Erik Desiderio

Personal Info

Full Name

Erik Desiderio

Bio

Erik Desiderio is a groundbreaking composer and sound designer for film, TV and video games from the Washington D.C. area. His video game highlights include work on Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer by Blizzard Entertainment, Star Trek: Fleet Command for CBS Interactive, Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games by Cartoon Network, This Means War by Kabam, and the epic MMO VR space battle game Anshar Online. Sumthing Else Music, Nile Roger’s record label, recently released the soundtrack for Anshar Online.
He has composed or created sound design for more than 80 games, with clients that include Zynga, Bandai Namco, Nintendo, Betsoft Gaming, and Big Fish Games. Film festival highlights include screenings at the Sundance, Tribeca, and Toronto film festivals. Television credits include work on Harley and the Davidsons, Graves, Duck Dynasty, Entourage and music for the Primetime Emmy Awards. Music production work includes the Academy Award winning film The Moon and the Son, The Glades, Immortals (#1 at the Box Office), and the multi Emmy Award winning series, The Borgias. Ad clients include Google, Samsung, Coffee-Mate, Kellogg’s, Heineken, Shell, L’Oreal, among others.
Erik’s composition style is diverse, with a strong dramatic orchestral and electronic background. He excels at creating quirky ethnic instrument based scores, and at combining different musical styles and electronic instruments to create an original soundscape.
 

Personal Website

http://www.erikdesiderio.com

Address 1

West Hollywood

Country

United States of America

City

Los Angeles

State

California

Postal / Zip code

90036

Work

Years of Experience

6 to 9 years

Game platforms you've worked with

iOS, Android, PC/MAC, XBOX ONE, Playstation 4, Wii

Skills

Performer, Composer, Sound Designer, Programmer, Audio Director, Music Supervisor, Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Orchestrator, Music Editor

Instrument Skills

Guitar, Piano

My Awards

2 Hollywood Music in Media Nominations, Global Music Award, Clive Davis Award for Music in Film, Award of Excellence in Music at Park City Film Festival, Original Score Award at First Run Film Festival.

Games I've worked on

Star Trek Fleet Command, Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer, Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games (VR), Quarterback Snap, This Means War!, Stick to It.

Current Employer

Erik Desiderio Music

Employer's website

http://www.erikdesiderio.com

Current Title

Music Composer

Previous companies you worked for and job title there (optional)

Blizzard Entertainment: Composer, CBS Interactive/Scopely: Audio Director/Composer, Cartoon Network Games: Composer, Magic Pixel Games: Composer/Sound Designer, Betsoft Gaming: Composer/Sound Designer, Trevor Morris Music, Music Producer.

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