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Joe Wakeford

Composer, Voice Over Artist & Business Owner

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationGuildford, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMusic Composer - Voice Over Actor - Managing Director

About me

I'm a composer, voice over artist & MD of voice over platforms VoicesUK & VoicesUS. I graduated from the Academy of Contemporary Music with Honours in 1998. In my role as music producer & composer I work within many genres and disciplines for film, TV commercials, corporate clients, artists & more. As a British voice over artist I'm the voice of GoDaddy, easyjet, M&S, Coca-Cola, Huawei, Expedia, Mercedes-Benz, Starbucks, MasterCard, Madame Tussauds, Absolut Vodka, Microsoft & more. I'm Managing Director of VoicesUK and VoicesUS providing hundreds of the world's top voice talent for TV, radio & online projects. I like salt & vinegar crisps.

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Skills

  • Music
  • Audio
  • Voice Acting
  • Voice Artist
  • Voice Over

Work history

Currently

Managing Director

VoicesUS

Jan 2015
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time
  • Launched in early 2015, VoicesUS is the place to find Emmy award-winning U.S. voiceovers from our pool of seasoned & upcoming talent. Search for your perfect fit & message the artist for availability and current rates or drop us an email for us to assist you in your search.

Currently

Managing Director

VoicesUK

Nov 2013
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Launched in 2013, VoicesUK is the award-winning platform for finding British voiceovers from our pool of seasoned & upcoming talent. Search for your perfect fit and message the artist for availability & current rates or post a project for us to assist you in your search. In 2016 we won two awards at the Surrey Digital Awards honouring outstanding online businesses. 2015 saw us recognised as one of former Dragon's Den investor Theo Paphitis's top companies. Read our FAQ for more information.

Currently

Voice Over Actor

Joe Wakeford Voiceovers

Sep 1998
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I'm a professional British voiceover as heard on projects for Coca-Cola, Expedia, Starbucks, Mercedes-Benz, Cisco, MasterCard, Chevrolet, Samsung, Aegon, Unilever, Toshiba, HP, Alfa Romeo, Absolut Vodka, Carlsberg, Madame Tussauds, Microsoft, Admiral Insurance, bank adverts, the BBC and documentary narration with millions of views. What can I do for you? I've a relaxed, warm, informative, authoritative tone but hard sell if required. I can provide you with a variety of voices and styles to suit your requirements.

Currently

Music Composer

Halfpenny Studios

Sep 1998
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I co-founded Halfpenny Studios in 1998 and am a member of BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors). My work involves song-writing, composing and producing music for film/TV and artists around the world alongside lyricist Lars E. Carlsson and Oscar winner Albert Hammond OBE. We also record voiceovers with an international client list as well as produce music for film, bands, solo artists, record companies, the BBC and theatre. We'll be happy to invite you to submit your project to us via our website.

Education

Currently

BA Honours Commercial Modern Music

Academy of Contemporary Music

Sep 1996
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • music. industry. education.