Christopher R. Hooker

10 Hickory Ridge Rd ,  Rochester , NY 14625     Phone: (585) 857-2310



Employment Objective


A Sales / Tech Support position with the opportunity to advance into a supervisory role.


Core Competencies


Team leadership; Sales and Customer Support; DOS and Windows database editing software; Graphics layouts and Variable Data Printing via code-based and visual-based software including DirectSmile, JetLetter, PSL, PrintShop Mail, and graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Fireworks; Microsoft Office software; Computer networking, Website development by HTML coding and Adobe GoLive software; small business accounting procedures; Typing speed averaging 40 cwpm.


Work Experience


Red Rose Mailing Services, Inc.; Tampa FL
Data Processor

8/2007 – 4/2009

·         Performed data conversion, clean-up and formatting via DOS and Windows–based database editing software.

·         Processed data for postal mailing, compliant with USPS specifications.

·         Created keyboard macros to make routine processes more efficient.

·         Created graphics layouts and setups of Variable Data Printing.

·         Utilized computer network to obtain, archive, e-mail and print data.

·         Occasional supervisory role of teams of up to six people.


Sam Ash Music; Tampa, FL
Department Sales Manager: Pro Audio Department


1/2006 – 8/2007

·         Lead sales team of five.

·         Sales, merchandising and inventory in the Pro Audio and Recording departments.

·         Trained new sales associates on products, computer systems, sales and customer support.

·         Product technical support for customers (on-site and via telephone).


Independent Contractor: Audio Engineer
Department Sales Manager: Pro Audio Department



Ø  Owner, Engineer - New Kultur Studios; Rochester , NY

Ø  Chief Engineer - Richard IV Studios; Bergen , NY

Ø  Engineer - GFI Studios; Ontario, NY and East End Studios; Rochester, NY

·         Recorded, produced, mixed and mastered music, speech, voice-overs and foley work.

·         Set up studios - included computer networking, audio cabling, troubleshooting of equipment.

·         Designed and implemented company website, including creation of secure ftp server for file transfers between studios and clients

·         Performed daily client scheduling, creation of invoices, billing of clients, and accounting.


State University of New York College at Oneonta; Oneonta, NY
Teaching Assistant: Audio Arts Production




Finger Lakes Community College; Canandaigua, NY
Student Aid, Peer Tutor
: Music Recording Technology




Applied Research and Technology; Rochester, NY
Audio Test Technician







State University of New York College at Oneonta; Oneonta, NY
Bachelor of Arts
: Music Industry



Finger Lakes Community College; Canandaigua, NY
Associate in Science
: Music Recording Technology




Monroe Community College; East Henrietta, NY
Course work
: Electrical Engineering Technology




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