Gabriel Markus
Berlin, Germany

+33 7 67 75 43 67 

gabemarkus@gmail.com

Date of Birth: 15 December 1996

 

 

Professional Experience

Assistant Mastering Engineer

2020 - Present

Pre-mastering QC of 100+ albums, involving:

  • Session preparation in Magix Sequoia

  • Checking metadata (Track, version, and edit naming; File management with FTP software)

  • Checking for mix, phase, stereo, and other audio issues; Declicking, declipping, denoising (iZotope RX)

  • Communicating issues to mastering engineer

  • Leveling and routing audio to external hardware

  • Creating fades and track edits (60, 30, 5 second versions)

 

Mastering Engineer (Freelance)

2019 - Present

50+ tracks of diverse genres

  • Communication with clients to provide mix feedback and to better understand their project’s aesthetic aims

  • QC, session preparation in Studio One, and mastering with plugins and analog hardware

  • Learning the techniques, tools, and mindset of mastering

  • References: Universal Music, Friendship & Decadence, Alice Phoebe Lou, Isac Elliot, Nico & Vinz...

       Mastering Portfolio:

Other Relevant Experience

  • Creation of a shared mastering-ready studio (acoustic treatment/measurements, isolation, audio gear) with separate production/recording room for other songwriters/engineers

  • Studio recording sessions with vocalists, live instruments, and overdubs (microphone placement, audio routing with analog equipment and Pro Tools)

  • Creation of video game soundtracks and personal music projects with Ableton Live

  • Mixing for electronic music and short films

 

Additional Skills/Information

  • Languages: English (Native), French (Fluent), German (Intermediate), Spanish (Intermediate)

  • Experience with Windows and Mac, Microsoft Office, Google Docs…

  • American and French nationality

  • Fast learner and attentive listener

 

Education

2018 - Bachelor of Arts - Music Production and Sound Engineering

DBs Music Berlin, Germany

First Class Honours

 

2015 - Cary High School

Cary, North Carolina, USA

 

Other Professional Experience

Al Dente Catering - Berlin, Germany

2019-2020

  • Food preparation and service, event logistics, and kitchen porter in a high-pressure environment

 

Translation (Freelance)

  • French-English text translation

I am an audio engineer with experience in mastering and audio QC and I’m looking for an opportunity to work in a mastering studio. I’m particularly interested in joining as an assistant but I would appreciate any position that will allow me to learn with you. I learn fast and I work hard.