Jay Helmus, Lead Audio Engineer
Zippy Zappy Productions was founded by Jay Helmus, a veteran producer with tons of experience working in radio stations across Canada, including Toronto and Vancouver. Over the course of his radio career, Jay worked for a variety of formats and produced imaging for dozens of stations, from small market stand-alones to national multi-market brands in Canada and the U.S.
Jay has also spent enornous amounts of time expanding and honing his skills in many other forms of audio production, including mixing and mastering for music, TV and film. He has worked on hundreds of songs for musicians and bands over the years and his professional ear is behind all the mixing and mastering we do.
Jay’s skills go far beyond his knowledge of studio equipment and production techniques. He has a deep understanding of the physics of acoustics and how the brain perceives sound (psychoacoustics) and utilizes these skills to produce remarkable sound for our clients.