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RJ Polito, Professional Craftsman

Brief Summary of Work Experience:

- 30+ years experience in the Music & Film Industry
- Publishing consultation
- Professional Print Output, Color Correction, Retail-Ready Packaging
- Former Apple Authorized VAR for Pro A/V Industry
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, iDVD, Bias Peak, Soundbooth
- Web development & marketing (Dreamweaver, Fetch, PayPal, YouTube)
- Professional Musician (former Local 47 & NARAS member), Sound Engineer, Producer

Professional Experience:

2007 – present
Output Bureau.us (Supervisor, Walter Dantas:  818.782.2221)
• Design-Layout for output to Digital Printers, Plotters and Offset
• CD/DVD retail packages, posters, cards, die-cuts, etc
• Pre-press preparation, color correction, customer archiving
• Print Output Operator (Fiery)

1996 – present
Professional Publishing Services for Indie Music and Film
• Audio mastering or pre-mastering (for replication)
• Video editing and authoring, menus and titling
• 400-hr Classical Audio Library available for BG music
• CD/DVD manufacturing (duplication and replication)
• Fulfillment and distribution (physical/digital media)
• Marketing and promotional consultation
• Professional Publishing Services, digital and analog media




1996 – 2002
Mitsui Advanced Media authorized Reseller/VAR (hi-end opticals for Pro A/V)
Tech consultant for West Coast Pro A/V industry covering mastering,
archival storage, duplication, software apps, playback and disc printing

1994 – 2006
Apple, Inc Authorized Reseller/VAR specializing in Pro A/V
• Nationwide Consultant for A/V apps (Pro Tools, Final Cut, TC Electronic) and studio installation
• Authorized VAR for Seagate, Storcase/Kingston, Verity, Ingram Micro
• Authorized Apple Digital Service Provider for iTunes (w/ Panartist UK)

1978 – 1990 - 1993
Warner/Chappell Publishing and
Virgin Music (Creative Dept and Legal Services)

• Music transcription and preparation for legal services

BA in Music, Minor in Philosophy from SUNY at Oswego, NY (1975)
AA in Math/Science from Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY (1972)



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