kari rae seekins

sound design / installation

KARI RAE SEEKINS

SOUND DESIGNER 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

MOONSTONE HEALING ARTS L.A. | Vibrational Healing Practitioner

Nov 2013 -Present  Duties: Practitioner of Sound Healing, Reiki, and Crystal Healing Therapy 

AUDIO CIRCUS - WARNER BROS. SOUND | Operations Manager

May 2017 - Jul 2017  Duties: Assisted with management of Audio Circus

MYCOTOO | Sound Designer

Jul 2016 - Oct 2016  Projects: Six Flags: Aftermath 2, Queen Mary’s Chill: Alice in Winterland

THE HETTEMA GROUP | Audio Producer

Oct 2015 - Oct 2016  Project: Unesco World Heritage Site Museum

NIX HYDRA | Audio Producer / Sound Designer

Sept 2015 - Feb 2016  Project: Egg! (Video Game) 

RIVA DIGITAL | Audio Design Manager

Oct 2014 - Oct 2015 Project: Meraas Holding: Hub Zero FEC

RIVA CREATIVE U.S.A | Technical Director

Jul 2013 - Oct 2014  Project: 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.: Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

CENTER THEATER GROUP | Teaching Artist

Nov 2012 - Jan 2013  Class: Animated Soundscapes, Culver City High School

NICKELODEON | Composer / Sound Designer

Jul 2010 - Jan 2012  Project: PetPet Park (Video Game)

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, MUSIC DEPARTMENT  | Adjunct Professor

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

California Institute of the Arts - Valencia, CA | MFA Sound Design / Integrated Media 2008

Concordia University Montreal, QC | BFA Theater Design / Electroacoustics & Music Technology 2005

Globe Sound & Consciousness Institute San Francisco, CA Sound Healing Cert. Program 2016 (cert. pending 2018)

Reiki Wellbeing - West Covina, CA | Crystal & Vibrational Healing Certification 2016 

Globe INSTITUE OF RECORDING & PRODUCTION Audio Recording & Production Certification 2015

Reiki Wellbeing - West Covina, CA | Usui Reiki Master Teacher / Holy Fire Certification 2015

 

PRESS / AWARDS

Art & Commerce | Stage Directions Magazine, Jun 2015 

The Nine Who Are Changing the AV Industry - Kari Rae Seekins: The Creative | SCN Magazine, Aug 2014 

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, CA

 

SKILLS

Software: Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Showbiz Budgeting 

Audio Production: Editing, mixing, creative sound design, audio spatialization, digital audio recording

Vibrational Healing Practices: Sound Healing, Crystal Healing Therapy, Usui & Holy Fire Reiki, Aromatherapy