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Daniel Reader

21 Lymescote Gardens Telephone:


07833223557
Sutton E-Mail:
DReader_1@hotmail.com
Surrey
SM1 2PN

Entertainment Technology undergraduate with skills across the music and technology areas,
keen pianist and confident user across various music software applications.

Education and Qualifications

2007-2010 University of Portsmouth Entertainment Technology BSc(Hons)

Studying the entertainment industry and acquiring skills from many areas
within this including: Sound recording, various flash animation units,
business units, project management, television production, virtual reality and
web design.

The course looks in detail at the various elements. Initial learning is given
before a project at the end of each unit. The projects vary from creating and
managing a television show to setting up and running a small business.

Not all areas of Entertainment require academic entry, however having this
experience into the way the industries are run, the standard software that is
used and learning the key skills that each of the areas involves, gives a vital
head start when looking to gain a career in this field.

2005- 2007 Overton Grange Sixth Form


A-Levels
C English Language
D Law
D Product Design

2000- 2005 Overton Grange School


GSCE’s
6 B’s Maths, Double English, DT, IT, Religious Studies
5 C’s Music, German, Double Science, Physical Education

Work Experience

2006- 2009 London Borough of Sutton


Assistant Playworker

• Supervising and caring for children aged 5-11 at play centres during
school holidays.
• Care can either be on a one to one basis or being charge of areas or
groups of up to 8 children.
• Activities include: Sport, Craft, Table games, Cooking, Reading,
Homework help and Personal support.
• Various chances to teach them music, especially piano/ keyboard.
• Learnt many new skills; Patience with children, being able to work
individually and as a team, punctuality, taking responsibility over a
situation, understanding disabilities and how to adopt activities in
accordance with this.

2005- 2006 TJ Hughes


Customer Assistant
• Helping customers with any relevant queries or concerns they may
have.
• Till trained
• Working together as small groups of five to achieve the daily goals as
set by the manager.

IT Skills
• Using Cubase music production software to produce and compose my
own music for university units.
• Experience with Sonar for producing tracks and Sony Sound Forge to
manipulate single wave media and alter various pre-recorded music.
• Confident user of Office applications and the Internet.

Additional
• Enjoy playing the piano in my spare time and currently learning to read
music and complete grades.
• Listening to the radio to grasp various techniques used by DJ’s
• Clean Driving Licence held since February 2007.
• Certified CRB check in relation to previous child work.

References available upon request