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Smart, Skilled & Easy Going Asst. Engineer looking for work

Postby speed_monkey_123 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:45 pm

Hey guys,
My name is JD. I've just Moved down to Melbourne from Byron bay, and am looking for work at recording studios (anywhere in Oz).

I've been an assistant engineer at studios 301 Byron Bay for nearly the past 2 years and have also worked at various other studios/live venues in the past.

- I'm a fluent a fluent pro tools user and have experience working on various consoles including SSL, Neve and Digidesign D control series.
- I also provide pro tools editing services (Vocal tuning [Melodyne], Comping, Drum/Bass/guitar editing, etc)
- highly familiar with the studios workflow
(And i've also been complimented for having good coffee making skills :D )


You can find my work history and details in the Resume attached below.

JD_Lakhiani RESUME

I'm ready to go through an Interning process if your studio requires and am Willing to Relocate if Need be.

If anyone has any positions available or can help, it would be very much appreciated.
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Re: Smart, Skilled & Easy Going Asst. Engineer looking for w

Postby jkhuri44 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:47 pm

...join the cue...
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Re: Smart, Skilled & Easy Going Asst. Engineer looking for w

Postby rick » Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:55 pm

nice to have you on the forum jd
as a am sure you are aware real jobs are few and far between

dont mind jamil he is a great guy
he must have had his stroppy "i need a root " hat on the other day :)
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Re: Smart, Skilled & Easy Going Asst. Engineer looking for w

Postby speed_monkey_123 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:02 pm

Thanks Rick, glad to be here.

I know there are only a select few jobs available, but its best to try all means possible to get my foot back into the game.
I've got the drive and skill for the field, and i'm sure the right opportunity will come up sooner rather than later :D
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Re: Smart, Skilled & Easy Going Asst. Engineer looking for w

Postby Chris H » Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:50 pm

There are jobs around but the better money is in broadcast and advertising. I was a bit amazed at a keen newly out of school audio enthusiast I helped about 5 yrs ago. I just gave him a bit of encouragement and showed him my method of working at a few live gigs. He then did an audio coarse....SAE i think, .......then he gets a job at a Melb TV station...hard work re pressure, and he did well. Within a year he moves to an even higher pressure role doing audio in the news room. He is now earning more than i do and has started a studio as a "hobby 2nd income" in a converted warehouse that he and a few mates also live in. I am totally impressed with how he has found a niche.
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Re: Smart, Skilled & Easy Going Asst. Engineer looking for w

Postby speed_monkey_123 » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:37 pm

Chris H wrote:There are jobs around but the better money is in broadcast and advertising. I was a bit amazed at a keen newly out of school audio enthusiast I helped about 5 yrs ago. I just gave him a bit of encouragement and showed him my method of working at a few live gigs. He then did an audio coarse....SAE i think, .......then he gets a job at a Melb TV station...hard work re pressure, and he did well. Within a year he moves to an even higher pressure role doing audio in the news room. He is now earning more than i do and has started a studio as a "hobby 2nd income" in a converted warehouse that he and a few mates also live in. I am totally impressed with how he has found a niche.


Thanks for the Suggestion Chris, it does make a lot of sense :D
I'll definitely look into the broadcast side of things too.
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