Ray La Veau

Freelance Audio Editor & Music Composer

Location:Martinez, California, United States
2 Skills
Ray La Veau
1283 Arnold Drive • Martinez, CA 94553
Cell 925-826-4927

(2011-12) Diablo Valley College • Pleasant Hill, CA - Music Industries Certification emphasis on  
Audio Engineering, Editing, Sound Design and Composition

Crystal Clear Imaging - Production Manager/Pre-Press Graphics/Graphic Designer

Duties: Pre-Flight and Preparation of large format print using computer 
graphics and color correction software. Maintenance of large format printers, 
photo editing, coordination of all out going jobs, general office duties, design of 
in-house jobs for marketing. Management of high end clientele accounts from
production to final output, quality control.

(2007-2009) Diablo Valley College • Pleasant Hill, CA - Multimedia Certification emphasis on  
Non-Linear Digital Editing, Digital Imaging and Motion Graphics

Martinez News Gazette - Martinez CA • Production Manager/Graphic Designer

Duties: Design and production of a Full-sized newspaper, layout of all pages, 
Advertisements, Management of local networking on Macintosh-PC Computers for 
entire company, creation of editorial cartoons, photo editing, prepress, General office duties, 
printing coordination, ad design, creation of illustrations and graphics for 
advertisers, management of production and editorial personnel, design of 
marketing collateral, classified system, four color separation (digital and paste-up).

Rox Automotive - Concord, CA • Delivery Driver, General warehouse work

Duties: Delivery of automotive parts to various companies around east bay, 
pulling orders, warehouse maintenance, customer service

Hamlin Cleaners - Lafayette, CA • Customer service-Press

Duties: Customer Service, Pressing of garments, Cash Handling, ticketing orders

1998-1999 (Part-time)
Waldenbooks - Concord, CA • Customer Service

Duties: Provided service on book location, cashier, computer search, shelving, 
general retail work

City Design - San Ramon, CA. • Graphic Designer

Duties: Graphic Design of Corporate Identity on Adobe Illustrator for Silicon 
Valley based clientele using Macintosh computers. Scanning, Traditional 
illustration, aerial perspective drawings of cities and perspective drawings of 
company buildings.

Mt. Diablo Unified School District / Bel-Air School - Baypoint, CA. • Computer 
Lab - Teacher

Duties: Instructor to 2nd-5th Grade students on the use of computers and 
software using Macintosh Computers, Math and Reading tutoring (instructional-aide)

Mastery of Macintosh OSX systems, Proficiency of PC: Windows 95,\2000, ME, XP, 
Vista, POP, Local Networking, Phones, Fax, email, filing, file management, file 
conversion, digital media management. Management of staff on software applications, 
overseeing all aspects of high end clientele jobs.

PRINT:Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Indesign, Onyx 
Production House/Preflight
WEB: Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, FTP, Basic Knowledge of 
OTHER MEDIA: Avid Pro Tools 8-10 level 1 certified, Steinberg Cubase, Microsoft Office,
Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Apple Soundtrack Pro, Apple Motion, Apple Compressor,
DVD Studio Pro, Toast Titanium, 
Corel Painter, Apple Logic Pro

1981-85: Mt Diablo High School Concord, CA • Graduate - Emphasis on Art
1986-88: Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA • Art, Computer Graphics
1989-90: Musicians Institute- Hollywood, CA • Graduate-Music Theory, Guitar, 
General Musicianship
1992-94: Diablo Valley College Concord, CA • Computer Graphics, Fine Art 
(Drawing, Composition)
1995: ROP Computer Graphics Pleasant Hill, CA • Certification in Print 
Multimedia (Photoshop, Quarkxpress, Illustrator) Private Instruction to 5 Students
2007-2012: Diablo Valley College Concord, CA •  Digital Editing, Digital Imaging 
- AA Multimedia Certification/ Music Industries Certification in Digital Audio, Sound Design
& Audio Engineering
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing
Music Composition