Extended Skills

As stated before I am a Jack of All Trades and I have many skills from different areas. Below is a full list of ALL my skills, this makes for a long list! My experience in these fields range from beginner to professional. I learn quickly and am always looking to expand my skills and knowledge. If you have any questions about my skills and experience please contact me for more information.

  • Over 20 years working with the public in sales, marketing, and customer service
  • Operated 2 businesses (DJ and Event Services)
  • Freelance full time since 2016 as A/V Integrator Show Control Programmer
  • Managed a seasonal retail store for 3 years
  • Managed multiple season attractions (many at the same time) over the course of 10 years
  • Supervised lifeguards in two different indoor water-parks including America's Largest
  • Directly managed up to 20 employees (hiring, development, termination, and retention)
  • Understanding of schedules, plan-o-grams, and displays in a retail environment.
  • Understanding of accounting techniques around a small business.
  • Understanding of marketing techniques around a small business.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft software and office programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer systems troubleshooting, both hardware and software.
Technical Direction
  • Ability to analyze show art, concept and script to develop scope-of-work documentations.
  • Able to provide detailed research in the identification of various technical solutions, manufacturers and qualified vendors for the various scopes of work.
  • Ensure the production plans are based on efficacy, reliability and maintainability and will support the project in an effective manner.
  • Provide oversight in the production and fabrication efforts for the project. 
  • Ensure consistent review and reporting of status to project teams and project management.
  • Able to supervise build of all scenic, lighting, audio, automation, and SFX elements in a production
  • Comfortable with the preparation and control of production budgets; maintaining inventory and ordering specialized supplies.
  • Analog and Digital mixers used for live and special events
  • QSYS Level 2 Certified
  • Media Matrix, Dante, and Cobra net experience
  • Pre-planning and budget for audio system installation
  • Audio Rigging and Installation hardware
  • 70 Volt systems design and installation
  • Basic audio manipulation for effects and room
  • Building racks for distribution and portability
  • Audio over Ethernet/IP system design and implementation
  • EQ and processing for DJ and distributed systems
  • Real Time Analyzer use
  • Solder and Build out of different cables for audio distribution
  • Computer and IP based audio distribution and processing (QSYS and MediaMatrix)
  • Hang and focus of lights and equipment for live, architectural, and special events
  • DMX and Analog programming and use (ETC based systems)
  • Ability to use and create AutoCAD plots and designs
  • Landscape lighting design and implementation (low and high voltage)
  • Electrical and data wiring and termination (CAT5, COAX, Fiber, high and low voltage)
  • Generator and Feeder tie in and operation
  • Pre-planning and budget for architecture lighting system installation
  • Pharos Architectural controller programming
  • Basic ETC Element ION and EOS operation experience
  • Knowledge of LED operation and planning
  • Light-O-Rama - build, solder, programming, repair, and installation
  • Interlocking wall construction
  • Ability to read diagrams and drawings for construction
  • Basic and Intermediate carpentry skills
  • Operate different power tools including Driver, Circular Saw, Table Saw, Chop Saw, Angle Grinder, ect.
  • Installation and removal of temporary staging and sets
  • Motorized Fly System and Revolve use and programming
  • Micro controller based systems installation and programming (Arduino, PLC, Raspberry Pi and Basic STAMP)
  • Electrical schematic reading and use
  • Soldering and de-soldering of components including SMD component
  • Control System Design and Installation
  • Diagnose, test, and debug complex equipment.
  • Program, modify, and audit programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
  • Create and audit maintenance tasks, procedures, and logs, and maintain documentation of downtime and repairs.
  • Build and implement improvements and fixes.
Props / Scenery
  • Pneumatic plumbing and operation
  • Foam carving techniques
  • Basic carpentry for prop use
  • Fiberglass repair
  • UV Painting techniques – Invisible and Neon
  • Backstage techniques and procedures
  • Load in techniques and procedures – Box Pusher, Audio and Electrics load in
  • Ice Cut techniques and procedures
  • Use of motorized fly control during shows
  • Rig curtains and scenery on traveler and stationary tracks
  • CCTV system design and implementation
  • Digital Signage design and installation
  • IP and Coax based systems
  • Green Screen lighting and use
  • Basic Keying techniques (using After Effects and Primate Keyer)
  • Basic After Effects use
  • Projection Mapping
  • Projector Installation, Repair, and Removal
  • Studio Camera Setup and Use
  • Virtual Reality systems and Headsets
  • Oculus Rift, Leap Motion, and custom haptic feedback hardware experience
Show Control
  • QLab use and programming
  • SFX use and programming
  • Alcorn McBride WinScript Advance Scripting Certified
  • Medialon use and programming
Computers and IT
  • Computer and network installation and systems troubleshooting
  • CAT5 cable termination and installation
  • Fiber Optic cable termination and installation
  • FIS Fiber Optic Fusion Splice on Connector Installation Certification
  • Windows 9x though 10 use and troubleshooting
  • Windows Server 2000, 2012, and 2016
  • Microsoft Office programs use
  • Programming languages (HTML, XML, CSS, Flash, Basic)
  • Linux distribution (Raspbian and Ubuntu)
  • Cisco, Arubia, and Juniper networking equipment experience
  • Dell server hardware installation and use
  • Arduino build and programming
  • Raspberry PI build and programming
  • Product design, use, and modification
Makeup and Effects
  • Special makeup effects
  • Application of prosthetic on face and body
  • Airbrush knowledge and use
  • Knowledge on the use and difference of cake, powder, liquid, and cream makeups
  • Contact lens use and purchase. Personal wearer of contact lenses
  • Hair coloring with temporary spray and airbrushes
Miscellaneous Skills
  • Operation and training of different man lift machines (including mast, scissor, and boom)
  • Operation and training of several types of fork machines (including truck, boom, pallet jacks (power))
  • Comfortable driving large box style trucks, including through major cities
  • Working at heights with Personal Protective Equipment
  • Valid Florida Driver's License
  • Valid US Passport
  • Lifeguard and CPR Certified (NASCO, Ellis, and Red Cross)
Certifications and Awards
  • Ben Franklin Career and Technical Education Center
    • Computer Operations and Support - 2002
  • Haunted Hydro Dark Attraction Park
    • Sound and Lighting Design Award - 2013
  • Ellis Fall Safety Solutions
    • Competent Person in Fall Protection - 2016
  • Fiber Instrument Sales
    • Fiber Optic Training Course - 2016
    • Advanced Fiber Optic Training Course - 2016
    • Cheetah Splice-on Connector Installation - 2016
  • ETC
    • Element Level 1 Training - 2018
  • QSC Audio
    • QSYS Level 1 Training - 2014
    • QSYS Level 2 Training - 2016