Elan Ressel

Professional, Adaptable, Character Specialist

Voice Description

Chances are that if you've ever learned anything from a software video tutorial, Dave Ressel was the voice that taught you.

Dave's relaxed and comfortable voice facilitates optimal learning in a variety of different accents.

Dave's talents are not limited to tutorials however. He also has experience on radio, IVR systems and Telephone-on-hold messages, as well as with audio books and online marketing videos.

His real passion is character voices which are as versatile as they are entertaining and captivating.

Dave's professionalism and accountability are some of the reasons that keep clients coming back for more and more.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - South African

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
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

My Home Base

, South Africa

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Corporate, Hard sell, Soft sell, Conversational, Tutorial, Telephone, British, Scottish, French, East Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Cape Coloured, Swedish, Black African, Jewish, German, Russian, Afrikaner, Gay, Camp, Drunk, Dr Evil, Mickey Mouse, Elmo, Scooby Doo, Geriatric Old Fart, Gangster, Homeboy.

My Voice Experience

Video tutorial voice overs for major corporate customers including: Vodafone (Europe), Coca Cola (Worldwide), Legal Solutions Group (Worldwide), Cura Software Solutions (Worldwide), AngloGold Ashanti (Worldwide), Eskom (South Africa), Alexander Forbes (South Africa), Capitec Bank (South Africa).

IVR and Telephone-on-hold for Virgin Mobile (South Africa).

Radio ads for Xpanda Security, Mitsubishi Triton (South Africa).

My Training

Dave learned to be a voice artist by having a great ear for accents and the small idiosyncrasies in people's voices. He practiced emulating the voices he most admired and continues to experiment with new characters, accents, and delivery styles.

Dave now receives regular training from his voice-over coach, Marc Chase.

My Studio Equipment

Studio Projects C1 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
Windows 8.1 Gigabyte PC
Digidesign MBox2 Mini

Additional Skills

In conjunction with my career as a voice-over artist, Dave also owns a video production company.

Dave's speciality is producing video tutorials for software companies in a variety of accents.

Many of his clients have utilized his services as a script writer, video producer and as a voice-over artist to their advantage. They enjoy having a one-stop shop where all their needs can be met.

His clients include:
Vodafone (Europe)
Coca Cola (Worldwide)
Legal Solutions Group (Worldwide)
Cura Software Solutions (Worldwide)
AngloGold Ashanti (Worldwide)
Wings Travel Management (Worldwide)
Eskom (South Africa)
Alexander Forbes (South Africa)
Capitec Bank (South Africa)
Grindrod (South Africa)

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

To contact Elan Ressel by email or phone, please click here.

• Currently Elan Ressel is a Standard subscriber.
• Elan Ressel was last active on Voice123 12 days ago

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Telephone IVR Message

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