Dominic French

Freelance Music Producer & Office Manager

Location:Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Phone: 617-980-2346
2 Skills
Office Manager, Vuk School of Groove Cambridge, MA 2010-Present,
-Oversees day-to-day operations
-Provides support for the 15-person teaching staff, including scheduling of over 200 students
-- incoming payments and faculty payroll, as well as certain expenditures
Manages the Front Desk Reception; Answers and routes phone calls, mail, and email; provides customer service for the school
-Designs and implements the School’s promotional plans and materials, including websites, flyers, posters, press, and web/newspaper advertisement
-Maintains the facility and equipment, including musical instruments, sound equipment, computers, and office supplies

Creative Director/Co-owner, Macrides and French Music Publishing Boston, MA 2008-Present
-Music Publishing company specializing in Pop, Rock, R&B, and Gospel
-Currently working with a roster of several talented young emerging songwriters
-Serves as the resident composer and producer
-Co-ordinates all aspects of production for the artists, including budgeting, pre- and post--production work, hiring of session players and other outside members, career and project consulting, and more

Audio/ Visual Technician, Harvard University Cambridge, MA 2006-Present
-Assists Professors/ Instructors with multimedia aspects of the class, including film, slide, overhead, data, and video projection; audio amplification, videotape recording, computer help on both Windows and Macintosh platforms; and general technology troubleshooting.

Crew Leader, U.S. Census Bureau Boston, MA April 2010 – July 2010
-Supervised 16 enumerators and 2 crew leader assistants during field operations.
Implemented mandatory training by using classroom instructions, practice interviews, and on-the-job guidance.
-Provided instruction on enumeration procedures and familiarized trainees with reports and forms used to collect data.
-Assigned duty areas to employees, observed employees in the field, and provided on-the-spot assistance and supervision.
-Reviewed and certified daily payroll and progress reports and ensured that work was completed within established time schedules.
-Advised supervisor of progress and performance, and made recommendations for dismissal of those who could not or would not perform required duties.

Intern, Bristol Studios and Entertainment Boston, MA January 2010 - April 2010
-Assistant engineer under Executive Producer Chris Billias
-Other duties included: managing social networks, calling clients promoting current events, posting flyers around the city, reception, and maintenance

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA — Bachelor of Music, 2010
Boston Latin School, Boston, MA — High School Diploma, 2006

Computer Skills: Mac OS X, Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Safari
Audio Engineering: Proficient in Logic Pro, DP, Pro Tools
Positive work ethic, proficient, quick learner, and strong time management skills.
Organized and motivated to succeed in this career field.
Problem solver with high standards for accuracy.
Able to work autonomously or as an effective contributing team member.
Comfortable with multi-tasking