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Zak Brashill

Electronic Music Producer/Sound Designer/Administrator

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSound Designer - Creative Producer - Music Composor

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About me

I am highly interested in working in an office environment or working around technology, computers, data processing and creative technologies. Anything technology and organizational based gives me a buzz and I am adept in using most popular types of software from Microsoft and Adobe products to Apple software. I have been using computers since a very young age and can work my way around them incredibly fast. I am enthusiastic and determined to get whatever task at hand done efficiently and presentably, I enjoy problem solving and learning new things and learn quickly. I have an extreme desire for oraganization and keeping whatever work I am doing clean and presentable. I am happy working as a part of a team and also getting my head down and getting the job done solo. My primary non-working interest is music and sound design. I have released numerous records and host a radio show in my spare time, I have achieved success in this area and am knowledgable of how to maintain and initiate successful social media campaigns to promote myself and my music, also by interacting with my target audience on radio using twitter, instagram and facebook running an independent record label myself. I have also worked to creative sound design & music briefs from companies such as BBC Arts, Native Instruments, SubPac & Samplephonics

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Skills

  • Audio
  • Sound Design
  • Digital Music
  • Computing Skills
  • Audio Visual
  • Photography
  • Creative Editing
  • Digital Editing
  • Admin Officer
  • Data Entry

Work history

Currently

Trade Effluent Administrator

Southern Water

May 2017
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • It was my duty as part of a team to fix back end data errors, upload and tag field water samples from labs into a database and spreadsheet and to also electronically log incoming forms from customers of southern water. I used systems such as CMOS and southern waters custom built systems TED and TEDDI, all of which deal with the upload, management and modification of data.

2016

Change & Resolution Administrator

Sussex Police

Jul 2016 - Nov 2016
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked as assistant to the change & resolution IT manager as Sussex Police at the Headquarters in Lewes. As part of this role it was my duty to assess the risk of every IT change making its way through the infrastructure department from servers, databases, networking, back office & 3rd party suppliers. This meant liaising with all heads of respective boards and having a broad general understanding of each area of the IT department and police force itself. Myself and the manager had not only to deal with changes in Sussex police but also Surrey so the workload was at times monumental and involved a lot of micro-management, team work and working to strict rules and deadlines.

2016

Data Entry & Administration

BUPA Global

Dec 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked as part of a team tackling various administrative tasks in the office from plan renewals from existing BUPA subscribers, new members & error correcting. To more data migration and data entry tasks such as transitioning data from spreadsheets to databases and the custom made system BUPA uses (SWAN). I also worked with parts of the financial and legal department with various tasks they had at hand

2015

Technical Assistance & Data Migration

iCrossing

Oct 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked as part of a team editing the HTML and transferring data from the old version of the reed.co.uk blog post site. I used various software such as WordPress, all office products and also used a lot of HTML code to neaten up pages.

2015

ISA Servicing & General Administration

OneFamily

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked on a temp basis for One Family’s ISA team, who worked third party on behalf of Post Office Money. I managed various administrative tasks involving peoples ISA savings accounts, including more customer service leaning things such as changes in customer details and circumstances, also general ISA servicing tasks such as extensions in investments and application keying. I also handled various other general office administration tasks.

2015

Temp Data & Analytics Advisor

Royal Bank Of Scotland

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I briefly worked as part of the team in the business & analytics office of RBS at their Preston Park building. It was my job to check for discrepancies in personal and business loans by comparing the banks back office databases with the personal online records of the person who took out the load. I would then note the findings on spreadsheets, log in a database and liaise with the person via e-mail and phone

2015

Temp Data Entry Clerk

Equiniti/Lloyds Bank

Apr 2015 - May 2015
  • Lancing, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I was part of a team working on project Nicholas which involved the data entry of thousands of forms sent in by shareholders in Lloyds bank’s DRIP (Dividend Reinvestment Plan) scheme. I learnt how to use Data Entry systems such as ADC and Sirius. Our team broke targets and finished all the work before the date necessary.

2015

Distribution Manager

Keysound Recordings

Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • It was my sole responsibility to log, package, label & distribute the most recent Burial record “Temple Sleeper”, I used excel and databases, also online distribution system Pulley and BigCartel, I also had to run a small team of people assisting me with the physical distribution as there were 1,800 copies pressed and sold.

2013

Store Assistant & Online Management

Vinyl Pimp

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked as part of the team dealing with online orders; this involved working through spread sheets, replying to customer messages and also packaging and shipping the records. I also looked through record collections, found out how much they were worth and listed them online. I used Excel and databases extensively; managing orders and stock and also created online macros to quickly and efficiently reply to messages on Discogs. I regularly assisted customers in finding the records they were looking for and making suggestions based on the styles they were interested in.

Education

2014

(hons) BA

Ravensbourne

Sep 2011 - May 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2:1 - Sound Design & Audio Engineering