Jtimms Resume

Resume posted by Jtimms in Theatre.
Desired position type: Any.
Location: Charleston South Carolina, United States

jntimms@gmail.com
www.jennifertimms.yolasite.com

Summary

Professional Sound Designer/Engineer who has published a book on acoustics titled “Acoustics for Theatre Professionals in a Modern Age” and taught this as a course at Boston University

Skills

  • sound design
  • drafting (autocad/vectorworks)
  • Daw’s (primarily Logic but have worked with Pro Tools)
  • Supervisor experience
  • Can Read music
  • qlab/sfx
  • Some studio recording experience from Yale
  • Quick learner

Spoken Languages

  • English

Education

MASTER OF FINE ARTS: SOUND DESIGN
Boston University College of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Wrote a textbook ( which I later published) and class on Acoustics
Taught my Acoustics class to both graduate and undergraduate students in Spring 2015
Designed several shows at BU including a musical and an opera and took courses in lighting design, production management, and sound including systems design

CERTIFICATE: TECHNICAL INTERN – SOUND
Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT
As an Intern I did repairs/Prepped gear for load ins, worked all sound load-ins and strikes for both Yale Repertory Theatre & Yale School of Drama shows and I served as Sound board op/A2 and (Assistant Sound Designer/Engineer on Fox Play)
I also took first year MFA courses in sound design, systems, basics of sound, studio recording, and composition
As assistant sound Engineer on Fox Play included making collaborating on the Designer’s system needs with the engineers of the other 2 shows for the Carlotta festival at YSD as well as the head festival engineer and helping to install the system

BACHELOR OF ARTS: THEATRE
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Served in several different tech theatre capacities (Sound Design, Technical Director, Lighting Design, Electrician, Carpenter, Props, Run Crew, and Stage Management) for main stage dept. shows as well as the student run theatre group Center Stage/Acted in a few shows
Took courses in Acting, Sound Design, Lighting Design, Stagecraft, Costume Design, and Directing

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: ASSOCIATES OF ARTS
Trident Technical College, North Charleston, SC
Graduated with my Associates degree from Trident Tech in 2008
Also previous to this I attended Tarrant County College in TX as a music major. Taking courses which included Music Theory, Band, Choir, and Theatre stagecraft. Also served as stage crew for several shows

PUBLICATIONS
Books:
Timms, Jennifer. Acoustics for Theatre Professionals in a Modern Age, Create Space, 2014.Print.

Timms, Jennifer. Acoustics for Theatre Professionals in a Modern Age, Kindle Direct Publishing, 2016.ebook.

Experience

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Talented Sound Designer and Audio professional with a strong background in creative sound design, sound engineering,
and the more technical aspects of sound. References available upon request. Portfolio available at www.jennifertimms.yolasite.com

QUALIFICATIONS
Sound systems and system design
Supervisory experience
Drafting
Some studio recording experience from Yale
Software: Mac, Windows, MS Office, Vectorworks, Autocad, Logic, Qlab, SFX
live audio and theatre experience
Willing to relocate
Can read Music
Quick learner

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE
Sound Designer 10/2009 to Current
Designed shows for Central Square Theatre, Nora Theatre, Company One, Pure Theatre, Midtown/Sheri Grace Productions, The Footlight Players, & the College of Charleston.

Assistant Sound Designer 08/2015 to 08/2015
Responsible for filling in for the Designer for the remaining 5 days of tech for Sweetended Water at Martha’s
Vineyard Playhouse

Sottille Theatre at the College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Overhire 3/2017 – Present
Setup and running sound for various events
Serving as stage crew for events

ARTS EMERSON AT EMERSON COLLEGE
Boston, MA
Overhire Sound 08/2013 to 04/2016
Setup and ran sound for several different events ranging from dance performances to workshops to orientations
and ceremonies

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS & IDEAS
New Haven, CT
Assistant Audio Supervisor 06/2015 to 06/2016
Worked here for the festival each June
Assisted in leading a crew of 5 people
On main stage: Mixed Monitors for weekday concerts/Served as stage tech for weekend shows
Worked closely with the performers on stage and made sure their audio needs were met

Audio Crew 06/2012 to 06/2014
Worked here for the festival each June
On main stage: Mixed Monitors for weekday concerts/Served as stage tech for weekend shows
Worked closely with the performers on stage and made sure their audio needs were met

HUNTINGTON THEATRE COMPANY
Boston, MA
Overhire Sound 08/2013 to 09/2015
Helped install the sound systems for the first shows of each of these seasons
Temporary substitute sound board op for a few nights on one of the shows

SCHOOL OF THEATRE IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Boston, MA
Lecturer 01/2015 to 05/2015
In Spring of 2015 created and taught an Acoustics class to both graduate and undergraduate students
Wrote the textbook for this course as well

Sound Designer/Assistant Sound Designer/ Sound Supervisor 09/2012 to 05/2015
As a student I designed 9 shows including a musical and an opera, Associate Designer on 1 show, Assistant Designer on 2 shows, Supervisor for 1 show

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE/ YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA
New Haven, CT
Technical Intern – Sound 9/2011 to 5/2012
Did repairs/Prepped gear for load ins
Worked all sound load-ins and strikes for both Yale Repertory Theatre & Yale School of Drama shows
Took first year MFA sound courses in design, systems, basics of sound, studio recording, and composition

Assistant Sound Designer/Engineer 2/2012 to 5/2012
Assistant Designer/Engineer for Fox Play
Duties as Engineer included collaborating on the Designer’s system needs with the engineers of the other 2 shows as well as the head festival engineer and helping to install the system

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON THEATRE DEPARTMENT
Charleston, SC
Sound Designer 10/2009 to 8/2010
Designed 2 shows and a musical for the College

OTHER EXPERIENCE

PURE THEATRE
Charleston, SC
Stage Manager 10/2009 to 8/2011
Stage manager for 6 shows with this company

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON THEATRE DEPARTMENT
Charleston, SC
Props/TD/Lighting Designer/Assistant Stage Manager 11/2009 to 7/2011
During my time as a student at the College of Charleston served as Props master, Co Technical Director, Lighting Designer, Assistant Stage Manager, Actor, and Director on Several different shows

Carpenter 7/2010 to 8/2010
Got paid to work in the scene shop that summer building the sets for both of the Summer Shakespeare shows

Student Electrician 2/20120 to 5/2010
Got paid to help supervise lighting students during lab hours
Served as an electrician on Spring Main stage shows

PICCOLO SPOLETEO: STELLA DI DOMANI SERIES
Charleston, SC
Head Steward 5/2010 to 6/2010
Got paid my the college theatre department to prepare for festival/Setup shared rep light plot
Ensured technical needs for each production were met/Troubleshooting system issues
Assisted with change overs/Served as board op

Assistant Steward 5/2009 to 6/2009
Got paid my the college theatre department to assist in preparing theatres for festival/Setup of shared rep light plot
Assisted in Troubleshooting system issues
Assisted with change overs/Served as board op