Shelley Stephen

Sincere, informative, professional, authoritative, husky, low, sultry, fun, conversational, reassuring, trustworthy, corporate

Voice Description

Find me on the web at shelleystephen.com, email me at shelley@shelleystephen.com or call me direct at +1 (248) 719-1689.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE

As you might imagine, customer service is critical in this business. A message that is not delivered in just the right way is a lost opportunity. Listening to the customer for their wants and needs ensures a more complete understanding of your goals and expected outcomes for the message. I take this responsibility very seriously and will do my utmost to provide you with the best interpretation of your message for the situation. My goal is to exceed your expectations every time.

SATISFIED CLIENTS

My list of happy customers includes Ford, Amway, Nucific and Squalan.

STRONG, PROFESSIONAL VOICE WITH VERSATILITY

I have a deep, female voice with a general American accent. While professional, corporate reads are my mainstay, I have performed everything from a teenage boy to a doddering old woman and many variations in between. I can be the voice of your web video, your commercial, your telephone system, your whiteboard animation and more. Most importantly, I listen to what you want my voice to be and deliver it.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

Midwest, Appalachia, Southern Belle

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult, Teen (boy)

About Me

I am a professional voice talent based in Southeast Michigan. My previous life in the corporate, automotive world gives me a unique perspective that adds a spark of fun and professionalism to every project. My background in Information Technology and Instructional Design, including working with Finance, Insurance, Human Resources, Suppliers and Dealers, Medical and Manufacturing groups, help make your corporate-speak scripts come to life. While corporation/industrial narration and elearning is a definite strength, I also have a great voice for documentaries and commercials. I have a fun personality, a great work ethic and take direction well.

I am enjoying my voice over career immensely. This means your message is being sincerely and lovingly created each and every time we work together. We are a team, working to give your message that magic touch, combining your fabulous copy with my voice. What an awesome combination!

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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
• 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 ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail
• I have ipDTL in my studio

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern belle, Appalachia

My Voice Experience

Over the last 5 or so years, I have had the privilege to voice project for a number of companies including:

- Amway
- Nucific
- Squalan
- Ford

My Training

Voice acting is a business where learning never stops. There is always something new, a new technique, a new trend - something. And no one will ever know it all. I attend as much training as I can to expand my skills. This gives me more ways to make your message the best it can possibly be.

As for degree based training, here it is....

B.S. in Computer Science, minor in Business
M.B.A. with concentration in Computer Information Systems
M.S. in Education specializing in Instructional Design

My Studio Equipment

I have a fully outfitted professional studio, and am capable of delivering quality tracks on demand.

I am always open to live collaboration with clients who wish to direct during recording.

MIC: Sennheiser MK4

PRE-AMP: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

Additional Skills

My non-VO skills include:

Information Technology including programming, business analysis, project management. Projects included the areas of Finance, Manufacturing, HR systems, Learning & Development, Marketing.

Instructional Design including all phases from scope, through design storyboards and scripts, to programming in Flash

B.S. in Computer Science with Business minor
M.B.A. with minor in Information Systems
M.S. in Education concentrating in Instructional Design

Payment Methods Accepted

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