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Eric Maximus Ekwueme

Yaba, Lagos, NG 8:52 PM (WAT) Local Time




About Eric Maximus Ekwueme

Click Request a Quote for a FREE Customized Demo of Your Next Project! Friendly reminder: Click the heart icon and add me to your favorites list! With over 2,000+ completed Voice-Over jobs under his belt in his first 10 years, Eric Ekwueme a.k.a MAXIMUS is an Excellent choice when you need a Fresh, Versatile and naturally Charismatic guy-next-door yet corporate professional voice for your narrations, commercials, animations, e-learning modules and many other forms of voice over applications. A proud African from NIGERIA, he possesses a Warm, Smooth, Persuasive (sometimes husky or overly energetic....sometimes dreamy and seductive.....winks) Tenor-Baritone range of voice which captures the hearts of every listener, leaving them yearning for what he sells and tells. However, Customer/Client Satisfaction is his #1 Priority. He also possesses an array of animation voices similar to Megatron in Transformers and The Joker in Batman. Eric is a major market talent in Africa and the voice of brands you know and love!

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Vocal Characteristics


English (British), English (South African), English, English (African)

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54)


British, Central African, East Africa, Trans-Atlantic, West African, West African (Igbo), West African (Nigerian), West African (Yoruba), African (General)

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Voice Over Skills

Animation Movie Trailers Documentaries Audiobooks Elearning Radio Ad Telephone Videogames Podcasting Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad

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Turnaround Time

As soon as you need it most 24 Hours for scripts with fewer than a thousand words, 24 to 48 hours for longer reads. Audio Books dependent on volume. Dry voice only

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)


AKG C214 Condenser Microphone, Scarlett CM 25 Condenser Microphone, Blue Yeti Blackout Edition USB Microphone

Computer & Software

HP EliteBook 8560p, Lenovo IdeaPad 100 (Windows 10), Adobe Audition CC 2015/Cubase LE 8

Special Equipment

Focusrite 2i2 Audio Interface, Custom built (Frontline Media-designed) Booth, Alesis M1 Active Speakers, Sabrent USB Hub with Power Adapter and the Kaotica Eyeball

Service Overview

Voice Over

Eric MAXIMUS Ekwueme offers de-breathed, clean audio files, edited to time, in standard audio formats... (MP3,WAV, AIFF) For a FREE customized audition of your next project, Email your script, along with a few detailed notes/instructions and budget to Eric ((Email hidden)) and he will turn around the recording within short order, recording and delivering in the format of popular choice, within 24 hours (...and often much sooner). Also, If you like Eric's delivery why not bookmark him for next time by hitting the heart symbol?

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Voice Over Experience

Content Admin/Content Producer/Product Dev. Exec/Voice-Over Artist

MTech Communications Plc • Contract Full-time

Aug 2006 - Apr 2011

Handled Content and mobile support platforms for Various Telecommunications, Media and Interactivity Companies in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Uganda.

* Developed customized Mobile products and services for the Various Telecommunications, Media and Interactivity Companies in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Uganda.

Did over a thousand Commercial, IVR, Narration Voice-Overs and ADR for the various Telecommunications, Media and Interactivity Companies in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Uganda and their Media Partners.

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Sports Analyst (Football)

Cool FM, Nigeria Info (Femi and the Gang show) • Casual / On-call

May 2011 - Oct 2011

*Handled Football Updates on the English Premier League (EPL) on the show.
*Football Commentary Analysis during Live EPL matches.

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Unilag FM • Casual / On-call

May 2011 - Sep 2011

Reading of the Afternoon News

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Producer/ Voice-Over Artist/ Director

Waterflow Productions • Contract Part-time

Apr 2012 - Oct 2013

Interfacing with clients regarding timelines and deliverables.

Directing Voice-Over projects.

Doing select Voice-Overs for clients.

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Presenter/ Relationship Counsellor

Rave TV (My Thoughts) • Seasonal

Feb 2016 - May 2016

*Presented the show My Thots.

*Treated intimate relationship topics, issues and fan questions and offered solutions on a per case basis.

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Owner/Voice Actor/Voice-Over Artist

UltiMAX MMXV • Permanent Full-time

Apr 2015 - Present

Interfacing with clients regarding timelines and deliverables.

Recording and Producing Voice-Overs for clients.

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Client List

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Voice Over Testimonials

Easily one of the most talented and versatile voice over artiste we have engaged in the past years. He is easy to work with and gets along with the production team.

DDB Lagos

A versatile and well grounded voice talent that can perform wonders and create amazing perceptions for any brand. He is one of our most cherished voice artistes; his talent and delivery has always been that which can compete across the globe.

CentrespreadGrey Lagos


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NP Services

May 22, 2019
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NP Services

May 22, 2019

Eric has a great voice. We had some miscommunications at the beginning of the project that was easily resolved. Maybe because of our time difference, we had some lag time in our communications which was unexpected.

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Group SJR

Oct 25, 2018

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