Nathan Kivett

Freelance Audio Editor & Audio Book Producer

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Location:Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/nathankivett
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Nathan Kivett

PROFILE

• Excellent leader/trainer; patient and effective when working with a wide range of
personalities.
• Successful in learning and comprehending new systems and methods.
• Diligent and persistent to ensure all work is completely fulfilled within the time
constraints; always looking for opportunities to improve processes.
• Excellent interpersonal skills accompanied with the ability to relate effectively to a
multitude of individuals.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Career Development Director
SAE Institute of Technology, Nashville, Tennessee
July 2011 - Present

• Establish and maintain industry relationships.
• Assist students and alumni with pursuing career opportunities within their skillsets and
experience.
• Administrate and maintain SAE Institute of technology Nashville Alumni Association
Website.
• Research, facilitate, coordinate, and manage internship opportunities for students.
• Maintain updated Nashville graduate placement records.
• Organize networking events for Nashville students and alumni.
• Advise students and alumni with resume construction, cover letters, enrollment
confirmation letters, and recommendation letters.
• Schedule and facilitate exit interviews.
• Maintain phone and email correspondence with students and alumni.
• Collect placement data and prepare Excel charts according to Tennessee Higher
Education Commission and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges’
regulations.

Freelance Audio Engineer
July 2008 - Present

• Studio recording and Mixing
• Album credits include: Allen Forrest - The Great Awakening
• Audio Editing
• Live sound reinforcement


Admissions Representative
SAE Institute of Technology, Nashville, Tennessee
March 2009 – June 2011

• Assist prospective students with enrollment
• Update and maintain online networking sites for the Nashville campus, such as
Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, etc.
• Guide tours for perspective students and visitors.
• Process all admission applications, transcripts, and other important documentation.
• Set up and maintain SAE Institute of Technology promotional booth for various events
such as conferences, career fairs, live shows, school visits, etc.
• Responsible for editing digital, print, and billboard ads using Photoshop.

Stage Manager/System Technician
World Vision, Jacksonville, Florida
January 2009

• Manage both stage and audio for multiple rooms throughout event.
• Survey venue prior to load-in to calculate proper placement of line array system for
maximum coverage.
• Create stage plot for backline and audio.
• Set-up audio system including Front of House console, monitor world, splitter, snakes,
drop boxes, feeder, microphones, line array system tops and subs, etc.
• Delegate tasks for volunteers and crew workers for load-in and load-out.
• Prepare artists and speakers prior to performance to maintain schedule of events.
• Equip all artists and speakers with proper microphones, belt packs, etc.
• Responsible for promptly troubleshooting all technical issues.

Stage Manager/System Technician
Cece Winans - Fall Tour
September 2008 – January 2009

• Survey venue prior to load-in to calculate proper placement of line array system for
maximum coverage.
• Create stage plot for backline and audio.
• Set-up audio system including Front of House console, monitor world, splitter, snakes,
drop boxes, feeder, microphones, line-array system tops and subs, etc.
• Delegate tasks for volunteers and crew workers for load-in and load-out.
• Responsible for promptly troubleshooting all technical issues.
• Set up microphones for optimal placement.

FOH/Tour Manager
Ill Patriot
July 2008 - September 2008

• Responsible for daily operation of tour for Ill Patriot (scheduling, accommodations, and
finances)
• Load-in and load-out backline gear.
• Sound check and mix band day of show
• Delegate and guide volunteers

Instructor
People Inc. Orchard Park Day-habilitation Service
September 2005 - September 2007

• Instructor at Orchard Park Day-habilitation Service for two years.
• Worked with over one hundred individuals with developmental disabilities.
• Worked with individuals daily on their Valued Outcomes
• Planned activities with individuals daily
• Wheelchair lift certified
• Organized day trips for individuals
• Worked daily with individuals with behavioral issues
• Prepared meals
• Transported individuals to and from their homes daily

EDUCATION

Audio Technology Diploma
SAE Institute, Nashville, TN
July 2008

• Graduated with High Honors
• Miking technique, ear training, sequencing, sound to picture, mastering, sampling, FX,
Pro Tools, Logic, Reason, recording & mixing using AMR 24, Prosonus 24.4.2, Neve
88R, SSL 9000

SKILLS

Logic, Pro tools, Reason, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and various other Windows & Mac OS software.

(References available upon request)