Daryl Pierce

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

info@darylpierce.com

darylpierce.com


SUMMARY

I am a skilled audio producer with twenty years of experience. Having managed and participated in many aspects of music and audio production I can realize creative ideas on both a technical and an artistic level.  I am highly adaptable in the pursuit to develop unique and professional auditory works of art.


 EDUCATION

CFNI Vancouver, BC — Diploma of Practical Theology, 1994

  • music scholarship


EXPERIENCE

Freelance Sound Designer, Wavelength Entertainment

Saskatoon, SK, CA — 2013-current

Media production company.

Accomplishments

  • Mixing and editing for film and television.  Includes dialog,, foley, sound effects and 5.1 final mix.

Freelance Sound Designer, NoodleCake Studios

Saskatoon, SK, CA — 2011

A mid-sized mobile game development company.

Accomplishments

  • Designed all sound effects in the 2D side scroller ‘Lunar Racer’ currently available on IOS and Android platforms

Instructor, Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SK, CA — 2011-current

A school offering an intensive 6 month course in audio engineering.

Accomplishments

  • Curriculum development for audio post-production course
  • Instructor of audio post-production

Subcontracted Audio Engineer, GlennRoss Studios

Saskatoon, SK, CA — 1999-2013

A large facility with a focus on post-production audio and music.

Accomplishments

  • Mixing and editing for film and television.  Includes dialog, ADR/language dubs, foley, sound effects and 5.1 final mix.
  • Foley recordist and sound effects artist for the Gemini award winning ‘Wapos Bay’ animated television series. (4 seasons, 24 episodes)
  • Dialog editor for ‘Shadow Puppets’ full length feature film

Subcontracted Composer, Sonic Farms

Austin, TX, USA — 2006-2007

A music scoring company for game and film.

Accomplishments
  • Composed and arranged 20 interactive musical works for use in Adobe software

Subcontracted Audio Editor, RanBach Music

Saltspring Island, BC, CA — 2005-2006

The production facility for recording artist Randy Bachman.

Accomplishments
  • Edited ‘Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap’ episodic radio program for broadcast on CBC
  • Assisted in re-recording of ‘Taking Care Of business’


SOFTWARE

Avid Pro Tools

Cockos Reaper

Adobe Audition

Steinberg Cubase and Wavelab

Pure Data

Faust

Mac/Windows/Linux

Python and Javascript


PROJECTS

Created a first order ambisonic panner/player using Web Audio API - 2013

Ongoing use of ambisonics for stereo and cinema surround mixing - 2012

Designed and coded an ambiophonic/crosstalk cancellation filter - 2007


REFERENCES

Available on request.