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NICHOLAS PAPALEO

Sound Designer | Mixer | Music Producer

 

Resume

Lead Sound Designer

DDB CHICAGO

November 2006 - present

● Record, sound design, mix broadcast television/radio ads, theatrical content, web content,

and VR Games for brands such as Jeep, Fiat, Skittles, McDonald's, State Farm, Starburst,

Capital One, Kohler, Alfa Romeo, Miller Lite, H&R Block, & Volkswagen.

● Develop the technical and creative vision for audio across a wide variety of formats ranging

from large scale 5.1/7.1 theatre & broadcast mixes, Spatial Audio for VR use, and stereo only

for social media platforms.

● Demonstrate creativity while working within specific guidelines and tight deadlines in a fast paced

environment

● Manage relationships with third-party vendors and technology partners

● Compose original music across a wide variety of styles using expertise in digital audio tools and

instruments

● Translate and interpret the concepts of the creative teams quickly and in a variety of styles

● Create and edit sound effects in a variety of styles

Junior Engineer

Swell Pictures, Inc

2005 - 2006

● Assistant Audio Engineer to the Lead Sound Designer.

● Maintain DAW systems and audio files

● Maintain music & sample library and provide music searches

● Prepare sessions for mixing to the specifications of Lead Mixer

● General client services

Dialog Editor

Electronic Arts

2005

● Edit thousands of lines of dialog for the major video game Fight Night Round 2

● Maintain directory of edited audio files

● Prepare audio files for placement into the game engine

 

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Chicago, IL, USA

847-530-1875