Our Team

The great people who make your recordings great!

Richard J Dolmat

Richard J Dolmat

CEO

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Richard has been running Digital Sound Magic Recording Studios Ltd. for over 23 years. He’s very proud to be the recipient of numerous awards and accolades throughout his long and successful career. He is fluent in English, Japanese and some Polish which makes it a great advantage over other studios when providing services for clients around the world. After expanding to two countries and with a world-wide network of partners, DSM is well on its way to greater service for their global clientele. Watch our CEO on CTV giving expert audio advice.

Devon Bird

Devon Bird

Chief Engineer / Producer

Devon is from Vancouver, BC. He has always had a strong passion for audio. Discovering his first DAW in elementary school, Devon has lived and breathed audio ever since. He studied post production at Nimbus School of Recording Arts before joining the dream team at Digital Sound Magic.

Karilynne Davies

Karilynne Davies

Studio Manager

Karilynne is originally from Victoria, BC. As an actress and writer herself, Kari is able to approach scripts from multiple perspectives and always goes the extra mile to bring her work to life. With a Bachelors in Psychology from UBC, she continues to hone her creative skills by studying acting, theater, voice over, singing, and writing. She loves what she does! And coffee. She REALLY loves coffee.

Guillermo Vaillard

Guillermo Vaillard

Audiobook Director / Engineer

Guillermo has always loved music and has been a guitar player since youth. He found a home on the other side of the glass with Digital Sound Magic and enjoys working with talented actors, directors, and musicians to help them realize their creative vision. Along with a top notch education from Nimbus School of Recording, Guillermo is ready and willing to put his skills to use for you.

Sandy Hughes

Sandy Hughes

Engineer / Producer

Hailing from Victoria BC, Sandy spent many a year on the road as a touring musician before graduating with distinction from a Vancouver based audio engineering program. Armed with an amiable demeanour, he is now happily integrated as Digital Sound Magic Recording Studio’s chief engineer – a post which fulfills his childhood dream of twiddling knobs and pressing buttons all the live long day.

Liam Vezina

Liam Vezina

Engineer

Liam is very passionate about audio, his life revolves around it. He studied at Nimbus School of Recording & Media, which led him to join this amazing team at Digital Sound Magic. If he isn’t here working on the next big project, he’s in the studio working on new music, collaborating with other artists, running his record label, or DJ’ing at night clubs and music festivals.

Joshua Lawrance

Joshua Lawrance

Engineer

Originally from the Prairies, “Shua” studied Theatre before building his career in sound. With years of experience he brings his skills to the daily operations of Digital Sound Magic Studios.

Kurtis Quiring

Kurtis Quiring

Engineer

Kurt grew up on Vancouver Island. He started learning to produce music and DJ, before attending Audio Engineering and Post Production at Nimbus School of Recording Arts in 2016. A lover of music and all things audio, you can find him working away in the studio with various artists, producing his own electronic tracks, playing with his loop pedal, or slacklining at the beach.

Teo Van Raalte

Teo Van Raalte

Engineer

Teo grew up on Vancouver Island. He started learning to produce music and DJ, before attending Audio Engineering and Post Production at Nimbus School of Recording Arts in 2016. A lover of music and all things audio, you can find him working away in the studio with various artists, producing his own electronic tracks, playing with his loop pedal, or slacklining at the beach.

Liana Bakker

Liana Bakker

Script Specialist

There are hundreds of tiny details hiding in every script. Liana brings every one of them out into the light. This local talent has more than dipped her toe in many ponds and uses the knowledge she has from every splash to do the best job possible. Everything from public speaking to voice over work, writing to singing…. kickboxing to massage therapy ….and many things in between, contribute to Liana’s expertise.

Jenny Brown

Jenny Brown

Creative Director

Jenny has brilliant ideas! Jenny’s love of organizing makes her a great fit for the role of producer and creative director. Her superior editing skills and copywriting experience also bring added punch and saleability to any written material. Jenny also helps clients with their presentations by guiding the performances of company leaders and actors.

Johnny Dean

Johnny Dean

Voice Director

Born and raised in Vancouver; Johnny has worked in film, broadcasting, and the voice biz’ for over 15 years. In addition: Johnny owns GoJo Media, and is both a musician and a personal trainer as well. When not working (which is rare), he can be found at the gym, climbing a mountain, skiing, or doing an adventure race such as Tough Mudder or a marathon.

Anita Yung

Anita Yung

Voice Director

With all the energy Anita has, we’d swear she popped out of an anime! Originally from Manitoba, Anita brings her passion to the mic as one of the studio’s talented voice-over directors. Whether it be an animation or narration, every read never has a dull moment.

Guinness

Guinness

Head of Happiness

Being the Head of Happiness, Guinness is happy even when he’s sleeping. If you don’t want to play with him, he doesn’t care. He’ll keep nudging you until you give in. And then you’ll be his best friend in the world (until he gets hungry. Then he’ll just walk away).