Alexandra Heselton

Sonic Manipulator                                                                                                                                     


Audio Artist @ Electronic Arts July ‘17 – Current

Audio artist as part of the Maxis studios audio team at Electronic Arts working on four full game cycles for

the Sims 4 franchise, including training and overseeing additional audio artists. Roles include sound

engineering, voice editing and direction, implementation, sound design, technical artist specialist in Max /

MSP creating and up keeping unique audio tools, and audio QA.

Music Analyst @ Tag Team Analysis February ‘17 – Current

Role as a music analyst includes listening to and analyzing large quantities of tracks for use in film

and television, and tagging the descriptive metadata with excel macros to make the client’s

databases searchable. 

Teacher @ Amabile School of Music, San Francisco April '17 - Current

Teaching ABRSM flute, piano, and voice to students of all ages from 6 and above. 

Marketing Intern @ San Francisco Conservatory of Music August ‘16 – May ‘17

Role includes creating programs and publicity for recitals and events, helping build and QA the

new website, as well as providing original photographic content.

Social Media Co-Ordinator @ Minerva Project, San Francisco Aug ‘15 – May ‘16

Job responsibilities included creating content, writing articles, and managing the social media

accounts for the Minerva project and Minerva Schools start-up, with over a quarter of a million



San Francisco Conservatory of Music : Aug ’16 – May ‘17

Graduate student on the Professional Studies Diploma in Technology and Applied Composition.

Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute, San Francisco Aug ’15 – May ‘16

Was a part of the inaugural class at a San Francisco based start-up university (2.2% acceptance

rate), studying computer science using novel pedagogy based on the science of learning and

active learning online seminars.

Royal Holloway, University of London & Year Abroad at Trinity College Dublin Sept ’12 – July ‘15

Graduated with a 2.1 BMus in music, majoring in composition and technology.

Leeds College of Music Sept ’10 – July ‘12

Class valedictorian with D*D*D* BTEC in music.


Logic Pro X, Pro Tools HD, Max / MSP / Jitter, Ableton Live, Kontakt, Sibelius, Fmod, Wwise, Reason

Python, JavaScript, HTML, WebAudio

Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Perforce


Academic Scholarship Sept' 16, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Bedford Scholarship Sept '12, Royal Holloway University of London

Carentan Cup for Music Excellence Sept '10