Joe Smith

Guy Next Door, Humorous, Trustworthy, Characters

Voice Description

Natural voice is 20's-30's sounding, everyman, natural, non-slick, trustworthy, with great comic timing

extensive improv experience

many characters & dialects (see below)

Able to sound naturalistic, non-actor, man-on-the-street

Bright, enthusiastic commercial read

Young/teen sound

Crisp, expressive descriptive tone for narration

same for audio books, along with clearly-defined characterizations

Guy's guy voice with character (Seth Rogen, Steve Zahn)

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Dialects :

British (dead on - Standard London/Queen's English/BBC dialect, working class Cockney/East Side dialect), Boston (native), Southern, Midwest, New York, Irish, German, Russian, New York Puerto Rican, Japanese

Characters :

young hero, everyman lead, Cockney thug, Boston working-class guy, young regular dude, Russian villain, you name it. In the last few years I've played a skate-boarding ice cream sundae, a house plant, a gnome, a Japanese warrior, a German canine keyboard player, a pig, and a hyper-enthusiastic British sportscar.

My Voice Experience

20 Years of experience in radio, TV, video games, animation, corporate/industrial, and celebrity voice-match, as well as 15 years in audio production (editing, writing, VO demo production, etc.).

See IrrationalPublicRadio - a public radio parody for which I'm creator, writer, director, producer, editor, and occasional VO talent.

My Training

B.A. from Syracuse University (theatre, film, writing) - Cum Laude

Animation VO training with Andrea Romano

Commercial VO with Maura Tighe

My Studio Equipment

Audio/Technica 4050 condenser mic
ART Tube Pac pre-amp/condenser/limiter
Desktop PC with various editing/fx software
DAT deck if needed (TASCAM DA-20 MK-II)

Additional Skills

IPR : Irrational Public Radio
a public radio parody for which I'm creator, writer, director, producer, editor, and occasional VO talent.

I've worked efficiently in the past for out-of-state clients, recording from my home studio and emailing or FTP-ing edited mp3s.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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Demos
Commercial

Animation

Promo