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Work Experience

Independent Work

2008- Present

  • Consultant at Cornell University for audio and video projects, including parntership with NatGeo and the audio edition and restoration of the Cornell Guide of Bird Sounds - Master Set for North America. Vancouver, Canada, 2012-present
  • Marketing consultant for School of Video Game Audio. Vancouver, Canada 2013 – present
  • Sound editing of chants and speech recordings for NHL 15, Electronic Arts. Vancouver, Canada, 2014
  • Audio postproduction and stereo mix for a short documentary produced by MPS films. Vancouver, Canada, 2014
  • Effects editing for the TV series "Arctic Air", season 3, episode 4, until the end of the series.
  • Audio postproduction for the feature film “Ella”. Vancouver, Canada, 2013
  • Audio postproduction and stereo mix for the 1-hr TV documentary “Potlatch Keepers”, produced by Real World Media. Vancouver, Canada, 2013
  • Effects editing for the TV series “The Emergency Room-Life and Death at VGH. Episodes 3 to 6. On Knowledge Network TV channel. Vancouver, Canada, 2014
  • Audio postproduction and stereo mix for five short documentaries and an institutional video produced by MPS Films. Vancouver, Canada, 2013
  • Sound editing of five audio books for Miut. Vancouver, Canada, 2013
  • Audio postproduction for the short film "Las Buenas Intenciones". Montreal, Canada 2012
  • Audio postproduction and stereo mix for television of “Crónicas Caracol” from “Pato” Salcedo. Bogotá, Colombia, 2011
  • Audio postproduction and 5.1 mix for film supervision of the short documentary “Tras las huellas del tapir de montaña” Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  • Sound design and stereo mix of the video-instalation for the bicentenary exhibit “Artes Visuales en Colombia 1970-1990”. Bogotá Modern Art Museum. Bogotá, Colombia 2010
  • Audio postproduction and 5.1 mix for film supervision of the short documentary “Marchando Hacia el Cielo” Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  • Audio postproduction and stereo mix of 3 short documentaries “Las Crónicas del Humboldt” vol.2 Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  • Stereo mix of the multi-image “Colombia Biodiversa” Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  • Audio postproduction and stereo mix of the television campaign “Acércate a nuestra fauna” Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  • Sound design, foley, voiceover recording, sound editing and 5.1 mix assistant for the feature film “Portraits in a sea of lies” Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  • Sound design of the iphone video game, “Bug Hunt”. Vancouver, Canada

 

Sound design and game audio implementation for the PS3 game "Papo & Yo"

La Hacienda Creative Montreal, Canada 
2011- 2012

  • Design and implementation of audio pipelines with the audio programmer
  • Recording and sound design for the audio content
  • Design and implementation of the procedural audio solution using Wwise
  • Authoring audio behaviors in Unreal game engine

 

Supervisor and Sound Engineer of the Animal Sound Collection

Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Bogotá, Colombia 
2010- 2011

  • Managing collaborations between the Collection and institutional or individual clients.
  • Provided high-level consultation and negotiations with clients/authors and direct workflow.
  • Identify and negotiate with contributors to obtain audio recordings.
  • Engage in selection, edition, restoration and mastering of animal recordings.
  • Reviewing the current protocols and writing a proposal to update the equipments in order to improve the quality and efficiency of the material ingestion and edition, as well as the workflow.
  • Curator of the collection's physical storage.
  • Providing media distribution of natural recordings to researchers, students and institutions.
  • Reviewing the material and data from the collection.

 

Producer and studio engineer

Macaulay Library, Cornell University  (Ithaca, NY)  
2003-2008

  • Produced several Latin American audio field guides for conservation and educational purposes.
  • Managed collaborations between Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) and institutional or individual clients, and identified potential audio projects within Latin America.
  • Provided high-level consultation and negotiations with clients/authors and direct workflow.
  • Identified and negotiated with contributors to obtain audio recordings.
  • Engaged in selection, edition, restoration and mastering of animal recordings.
  • Provided quality control of the finished product.
  • Created audio post-production of short HD documentaries produced at Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds.
  • Provided media distribution of natural recordings to museums, researchers, movie industries, etc (e.g. Lucas Films -The Incredibles, Ratatouille -, National Geographic, Nickelodeon).

 

Studio engineer and archive technician

Humboldt Institute (Bogotá, Colombia) 
2000-2003

  • Systematized and managed the database of Humboldt Institute’s sound collection.
  • Participated in the maintenance and set up of studio equipment at the Humboldt Institute.
  • Digitally acquired, edited, cataloged, and burned onto CD over 7000 cuts from analog field recordings for entry into the Humboldt Institute sound collection.
  • Designed and programmed digital filters for the restoration and enhancement of noisy field recordings as part of CD production of Colombian bird sounds.
  • Mastered sounds using ProTools and MasterList CD as part of CD productions of Colombian bird sounds.
  • Made field recordings of Colombian birds, in addition to becoming familiar with most standard field recording techniques.

 

Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor of "Ear training III for sound engineers" and "Media I"
    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009-2011
  • Designed and taught a class for the audiovisual students, and taught two more sound-related classes in the same department
    Politécnico Grancolombiano, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009-2011  
  • Developed and taught "Audio Postproduction" and "Musicalization" for film students.
    Universidad del Magdalena Santa Marta, Colombia, 2010 
  • Instructor of “Audio Post production”
    Escuela Fernando Sor Bogotá, Colombia, 2010 
  • Developed and taught: “Bioacoustics: Methods for recording and analysis of acoustic signals from animals”. Caro, Viviana & Caycedo, Paula. July 2007, (Bogotá, Colombia)