Dido Walker

Folk Blues soulful emotional

Voice Description

Soulful emotional sincere passionate sexy fun

Excellent diction good for professional presentations etc

I am also listed on Vox

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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

• English - British
• French - European
• German

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
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

English ( classy cockney ) French accent, american accent

My Voice Experience

I got into music through experimenting with various writing forms such as poetry playwriting and

I am passionate about creativity experiment and adventure and since following my creative talent I have given a showcase of my original music in April "008and been asked to do a follow up perfomance on the strength of this the same club and another professional club on the strength of that. Who would have thought that I could do that at 49.

I am a poet I have got things to say and I want to express those things as creatively and artistically as I can through the medium of song storywriting and playwriting etc

I enjoy working with children and did a French and music day in a local school teaching the children a simple french song I had written and also some traditional ones-it was fun and it went well. I am up for doing it again and I the kids are too

I want to experiment with music and voice in as many forms and fields as possible and am looking for likeminded creatives

My Training

Dido Walker

Personal Profile

I am an intelligent multi-talented versatile and creative. As well as working in the business contexts described below I have sought to further my singer and literary talents through singing and performing when I can. I have made encouraging beginnings with a showcase in 2008 of my original music. I would like to spend more time working in the sphere of performing arts and am available for voice overs extra work and business presentations. I possess confidence clarity and can quickly adapt as required to various roles so I hope you will give me a call.
Higher Education & Training.( Current UCAS Score:165 credit points)

2008 CIW ( web design course with Skills Train Uk-completion due by end 2010)
2006 Proofreading Certificate- Publishing Training Centre
1998 Higher Qualification in Technology.ACCP Approved-with Skills Train UK: Distinction

1978 A Levels: English A , German B( oral A), French B ( oral A)
1976 O Levels: 9 Subjects: 4 A Grades, 3 B Grades, 2 C Grades

My Recent Work History-: Temporary and Self-Employed work

November 2008 to present School Voluntary work; voluntary music performances
July 08,Nov. 08 Temporary Competition Auditor for Promoveritas

Auditing various promotions round Kent.

November 2007- June 2007 Running my own independent music project

Recorded demo folk blues album and performed At the Grey Lady Tunbridge Wells April 20th 2008

12/2005 to January 2006 Temporary Christmas Retail for DCK concessions

30/04/2005 to 31st May 2005 Temporary Accounts Manager Clayton Training, Chiddingston Causeway, Chiddingstone.Kent

6/10/2004 to 30/04/2005 Circulation Executive for KHL Publishing, Wadhurst
Successfully prepared data to deadline for BPA audit, increased magazine circulation & over target December 2004. Assisted with successful Bauma China exhibition, proofreading banner , loading Chinese data, creating forms
02/05/04 to 31/08/04 Temporary Operations Administrator
Eaton Williams Service, Edenbridge:

17/02/04 to 02/05/04
Ltd, Surrey: telemarketer

12/02/04 to 13/02/04 Temporary Telephone Researcher
David Lewis Consultants, Tunbridge Wells,Kent
Key Experience in the Electronic Publishing IndustryMarch 2000-Jan 2003 Account Manager, for LexisNexisUK

• Managed an account base of over 1000 Corporate, Government and Media Clients.
• Successfully assisted the mass-migration of clients onto a totally new product interface by year-end 2000 achieved by intensive letter and telephone campaign targeting 1000+ corporate customers
• Increase in account revenue from£ 1,000 ,000 £2,0000,000 Pounds was achieved by account swot analysis, telephone and customer facing meetings to conduct account review and needs analysis. Analysed and utilised sector specific information ( industry trends, competitor analsyis then drew up business proposals appropriate to customers’ specific needs
• Undertook training on Legal and Corporate database products and then Demonstrated a range of new financial and media information products across a range of market sectors: media, government, banking , corporate legal.
• Exceeded New Business and Retention Targets in 2002- Improved sales ability by completing Lyons Sales Training Course in-house. Delivered a competitive intelligence presentation.

Sales Administrator for LexisNexis Europe (Jan.1999 to Feb 2000)

• Working on an in-house CRM customization Project by gathering requirements for the user interface for a Pivotal CRM system,preparing workflows and giving feedback on system performance.
• Assisting Y2K Upgrade Project by preparing and sending out mail-shots
• Processing Corporate Customer Support Enquiries by phone and mail.
• Providing full administrative back-up for the whole UK Sales Team
• Customer facing role via telephone-, first point of contact for all subscribers
• Contract processing, raising ids, sending out information, assisting with search queries

Foreign Languages

Excellent written and oral French, basic German and Chinese

Office Training

1995 MS Course: Training and Business Factory, Beckenham
1991 Sight and Sound Secretarial College, Charing Cross Rd, London
Keyboard Proficiency: 60 wpm

Previous Employment History covering period 1996-1998

• 1997-1998-Temporary Work retail and Office work while studying IT
Profile Agency Work: Asahi Seiko, Courier Newspapers, Max Barford.Christmas Work: Ernest Jones retail 1997; M and S Retail 1998, BHS Retail November 2005
• 1997: Temp. Centre Assistant for Kingshall Rehabilitation Centre, Penge
• 1996: Lead Tutor for Training for Jobs in High Street Penge

Interests and Hobbies Creating music,travel, reading, cycling, swimming, charity work

References available upon request

My Studio Equipment

Unknown - Click here to ask Dido Walker

Additional Skills

I pick things up by ear very quickly

I have excellent powers of mimicry so if you played me a tape and asked me to imitate a certain kind of voice I would be very well able to do this

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards

Contact Information

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