Basic Info

Chadi Al Abbassy

6 years

Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Freelance Photographer, Videographer / Video Editor at Freelance

Experience Details

Freelance Photographer, Videographer / Video Editor

Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Started as a video editor at the Egyptian Air Defense (Moral Affairs) for a year from September 2014 to September 2015, started a freelance career in photography and cinematography mainly focusing on commercial and events photography.

 Responsible for determining what camera equipment is necessary and obtains equipment for video shooting.
 Setting up, and operate various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment and microphones for location and studio production.
 Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production equipment.
 Responsible for creating and reviewing storyboards and concepts for different projects.
 Creating content for the videos and audio recording process (Live Performances).
 Responsible for creating multimedia content which includes video, audio and other motion graphics. (Mainly using Premiere, After Effects & Photoshop).

Portfolio:
http://chadi.portfoliobox.net | http://www.facebook.com/chadistudio


Company Details

Freelance

Egypt

1-10 employees

Media Production

http://chadi.portfoliobox.net

Apr 2014 to present (2 years 8 months)
Stage Manager at Cairo Jazz Festival

Experience Details

Stage Manager

Media/Journalism/Publishing, Operations/Management

Manager

Cairo Jazz Festival is the first annual international jazz music festival aims to widespread Jazz to reach more people not only as a music genre but as a thought and a life experience with its ideas, freedom of expression and innovation. The festival managed to maintain a reputation of presenting the best of the world’s Jazz.

I’m responsible for the 2nd main stage.
 Working with a larger team that includes artistic director, production manager and sound/lighting technicians.
 Working venue staff to plan set design, scene changes, sound and lighting according to different artist performances.
 Responsible for overseeing and reviewing technical riders of each artist to follow on-stage equipment, including back-line instruments and managing the dismantling afterwards.
 Managing rehearsals and sound checks schedules to record precise timings, for technical aspects such as sound, lighting, any pyrotechnics and the entrance/exit of musicians to the stage.
 Ensuring that all performance cues are exactly on time during the live performance making sure that the show does not overrun.

Worked as a Stage Manager for the following artists / groups:

Michelle Rounds (Australia)
Souad Massi (Algeria)
Norbert Schneider (Austria)
Todd Marcus Quintet (USA)
Elisa Rodrigues Quartet (Portugal)
L'Hijaz Car (France)
Nour Ashour Project (Egypt)


Company Details

Cairo Jazz Festival (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Media Production

http://www.cairojazzfest.com/

Oct 2015 to present (1 year 2 months)
Founder and Director at Metal Fury Music Festival

Experience Details

Founder and Director

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Metal Fury is an Egyptian Metal Music Festival that takes place at El Sawy Culture Wheel in Cairo, Egypt, was first held in March 2013 as an event for local Egyptian bands. Organized to provide all fans with their choices of bands which otherwise were deemed very difficult to catch live together.

The goal is to bring quality established and emerging bands together on the same stage.

 Responsible for selecting and assigning duties to team and crew members who joins the venue as volunteers
 Responsible for reviewing band’s technical riders to be able to rent proper stage equipment.
 Responsible for handling all paper work between the venue and the performers.
 Overseeing the whole process on festival day staring with stage setup, light and pyrotechnical setup, band’s sound check ending with performance scheduling ending with stage and equipment dismantling.


Company Details

Metal Fury Music Festival

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Entertainment , Music

www.facebook.com/themetalfury

Feb 2013 to present (3 years 10 months)
Audio Engineer at Chestnut Learning

Experience Details

Audio Engineer

Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Chestnut is an educational technology startup with offices in Windsor, UK and Cairo, Egypt. We have over 200 staff members who are working on creating digital educational products for K-12 students.

Our mission is to educate the world.

My job is to handle everything audio related from recording, editing and mastering until our final product / output is released.


Company Details

Chestnut Learning (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

E-Learning

www.chestnut.com

Nov 2016 to present (1 month)
Senior Tier II Technical Support (UK Account) at Vodafone International Services

Experience Details

Senior Tier II Technical Support (UK Account)

Customer Service/Support, IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Acting as a 2nd line providing support for both 1st line agents from Egypt, UK & India.
- Providing Tier-II level technical support for Android OS, Blackberry OS, and iOS devices.
- Tier-II level technical support for Vodafone Sure Signal and mobile broadband devices.
- Responsible for creating fault tickets and following up on Vodafone UK network towers /
cells via network monitoring system.
- Up-skilling and providing training for Web-chat / Online Support 1st Line agents.
- Handling and generating daily and monthly NPS / performance reports.
- Providing off-site remote support via LogMeIn Rescue remote-support system.
- Working with / supporting different CRM systems (Crystal ASP / Siebel).
- Providing limited support for Office 360 for business users.
- Responsible for creating / following up on service tickets via (Remedy ticketing system).


Company Details

Vodafone International Services (multinational)

6th of October, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Telecommunications, Information Technology Services

http://vis.vodafone.com.eg

Nov 2010 to Mar 2014 (3 years 4 months)
Network Back Office Support (Australian Account) at Vodafone International Services

Experience Details

Network Back Office Support (Australian Account)

IT/Software Development, Customer Service/Support

Experienced (Non-Manager)

-Support function for the AU Technical team in Egypt.
-Responsible for handling and collecting all network issue samples from AU agents.
-Responsible for creating and following up on network service tickets via (Siebel system).
-Following up with Au Network Team to announce network faults and outages.
-Communicating faults with AU technical floor to maintain customers' expectations and SLA.
-Generating network and faults reports and conducting meetings with management and Au network team to follow up on frequent issues.


Company Details

Vodafone International Services (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Telecommunications

http://vis.vodafone.com.eg

Mar 2010 to Nov 2010 (8 months)
International Account Adviser (Australian Account) at Vodafone International Services

Experience Details

International Account Adviser (Australian Account)

Customer Service/Support

Entry Level

-Responsible for taking inbound calls from Australian business customers,
troubleshoots & handle technical issues.
-Acting as a technical adviser for Android, iOS and mobile broadband faults.
-Responsible for rising and following up on technical faults via (Remedy ticketing system)
-Moved my way up to became a part of the Back Office team handling technical service requests for the Australian account in Egypt.


Company Details

Vodafone International Services (multinational)

6th of October, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Telecommunications, Information Technology Services

http://vis.vodafone.com.eg

Sep 2009 to Mar 2010 (6 months)
Tele Sales Agent at Raya Contact Center

Experience Details

Tele Sales Agent

Sales/Retail

Entry Level

A part from Nobel Talk an American based telecommunication company, telesales for both the American and Canadian region.

-Responsible for generating sales leads for the American and Canadian regions via White-pages.
-Making an outbound calls to filtered leads.
-Signing-up successful sales via our online page.
-Following up on exciting customers from previous sales to make sure that the service is up and running accordingly.


Company Details

Raya Contact Center

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Information Technology Services, Telecommunications

http://www.rayacc.com/

Nov 2007 to Apr 2009 (1 year 5 months)

Education

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Accounting

Education Details

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration

Accounting, Finance

Future Academy - The Higher Institute For Specialized Technological Studies, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Future Academy - The Higher Institute For Specialized Technological Studies
2009 - 2013
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Amir El Shoraa'

Egypt

2009

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Amir El Shoraa'
2009
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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro

: Expert

: High

:

1-3 years

Freehand Drawing

Freehand Drawing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Photography

Photography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Video Editing

Video Editing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Cinematography

Cinematography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Audio Recording

Audio Recording

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Technical Support

Technical Support

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

Customer Service

Customer Service

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

Video Editing

Video Editing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Sales

Sales

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Photography

Photography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Videography

Videography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Cinematography

Cinematography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Training

Training

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Leader, Planner, Business-oriented, Creative, Social

Online Presence

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