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Specializes in:

Film audio

Other skills

Music mixing/mastering, Game audio (Unity), Immersive audio for VR

Highlighted references

• Film Sound
• Music Production
• Game Audio

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FAQ, About


Sound designer | RUIDO | Ecuador

I’m a self tought musician who started studying Sound and Acoustic Engineering on 2005. I graduated on 2011 with a research project based on immersive film audio and my first job was in a studio dedicated to sound for film. My main roles there were audio post-production assistant and boom operator in many short and feature length movies. I worked there for 3 years and then started a career in sound production for film as an independent freelancer.

On 2015 I got a scholarship to study a masters degree in Acoustics & Music Technology in the University of Edinburgh, UK. There I learned about audio programming for digital sound FX and synthesis in MAX/MSP and Matlab, also interactive audio for video games thru FMOD and UNITY and physics-based modelling of musical instruments.

In the present I’m a part-time teacher on Sound Design for I.A.V.Q.’s film school and also work freelance in my co-founded company RUIDO (Social: @ruidoec), where we offer services for on-location sound recording, audio equipment renting, audio post-production, editing, foley production, sound design and surround 5.1 mixing for audiovisual media.

I also play guitar in two bands (Liners & Desastre Paradiso) and work as a freelance music producer and mixing engineer for bands, specially in the genres of Jamaican influenced music (ska, reggae, rocksteady) and Alt-Rock/Punk.

Currently, I’m co-leading a research project about recording and creating a database of acoustic impulse responses of emblematic and world heritage churches and old theaters from Quito, with the support and funding from the architectural faculty of the San Francisco de Quito University. (More info in this project at: )


Year Project name Client Role
2015 Alba Caleidoscopio Cine Production sound mixer
2014 Un secreto en la Caja Ostinato Cine Production sound mixer
2014 Tinta sangre Mateo Herrera Sound designer, 5.1 surround mixing
2019 Vacío Xanadu Films Production sound mixer
2015 Territorio Alexandra Cuesta Production sound mixer
2020 Notes, Imprints (On Love): Part I & II Alexandra Cuesta Sound designer, 5.1 surround mixing
2018 Ecuatorian Shetta Pulpobal Producciones Production sound mixer
2021 Quien mató a mi padre? (in progress) Luciérnaga Producciones Production sound mixer, Sound designer
2020 San Telmo Tapes 300 Films/Indigo Art Media Sound designer
2019 El día que me callé Cabezahueca Producciones Production sound mixer
2021 La piel pulpo (in progress) Caleidoscopio Cine Production sound mixer, Sound designer
2021 Ozogoche (in progress) Silencio Films Production sound mixer, Sound designer
2014 Quebrada Felipe Cordero Production sound mixer
2014 Comuna Engabao Libertad Gills Sound designer
2012 Acariciando a mi niño Santiago Terán Production sound mixer
2011 Mejor no hablar de ciertas cosas Javier Andrade Boom Operator
2013 Los Guardianes de la Marimba, el Cununo y el Guasá (short) Buho Films Production sound mixer, Sound designer
2019 Grabador Fantasma (short) Adrián Balseca Sound designer
2015 El Cóndor pasa (short) Adrián Balseca Production sound mixer, Sound designer
2013 Saudade Juan Carlos Donoso Boom operator
2021 Mark my silence (in progress) Joe Houlberg Sound designer, audio post, 5.1 surround mixing
2021 Los desechables (in progress) Alfredo León Production sound mixer and sound design
2021 Kissing Gaia – San Pedro (short) Jerry Toth Sound designer, audio post, 5.1 surround mixing
2021 SONIAL (short) Andrés Cornejo/Rudolfo Quintas Sound designer, audio post, 5.1 surround mixing
2021 Al Oriente José María Avilés Production sound mixer & Sound designer


Year Award Awarded for
2015 Berlinale Talents-Buenos Aires Selected from hundreds of participants from latin-america to participate in the Berlinale Talents audio course, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Year School Course
2011 Universidad de las Americas (UDLA) Sound and Acoustics Engineering
2016 University of Edinburgh MSc. Acoustics and Music Technology

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