Scott Persson

Freelance Audio Editor & Audio Book Producer

Location:Mattituck, New York, United States
2 Skills
360 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
Cell (917)579-8492••••••

Successful senior level Sound Designer/Mixer. First call audio engineer/rep, privileged with creating and collaborating on national television, radio, and web content.

FREELANCE AUDIO ENGINEER, Fairfield, CT July 2015-Present
• Responsible for growing and maintaining contacts and productions developed over almost 20 years in audio post production.
• Consistently deliver final audio for tv programs, advertising, and web content.

FREELANCE VOICEOVER ARTIST, Fairfield, CT April 2015-Present
• Develop a new client base, based on voice over work. Acquire necessary equipment to build and operate a home VO studio. Clients are sent final audio takes, used in web, corporate, and television projects.
• Currently working with Atlas Talent Agency.

PLUSH NYC, New York, NY January 2015-July 2015
Senior Mixer/Sound Designer/Rep
• Recruited by owners to help grow boutique audio post facility.
• Entertained top ad agency clients, and was responsible for growing revenue for existing engineers.

SOUND LOUNGE, New York, NY April 2006-January 2015
Senior Mixer/Sound Designer/Rep
• Hired to start up a new location for NY’s top audio post-production company.
• Mixed and/or sound designed, and engaged top ad agency contacts on hundreds of national campaigns.
• Single handedly revamped new Mercedes Benz campaign, and incorporated celebrity talent.

MCHALE-BARONE, New York, NY December 2004-April 2006
Senior Mixer/Sound Designer/Rep
• Brought in by owners of boutique audio house to create, and manage national tv and radio spots.
• Collaborated with creatives to grow business of then Cingular account by 10%.

BURST/CREATIVE BUBBLE, New York, NY September 2003-December 2004
Senior Mixer/Sound Designer/Casting Director/Rep
• Recruited by senior management to grow new post-production super facility. Editing and mixing of mainly tv promos.
• Established a sales strategy to make ad clients more aware of what was traditionally a television provider.
• Created multiple award winning spots and promos, including those for PBS, Viacom, and Nickelodeon.

HEADROOM DIGITAL AUDIO, New York, NY April 2002-September 2003
Senior Mixer/Sound Designer/Rep
• Enlisted by Senior Management to oversee sales team of 4, consisting of inside, outside and customer service sales representatives.
• Developed successful spots with New York’s biggest ad agencies, including work for Coca-Cola, and BMW.

BLAST/BLUEROCK, New York, NY March 1999-April 2002
Assistant Mixer/Sound Designer
• Responsible for organizing and editing sound files for extremely busy and successful post production facility.
• Assisted on hundreds of commercial sessions, for clients such as Clinique, Hasbro, Volkswagen, and Truth.
• Learned to cultivate relationships with agency producers and creatives, in order to maintain business.

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OMNIMUSIC PRODUCTION MUSIC LIBRARY, Port Washington, NY November 1993-April 2002
Assistant Mixer/Sales Rep/House Drummer
• Tasked with setting up and recording for dozens of recording sessions. Headphone mixes for musicians, mic setup, and two track editing.
• Sold long-term music licenses for clients of broadcast and television programming. ASCAP affiliated.
• Performed drum tracks for multiple composers and national television sports presentations, including CBS Golf, Tennis, and NBC Olympics.

ITHACA COLLEGE, Ithaca, NY-Graduated 1990
B.S. Communications, Concentration in Advertising/PR

________________________________________COMPUTER SKILLS
Pro Tools, Logic, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office

Recording and touring drummer, 1990-Present. Recorded an album in London, 1993, then toured Europe with my band, EDGE PARK to support. Opened for Radiohead, No Doubt, and countless others. Upon return, recorded dozens of jingles and albums supporting singer/songwriters and bands in NYC as a session drummer. Presently, I maintain a professional home studio, where I can record and mix bands, commercials, videos, all in 5.1 surround sound. I also cook, play tennis, ski and just try and be outdoors as often as possible.