Jacob has voiced radio and TV commercials, cartoons, video games, kids network bumpers, audiobooks, short stories, explainers, tech demos, internal business media, internet animations and ads. He has worked with companies like Toys R Us, Intel, ABC, Metlife, and more. He can be heard 8 months out of the year performing live radio with the Radio Theater Project at the Studio @620. His skills in performance as well as a Pro Tools Operator level of technological expertise allow him to provide a quick turn around for his natural youthful, energetic, comedic, and inspirational performance. As well as instant adaptability to any direction given. I strive to provide the highest quality performance and audio to suit your company's needs in a quick and timely manner.
English (North American), English
British, Irish, Jewish, North American, Scottish, US General American (GenAm), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)
Middle Aged, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Jacob Barrens has been working in the voice over industry for over 5 years. His voice can be heard on the internet ads/comic, radio spots/commercials/performances, animations, and audiobooks. He is often booked for technology commercials, animation characters. bumpers for kids television, comedic commercials, and inspirational toned content. His home studio is St. Petersburg, Florida allows him to deliver a quick turnaround in his signature range of energetic happiness to serious inspirational conversation.
Jacob has a BA in Acting from the Florida State University and a AS in Audio Production from Saint Petersburg College Music Industry and Recording Arts program. He has studied with Dan Wachs and Victoria Swiley of Real World Voice Over, Lisa Biggs of Voxy Ladies, and taken Crispin Freemans entire voice over course study on character creation and voice over. He is also Pro Tools 10 Operator Certified.
Shure KSM 44
Computer & Software
Mbox 3 Pro, Pro Tools 10, Avalon SP 737 Preamp/Compressor/Equalizer
Email, Dropbox, WeTransfer, Skype
1-24 hours depending on the size of the project
I can provide cutting, pitch change, dynamic compression/volume equalizing, background noise reduction, and clip positioning/editing.
My turn around time is usually within 24 hours or less for a standard 60 second commercial or small character. I'm also available for 30-45 minutes skype or phone patch sessions for normal length projects. I am flexible with my turn around time or live sessions for any projects that require more time due to the size or complexity of the project.
Voice Over Clients
Metlife, ABC, Toys R Us, Comp USA, Ebay, Tabasco, Best Buy, Tampa Storm, Attack the Light, Piano Tiles, The Hub, Bay News 9, Dark Brain Comics, Studio @620
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