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CHESARÉ JOHNSON

SOUND SOLUTIONS

The Infamous Ches

FEATURED PRODUCTION & ENGINEERING CREDITS

 

PODCAST EDITING

 
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January 2020 - Currently editing

Aug 2019 - January 2021

AUDIO STORYTELLING

 

POST-PRODUCTION SOUND DESIGN

 

90% foley recorded at my studio - 10% from sound libraries

100% from sound libraries

Music and sound design by me. Sounds are mostly from sound libraries

OTHER PROJECTS & AWARDS

 
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Space Villains*

Bass guitar, keys & vox
Signed to roologic in 2016
Over 10k ticket sales for shows
Won Houston Press' 'more people should know' about award in 2016

​'In This Land' by Rodney Mcmillian

In 2019, I produced and engineered the audio for Rodney Mcmillian's piece 'In This Land' being exhibited in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. 

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Chesaré Johnson: Sound Artist 

 
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My passion for the art and craftsmanship involved with creative sound production knows no bounds. I relish every opportunity to collaborate with others and be creative sonically. Albums, podcasts, films, commercials, animations, games or company audio branding, I will work with you and your team to supply the most natural and fluid sound design possible. 

AUDIO SKILLS

Pro Tools HD
FL Studio
Wwise
Recording
Mixing
Mastering
Producing
Audio Editing
Dialogue & ADR mixing
Foley recording & mixing
Bass Guitar
Keyboards
Izotope Plugins
Fabfilter Plugins
Waves Plugins

EMPLOYMENT

Audio Engineer & Music Producer
Freelance, Houston, TX Aug 2002 - Present

- Produce, record, edit, mix and master speech, music, and other high-quality audio using Pro Tools and FL Studio. 
- Nurture ongoing creative relationships and recommend various marketing, promotional and placement opportunities via email, phone/facetime and face to face interactions.
- Meet deadlines while maintaining high-quality deliverables.

Customer Success Specialist
REI Network LP, Houston Mar 2018 - Present

Supervise and train a team of 4 agents. 
- Interact with customers via phone, chat and email to answer questions about services, guide them through membership benefits and provide technical support for a digital real estate investing network.
- Serve as a liaison between real estate investors and business and web development teams to create a constantly improving user experience.
- Conduct routine follow ups with customers to ensure product functionality and overall satisfaction •
Manage, create and send property marketing emails via salesforce.

Owner/Managing Partner & Bicycle Courier
RAD, Houston, TX Apr 2014 - Jan 2017
Managed operations, brand development and marketing for a Houston-based restaurant delivery and courier service.
- Partnered with and managed a portfolio of 44 local business owners to develop strategies to increase deliveries for their business.
- Created content and designed graphics for website, mobile app, social media and email campaigns and managed brand consistency across all media.
- Provided attentive customer service, responding to inquiries via phone, email and social media and coordinated deliveries from start to finish.

There are a few major themes in my life, they boil down to audio, gaming, Manchester United, fixed gear bikes and being a digital creative. Learning audio engineering and production in high school was a huge game changer for me and has allowed me to do a lot of awesome creative things with awesome people. Now that I am a part of the industry it feels as though a dream has come true. My journey so far has been incredible and I’m eager to see where it will go. I hope to continue to express my creativity, connecting sound, image and story.  

-Thanks for reading and I hope to work with you soon. 

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Contact Me

2507 Montrose #46 Houston, TX 77006 ches@theinfamousches.com  |  Tel: 713-256-1102

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