Brian Miguel Foley
4409 S.W. Holgate St.
Seattle, WA 98116

home: 206.932.6577 cellular: 206.427.3552


  • computer skills: Familiar with both Windows and Mac. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop 5.5, Illustrator 8, After Effects 4, Premiere 5.1, Macromedia Freehand 5, Microsoft Word, Excel, HTML, a bit of CGI & Java Script.
  • audio engineering: mixing, editing, mic technique, dubbing, ADAT with BRC, 16 track Otari, troubleshooting and maintenance of many components.
  • photography: Proficient in both color and b&w. Specializing in portraiture and travel photography. Publishing credits include The Stranger,, & The Laserist.
  • videography: direction, lighting, sound for video, soundtrack assembly, scripting, editing and storyboarding
  • graphic design: corporate identity, logos, advertising, catalogs, posters, and flyers.
  • lasers: system maintenance, tuning, alignment, PCAOM optimization, tube replacement, driver analysis and correction
  • project management: hire, train, supervision, budgets, timelines, scheduling, event production.
Proprietor - of Syn Design (October 1998 to present)
Self-employed web developer and new media designer. Travelled to Central America with laptop and digital video camera to create websites for small schools and tourist industry businesses. Continued with website developing after returning to Seattle. URLs: Stage Technician - (November 1999 to present)
Intermittent stagehand for Seattle Center, Paramount Theater, Fifth Avenue Theater, Seattle Opera, Mt. Baker Theater, EMP, UMO, Cirque de Flambe and others. Set up lights, sound, a/v systems, props, video, and other assorted staging elements.

Creative Director - Laser Fantasy International (Sept. 96 to Sept. 98)
Worked with clients to achieve desired end results of high impact presentations with lasers and other media. All aspects of production; research, writing, sound design and production, outsourcing freelance talent, working with and directing animators, project management. Projects: Corporate website design, catalog design, Singapore Discovery Center, Cypress Gardens, Toronto Paramount Park, Hong Kong Bridge Dedication, L3D "Dimensions: 2B3D", Laser Smashing Pumpkins, Lasers of OZ, Laser KISS, Laser Ragefest, Electrolyte, Laser Tool, Laser Nine Inch Nails, Laser Beastie Boys.

Show Designer - Laser Fantasy International (Sept. 92 to Sept. 96)
Responsible for overall look and design of Planetarium laser shows including: song sequencing, audio editing, show mastering, show notation. Projects: Dark Side of the Moon 20th Anniversary, The Beatles Laser Anthology, Laserpalooza I & II, Laser Metallica, Holiday Magic, Peter and the Wolf, Space Chase, Celestial Odyssey, Laser's Edge, Laser Motown, Symphony of the Stars, Laser Aerosmith, Laser U2, Laser Def Leppard, Laser Chili Peppers, Laser Doors, Laser Hendrix, Laser Country, Laser Nirvana, Laser Floyd's Vision Bell, Laser Alice in Chains and others. Other positions held while working at LFI include Laser Theater Operations Manager, Pacific Science Center (June '89 to Sept. '92) and Laserist/Production Assistant (Dec. '87 to June '89).

Special Events Coordinator - Western Washington University, Associated Student Productions (Aug. 1985 to June 1986)
Booking and production of concerts, shows and lectures at Western Washington University. Bookings included: Red Hot Chili Peppers, 10,000 Maniacs, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Robert Cray Band, David Lindley, Snakefinger, The Wipers, Young Fresh Fellows, Crazy 8's, The Walkabouts, Duck's Breath Mystery Theater, Fred Frith, Scott Cossu and others.

1986 Western Washington University , Bellingham, WA
Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications.

from the International Laser Display Association .

  • First place - Abstract Design: 1992, 1993, 1994;
    Photography: 1995, 1996
  • Second place - Abstract Design: 1996; Photography: 1995, 1996; Showpiece: 1995
  • Third Place - Photography: 1995

Fremont Arts Council , Independent Media Center , Cirque de Flambe, and I.A.T.S.E. Local 15.

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