident, non-announcer, announcer, middle age, senior, young adult, British, menacing, evil, inspirational, authoritative, intense, real person, deep, friendly, wry, dry, high-energy, stuffy, movie trailer, etc. Jay is easy to work with and loves taking direction and receives constructive criticism with enthusiasm. Whatever it takes to give you exactly what you want and need. Jay has a full-service studio and can provide production services like mixing with sound effects and music.

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Service Description

Jay's long career includes time spent in all facets of the creative industry working in broadcasting, advertising and as an engineer/producer for a national production company working with high profile clients. He knows all too well about tight deadlines in a service-driven industry. His goal is to make your job easier. He always goes the extra mile and offers nothing but the highest quality voiceover and production. Deliver raw or edited tracks in any format. Mix with music and effects if needed. Fast turnaround.

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Experience

A long-time broadcaster, podcaster, voiceover talent, recording engineer, mixer and sound designer. Jay has worked with talent and been on both sides of the mic. Some of his producer credits include projects for McDonald's, Audi and Pizza Hut. Some of his voiceover credits include IBM, Microsoft, Sears, Virginia Tech University, Villanova University, Keller WIlliams Realty, T-Fal Cookware, Hamilton Beach, CrossKeys Vineyards, Guardian Security, DirecTV, Lawn Doctor and Stihl tools as well as many broadcast, non-broadcast, pitch presentations, explainers, technical and narration projects.

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Client List

IBM, Microsoft, Sears, Virginia Tech University, Villanova University, University of Mississippi, Keller Williams Realty, T-Fal Cookware, Hamilton Beach, CrossKeys Vineyards, Guardian Security, DirecTV, Lawn Doctor, Stihl Tools, Pearson Automotive Group, Ferguson Plumbing, K&N Filters, Ritz Crackers, Oakland Raiders, Houston Rockets, Tommy Bahama, Washington Post, Science Museum of Virginia, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Capital One, Wal Mart, Straight Talk Wireless, Diablo III and various video game characters

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Education

Mass Communications/Broadcasting, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Reviews 5.0

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Fast Turnaround Time

6 people said Jay provided files faster than they expected.

Great Communicator

3 people said Jay communicated clearly and quickly.

Very Professional

2 people said Jay was a professional inside and outside the studio.

IVOX

Oct 26, 2020

I've had the unique experience to work with a diverse array of voice talent, spanning television and radio to digital and big screen. This is the first time using Voices.com and I couldn't be happier with the quality, professionalism and integrity of Jay Smack. Amazing voice, insightful and beyond helpful. His read was spot on! Thank you Jay for making the Beauty Uni's brand come to life.

Internet Video Job #419682 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)

Synack

Oct 21, 2020

Internet Video Job #421306 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)

Tom Edwards

Oct 16, 2020

This was our second job with Jay. It's a different client, and a different type of job, but he nailed it. Per the client: "He just sounds so authentic."

Business Job #421285 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)

Testimonials

I love working with Jay. He's a total pro and a really good guy. He's been on both sides of the mic, which gives him a unique set of skills that really comes in handy in a vo session. Jay has truly helped us bring some projects to life! -Brian Kluender, Producer/Engineer

BES Studios

Jay is a joy to work with. He has a spectacular voice, is very directable and is always positive. What a winning combination! -Marna Bales, Executive Producer

Red Amp Audio

Jay is a consummate professional VO talent. We're very happy and fortunate to have him on our roster and our end clients are always impressed with his work. -Derek Shetterly, President/Producer

Wooly Bugger Productions
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