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Music Composers create original pieces of music for artists or for movies, commercials, and TV shows. Common work activities described on a typical Music Composer resume include collaborating with lyricists, arranging new harmonies for existing compositions, creating musical productions, or teaching in schools. Key qualifications for this role are musical talent, imagination, knowledge of composition rules, and general business skills allowing composers to cooperate well with other musicians. Most Music Composer example resumes highlight a degree in music theory.

1

Creative Director / Producer / Music Composer / Audio Engineer

[company name] creates original branded soundtracks for Film, Video and Mixed-Media projects.

  • Collaborated with a diverse network of advertising agencies and production companies to provide custom music and sound design elements for more than 1,300 projects
  • Performed audio engineering, mixing and editing in a leading-edge post-production studio
  • Coordinated all talent resources from initial creative briefs to final delivery
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
BA
Audio Engineering, Film Scoring
2

Music Composer - Sound Designer (freelance)

Created original compositions and content for documentaries and local television commercials.

  • Assisted with editing content and selecting appropriate music for visual content.
  • Mixed and mastered with in-house production studio for clients.
  • Designed and mixed sounds for visual effects for games.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Recording Arts
BS
Business
3

Broadcast System Audio Engineer / Music Composer

  • Managed & supervised production of audio composition, editing, mixing, and final mastering music mix
  • Supplied audio and video gear for remote venues for "Live" & "Post" broadcast television venues
  • Directing strategies to boost support among urban communities involved in video production
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Radio / Tv/ Film
4

Freelance Music Composer

  • Provided original music for the web series partnership between AOL and the national non-profit Girls Who Code debut of #BuiltByGirls, a show that follows the lives of five interns who spend their summer helping to redesign and build new products for AOL’s Cambio website and inspire other girls to lead in the technology industry
  • Created custom scores for 4 profile videos in partnership with the David Lynch Foundation and its Women's Initiative to increase awareness on domestic violence and abuse cases in women and children, as well as the practice of Transcendental Meditation as an alternative therapy to help heal and empower victims of abuse
  • Participated in post-production process of original music score for the United Nations Association Film Festival award-winning documentary film "DESCALZOS" which has garnered international acclaim since its 2014 release
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Contemporary Writing & Production
5

Music Composer

  • Composed, produced, and mixed various musical cues for the Marvel Heroes video game.
  • Musical cues ranged from hybrid orchestra scores to urban hip-hop styled instrumentals
  • Worked under the direction of Mark Griskey
Candidate Info
HS
High School Diploma
Marketing
6

Music Composer

  • Recorded, mixed and edited audio, to make sure the audio sound was possibly the best it could be.
  • Made sure that all of the studio equipment was setup correctly, and to make sure that the equipment was working properly.
  • Oversee audio and video technicians who setup and operate audio and video equipment.
  • Made sure the daily operations of the recording studio were in place.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Voc
Education
7

Music Composer/ Sound Designer

Composing original music and sound design for an upcoming indie game titled Victim 146

  • Working as part of an audio team, communicating with the designers, programmers, and developers to meet their vision for the game's sound.
  • Implementing audio assets in the UDK game engine
  • Designing sounds utilizing Logic Pro and Audacity
  • Composing the music in Logic pro as well
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Production Engineering
8

Freelance Music Composer / Owner

  • Managed all aspects of my independent music company, [company name].
  • Award Winning composer (received the top prize of the BMI Student Composer Awards nationwide competition, the Robinson Award for Composition, and the Mattie M. Key Award for Music).
  • Composed music for television commercials, shows, films, and internet ads for clients including Nike, BMW, Yamaha, Honda, and Callaway; understood the clients’ needs, and created music that served their purpose.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Music Composition - Additional Concentration Included Calculus, Physics, Biology, And Psychology
9

Lead Writer; Music Composer; Secondary Editor/producer

  • Wrote the script and did the music for the short film Run (2013)
  • Helped to edit and develop the earlier film The Revenant (2012)
  • Have helped to develop several ideas and spec scripts for future films with Joshua Jones, director and founder of [company name]
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Creative Writing
10

Temporary Executive Assistant/office Manager to Music Composer

Provided full administrative support to Music Composer; handled phones and rolled calls

  • Managed calendar and responsible for all scheduling of all family relations
  • Prepared invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and all other documents
  • Liaison with internal Music department on all levels; booked and coordinated all Isham family travel
  • Managed all estate employees and tasks daily with managing of assignments and shifts
  • Handled in house Emmy submissions for Music Composer
  • Coordinated with Manager on all non-profit organization events
  • Prepared and distributed Music Composers "Best of" album on Vinyl to Major Films studios
  • Assisted Agent with all legal documentations and biography updates
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Business Administration

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