Sound & Space By HD

Sound & Space by HD Studio/Space Design, Installation, Management, and Maintenance.

Hakim Draper audio/Production Experience

  • Over 15 years of experience in content development and production for podcasts
  • Experience managing a team of direct reports, including focusing on employee development
  • Experience as a production lead for broadcast & podcast
  • Experience working directly with high-profile talent and guests
  • A proven track record of producing high-quality content that draws on diverse perspectives
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • Ability to evaluate audio content and quality
  • A passion for and extensive understanding of today’s audio content and consumer habits
  • Working knowledge of sports, pop culture, and tech, including but not limited to current events and relevant historical context
  • Fluency in audio editing with multiple editing software
  • Capacity to work and react quickly in a digital environment, at all hours of the day
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and thrive under pressure, which may involve working evenings and weekends
  • Led all aspects of day-to-day production of multiple syndicated radio shows and podcasts with specific attention to deadlines and seamless production
  • Directly managed members of broadcast & podcast teams and managed staff and freelancer audio editors
  • Supervised, trained, and led reports by providing work direction, constructive performance coaching, mentorship, performance meetings, and ongoing feedback
  • Worked with other production managers and producers to either establish or maintain regular recording and publishing processes and schedules
  • Worked alongside the leadership to cultivate a structured environment for creative work
  • Created development opportunities and individualized development plans for staff and training to enhance skills and foster growth
  • Identified opportunities to improve processes and use staff thoughtfully
  • Developed and manage budgets for each show or project
  • Participated in creative brainstorming meetings
  • Created a collaborative environment with multiple internal departments to effectively manage and communicate to the relevant stakeholders

MUSIC SUPERVISION – MUSIC PLACEMENT – NARRATIVE SOUND – ADR SOUND

MUSIC SUPERVISION – MUSIC PLACEMENT – FOLEY SOUND – ADR SOUND

ORIGINAL MUSIC PRODUCTION