Luis Rogers Jr.

2108 Patriot Way 

Eastampton, New Jersey, 08060

609-534-3426

lourogersjr@gmail.com

 

 

Work Experience

 

HAMPTON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER, Westampton, NJ

Driver, Aug 2015 – Feb 2017

 

       Responsible for providing safe and timely transportation of patients to and from Hampton (both inpatient and outpatient) appointments, therapy                    groups and sessions, and day and evening programs. Develop driving schedules daily for up to 10 drivers at a time to transport multiple patients

       from various locations throughout Burlington, Gloucester and Camden County to and from the Health Center.

 

The Firehouse Cafe, Mount Holly, NJ

Owner, Operator, Sound Engineer, Graphic Designer, Mar 2009 – Jul 2015

 

       Develop and manage startup restaurant, menu, staffing, live entertainment booking and general business operating responsibilities.

       Using professional sound, video and recording equipment.

       Book keeping using Quicken, Excel, other online software available from supplier's customer portals to manage weekly bulk purchases form vendors

       such as SYSCO, US FOODS, VINELAND SYRUP, LACAS COFFEE, RESTAURANT DEPOT.

       Point of Sale data entry and management, reconciling inventory and cash management. Managing staff and Employee scheduling.

       Confer with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for a production, such as a musical recording or a film.

       Reproduce and duplicate sound recordings from original recording media, using sound editing and duplication equipment.

       Prepare for recording sessions by performing activities such as selecting and setting up microphones.

       Separate instruments, vocals, and other sounds, and combine sounds later during the mixing or postproduction stage.

       Regulate volume level and sound quality during recording sessions, using control consoles.

       Mix and edit voices, music, and taped sound effects for live performances and for prerecorded events, using sound mixing boards.

       Generate graphic designs for monthly entertainment lineup cards, weekly eblasts, newspaper ads, billboards, posters, postcards and website design.

 

LGR Enterprises, Inc., Mount Holly, NJ

Owner, Operator, Sound Engineer, Graphic designer, Jan 1995 – Mar 2012

 

       Record speech, music, and other sounds on recording media, using recording equipment.

       Confer with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for a production, such as a musical recording or a film.

       Reproduce and duplicate sound recordings from original recording media, using sound editing graphic designing for packaging, marketing and                        duplication equipment.

       Prepare for recording sessions by performing activities such as selecting and setting up microphones.

       Separate instruments, vocals, and other sounds, and combine sounds later during the mixing or postproduction stage.

       Convert video and audio recordings into digital formats for editing or archiving.

       Regulate volume level and sound quality during recording sessions, using control consoles.

       Mix and edit voices, music, and taped sound effects for live performances and for prerecorded events, using sound mixing boards.

       Set up, test, and adjust recording equipment for recording sessions and live performances.

       Tear down equipment after event completion.

       Report equipment problems and ensure that required repairs are made.

       Owned and operated a record label, recording studio and live sound reinforcement company with a graphic design and duplication/printing division.              Frequent travel involved driving up and down the east coast on a regular basis to supply, setup, operate and tear down sound and video systems for              numerous conventions, conferences, and concerts.

 

      Prepare graphic designs for freelance client base that include logo design, newsleters, postcards, tickets, posters, booklets, programs, eblasts,                           newspaper ads, billboards, powerpoint presentations, website design and management.

 

Lou Rogers Diamond Setters, Philadelphia, PA

Owner, operator, diamond setter, Oct 1991 – Dec 2002

 

       Owned and operated diamond setting company. Obtained accounts with retail stores and wholesale outlets. Diamond setting skills I excelled at

       included intricate pave setting and channel setting. Also skilled at prong setting, finishing, and polishing. Managed 4 employees.

       Examine gems during processing to ensure accuracy of angles and positions of cuts or bores, using magnifying glasses, loupes, or shadowgraphs.

       Estimate wholesale and retail value of gems, following pricing guides, market fluctuations, and other relevant economic factors.

       Identify and document stones' clarity characteristics, using plot diagrams.

       Advise customers and others on the best use of gems to create attractive jewelry items.

       Position stones and metal pieces, and set, mount, and secure items in place, using setting and hand tools.

       Clean and polish metal items and jewelry pieces, using jewelers' tools, polishing wheels, and chemical baths.

       Compute costs of labor and materials in order to determine production costs of products and articles.

       Mark and drill holes in jewelry mountings in order to center stones according to design specifications.

 

Quality Diamond Setters, Philadelphia, PA

Diamond Setter, Manager, Sep 1982 – Oct 1991

 

       Position stones and metal pieces, and set, mount, and secure items in place, using setting and hand tools.

       Clean and polish metal items and jewelry pieces, using jewelers' tools, polishing wheels, and chemical baths.

       Mark and drill holes in jewelry mountings in order to center stones according to design specifications.

       Determine appraised values of diamonds and other gemstones based on price guides, market fluctuations, and stone grades and rarity.

       Alter existing jewelry mountings in order to reposition jewels or to adjust mountings.

 

 

Education

 

Rancocas Valley Regional HS, Mount Holly, NJ

High School Diploma, Jun 1982

 

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Sep 1995-Dec 1995

 

 

Additional Skills

 

       Skilled at Graphic Design with over 20 years experience in Photoshop, Illustrator and Web design. Also skilled in Marketing and Promotion through my experience in the Music industry as owner of a record label with over 15 releases, and as a Live Entertainment restaurant owner acquiring and negotiating for National recording artists and promoting each event/performance.

Skilled in book keeping, Quicken, Excel, cash flow management and POS management, food service managment. I am very motivated and "hands-on" with what ever I do and I pay close attention to detail with performance excellence!

 

 

 

 

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