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Peter Markoski

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Previous positions

  • Teaching Assistant at Trilogy Education
  • Full Stack Web Developer at PUBLIC.GROUP

Education

American University, Master of Arts (M.A.), Audio Technology

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Background

Summary

My name is Peter Markoski and I am a full stack web developer, teacher, and life longer learner. Specialties: Angular, React, SQL, MongoDB

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    Expression Networks LLC

    September 2017 – Present(2 years 1 month)Washington D.C. Metro Area / Remote

    Modernizing mission critical systems in a waterfall setting enabling business goals, increasing efficiency, and reducing cost in accordance to DOD standards Delivering custom solutions under unified tech stack of Angular, Elasticsearch, and Node Performing system optimizations for complicated datasets utilizing MySql, MongoDB, and Postgres Building tools for real-time management of robust data Ensuring endpoint performance in highly contained secure environment Converting dashboards from Java environment into Kibana for deeper integration into the Elastic stack Tailoring dynamic information in various formats for client consumption Creating various in house tools tailored to process automation in order to reduce development costs

  • Software Engineer

    ROOM

    July 2018 – Present(1 year 3 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    Leading coordinated efforts for a team of 4 people to deliver routine web updates Working with a 3d modeler to create WebGl interactive experiences with Babylon Optimizing streaming audio to interact with visuals at a low computational cost Updating front end structure in React to facilitate implementation of features such as redux

  • Teaching Assistant

    Trilogy Education

    February 2018 – July 2018(5 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    Taught students over an accelerated half a year period the basics of Javascript, databases, and fundamental libraries utilized in modern day web applications Collaborated with educators at the Trilogy Education coding bootcamp sponsored by George Washington University

  • Full Stack Web Developer

    PUBLIC.GROUP

    February 2017 – February 2018(1 year)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    Architected and designed websites for clients Optimized code for efficiency and to meet Google’s Progressive Web App Philosophy Developed animations using Three.js, Tween, Particle.js, and Greensock

  • Music Programming Coordinator

    Sirius XM Radio Inc.

    August 2016 – September 2017(1 year 1 month)Washington DC

    Programmed music for five stations on the SiriusXM platform including Classic Vinyl & Classic Rewind Sustained contact with hosts and talent to ensure content meets the platform’s standards of quality Wrote copy and producing sweepers to be played on air promoting the platform Maintained multiple channels’ Facebook and Twitter pages to bolster social media presence Updating music and imaging databases for numerous channels on SiriusXM platform

  • Business Development

    PUBLIC.GROUP

    May 2016 – February 2017(9 months)Washington DC

    Researched upcoming local artists, events, and companies to strengthen Public’s clients list Drafted schedules for designers and artists, managing brand launches, and building relationships with journalists and bloggers Oversaw development of and assisting with promotional videos, audio demos, and copy

  • Temp

    Sirius XM Radio Inc.

    February 2016 – May 2016(3 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    Edited and mixed hours of audio on the Nineties on Nine and Lithium channels to be ready for broadcast every day Wrote copy and scripts for weekly shows to be referenced by hosts during their programs Reviewing broadcast logs and metadata within Dalet and Zeta daily to maintain quality control on SiriusXM platform Sat in on interview recordings to learn various sound board models and recording techniques used at SiriusXM Developed and pitched two SiriusXM channel concepts utilizing Music Master and artists’ social media presence

  • Assistant

    Kreeger Studio

    September 2015 – May 2016(8 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    Assisted engineers in setting up microphones, patch bays, and Pro Tools sessions Troubleshot and resolved Pro Tools errors Logged hardware errors within Microsoft Excel to be sent to head of music department Facilitated communications between students and session musicians Cleaned studio space, zeroing out console, and external hardware at end of day Bias

  • Intern

    Bias Studios

    June 2015 – May 2016(11 months)Springfield, Virginia

    Set up microphones for recording sessions Assisted Clients in DAW transfers and setting up Ableton performances for studio use and recordings Created CDs for private distribution, mailing hard drives and equipment to session musicians Maintained a hospitable environment for clients and staff

  • Entertainment Coordinator

    NBCUniversal, Inc.

    August 2014 – November 2014(3 months)

    Scheduled meetings, travel, and dinners for two executives within NBC’s Alternative Programming Department. Created write-ups for show promos, researching talent for development, and overseeing day-to-day office duties. Greeted celebrities and high-level executives while catering to their needs.

  • Page

    NBCUniversal, Inc.

    June 2014 – August 2014(2 months)

    • Temped in entry-level positions for various departments within NBC Universal and subsidiary companies.

  • Temp

    Friedman Personnel Agency

    February 2014 – June 2014(4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Covered reception, assistants’ desks, and other entry level positions for companies in the greater Los Angeles area

  • Intern

    Illumination Entertainment

    September 2013 – February 2014(5 months)Santa Monica, California

    •Broke down and covered scripts, organized concept art for upcoming projects, and conducted administrative tasks •Covered reception desk and assistant’s desk, greeting and providing hospitality for high level executives

  • Intern

    Straight Up Films

    August 2013 – December 2013(4 months)

    •Researched potential projects, covered scripts, administrative tasks, created booklets for marketing, created designs and banners for company webpage, worked phones

  • Intern

    United Talent Agency

    May 2012 – May 2012Cannes Area, France

    •Assisted and handled all needs, tasks, and assignments for Richard Klubeck and team of agents during Cannes Film Festival 2012

  • Production Assistant

    Running Dialogue Productions

    June 2011 – January 2012(7 months)Greater New York City Area

    •Edited independent film projects and advertisements, rendered sequences, and completed tasks related to editing and sound design

  • Intern

    Universal Music Group

    June 2011 – August 2011(2 months)Greater New York City Area

    • Regulated accounts for Artists & Repertoire (A&R) • Maintained budgets and regulated funding for general marketing projects

  • Intern

    Downtown Music LLC

    June 2011 – August 2011(2 months)Greater New York City Area

    •Created and designed website to broaden social media presence of artists and foster awareness of their real time activities

  • Intern

    Dick Clark Productions

    June 2010 – August 2010(2 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    •Delivered show pitches •Conducted research on target markets including relevant celebrities and created PowerPoint presentations for pitches •Supported team with 2010 American Music Awards Broadcast

Education

  • American University

    Master of Arts (M.A.), Audio Technology

    2015 – 2016

    Studied intricacies of sound on a scientific level. Paired this research with audio production techniques, coding, and business operations.

  • University of Miami

    Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communications

    2011 – 2013

    Activities and Societies

    Sigma Phi Epsilon

  • University of Miami

    Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Literature

    2011 – 2013

    Cum Laude graduate. Attended Semester at Sea study abroad program (circumnavigate the globe: 105 days, 11 countries.) Script supervisor for UFilm Studios.

    Activities and Societies

    Sigma Phi Epsilon, UFilm Studios, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

  • Colorado College

    Undergraduate, Film/Cinema/Video Studies

    2009 – 2011

    DJ at radio station in Colorado Springs.

    Activities and Societies

    Colorado College Film Union, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Skills & Expertise

  • Angular
  • Mongoose
  • Script Coverage
  • Pro Tools
  • Video Compression
  • Microphone Types and Uses
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • XML
  • Bootstrap
  • JSON
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Principles of Photography
  • React.js
  • AJAX
  • GruntJS
  • Webpack
  • Public Speaking
  • MongoDB
  • Handlebars.js
  • Ableton Live
  • Screenwriting
  • Express
  • Microsoft Office
  • Sound Design
  • Drum Replacement
  • jQuery
  • Research
  • Gulp.js
  • Pitch Correction
  • Three.js
  • AngularJS
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Logic
  • npm
  • Node.js
  • MySQL
  • Tween
  • HTML
  • Sequelize
  • Java
  • Audio Compression
  • Pitching Stories
  • Sound Board Operation
  • SQL

Courses

American University

  • Advanced Recording Seminar
  • Critical Listening
  • Advanced Concepts in Audio Mixing
  • Advanced Music Production Techniques
  • Digital Audio Analysis
  • Mastering

Honors & Awards

  • Cum Laude

    May 2013

  • Alpha Lamda Delta Honor Society

    January 2010

  • Best Music Production on a Graduate Level

    Audio Technology Department

    May 2016

    Given to the student with the most versatile and impressive music production portfolio displaying strengths in sound design, mixing, and arrangement.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Peter cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Politics
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology