personal information

name

  • Florian Schommertz

address

  • Mühltalweg 48
  • 41844 Wegberg
  • Germany

e-mail

citizenship

  • german

professional experience

since 06/1998

since 01/2005

  • freelance teacher for film and audio
01/2005 – 06/2008
  • freelance teacher for Adobe-Software

since winter term 2003/04

  • university teaching position, university of applied sciences of Aachen
    • sound engineering
    • GEMA (german stage rights company)
    • copyright
    • sound for directors

winter term 2000/01 – winter term 2003/04

  • teacher at the university of applied sciences of Aachen, in the fields of
    • sound design
    • film music

04/1999 – 03/2004

  • teacher at the SAE-Cologne in the following academics
    • CD-Mastering
    • Soundsynthesis
    • Sampling
    • Director
    • Flash

06/1998

  • foundation of own company »Digital Noises«

01/1998 – 06/2007

  • service for advertising agencies
  • main features: Apple Macintosh and Photoshop-Support

01/1998

  • trainee at the Pixelwerkstatt, Mönchengladbach, Germany
    advertising agency

11/1997 – 12/1997

  • trainee at Markt und Werbung, Mönchengladbach, Germany, advertising agency

summer 1997

  • technical translations (English -> German) for studio equipment company »Studiospares«

08/1996 – 01/1997

  • FOH mixing engineer at musical »Gambler«, produced by »Musical Stage of Mönchengladbach«

january 1996

  • planning and building a MIDI-hybrid studio for the casting band »Caught in the Act«, produced by Alpana, under direction of a senior sound-engineer

10/1993 – 02/1994

  • trainee at the chemical investigation institute of the city of Aachen

education

1998 – 2003

  • audiovisual communications / design studies, branch of study »new media«,
    university of applied sciences Aachen
  • graduate designer (FH)
    (compared to graduated diploma level 7 certified by NZQF)

 09/1995 – 03/1997

  • »audio-engineer course« at SAE Cologne
  • graduate sound engineer (SAE)

1995 – 1996

  • enviromental technology, university of applied sciences Aachen

1994 – 1995

  • musicology, university in Freiburg / »Albert Ludwigs Universität«

1993

  • university entrance diploma

ui skills / manifesto

ui

  • 100% awareness of user experience
  • the user needs to be guided and helped and may not be accidentally confused
  • a digital experience must be perfectly planned regarding it’s target users, this is especially true for the menu and content appearance

software skills

adobe software up to CS5

  • Acrobat // good
  • After Effects // good
  • Photoshop // good
  • Illustrator // very good
  • Indesign // satisfactory
  • Flash // good
apple software
  • Aperture 3 // very good
  • DVD Studio Pro // satisfactory
  • Final Cut 5 // good
  • Keynote 5 // satisfactory
  • Logic 8 // excellent
  • MacOS 10.6 // excellent · poweruser
  • Motion 5 // good

languages / frameworks

  • as2 // good
  • css // excellent
  • html // very good – excellent
  • javascript // very good
  • jquery // very good
  • php // good
digital awareness
  • profound knowledge of interframe vs. intraframe compression
  • profound knowledge of image compression
  • profound knowledge of synchronization and AD- & DA-conversion issues in audio, video, printing scenarios
  • basic encryption knowledge
  • good knowledge about computers and data in general
cms
  • wordpress // very good
  • drupal // satisfactory
basic knowledge
  • Cinema 4D
  • Joomla
  • Office Software
  • Quark XPress
  • Project Management Software

language skills

german

  • mothertongue

english

  • good user / IELTS 7.0

dutch

  • basic skills

 

hobbies

 

  • rts games / cycling