Jacob Barrens

Conversational, warm, funny, genuine, upbeat, high energy, cartoon character, guy next door, millenial

Voice Description

Jacob has voiced radio and TV commercials, cartoons, anime, kids network bumpers, audiobooks, short stories, explainers, tech demos, internal business media, and internet animations and ads. He has worked with companies like Toys R Us, Intel, ABC, Metlife, and more. He can be heard 8 months out of the year performing live radio with the Radio Theater Project at the Studio @620. His skills in performance as well as a Pro Tools Operator level of technological expertise allow him to provide a quick turn around for his natural youthful, energetic, comedic, and inspirational performance. As well as instant adaptability to any direction given.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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 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

St Petersburg, Florida, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American(General, Southern, West/East Coast) British, Irish, Scottish, Creole, Haitian, Jamaican, Australian, Wacky, Villain, Animal, Hero, Unlikely Hero, Sarcastic, Quirky, High Energy, Kids Show, Cartoon, Funny, Oblivious, Dude, Wiseguy, Sidekick, Misunderstood Villain, Goon, Deadly Serious, Intimidating

My Voice Experience

Jacob Barrens has been working in the voice over industry for over 5 years. His voice can be heard on the internet ads/comic, radio spots/commercials/performances, animations, and audiobooks. He is often booked for technology commercials, animation characters. bumpers for kids television, comedic commercials, and inspirational toned content. His home studio is St. Petersburg, Florida allows him to deliver a quick turnaround in his signature range of energetic happiness to serious inspirational conversation.

My Training

BA in Acting from Florida State University
BS in Audio Production from SPC Music Industry and Recording Arts
Alum of Real World Voice Over
Alum of Crispin Freeman Voice Over
Pro Tools 10 Operator Certified
Student of Dan Wachs and Victoria Jelstrom-Swiley

My Studio Equipment

Shure KSM 44
Macbook Pro
Mbox 3 Pro, Pro Tools 10
Avalon SP 828 Preamp/Compressor/Equalizer

Additional Skills

Can mimic everyday animals, machines, people
Just can't stop making weird and funny voices/noises
Vast knowledge of cartoons and cartoon voice actors

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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Demos
Jacob Barrens Animation Demo 2017

Jacob Barrens Video Game Demo 2017

Jacob Barrens Commercial Demo 2017

Narration Demo

Toy Commercial Demo

Business Demo - Jacob Barrens