Freelance Music Producer & Audio Editor

Location:Astoria, New York, United States
2 Skills
Obtain a position that will enable me to utilize my skills in music production, audio editing, graphic design and native level of Japanese language

Raised and educated in Japan. Resident of the U.S. for 17 years. Fluent in both Japanese and English. Very comfortable working with different international clientele. Strong background in both creative and business aspects of entertainment industry.

Bachelor of Arts (1996) – English Literature – Kansai University For Foreign Studies, Japan
Audio Software - Pro Tools, Logic, Digital Performer, Reason, Abelton Live, Maschine, Melodyne Graphic Software - CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator. Premier Pro)

Music Producer (including songwriting) - Popsicle Factory Production 2003~ current
Provided high quality music varying from mainstream “trendy” music scene to TV commercials that allowed flexibility in artistic expression within the international entertainment industry
Major projects include:
Chozen Lee “I Need Your Fire” Universal Japan 12/2009, performed Japan Tour 2010
Yoriko “HIKARI” EMI Japan 11/ 2006
The theme song for the nationwide TV series of Asahi Broadcasting
Jackie Christie ”Beautiful day” remix Motema Record,
Billboard Magazine Dance chart No. 11 Nov. 2005(US)
Album “Italia” Featuring Brazilian Girls 2003 (France)
Soul Bossa Trio Sun Shines On” Cable Sports channel theme song 2002 (Japan)
Chara “Sunday Park” from the Japanese academy award winning movie

Swallowtail Japanese chart No1 1997
Kuroneko Yamato TV commercial (US) 2004

Interpreter and Production Coordinator 1998 ~ current
Responsible for clientele’s satisfaction: Providing required information and itinerary, and organizing schedules using simultaneous technical translation between Japanese and American staff in both creative and administrative field for record companies, visual art production companies, concert tours, and advertisement agencies. Interpreting interviews and conferences for Japanese newspapers and magazine companies. Worked as a recording coordinator on many albums, a few of which became No. 1 on the Japanese Billboard charts
Past Clients: Sony Japan, Warner Japan, DefJam Japan, Dentsu America (Top Japanese Advertisement Agency), Yomiuri News Paper, Jazz Life. Sound and Recording Magazine. Patrice Russen, Roberta Flack (Personal Assistant in the US and tour manager in Japan) Joe Jackson with NHK Orchestra, Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Concert Promoter Kyodo Osaka 1996~1998
Responsible for secretarial work for the sales and PR department as well as graphic design for posters, fliers, tickets and advertisement
Skills (2) Rating
Music Production
Audio Editing