Dale Robert Charlton BSc (Hons.) Sound Engineering & Design Dale Charlton 12 Malvern Close Horwich Bolton Greater Manchester BL6 7LY (01204) 691970 07737712478 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.dale-charlton.co.uk Education The University of Bolton BSc (Hons.) Sound Engineering & Design FDSc in Sound Engineering & Design Digidesign Pro-Tools 101 Rivington & Blackrod Sixth Form (2005 – 2007) 2 A-Levels: Double Award ICT [DD] 1 A/S Level: Media[D] Rivington & Blackrod High School (2000-2005) 10 GCSES: Mathematics [C] English Lit. [C] English [B] Science Double Award [CC] Resistant Materials [B] German [C] History [C] Art and Design [B] Applied ICT [BB] Religious Studies [C] Royal School Of Music (2001) Grade 1 Trumpet Grade 1 Tuba Grade 2 Tuba Grade 3 Tuba Grade 4 Tuba Previous Experience 17th May 2010 – 29th May 2010 Cakehouse Studios, Chorley Setting up instruments in the live room for multiple recordings Set up/used Logic 9 sessions Positioning microphones Set up/Packed up the equipment Foresaw the entire recording process 10th May 2010 – 16th May 2010 The Mill Recording Studios, Bolton Setting up instruments in the live room for multiple recordings Set up/used Pro Tools 8 sessions Positioning microphones Set up/Packed up the equipment Foresaw the entire recording process Skills September 2008 – June 2011 The School of Sound Recording Post-Production (video) I have worked on several post-production projects including; Half Life 2 – A 3 minute 35 second long video given to me in my first year, with no audio at all, my job was to add all sound effects, foley, background noises and music. How Life Happens – A 10 minute short film about a young boy living in Manchester, given to me as a 2nd year project, In this task I learnt a lot about post production and was awarded an ‘A’ grade by my tutor Norbert Weiher. 3RD Year Project - TBA (All of which can be viewed at http://www.dale-charlton.co.uk) Audio Recording In my time as an audio engineer I have recorded the likes of; Killing The Tyrant – A local band from Bolton, I recorded them using a DS-00 in the DiGiCo studio at The School of Sound Recording, Manchester Jack Knife Holiday – Another Bolton based band I recorded whilst on my work experience at Cake House Studios. Houston We Have A Problem - Another Bolton based band I recorded whilst on my work experience at Cake House Studios. Adam Chapman – A talented young acoustic act from the north of England. I recorded him twice in my first year of university and once in my second both in the Ghost studios at The School of Sound Recording, Manchester. The Adam Chapman band – I recorded the Adam Chapman band in my second year as part of a module for university, they were recorded at The School of Sound Recording in the Ghost studio 2. Last Chance - I recorded Last Chance in my second year as part of a module for university, in which I had to record and mix a song. They were recorded at The School of Sound Recording in the Einstein/Control 24 Rooms. Menace – I recorded vocals for a northern rapper named Menace in my first year at the School of Sound Recording. Mixing Failsafe – I was granted access to a track off there soon-to-be released album and given a chance to mix it down. Last Chance – For my second year assessment; “Advanced Studio Techniques” I was required to record and mix a song from a band, the final result turned out excellent. Adam Chapman – I have mixed all this artists tracks for him, including ones recorded by other people, he is a real talent to work with and this is shown within my mixes. Killing The Tyrant - TBA Mastering/Editing Killing The Tyrant – TBA Following the 00’s - TBA Ba Ba Maal - TBA General I have gained considerable IT knowledge from years of working with computers, over the years I have learnt the following; C++ programming, Web-design/construction (CSS/HTML), Hardware installation, Networking, Microsoft Office training Adobe Creative Suite skills in Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro. I hold a valid UK passport and I am able to travel. I have an easy-going, friendly, approachable and helpful nature, whilst maintaining a meticulous and professional attitude at all times. I posses basic electronic skills which include; Knowledge of wiring Use of soldering irons PC electronics Interests In my spare time I enjoy listening to a variety of different music, whilst attending gigs, playing bass guitar and constructing websites. I am hugely interested in computers and as a hobby I build/fix PCs for myself and my family/friends. I am an avid film fan and often enjoy going to the cinema at least twice a month.