Sound Designer

Sound Engineer

Sound Operator

Tampa / St. Petersburg, FL
Will Tour | Will Travel

Last Updated: 03/26/2021 12:09 EST

Job Qualifications

Sound Designer, Assistant Sound Designer, Sound Engineer, Sound Operator, Mic Runner

Primary Skills:

SFX, Sound Reinforcement, Recording, Sound Forge, qLab

In a Pinch, I can:

Pro Tools, Logic


Joseph Reynolds

Audio for Live Events Specialist
Sarasota, FL

Experienced audio engineer for stage (department head). Up to date with all relevant models, industry trends, and consumer expectation. Broad background in entertainment genera, and sizeconfiguration of event spaces. Award winning, industry periodical contributing author, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer Work

Work Experience

Production Sound Mixer
Opix Media (Pride SRQ) - Sarasota, FL
January 2021 to Present
Freelance position.
Responsible for on set dialogue for talk show style web series
Assisting technical crew with setup/strike and production of new local streaming based show.
Recording audio on set and via zoom and other web based teleconference.
General production assistance (cameras, teleprompter, robotic cameras, switchers, lighting, pipe and drape, etc.)

A1 Audio Engineer, Dept. Supervisor
The Lost Colony - Manteo, NC March 2018 to Present
System installer
FOH production mixer and Head audio for theatrical "TONY" award winning period piece play. Outdoor venue, 77 scheduled performances
Adherence to original sound designers concept
Maintenance of large scale sound system and components
Providing broadcast quality audio feed for various television and news media video. Recipient of 2019 Bob Knowles Award for outstanding artistic integrity.

AudioVisual Department Head
Sarasota Opera House - Sarasota, FL 2016 to Present
Worked closely with technical staff regarding the A/V needs of a large venue theater. Audio/video archiving of performances.
FOH/monitor engineer when necessary. (Children's Opera, misc. rental events.)
Setup/strike/microphone placement of orchestra pit to strict specifications.
Liaison for visiting/rental productions and A/V crew.
Equipment repair and maintenance. Inventory of installed and disposable equipment/materials. Worked with and adhered to IATSE guidelines/crew. (Local 412)
Crew lead and steward experience.

Owner and Founder
Rictus Recordings Audio - Sarasota, FL 2005 to Present
Location/studio recordist
Various "audio cleanup" and sound editing projects for video post production.
V/O and music production.
"Start to finish" or append ant producer/engineer on various productions. (See demo reel)

A1, Sound Supervisor
Lake Dillon theater company - Silverthorne, CO June 2017 to August 2017
(Summer seasonal position)
Managed all audio/visual systems in a brand new multiplex performing arts center.
Mixed front of house for performances and designed majority of productions in multiple configurations
and sizes of theater.
Installed/maintained/repaired all aspects of sound reinforcement/video/communication. Implemented designs and integrity of other designers.
Instructed apprentices and oversaw their designs of T.Y.A. Productions.
System installer.

Sound Designer
Post Playhouse - Crawford, NE June 2016 to August 2016
Sound design for summer stock productions of; "Cabaret", "Beauty and the Beast", "Addams Family",
"Legally Blonde", and "Spamalot!"
Mixing FOH and monitors for 22 cast members on mic, and 4 musicians in orchestra pit. Recording talent voice and music for live playback.
Hard sound fx design for live playback (Reaper, Sony Sound Forge, Audacity)
Setup and maintenance of house sound in medium size theater.
Attended daily production meetings with technical crew.
Assisted cast/musicians with demo reel material for future prospects.

Audio Engineer
Audio Mixer-Old Liberty Theater - New York, NY July 2015 to September 2015
for immersive production of "Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic"
Daily setup/strike of stage/orchestra pit/various performance areas.
Adhered to sound designers concept.
Playback of hard sound fx during performances.
Collaboration with creative and technical staff about unique situations posed by immersive theater.

Adjunct Lab Tech
Performing and Fine Arts-York College - New York, NY April 2015 to May 2015
Designed audio aspects of college drama program's production of "Aida"
FOH and monitor engineer for all performances. (8 principal singers, 20 ensemble singers, 12 orchestra members.)
Worked closely with students and employees of Milton Bassin Performing Arts Center at City College of New York, York College campus.
Implemented "silent pit" monitoring system for increased house audio control and voice intelligibility.

Sound Designer
Ocean Professional Theater Company - Barnegat, NJ
June 2014 to September 2014
Designed sound for summer stock musical theater productions of "Bonnie and Clyde", "Call Me Madam", "Chicago", "Crazy for You", and "Singin in the Rain"
FOH and monitor engineer for 16 singers and up to 5 orchestra pit members for all season performances.
Recorded, edited, and designed sfx and V/O recordings for playback during performances.
Served as teacher for student apprentices for theater audio and oversaw student design and implementation of TYA productions of "Jungle Book", "Wizard of Oz", "Cinderella", "Sleeping Beauty", and the end of season Apprentice Showcase.
Attended daily production meetings.
Maintained/Repaired house audio equipment.

Associate Producer
SNN, Channel Six Local News - Sarasota, FL June 2002 to July 2003
Audio and video tracking for a local 24 hour news television station.
Loading on air playback.
Editing video segments for broadcast, and assisting anchors, photographers, and reporters with technical aspects of televised broadcast.
Monitored emergency band scanners for breaking news

Associate in Recording Arts in Recording Arts
Full Sail University - Orlando, FL
September 2001 to October 2002


Radio Frequency Cordination (5 years) Analog Consoles (10+ years)
Digital Networking (5 years)
Digital Consoles (10+ years)
Department Head (4 years) Sound Design (10+ years)
Customer Service


Certifications and Licenses
Dante Lv. 2
September 2019 to Present
Certified with Dante digital audio networking technology.

Additional Information
Technical Skills
Proscenium Theater, Theater in the Round, Immersive Theater, 3/4 Thrust, Location Recordist, Remote
and Traditional Orchestra Pit, Analog and Digital Expert, Sound FX Design (Practical/Hard), Mentorship (T.Y.A-Seniors), Head Audio/Supervisor/Dept. Head, Radio frequency coordinator, Practical equipment designer/fabricator, Audio for T.V./Film/Video, Video Recording/Editing Dante certified (lv. 2), proficient on most major DAW software and Qlab 4


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