Ray Silva

Reno, Nevada

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About Me

Education: University of Southern California, 1984-1986, 1989-1991
School of Music, Recording Arts Program
Studied Physics, Acoustics, Digital Audio Theory, Recording Studio
Electronics Theory and Maintenance, Signal Processing

Most Recent Project: Spring 2009 - Production Sound Mixer for National Geographic Channel (KPI TV Production - New York) documentary on Earthquakes in Reno

Experience: Director of Internet and Multimedia, March 2007 – December 2007
Cypress Magazines, San Diego, CA
Wrote and produced original multimedia content for the Internet,
produced remote external news gathering, supervised Multimedia
Team (Web Developer, Photographer/Videographer, Photo Editor,
Design Intern), taught media production basics and information
technology, directed conference A/V production and budget

Freelance Multimedia Consultant, April 2005 – Present
Los Angeles, CA - Reno, NV
Consulted on project studio design and installation, trade show exhibit
space displays, wrote and produced original promotional video content

Production Sound Mixer, July 2001 – April 2005
Paramount Pictures, FOX Studios, Warner Brothers
Department Head of Production Sound on several major television
network sitcoms

Audio / Video Engineer, December 1997 – July 2001
Paramount Pictures, Hollywood, CA
Video Camera Assist and 24-Frame Engineering, special events live
sound reinforcement, design and installation of standard and high-
definition Sitcom video and audio systems

Freelance A/V Studio Installation, May 1995 – December 1997
Record Plant, Sierra Sonics Recording Mansion, Silicon Graphics
Studio construction and renovation planning and installation,
equipment upgrade and interfacing

Freelance Recording Engineer / Mixer, May 1991 – May 1995
Ice Cube, Queen Latifah, Richard Marx, Sting, The Jacksons

Special Skills: Microsoft Word and Excel, Apple Macintosh Systems, Strong Teaching Skills,
Writing, Technical Wiring, Fluent Spanish

Affiliations: International Allegiance of Theatrical and Stage Employees – Local 695; Local 363
Audio Engineering Society, Vice-Chair, USC Student Chapter

Awards: Billboard Magazine Top 10 Hits in Adult Contemporary, Jazz, R&B, Rap; RIAA
Certified Gold and Platinum Record Credits

Personal and professional references available by request

I have been in the industry since 1991.

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