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Sound Engineer Job Description

Sound Engineer Job Description

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Sound Engineer Job Description:

We are looking for a competent Sound Engineer to record, mix and edit music and audio for our productions. You will set up and operate sound equipment in live events, recordings or post-productions to ensure the best acoustic result.

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 we’d like to hear from you.

Sound Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients to determine the requirements and specifications of recordings or performances.
  • Safely setting up, repairing, servicing, and replacing equipment when required.
  • Manipulating and enhancing live and recorded audio.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Understanding briefs and making helpful suggestions if possible and appropriate.
  • Editing and mixing audio to client specifications.
  • Improvising props to produce required sounds.
  • Keeping abreast of advancements in the field through ongoing training and networking with others in the industry.
  • Building solid, professional relationships with other artists and clients.

Sound Engineer Job Requirements:

  • X years of experience as a Sound Engineer or similar role
  • X years of experience with sound engineering, recording and editing methods and equipment
  • Hands on experience with sound recording and editing software
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • BA in audio or sound engineering or similar relevant field