Christopher R. Hooker

10 Hickory Ridge Rd ,  Rochester , NY 14625     Phone: (585) 857-2310
Email: chris@christopherhooker.com
Website: http://www.christopherhooker.com

 

 

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

 

6/2001-12/2005

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

 

9/2000-5/2001

 

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

 

2/1999-7/1999

 

Applied Research and Technology; Rochester, NY
Audio Test Technician

 

5/1998-8/1998

7/1997-8/1997

 

Education

 

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

8/1999-5/2001

 

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

 

9/1997-5/1999

 

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

 

9/1996-7/1997

 



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