😎 About

Hi! I'm Jabriel, I'm a musician, podcaster and digital creative on a journey to better myself, and the people around me through creativity and constant learning. Keep reading to find out about my professional experience, education and more.

Experience

My Background & Expertise

Founders for Good with Craig Turner: Podcast Producer, Editor & Consultant

April 2022 - Currently

  • Helped launch Founders for Good
  • Overseeing weekly recording & production of episodes
  • Editing, mixing and mastering podcast audio
  • Distribution to podcast platforms and management of audio and visual assets
  • Creation of short clips for social media channels; LinkedIn & Twitter, and creation of full-length podcast video for YouTube
  • Podcast transcription and subtitling

Temperatures Rising: Event Coordinator, Promoter & Curator

Nov 2021 - Currently

  • Contributed to the curation and programming of events.
  • Managing communications and the promotion of events.
  • Design and creation of social media content.
  • Driving ticket sales and customer retention through online promotion.
  • Aided in onsight event logistics, customer relations and queries.

Events:

  • Temps Rising @ Finch Cafe in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital (27th of November, 2021)
  • Temps Rising @ Dalston Servant Jazz Quarters in support of UNICEF Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Fund (22nd of April, 2022)

The Movie Newbie: Co-Host, Producer, Editor, Audio Engineer

March 2020 - Currently

An original podcast co-hosted and co-produced by Oliver Mangham, Raphael Lecat and myself. The Movie Newbie is a movie podcast where two movie aficionados discuss film, old and new, with a complete utter newbie (me) that, most of the time, has no idea what he's talking about. Every episode, the experts give the newbie a movie to watch, then they talk about it.

  • Podcast production and direction
  • Recording, editing, mixing and mastering of raw podcast audio
  • Management of distribution to podcast platforms
  • Creation and management of social media content (Instagram & Facebook)
  • Website management

Curious Humans with Jonny Miller: Editor

May 2019 - Currently

  • Aided in the launch of Curious Humans, surpassing 59,000 downloads since its inception
  • Oversee the recording & production of podcast episodes
  • Editing of raw podcast audio
  • Mixing and mastering podcast audio
  • Distribution through Transistor.fm

Crag Apparel Company: Founder

August 2020 - August 2021

One thing I've always tried to do is to try and combine my passions into some sort of project. I wanted to combine my passion for climbing for this project, my love of simple, clean aesthetics, and athleisure fashion. However, what this project allows me to do is to learn how to run an online business first-hand.
Although this was mainly a side hustle for me,  it allowed me to learn online marketing, social media, website management, customer service and more.

  • Designing all graphics (Clothing, website, social media, etc.) - Procreate, Photoshop, Canva
  • Website and Social Media management - Shopify, Hootsuite, Canva, Notion
  • Accounting & Finances - Xero
  • Customer Service - Utilising Facebook Messenger for customer relations

Hempel Middle East: Marketing Associate

July 2016 - August 2016

  • Designed promotional items (Raffle Tickets, Brochures, etc) to increase customer engagement
  • Daily communication with external ad agency
  • Collaborating with team members on daily operational tasks such as creating ad plans and proposals

Camp Winaukee: Counsellor, Waterfront Instructor, Lifeguard

Jun 2015 - July 2015

  • Instructed children on the fundamentals of Wakeboarding, Waterskiing and Kneeboarding
  • Ensured the safety of the waterfront area through lifeguarding that required advanced First Aid knowledge in preparation for potential accidents
  • Acted as a mentor and supervisor for 14-year-old campers to ensure their mental and physical well-being

Triple Edged Project: Event Coordinator

January 2015 - February 2015

  • Orchestrated and managed event music & lighting
  • Created and managed promotion channels including the design of event media, arranging table bookings and maintaining guest relations & communication

Singapore Police Force, TRANSCOM: Patrol Officer, Operations

December 2011 - December 2013

  • Trained in the rapid deployment of my team to react towards high danger situations such as gang violence, public nuisances and possible terrorist threats
  • Patrolled the Singapore transport system to identify potential hazards and threats
  • Voted as Team Alpha Candidate to represent team members on the Transcom Social Welfare Council (2012)

Education

My Academic Journey

MA Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship (Music Pathway)

Goldsmiths, University of London, Institute of Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship - Achieved 2:1

September 2020 - September 2021

Modules Undertaken:

  • Theory of Capital​
  • The Business of Creative Industries
  • Music Management
  • Entrepreneurial Modelling

Final Project/Dissertation:

For my final project, I built a No-Code professional social network MVP for creatives in the Arabian Gulf. I used Bubble.io, and frameworks developed by Eric Ries (The Lean Startup) and ​​​​​​Lucy Kimbell and Joe Jullier to create the basis of my idea.

BA International Business with Spanish (Major in Entrepreneurship) - Achieved 2:1

REGENTS UNIVERSITY LONDON, EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL

September 2014 - January 2019

  • ​President & Founder of the Regents Climbing Club (2018)
  • President of the Regents Music Society (2018)
  • Member of the Student Union Social Events Team (2014-2015)
  • Dean's List (2015)​
  • MVP at Bramley Lakes Team Building (2015)

Important Modules Undertaken:

  • Business Strategy: Managing and Thinking Strategically in a Rapidly Changing International Environment
  • International Business
  • Planning a New Venture
  • The Business and Management of Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Media Technology for Business
  • Public Relations
  • Branding
  • Communication Across Cultures​

Exchange Program:

  • Universidad del CEMA - Buenos Aires, Argentina (March-July 2017)
  • Universidad Antonio de Nebrija - Madrid, Spain (September-December 2017)

Electronic Music Production Specialisation

BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

April 2022 - Currently

In the Electronic Music Production specialization, students will learn the tricks of the trade to create high-quality, professional-sounding music. Students begin by learning about the nature of sound and how a signal flows through a home studio setup. Additionally, students learn how to create their own custom musical sounds through music synthesis. Students explore how to record MIDI and real instruments into the flexible and agile Digital Audio Workstation, Ableton Live.

Modules Undertaken:

1. The Technology of Music Production
2. Introduction to Ableton Live
3. Creating Sounds for Electronic Music
4. Electronic Music Performance Techniques

Part-Time YouTube Academy by Ali Abdaal

Part-Time YouTube Academy

November 2021 - December 2021

The Part-Time YouTuber Academy is a 6-week live online course where Ali Abdaal teaches and helps you implement everything he knows about growing a YouTube channel into a sustainable machine that churns out valuable content and generates healthy passive income.

  1. YouTube Foundations
  2. Content Creation
  3. The YouTube Algorithm
  4. Audience Retention
  5. Build An Audience
  6. Monetisation

Volunteering

Giving back

Blue Dragon Foundation

Volunteer

Visited Hanoi, Vietnam to help the children and young adults of the Blue Dragon Children's Foundation. My school, Chatsworth International School Singapore, was a major fundraiser for the foundation sponsoring many students to live and study in Singapore. Until 2010, year 12 students would annually visit Blue Dragon to play and interact with the kids.

Licenses and Certifications

Constant Learning and Improvement

The Online Marketing Fundamentals Qualification by Google DigitalGarage & IAB Europe - Google

Issued May 2018 - No expiration


Certified Personal Trainer - International Sports Sciences Association

Issued Aug 2021 - Expires Aug 2023