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Resume for Gerald H. for Consultant / Entertainment, Music, Film & Arts in Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong (China)




Occupation: Consultant Industry: Entertainment, Music, Film & Arts
Country: Hong Kong (China) City: Ap Lei Chau
State: Ap Lei Chau ZIP: NA



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| |Gerald H. |
| |Flat C, /F, Tower , Larvotto, Ap Lei Chau Praya Road, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong |
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|Key Achievements |
|As Lead technologist, defined and developed one of the leading digital video and localisation service |
|providers in the UK. |
|Project manager and technical lead on consolidating three companies into a new purposebuilt facility on |
|time and to budget. |
|Global technical lead for Deluxe on the deployment of the Google|YouTube premium video platform, working |
|with Google|YouTube, rights owners and other Deluxe facilities around the world. |
|Delivered digital video, audio and subtitle solutions for media partners, web sites and online providers |
|to launch new services for global providers such as Apple iTunes and Playstation Networks |
|Developed new service lines as a profitable revenue stream eg: Audio Description which involved working |
|with customers, software developers, Dolby, DTS, Digital Cinema providers and internal teams |
|Speaking at key industry events such as IBC, The Production Show, D Forum and Sony Computer |
|Entertainment product launches. |
|Work experience |
|Deluxe Digital |January – November |
|Studios |Senior Director of Technology |
| |High level client management of technical services |
| |Working with new clients on workflow definition and project kickoffs |
| |Development , workflow design and project management of new product offering and |
| |services |
| |Working with the Global R&D group on tool and system design, implementation, testing|
| |and roll out |
| |Management of the design, build, technical and services team to relocate the DDS |
| |London facility |
| |Representing Deluxe on industry bodies and organisations such as UltraViolet and |
| |trade events |
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| |August – February |
| |Secondment to Deluxe Digital Studios Burbank, Los Angeles, California |
| |As Lead Technical Analyst reviewing global processes and procedures across the |
| |global business. During the secondment I spent three weeks per month in Burbank and |
| |one week per month in London |
| |Reviewed processes in DVD authoring, compression, QC, Bluray authoring, |
| |compression, QC, New technology business unit, Microplant replication facility and |
| |other areas to improve the workflows and recommend tool and software development. |
| |August – January |
| |Technical Director |
| |Overall responsibility for the video, audio and data services both in terms of |
| |design, delivery and ongoing support for three sites across London |
| |Defining the workflows used for services |
| |Responsibility for managing installation and development projects to bring them in |
| |on time and to budget |
| |Working with the Global RnD group as the European representative. |
| |Prototyping and development of software tools, utilities and web services |
| |Representing and speaking at international events for deluxe |
| |New service and product planning, development and delivery. |
| |Working with Apple to provide iTunes video encoding services and become an approved |
| |facility |
| |Building the services required to support the Sony Playstation Networks European |
| |launch |
| |Portal onboarding process for digital video services with multiple partners and |
| |providers including VOD portals and websites. |
| |Design and rollout of major facility upgrades such as a TB BlueArc NAS and CPU |
| |video render farm. |
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| |February August |
| |Technical Projects Manager |
| |Working on the design and maintenance of video, audio and IT facilities |
| |Managing the day to day IT and AV support and operations groups. |
| |Working with the global IT team on standardization and infrastructure enhancements |
| |Research and development into and provision of HDDVD Compression, encoding, |
| |authoring and QC |
| |Research and development to launch Audio Description services for theatrical, |
| |broadcast, home entertainment and online. |
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|Electric Switch Ltd |May – February |
| |Engineering Manager |
| |Responsibility for the Audio, video and IT services |
| |Managing the IT support team |
| |Managing the AV encoding team |
| |Working on the DVD format inception in Europe |
| |Authoring the first ever DVD released in Europe |
| |Design of Audio and Video facilities |
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|Electric Group Ltd |June – May |
| |Assistant Engineer |
|Education and training |
| |Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, Penrose Way, LondonÊSE EW |
| |BTEC HND Engineering Broadcast Television Studio Systems |
| – |BHASVIC, Dyke Rd, Hove, East Sussex BN EG, UK |
| |A levels Mathematics, Physics and Psychology |
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|Technical skills and competences |
| years experience running video, audio and IT services for a new media and post production facility. |
|Experience in launching new products and services on time and to budget including workflow design, |
|procurement, budgeting and delivery. |
|In depth knowledge and understanding of digital video and audio file formats such as MPEG, MXF, |
|Quicktime, WMV, , Dolby Digital, |
|Thorough knowledge of video and data based tape formats including Digital Betacam, HDCAM SR, XDCAM, LTO |
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|Advanced DVD Authoring skills and format knowledge. |
|Advanced Bluray and Bluray D format knowledge. |
|Advanced knowledge of subtitle formats and specifications for Broadcast, Web, Theatrical and online |
|delivery |
|Developed multiple tools to support Video, audio, subtitle and metadata services. Examples are given |
|below: |
|DigitalCopyValidator – validation of Digital copy authoring to ensure compliance of authoring and video |
|DTS subtitle Ghenerator – creation of the subtitle deliveries for the DTS theatrical subtitle system |
|ADUtilities – A tool for creation and recording of audio description, subtitling and associated file |
|creation and conversion

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