I have a lower register voice, fairly typical midwestern Michigan Accent. I have no formal singing or voice training aside from script practice, and personal instinct. From my hobbies and interests I've developed a greater than average vocabulary and a high-watermark level of English literacy, primarily developed from reading, as well as the weekly practice of leading a RPG group as the Game Master which typically involves me reading, improvising, and speaking practically non-stop for hours on end. I couldn't count the number of times friends, family, and complete strangers have encouraged me to get back into Voice-work or even acting.
English (North American), English
US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
My first full time job was doing work with a Call Center helping various utility companies reach and solicit payment for past due bills, after a short time in this position I was quickly elevated out of Cold-Calls and put on a team in charge of doing over the phone credit and debit card transactions on gas utilities as well as helping setup payment arrangements. This work lasted less than a year as I was forced to find other work due to transportation issues. I have since worked as a janitor, deliveryman, McDonalds Grillcook, and now I work as a swing-shift manager for the store I was hired at over two years ago.
Additionally I work for an entertainment software supplement company who designs computer systems to help Roleplayers organize their information and character about their characters and Worlds. I have been working with Lone Wolf Development (A Silicon Valley software development firm) for 5 years, exclusively for a gaming convention in Indianapolis to help demo, troubleshoot, and help "sell" the products that LWD provides. Letters of recommendation can be provided upon inquiry. I have found in recent years that my most frequent complement is that I have a great, clear, and professional voice both over a phone/speaker as well as face to face.
K-12 (About 50/50 private schools and public ones)
Unfinished Associates Degree (Community College)
Two weeks of intensive training for Call Center work (As part of a team opening a new collections dept)
5 Years of part time work as a customer service representative/demo-guy at industry leading conventions for a Silicon Valley software company.
Measured and professional speaking tone and improvisation over headset/speaker systems for fast food.
Various built-in micrphone systems on laptop computers. An older deluxe model Turtle Beach Headset
Computer & Software
Email, Dropbox, Soundcloud, Physical (Snailmail) delivery
I have a special talent for editorial reviews and critical analysis of written word. I always found the most rewarding aspect of taking College courses to be the critique phase of editing. I've been told I have a good eye for spotting repetition in writing, as well as being able to ad-lib substitutions without altering the intending meaning of a given piece of writing.
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