Kieran Niemand

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  • Links

    Personal Website
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    @kieranniemand
    LinkedIn
    @kieranniemand

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2021Sound Designer
Cruise
Virgin Voyages - HappeningsSpark Cooperative
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2019Dante Level 3 CertificationAudinate
    Comptia Network+Master Grade IT
    2019Soundgrid Certification Level 2Waves
    2017Harman Certified Audio Associate | ProgrammingHarman University
    2013SMAART v7 Training CourseRational Acoustics
    2011Sound EngineeringCity Varsity - School of Media Studies and Creative Arts Studies

    Equipment

    I can operate:
    Digico SD Series, Yamaha QL Series, Midas M32 / Behringer X32, Soundweb London

    Additional Skills

    •Knowledge and experience of both analogue and digital audio systems, LTC, MTC, MIDI and other show-control related systems.

    •Highly experienced user of Qlab for audio cue programming and show-control protocols.

    •Vast experienced with other audio applications such as:

    •• Cubase

    •• Pro Tools

    •• Logic Pro X

    •• FL Studio

    •• JBL Performance Manager

    •• Dante Controller

    •Trained and experienced user of SMAART v7/DI2 for system tuning and phase alignment

    •Trained and experienced user of Dante Networked Audio.

    •Trained and experienced user of Waves Soundgrid Systems.

    •Trained and experienced user of Audio Architect for Soundweb London networks.

    •Experienced user of RF systems by Shure

    •Experienced user of Aviom personal monitoring system.

    •Knowledge of Apple/Qlab scripting for automated functions and configurations.

    •Knowledge of IT networking infrastructure as well as networked show control protocols such as ipMIDI (MIDI over network) using KissBox.

    •Basic knowledge of Mikrotik network devices

    •Lifetime experience with computers (hardware & software) and non-audio-based Windows programs such as Microsoft Office.

    •Confident individual with strong communication skills.

    My console of choice is the Digico SD series, however I have operated many other consoles such as :

    Yamaha Range (Old & New)

    Behringer Range (Old & New)

    Soundcraft Vi Range

    Midas M32/M32R

    Any analogue console

    Additional Information

    I appreciate various styles of music from electronic to rock and roll. I like mixing live recordings and producing electronic music in my free time. I also love researching different aspect of my field of work and being innovative about what I do, always striving to be the best in my field.

    I am a friendly and helpful person who takes their job seriously and is not afraid to work. A quick learner that welcomes challenges and always push the boundaries of my knowledge and experience and working well under pressure. I love being part of a technical team, working to bring a show to life.

    •Non-smoker

    •No tattoos or piercings

    •Confident when working at heights.

    •Code B driver’s license (light motor vehicle), however many years of heavy motor-vehicle operation.

    Referees

    Nicholas Puglia

    Production Manager

    **contact removed**

    About me

    Freelance audio engineer with 10 years’ experience in all aspects of live sound mixing and design, systems troubleshooting and post production audio mixing with analogue and digital systems. Highly competent A1/A2 and FOH mixer for live music and scripted theatre shows. Focused under pressure, with trained ears, a dedicated work ethic and attention to detail to always deliver the best audio experience possible. Critical team player seeking large-scale work on an international level in Sound Design; FOH/Monitor mixing; Systems Technician. Will relocate and tour wherever is needed to meet the demands of the job, and for the opportunity to learn and grow with experience and knowledge. South African Citizen with UK Ancestry Visa/BRP

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • Education
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Experienced In
    • Live Events
    • Musicals