Sean Mitchell CV

EXPERIENCE

2021 – present / Founder – Drumgeek.com

  • Founder/content creator of the Drum Geek website and cohost of a monthly live streamed vodcast. Projects include booking of guests, show production and development, post video and audio production, social media management, SEO, website design/development and graphic design.

2010 – present / Musician – Echo Drop

  • As a working musician I booked and performed gigs with my duo in casinos, corporate events, weddings and on Celebrity X cruise lines. In 2017 we were invited to perform as the house band for a 6 month residency at the Intercontinental Hotel in Changsha, China before becoming an all original act. We are currently working on our second album.

2020 – 2021/ Contract Video Editor – Canadian Coast Guard

  • I provided post video and audio production services to the CCG for their first nations auxiliary program. Projects included recruitment videos, supplemental training video and content for public awareness campaigns.

2009 – 2020 / Owner – Esquire Multimedia

  • Owner and operator of a small multimedia business. Services offered to my clients were graphic and website design/development, video and audio production, videography, SEO and social media management.

2018 – 2020 / Multimedia Specialist – Travel Masters

  • Employed as a senior graphic/website designer and video production specialist for a Vancouver based travel company. Duties included graphic and web design/development and various recruitment video productions.

2014 – 2018 / Contract Multimedia Specialist – Allterra/GRT

  • Contracted as a multimedia specialist for a civil construction/environmental remediation company. Projects included training video development, pre/post production and script writing. Additional duties included graphic/website design, SEO, social media management, content writing (technical) as well as serving as the media liaison for the company.

2005 – 2017 / The Black Page Drum Magazine

  • Founder/content creator for a print & online drum magazine called The Black Page which reached a readership of 25,000 drummers worldwide. Projects included video and audio production of online drum lessons, website development, SEO, graphic design, magazine layout, editing and writing.

2005 – 2008 / Graphic Designer – Brandon Sun

  • Employed as an overnight designer. Job title included design duties (layout, advertisements, in house digital and print collateral) as well as distilling layout to plate for press operator, plotter runs for print correction and final approval of press run.

2004 – 2005 / Graphic Designer – Webber Printing

  • Employed in a print shop/bindery. Job title included design duties for B2C and B2B digital and print assets. Other duties included relief for any bindery and press operators.

2000 – 2004 / Production assistant, ENG editor/videographer – CKX TV

  • Employed as a production assistant (PA) and later videographer/editor for a local television station and CBC affiliate. PA duties during live news cast and noon hour variety show included studio camera, technical directing and master control duties. ENG duties included videography and editing for all programming (news, variety show, commercials, sports, live events).
SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Acrobat
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Power Point

Reaper Digital Audio Workstation
DaVinci Resolve
WordPress
EZ Mix Mastering
Native Instruments Komplete 12
Mailchimp
Restream
Google Workspace

GRAPHIC DESIGN
WEBSITE DESIGN
VIDEO PRODUCTION

Video editing, animated graphics, soundtrack composition and production.

Video editing, animated graphics, soundtrack composition and production.

Videography, audio, script writing, video editing, animated graphics, soundtrack composition and production.

AUDIO PRODUCTION
WRITING

IT AIN’T EASY BEING GREEN

Do you remember your first steps? If you were to look back on learning to walk, it was the most pivotal point in your life. Before you could take steps, your ability to be mobile…

I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW

A photo is worth a 1000 words; but only if the photo is good. If your website or marketing photos look like the photo on the right, time for a makeover. In this day and…

HEARING DAMAGE: THE DRUMMERS APOCALYPSE

Something any drummer must address sooner than later is the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.  What’s that, you say?  Yes, you heard me right my fellow groove-meisters; it is no secret that our ears (much…

REFERENCES

Murray Creed
Owner: Groove Studios / Founder: Victoria Drum Festival
murray@drumgroove.com

Paul J Hermann
Co-host: Drum Geek Vodcast / Sales manager: Wentworth Music (Kelowna)
pauljhermann@gmail.com

John King
Owner: Logo Motions
john@logomotions.com

Jennifer Balfour MD FRCPC
Owner: Hillside Pediatrics / Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
jbalfour@uvic.ca

“I highly recommend Sean Mitchell. His attention to detail is on par with his training, professionalism and experience. He completes jobs ahead of schedule, responds well to suggestions and requests, and is easy to communicate with. If you need a job done well, and quickly, Sean is your guy.”

Hannah Wilder
Communications Director: The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego


I would highly recommend Sean. His creativity is always on point and I can count on him to deliver on time.”

Murray Creed
Founder: Victoria Drum Fest


Sean, either from his worldly experience or his depth of curiosity, has taken the essence of my projects and brought them to life with meaning and resonance, and in a way that’s relatable to the market and the world. His patience and partnership in the process has honored the creative process while also meeting timelines. I highly recommend Sean for projects that range from graphic design and brand development, through to marketing material, videography, and any conception that brings an idea to life on paper or digital media.

Tamara Castle
Founder & Owner: Source Coach / Adventure Dog / Paws on Cook