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Hole in the Rock

Amjed Ibrahim Kuri Jr.

Live Events Professional, Technologist, CTS

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A Bit About Me

Dynamic and innovative professional with extensive experience in audio-visual and broadcast production. Skilled in managing high-impact projects across various settings, from corporate events to large-scale concerts. Proven track record in technical setup, client relations, and team leadership, with a focus on delivering exceptional multimedia experiences.

Work Experience

January 10, 2022-Present

March 2016 - Present, NYC

October 2017 - October 2019

November 2016 - Present

September 2014 - May 2015

Dreamtek @ Meta NYC
Technical Production Group

 

  • Meet with clients to determine the audio, video, lighting, and broadcast specifications of internal events at Meta offices in Manhattan

  • Works with teams on the local, regional and global level to deliver high quality production for corporate events, produced assets, archival recordings, while adhering to data policies for confidential information. 

  • Delivered documented services in the role of Production Manager, Video Engineer, Audio Engineer, Lighting Programmer/Operator, Camera Operator, and Streaming/Broadcast Technician.

  • Developed Digital twin of event spaces in Touch Designer and Unreal Engine for Previsualization of events while offsite.

  • Developed workflows using AR filters during live events to be offered to clients as a new service.

Rainbow Sound Inc. | Bentley Meeker Lighting and Staging | Legacy Inc.

V1, A1, Crew Chief, Stagehand

  • Lead team in setup and operation of audio, video, and lighting equipment for corporate events, live music, and multimedia entertainment

  • Operate digital mixers, route power/signal, mix monitors, and troubleshoot malfunctions

  • Manage backline equipment for various music styles, from 12-piece Latin jazz to DJ setups

  • Setup and operate audio equipment at venues nationwide, adhering to schedules and mitigating potential risks

Path1 TV

Technical Director, Lighting Director, Camera Op, Engineer, Editor

  • Assist in production of television broadcast media

  • Handle audio, lighting, and camera operations

  • Film live events and produce content with short turnaround times

  • Shoot and edit footage on location

AJK Productions

  • Design and operate systems for delivery of multi-camera video and audio to social media streaming services

  • Contact and coordinate with brands for promotional support through online channels

  • Produce Audio Reactive visuals for video recording and live events

USG Audio Visual

Director, Production Manager

  • Schedule, hire, manage, and train student staff to provide AV services for campus events

  • Design audio and lighting systems to fit specific event needs determined by coordinating with clients and developing packages that fit their budget.

August 2011 - May 2015

Stony Brook University​, Long Island NY
Major: Biology | Minors: Digital Art, Music Technology

  • Significant courses: sound design, audio engineering, computer music, and media technology

  • Outstanding Achievement in Leadership, April 2015

  • Carolina Berszakiewicz Memorial Award for Teaching Assistantship, May 2015

Equipment and Certifications

CTS Certificate (Issued by AVIXA):

A Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification confirms holders are capable of performing general technology solution tasks by creating, operating, and servicing AV Solutions, and conducting AV management activities that provide for the best audiovisual resolutions of the clients needs both on time and within budget.

Software:

Mac and Windows Friendly, Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite or Keynote/Pages
Adobe CC: Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Lightroom, Photoshop
Streaming: NDI, OBS, Vmix, Manycam, Streamshark, Restream, Youtube, Twitch, Facebook Live, RTMP

Video Editing:

Premiere, Davinci Resolve, Final Cut X

Motion Graphics:

After Effects, Apple Motion, Touch Designer

Audio Recording: 

ProTools, Logic X, Ableton, Audacity

Audio Mixers:

Yamaha QL1, QL3, CL1, CL3, CL5, Rivage PM-7, Midas Pro 1, Midas Pro 2, Midas Pro2c, Midas M32/R, Behringer X32 Various Analog Mixers with outboard processing.
Dante Level 3 Certified

Vision Mixers:

Ross Carbonite Black 2ME, Ross Touch Drive, Ross Crossover Solo, Ross Mosaic

Black Magic ATEM, Roland V1-HD, Roland V1-SDI, Panasonic AV-HS410 HD, AV-UHS500

Analog Way Pulse 2+, Analog Way Ascender.

Christie XC80 Spyder

Lighting:

ETC Nomad, Ion, ETC Colorsource 40, Touch Designer

LED Walls: Absen, Planar, Unilumen

LED Controllers: Novastar

Media Server: Touch Designer, Resolume Arena, Unreal Engine
Cameras:

PTZ Optics, Panasonic, and Sony Robocams
Panasonic HPX3000 ENG
Sony PXW-Z280 4K, FS7, FS5, Alpha Series (full frame and crop sensor)
Canon C300 C100, Canon 6D
Black Magic Ursa, Pocket Cinema
Arri Alexa Mini
RED Komodo-X  

Camera Controllers:
PTZ Optics, Panasonic, Sony

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