Sound Recordist/Engineer

Job Description

 

As a Sound Recordist/Engineer you will set up and operate sound equipment in live events, recordings or post-productions to ensure the best acoustic result. You will also record, mix and edit music and audio for our productions.

Sound engineers are deft around sensitive audio equipment and experts in using them to produce quality sound. We expect you to be knowledgeable about different audio recording and editing techniques. If you also possess a creative mind and a good ear.

  1. Reporting to

Head of Creative

  1. Responsibilities
  • Follow instructions and details from directors, producers etc
  • Set up and test sound equipment before events, broadcasts or recordings
  • Record, edit and mix audio tracks (instruments, vocals etc.)
  • Enhance sound quality and add sound effects to recordings
  • Work with video editors to synchronize video with audio tracks
  • Play backing tracks and special effects during live events
  • Collaborate with lighting, camera and other people
  • Create and maintain sound libraries
  • Resolve technical issues when they arise
  1. Requirements
  • Proven experience as sound engineer
  • Technical expertise in sound engineering techniques (e.g. equalization)
  • Experience with sound editing and recording equipment (e.g. mixing consoles)
  • Working knowledge of recording software and hardware (e.g. Pro Tools)
  • Degree in audio/sound engineering or related field is a plus
  1. Key Behaviours
  • Excellent hearing and manual dexterity
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Creativity and attention to detail
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent organization, planning, and communication skills
  • A collaborative mindset and ability to work with varying and changing needs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to operate and carry camera equipment (up to 25 lbs)
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and potentially holidays as required
  • Self-starter with a positive outlook
  • Passion for excellence
  • Remain calm under pressure

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