Basic Info

Ahmed Dessouky

8 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Video Editor &Sound; Engineer at Hindawi Foundation for Education And Culture

Experience Details

Video Editor &Sound; Engineer

Education/Teaching, Creative/Design/Art, Engineering - Telecom/Technology

Experienced (Non-Manager)

1. Records sound using recording equipment and adjust sound quality and volume using the soundboard.
2. Managing audio volume and sound quality
3. Responsible for set up and take down equipment and perform sound checks Prepare music and sound effects
4. Perform or arrange for maintenance and repair of equipment as need
5. Mix multiple audio sources: studio and remote microphones, music and sound effects
6. Tests equipment to ensure that it all works properly and keeps records of the recordings
7. Offer technical and creative audio solutions to create a high quality mix.
8. Work closely and discuss the production’s sounds with management and Engineering to ensure all audio and equipment is meeting


Company Details

Hindawi Foundation for Education And Culture

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education, Broadcasting and Film, Media Production

http://www.hindawi.org

Dec 2013 to present (4 years 1 month)
Senior Audio/Video Editor at Chestnut

Experience Details

Senior Audio/Video Editor

Education/Teaching, Creative/Design/Art, Training/Instructor

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

1. Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity.
2.Records sound using recording equipment and adjust sound quality and volume using the soundboard.
3.Responsible for set up and take down equipment and perform sound checks Prepare music and sound effects
4.Offer technical and creative audio solutions to create a high quality mix.
5. Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
6.Work closely and discuss the production’s sounds with management and Engineering to ensure all audio and equipment is meeting
7. Study scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements.
8.Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene in order to form a logical and smoothly running story.
9.Tests equipment to ensure that it all works properly and keeps records of the recordings
10. Mark frames where a particular shot or piece of sound is to begin or end.
11.Expertly skilled in Photoshop, Final Cut, Motion, after effect, Adobe Premier Programs,cinema4D as tools to help in finishing the visual needs .
12.pro tools,Logic, Reason,FL studio ,Cu-base,Sonar,Sound forge,Ableton,Adobe Audition,as program's to manipulate audio recording to add to the mix to reach the maximum out put level from the record to provide a high quality production.
13. Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, graphics, effects and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.
14.Manipulate plot, score, sound, and graphics to make the parts into a continuous whole, working closely with people in audio, visual, music, optical or special effects departments.


Company Details

Chestnut (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Education

www.chestnut.com

Jan 2016 to present (2 years)
Senior Video Editor at IT-Jari

Experience Details

Senior Video Editor

Creative/Design/Art

Manager

1. Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
2. Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity.
3. Study scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements.
4. Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
5. Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity.
6. Study scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements.
7. Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, graphics, effects and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.
8. Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene in order to form a logical and smoothly running story.
9. Mark frames where a particular shot or piece of sound is to begin or end.
10. Determine the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete films.


Company Details

IT-Jari

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Information Technology Services, Outsourcing/Offshoring , Business Services - Other

http://cyberbullyradar.com

Jun 2013 to Nov 2013 (5 months)
Senior Video Editor at High Film

Experience Details

Senior Video Editor

Business Development, Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

1. Expertly skilled in Photoshop, Final Cut, Motion, after effect, Adobe Premier Programs.
2.Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
3.Study scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements.
4.Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.
5.Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story.
6.Mark frames where a particular shot or piece of sound is to begin or end.
7.Determine the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete films.
8.Verify key numbers and time codes on materials.
9.Confer with producers and directors concerning layout or editing approaches needed to increase dramatic or entertainment value of productions.
10.Manipulate plot, score, sound, and graphics to make the parts into a continuous whole, working closely with people in audio, visual, music, optical or special effects departments.
11.Organize and string together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or the instructions of directors and producers
12.Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in film editing, assembling, and recording activities
13.Review assembled films or edited videotapes on screens or monitors to determine if corrections are necessary.
14.Program computerized graphic effects.
15.Trim film segments to specified lengths, and reassemble segments in sequences that present stories with maximum effect.
16.Review footage sequence by sequence to become familiar with it before assembling it into a final product.
17.Set up and operate computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
18.Develop post-production models for films.


Company Details

High Film (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Marketing and Advertising, Animation

highfilm.org

Jan 2006 to Apr 2010 (4 years 3 months)

Achievements


i created 50 videos (dubbing -sound design -music composition ) for education i was responsible for 50 hours of recording for audio books 1800 tutorial video for math k-12 education 12 advertising campaigns (design -animation -sound fx -visual fx -music production) Designing &Creating 6 Educational motion graphics videos for kids for E-Learning Creating sound effects and music for android game for educational game (Edukitty)

Education

BA-Mass Media in journalism

Education Details

BA-Mass Media

journalism, media

AKHBAR ELYOM ACADEMY, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

AKHBAR ELYOM ACADEMY
2001 - 2006
High School - IGCSE

High School Details

IGCSE

rajac

Egypt

2001

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

rajac
2001

Certifications

Certificate details

video editor certificate

May 2010

8.5 out of 10

N/A

N/A

Fusion

it was 40 hours course for film making working on premier and after effect

Certificate details

2D animator certificate

Aug 2013

8 out of 10

N/A

N/A

Fusion

learning how to tell a story board and animate it to meet my ideas in after effect and cinema 4D

Certificate details

Graphic Designer certificate

Nov 2006

7.5 out of 10

N/A

N/A

Fusion

learning the tools for editing a picture and drawing a design in illustrator and Photoshop

Certificate details

Concert Motion Graphics with Ghost Town Media

Apr 2015

9 out of 10

N/A

N/A

lynda

c4d and after effect integration to tell a story

Certificate details

Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering

Jan 2016

9 out of 10

N/A

N/A

lynda

Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering

Certificate details

Performing with Ableton Live: On Stage with St. Vincent

Mar 2017

11 out of 15

N/A

N/A

lynda

Performing with Ableton Live: On Stage with St. Vincent

Certificate details

Up and Running with Trapcode Form

Feb 2013

8.5 out of 10

N/A

N/A

lynda

Up and Running with Trapcode Form

Certificate details

Data Visualization Fundamentals

Dec 2015

N/A

N/A

N/A

lynda

Data Visualization Fundamentals

info graphic for business analysis and presentation with after effect and c4d

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

motion graphics

May 2011

fusion

c4d and after effect integration to tell a story

Training/Course Details

video editing

Jun 2008

fusion

fim making and editing perspective and how to help art directors to gear what they really want from there footage

Training/Course Details

graphic designer

Jul 2006

fusion

how to make a design and draw in illustrator

Training/Course Details

Logo Animation and Compositing with CINEMA 4D and After Effects

Jun 2013

lynda

Logo Animation and Compositing with CINEMA 4D and After Effects

Training/Course Details

Audition CS6 Essential Training

Apr 2014

lynda

Audition CS6 Essential Training

Training/Course Details

CINEMA 4D Essentials 2: Polygon and Spline Modeling

May 2016

lynda

CINEMA 4D Essentials 2: Polygon and Spline Modeling

Training/Course Details

Dynamics in CINEMA 4D

May 2016

lynda

Dynamics in CINEMA 4D

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Profile Skills and Keywords

2D Animator CertificateAdobe After EffectsAdobe IllustratorAdobe PhotoshopAdobe PremiereAfter EffectAnimationArabicAudition CS6 Essential TrainingBroadcasting And FilmBusinessBusiness Services - OtherC4DCINEMA 4D Essentials 2: Polygon And Spline ModelingChestnutCinma 4DConcert Motion Graphics With Ghost Town MediaCreativeCustomer HandlingData Visualization FundamentalsDesignDynamics In CINEMA 4DEducationEnglishFlat DesignFrenchGraphic DesignGraphic DesignerGraphic Designer CertificateGraphicsHigh FilmIllustratorInformation Technology ServicesInnovativeInteractiveJournalismLogo Animation And Compositing With CINEMA 4D And After EffectsMarketing And AdvertisingMediaMedia ProductionMotion Graphic ArtistMotion GraphicsMusicMusic ComposerMusic ProductionOffshoringOutsourcingPerforming With Ableton Live: On Stage With St. VincentPhotographerPlannerPro Tools Mixing And MasteringProblem SolverPublishingSenior Audio/Video EditorSenior Video EditorSound DesignSound DesignerStory BoardingStory TellingTutoringUp And Running With Trapcode FormVFX/SFXVideo EditingVideo EditorVideo Editor &Sound; EngineerVideo Editor Certificate

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Fluent

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Animation

Animation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Sound Designer

Sound Designer

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Music Composer

Music Composer

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

VFX/SFX

VFX/SFX

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Cinma 4D

Cinma 4D

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Video Editor

Video Editor

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Motion Graphic Artist

Motion Graphic Artist

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Music Production

Music Production

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

After effect

After effect

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Customer Handling

Customer Handling

: Advanced

: Medium

:

3-5 years

C4D

C4D

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Photographer

Photographer

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

illustrator

illustrator

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Planner, Creative, Problem Solver, Innovative, Interactive

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