Brooklyn, NY www.brandonkader.com
Seeking a position to apply my talent with music visual composition and production to enhance brand strategies for artists and products.
Education & Skills:
Master of Professional Studies in Interactive Telecommunications - NYU TISCH School of the Arts ITP, NY MAY 2018
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film & Media Studies - UC Irvine, CA JUNE 2015
Adobe Creative Suite Photoshop After Effects Media Encoder
Final Cut X
Unreal 3D Game Engine
Logic Pro X
Kinect System Engineer
Arduino Electronic Prototyping
Fluent Spanish Speaker
May '17 - Feb '18
Soho House / Cecconi's Dumbo (718)650-3900 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Prepared ingredients, made sauce, mixed dough, stretched dough, formed and baked focaccia, crafted pizzas, mushrooms, mixed nuts, citrus olives mix, prepared cheeses formaggi, sliced prosciutto, bresaola, porchetta, soppressata, made crostini, cleaned workstations and equipment, cleaned kitchen, worked during service at bar in pizza oven area, and greeted guests.
Aug ‘14 - Feb ‘16
Trifecta Management Group / PizzaRev (714) 708-2587 3605 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704
Team Member / Customer Service:
Served beer/wine, pizzas, greeted guests and placed orders, pressed dough, cooked pizzas in oven, expedited orders, cleaned restaurant tables, stocked supplies at server stations, bussed and washed dishes, took out the trash and cleaned restrooms.
Jul ‘12 - Jan ‘13
Phans55 Vietnamese Cuisine and Bistro (949) 724-1236 6000 Scholarship, Irvine, CA 92612
Prepared drinks, cleaned and set up tables, took orders, served meals, stocked supplies for the server station, cleaned restaurant floor, worked with Macros Point of Sale system for orders, expedited orders from kitchen.
May ‘11 - Feb ‘13
Gatten Sushi (949) 679-8322 4517 Campus Dr, Irvine CA 92612
Rotated and stocked frozen and refrigerated foods, monitored freezers and coolers for adequate refrigeration, made nigiri for revolving bar, prepared all hot and cold foods, deep fryer, stove, oven, made sushi rice, sauces, took inventory and ordered supplies, cleaned ovens, stoves and kitchen area counters.
Jul ‘10 Jan ‘11
Enzo’s Pizzeria (310) 208-3696 10940 Weyburn Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Assistant Manager: Supervised cooks and servers, opened and closed the store, operated the cash register, helped prepare dough, inventoried and ordered food & supplies, cleaned the dining room and patio area, generated reports for the owner, bank deposits, designed website.
CREATIVE PORTFOLIO LIST
MAY 2018, IMVII, Immersive Music Visual Instrument Installation. Composer, Performer, Designer, Developer.
I created a system to seamlessly integrate visuals, music and sensory depth data for an immersive experience. The performer conducts by moving in a space to generate music and projected visuals.
Performed at NYU Steinhardt, Featured for ITP Thesis 2018, Performed at ISSUE Project Room Brooklyn, NY
Performed as Beautiful Question for NYU Tisch Dance Shift Show 2018, Featured at ITP Spring Show 2018.
DECEMBER 2017, MusicVisual Scrolls, MusicVisual Instrument Installation. Composer, Performer, Designer, Developer. Sensors embedded in translucent fabrics are suspended as open scrolls by tall stands. A paintbrush explores a dream like sequence with composed sounds and generative visuals projected on fabrics. Performed at the New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME Show) and Featured in ITP Winter Show. NYU TISCH ITP, New York.
May 2017, Touch-Free Music, Interactive Installation. Composer, Designer. A touch-less gesture using computer vision presence detection to perform music and visuals simultaneously. Featured in ITP Spring Show. NYU TISCH ITP, New York.
May 2017, Piano-Sail, Performance Installation. Position: Composer, Performer. An interactive performance of live music and visual image processing with a wind sculpture of a grand piano hood represented by a fabric blowing in the wind. Performed at Live Image Processing and Performance Show. NYU TISCH ITP, New York.
March 2017, Alyse Fairy Dance Tale, Animation Scene. Artist, Composer. An animation using Unreal Engine to simulate a dancer in a 3-Dimensional World. NYU TISCH ITP, New York.
December 2016, Trump Case, Installation. Position: Artist, Programmer. An art-installation built to display the conspiracies in media concerning the election of President Trump. A suitcase features a built in monitor that loads and plays a video clip applicable to conspiracy. NYU TISCH ITP, New York.
June 2015, Azure, Short Film, 6 minutes. Position: Auteur Filmmaker. An experimental art film featuring layering and compositing of chess piece images over actors / dancers in a dream like setting accompanied by poetic voice over dialogue and original score. Created for final project, UC IRVINE, California.
May 2015, Hot Yoga, 4 minutes. Position: Director, Actor, editor. Student film focus on editing, match on action, editing theory and practice. UC IRVINE, California.
April 2015, Flower Power, Short Film, 12 minutes. Position: Writer, Director. Student film project of dream sequences loosely related by a single flower. UC IRVINE, California.
May 2014, Glamour, Music Video, 3 minutes. Position: Artist / Filmmaker. Self produced music video featuring a song I wrote and produced. An Auteur experience, I created the digital art I used to layer blend and composite with video. Irvine, California.
May 2014, Azure Title Sequence, 4 minutes. Position: Editor / SFX Design. Title sequence for final project. Irvine Valley College, California. May 2014, Hello Vallenkitty, 4 minutes. Position: Artist / Designer. Animation for Valentine’s Day e card. Irvine, California.
May 2014, Do It!, 2 minutes. Position: Animator. Kinetic typography project for Animation Course. Irvine, California.
April 2013, Dinner for Infinity, Short Film, 15 minutes. Position: Music Composer. Composed opening title music for an independent film. Irvine, California.
December 2012, Indigo, Short Film, 4 minutes. Position: Actor. An acting and directing final project about a guy and girl who meet under a tree in the park. UC Irvine, California.
June 2012, A3SE1LA CELESTIAL EP, Music Album. Position: Artist. Wrote, composed, mixed, engineered music. Performed at an album release. Designed Album artwork and promotional materials for marketing. Booked, managed and coordinated coverage for live event and performances. Irvine, California.
January 2012, Project: PURE, Hotel amenities line. Position: Graphic Designer. Designed logos and graphics for shampoo, conditioner and lotion bottles for the use in hotels manufactured by weaves of asia. Manila, Philippines.
October 2010, A3SE1LA AUDIO SECRETS LP, Music album. Position: Artist/Producer. Wrote and produced music for my solo artist music project. Coordinated material to be distributed via online retailers such as itunes and amazon.com. Los Angeles, California.
November 2009, Five Star Fightwear, Shirt Designs. Position: Graphic Designer. Illustrated and designed prints for silk screen fashion line. Costa Mesa, California.
June 2008, Azure, Screenplay, 86 pages. Position: Writer. Feature length screenplay drama, fantasy set in a surreal world, A romeo and juliet like romance occurs between the central protagonist and antagonist. An ensuing war fought with musical instruments. Warner Springs, California.
November 2006, Script to Screen, Production. Position: Production Assistant. Worked as a production assistant on location and in studio shoots. Orange County, California.
April 2005, Alias Aesthetics, Fashion. Position: Founder, Creative Director. Photoshoots, live events, promotions, modeling, designed silkscreen prints for men’s and women’s fashion line. Graphic designer for promotional materials, advertising, marketing and coordinated activities with campus clubs and entertainment companies. UC IRVINE, California.
April 2003 - Present, A3SE1LA, Art/Music. Position: Composer/Auteur. Musician, writer, digital art, performance, designer. California - New York.