Alexandra Southwood-Smith

Alexandra Southwood-Smith

Brooklyn, NY, US



I am a Construction Management student at New York City College of Technology located in Brooklyn, New York. I am currently a sophomore in standing and hold extracurricular activities working as a volunteer at Emmanuel Baptist Church, where I improve my ability as a sound engineer and my communication and computer skills.


Emmanuel Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY, US, Sound Engineer

Work with both online and in house community to ensure that sound is up to standard. Adjust the band, choir and preacher sound levels for best possible mix dependent upon the event type (concert, sermon, service, etc.) and needs of the performers.

Jan 2013 - current

CNYC Properties, New York, NY, US, Freelance

Work with the owner and CEO to help organize professional and personal matters. Run miscellaneous errands, host office parties, and lead large organizational projects all in a timely and efficient manner.

Apr 2013 - Sep 2013

Ithaca College Recording Services, Ithaca, NY, US, Recording Engineer

Meet with clients to form a plan that appropriately meets the goals and expectations outlined by them. Gather the equipment formerly discussed and set-up in the venue. Perform sound check in order to ensure equipment is working as it should be and make adjustments as needed. Record concert, edit, back up and burn CD using appropriate programs (e.g. Microsoft Word, Sony Disc Publisher). Archive and distribute remaining CDs to the client.

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012

Saint Ann's School, Brooklyn, NY, US, Sound Producer

Meet with clients to procure a plan that appropriately meets the goals and expectations outlined by him or her. Based on cues given and the directions of the client, start and stop music and other sounds at the appropriate times.

Apr 2009 - May 2011

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery, Brooklyn, NY, US, Cashier

Greet customers in a friendly manner, receive orders and work the cash register. Deal with customer issues ensuring that they leave having had an enjoyable experience.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2008


New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Construction Management

Jan 2013 - current

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