kari rae seekins

sound design / installation

KARI RAE SEEKINS

SOUND DESIGNER / TECHNICAL MANAGER

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

RIVA DIGITAL | Audio Design Manager
OCT 2014 – Present

RIVA CREATIVE U.S.A | Technical Director
July 2013 – OCT 2014
Projects: Meraas Holding: Bollywood Theme Park

THINKWELL DESIGN & PRODUCTION | Sound Designer
Jan 2008 - Oct 2013
Projects include: Cirque Du Soleil: Iris, Universal Studios Hollywood: Special FX stage show, Universal Studios Florida: 100 Years of Movie Memories Nighttime Spectacular, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Atlanta Natural History Museum: Naturequest, Warner Bros: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

LANTERN | Sound Designer / Audio Programmer
Nov 2011 - June 2013
Projects: Frost Wars (Video Game)

CENTER THEATER GROUP | Teaching Artist
Nov 2011 - Jan 2013
Class:  Animated Soundscapes co-taught with visual artist, Janne Larsen

NICKELODEON | Composer / Sound Designer
Jul 2010 - Jan 2012
Project: PetPet Park (Video Game)

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, MUSIC DEPARTMENT  | Teacher
Jan 2011 - May 2011
Class: Digital Recording Studio

LOS ANGELES VALLEY COLLEGE, MEDIA DEPARTMENT | Adjunct Professor
Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
Class: Introduction to Sound Design

EDUCATION

MFA Sound Design/Integrated Media | California Institute of the Arts - Valencia, CA
BFA Design for the Theater/Electroacoustic Composition & Music Technology |Concordia University -Montreal, QC

PRESS / AWARDS

The Nine Who Are Changing the AV Industry - Kari Rae Seekins: The Creative | SCN Magazine, AUG 2014
Warner Bros. The Making of Harry Potter, Part 3: Sound | Live Design Online, OCT 2012
The Durfee Foundation’s Artist Completion Grant
“Best Original Music” | Birth of Brainfly Cinema Mundo Fest, Brazil
“Best Sound - Local” NAACP Award | Gilgamesh Boston Court Theater, Pasadena

*References available upon request