Resume of Paul Konikowski, CTS-D

2011 – Present (noncontinuous)  Self-Employed 

Freelance Technology Consultant, AV Design Engineer, Ghost Writer

  • AV design, integrated project delivery, and LEED sustainable design practices
  • AutoCAD audiovisual drawings, equipment lists, and site project meetings
  • Social media marketing, blogging, advertorials, and technical support videos
  • Ghostwriter of articles and whitepapers about audio, video, & information technology

2017 – 2018  Whitlock

Enterprise Solutions Architect

  • Client-facing pre-sales design meetings with enterprise-level unified communications teams
  • Responded to higher education Request For Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation For Bids (IFBs)
  • Author of executive summaries and decision matrices for large scale AV projects
  • Needs analysis and huddle room planning, Technology Road-mapping meetings
  • Programming/discovery meetings with different lines of businesses (LOBs)
  • Coordination with architecture team and MEP engineers using AutoCAD and Bluebeam Studio

2017  PCD

Design Engineering Manager

  • Leader of the PCD Engineering department, delegating projects, while taking on my own
  • Implemented large-scale audio-visual systems in the greater San Francisco Bay Area
  • Maximized efficiencies, delivering quality drawings, and meeting milestone dates
  • Visited job sites and attending MEP coordination meetings with architects and owners
  • Built relationships with audiovisual consultants and other business leaders

2016  Strategic Products And Services

Multimedia Solutions Architect

  • Support of enterprise account executives crafting unified communications proposals
  • Confirmed functional requirements and designs before and during the installation
  • Developed video conferencing solutions and coordinated technical details
  • Delivered basic AV drawings based on equipment list and site requirements
  • Assisted operations to coordinate installations and provide technical support

2014 – 2016   RGD Acoustics

Senior Audiovisual Consultant

  • AutoCAD drawings for Stanford University drama spaces
  • AV design of K-12 auditoriums, gymnasiums, band rooms, recording
  • Board Rooms with overflow spaces and/or online streaming
  • Houses of worship, classrooms, multi-purpose divide/combine rooms
  • Author of design specifications used as bid contract documents

2011 – 2013  Sustainable Fairfax 

Digital Media Manager

  • Local non-profit organization promoting zero waste, activism, and conservation
  • Digital media marketing, community engagement, and search engine optimization
  • Promotion of educational events, green cleaning, zero waste & sustainable practices
  • Main voice of Sustainable Fairfax Twitter feed and Google+ profiles

2011 – 2012  Starin Marketing

Technical Marketing Engineer

  • Applications engineering and pre-sales support of audio, video, and control systems
  • AV equipment demonstrations and hands-on training with prospective end-users
  • Meetings with integration firms, architects, engineers, designers, and consultants
  • Large presentations, educational webinars, trade shows, and quality assurance

2010 – 2011   Snader and Associates, Inc.

Systems Engineer

  • Integration of audio, video, intercom, control, and lighting systems
  • Meetings with clients, architects, contractors, and consultants
  • Coordinated electrical and structural infrastructure needs onsite
  • Created AV signal flow and control diagrams with AutoCAD or Visio
  • Enterprise-level telepresence solution design and implementation
  • Assisted account managers with sales proposals and bid submittals

2007 – 2010   Rosen Goldberg Der & Lewitz, Inc.

Senior Audiovisual Consultant

  • Stanford University multi-media distance learning environments
  • K-12 classrooms, multi-purpose rooms, and student broadcasts
  • Novato City Council Chambers and Fremont Fire Training Center
  • Acoustical modeling of houses of worship and performance venues
  • Author of design specifications used as bid contract documents

2006 – 2007   HB Communications, Inc.

Associate Engineer

  • Analyzed job sites to determine technical needs of client
  • Incorporated architect/consultant drawings and specifications
  • Designed rigging solutions for large format loudspeaker clusters
  • Member of the Silver Award for Employee Excellence Committee
  • Developed V-Brick streaming media encoding and delivery systems

2004 –2006   North American Theatrix, Ltd.

Systems Installation Technician

  • Integration of audio, video, intercom, control, and lighting systems
  • Installed equipment racks, projectors, loudspeakers, projection screens
  • Wired floor boxes, patch bays, custom looms, and multi-pin connectors

2001 – 2004   Snow Sound, Inc.

Systems Engineer/ Crew & Inventory Manager

  • Provided live sound reinforcement at concerts, graduations, and speeches
  • Scheduled appropriate crew and vehicles for each indoor and outdoor event
  • Ensured accuracy of Hire-Track equipment inventory database

2002   Southern Architects & Engineers

Assistant Network Administrator

  • Developed complete physical map of local and wide area networks
  • Installed and customized Bentley Microstation components
  • Implemented software upgrades and weekly security updates
  • Troubleshooted and supported Ethernet LAN and dialup networks

1997 – 2002  W R E K Atlanta 91.1 FM

Live @ WREK Audio Engineer 

  • Mixed live bands weekly in studio for real-time broadcast, on radio and internet
  • Operated station for various jazz, rock, rap, and classical programs

1994 – 2003 Johnson & Johnson Medical/ Ethicon

Southington, CT

Assistant Network Administrator/ Help Desk/Co-Op

  • Consultant for team migration of 200+ PCs to Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Established Help Desk for email, MS Office, and printing issues
  • Developed Visual Basic GUI for on-demand Intermec barcode label printers


Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)

Atlanta, GA

Tunxis Community College

Farmington, CT

  • Computer Aided Drafting: Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD

Training, Certification, & Awards:

  • Harvard Shortcourse – Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age
  • ClearOne Certified Technical Specialist – Installed Conferencing Products 7/2011
  • Extron Electronics School of Audio Visual Technologies for System Designers 3/2011
  • Revolabs Certified Wireless Microphone Specialist 9/2010
  • Polycom VSG Infrastructure Pre-Sales Technical Training 6/2010
  • Middle Atlantic: Integrating Electronic Equipment & Power Into Rack Enclosures 10/2009
  • Crestron DMC-D-4K 4/2018 and Commercial Systems Design 2/2009
  • Acoustic Design Anhert E.A.S.E. 4.2 Level 1 Training at Renkus-Heinz 2/2008
  • Shure Advanced Wireless Microphone Training 7/2007
  • InfoComm International Certified Technology Specialist – Design 2/2007
  • Extron Electronics Certified A/V Associate 8/2006
  • Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Employee of the Month 9/2002
  • Georgia Institute of Technology Engineering Dean’s List 12/1996 & 12/1998

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