Friday, October 28, 2011

My new resume

Eric Goudie’s Creative Resume

Phone: Available upon request 

I am a creative professional with a large and diverse skill set, seeking contract employment in a wide variety of fields. While the bulk of my experience has been in the live performance and freelance writing industries there are many different types of jobs that I am qualified to do. I believe in building positive long-term relationships with my clients through hard work, excellent communications, and an ongoing commitment to our mutual success.

Employment (selected)
Theatre Owner/Operator          Grinder Productions               Sept 2003 – Present
Professional Lighting Design      Touchmark Theatre               March 2009
Freelance Writer and Editor                           Nov 2008 – Present
Freelance Technician                Independent                           Dec 1999 – Present
Production Manager                 Bluewater Playhouse              Feb 2003 – Sept 2004
Technical Director                    Theatre on the Grand             April 2002 – July 2002
Professional Stage Manager     Canadian Actor’s Equity         March 2001 – 2005
House Technician                     Theatre on the Grand              Nov 2001 – April 2002
Production Assistant                 Theatre on the Grand              May 1999 – November 2001

Education, Training and Certification
First Aid Level 1                     St. John’s Ambulance               April 2010
WHMIS Training                    Tack-Two                                May 2010
BA in English and Drama        University of Guelph                  February 2004
OSSD                                    Centre Wellington DHS             June 1998
Firearms Safety Course          CFSC Certified Instructors        May 1995

Honours and Awards (selected)
Youth Entrepreneur of the Year winner         CW Chamber of Commerce   2008
Youth Entrepreneur of the Year nominee      CW Chamber of Commerce   2007
Youth Entrepreneur of the Year nominee      CW Chamber of Commerce   2006

Skills, Hobbies and Special Interests

Farming, writing, blogging, woodworking, home renovation and repair, welding, vegetable gardening, reading, fishing, camping, graphic design, website design, entrepreneurship, amateur astronomy and everything related to the performing arts


Available upon request, based on type of work required.

Sample jobs

Copy writing, SEO website/blog content, press releases, ad copy, technical writing, business plans, scripts/screenplays, fiction
Acting lessons (for kids/teens/adults), team-building events (for businesses/organizations/other groups), basic carpentry, audio-visual equipment, computer literacy, etc
Theatre tech
Source, set-up and run lighting, sound, or other equipment for any type of live event – presentation, lecture, debate, product launch, meeting, press conference, church play, etc – full production services available
Farm hand
Animal husbandry (experience with dairy, beef, swine, sheep, goats, chickens, ducks, turkeys, pheasants and wild boar), driving and operating farm equipment, tending crops and other farm chores
Handy man
House/pet check-ins, minor carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, grass cutting, snow removal, yard work, tree trimming, etc
Audio Engineer
Soundtracks, voice-overs, vocal recordings, audio pod-casts, demos, background music, etc
Arts consultant
Research and recommendations on design, outfit and operation of performing arts facilities and community venues in theatrical lighting, sound, stage layout and auditorium design
Graphic Design
Logos, business cards, brochures, newsletters, flyers, websites, specialty items, liaising with printers and webmasters
Production/event manager, stage manager, crew chief, venue manager, box office manager, touring manager
Sets, costumes, lighting, sound, projections

This is just a selection of the jobs that I can do. If you or your company has a specific need that you need done please don’t hesitate to ask – I may have the skills you need.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011