Isaac Kitange

Northfield, Minnesota
isaackitange.com
isaac@isaackitange.com
Music Composer & Producer / Video Creator / Student

Work Experience

Pause Tech

St. Olaf College

Oct 2023 - Current

Running all things tech for events such as concerts, dances, and other activities in The Lion’s Pause Mane Stage (a student-run event venue).

  • Entering as “Tech Manager” in Fall 2024, overseeing employment and tech operations in the Pause

Broadcast Engineer

Oct 2023 - Current

Engineering audio and video for St. Olaf College's broadcasts in the Music Department.

  • Worked as a Score Reader with the Orchestra Hall (Minneapolis) broadcasting team for the 2023 St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Music Composer & Producer

Apr 2021 - Current

Composing and producing music for clients as a freelancer, as well as for my studies.

  • Worked with established indie game studios, YouTube channels, and artists
  • Created additional music & SFX for the video game “Murder Miners” by JForce Games

Spotlight Creator

Jan 2021 - Current

One of the top creators that produce content for Snapchat's vertical short-form video platform, Spotlight.

  • Produced original content that accumulated 50M+ views in 1 year
  • Produced one of the most popular videos on the platform with 24M+ views
  • Content featured in shows produced by Snapchat on the Discover page, reaching 300M+ daily active users
  • 11x Spotlight Challenge winner (prompt-based video production judged by Snapchat)
  • Founder of “Spotlight Creators”, a free resource utilized by 800+ creators, cumulatively earning $3M+

Owner / Photographer

Jun 2023 - Current

Owner and photographer at Snapped by Isaac, my self-owned photography brand.

  • Working with the St. Olaf College Theater Department as their in-house photographer

Media Manager, Music Composer & Sound Designer

Jan 2020 - Apr 2021

Led production and deployment of marketing and in-game content such as marketing videos, music, SFX, and web.

  • Composed and produced various music themes for use in-game and in marketing media
  • Designed custom sound effects for interactive in-game elements
  • Directed, filmed, and edited marketing videos viewed 15M+ times on YouTube
  • Co-designed, prototyped, created assets, and deployed Tinkrew's company website
  • Additionally assisted with marketing strategy and social media management

Education

B.M. Music Composition

St. Olaf College

Attending St. Olaf College to pursue a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition.

  • Performing saxophone in the St. Olaf Band & Jazz Band
  • Training as a co-artistic director of Synergy Musician’s Collective, a student-led chamber orchestra
2023 - Current

Music Technology - Dual Enrollment

Rochester Community and Technical College

Studied Electronic Music Composition and Audio Production under producer Aaron Shannon at the college level through dual enrollment.

  • Performed in the RCTC Chamber Band
  • Sustained a 4.0 GPA for duration of enrollment
  • Engineered and mixed a released album for a summer project
  • Redid the sound design for a scene from Disney’s “Ratatouille” for my final project
Aug 2022 - May 2023

Skills

  • Audio Production
  • Digital Marketing
  • Live Audio
  • Music Composition
  • Music Production
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Sound Design
  • Video Production

Program Experience

  • After Effects
  • Cubase
  • Dorico
  • FL Studio
  • iZotope RX
  • Lightroom
  • Logic Pro
  • Premiere Pro
  • Pro Tools