Mixing Engineer

Los Angeles, USA


Mixing Engineer

The Mixing Engineer will provide start-to-finish audio engineering services in order to create and deliver audio deliverables for Broadcast, Multimedia and DVD clients. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, self-starting individual who can work independently as well as within an established team.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete 2.0 and 5.1 mixes to meet client requirements
  • Conform already edited sessions to revised media
  • Assist scheduler in estimating work hour requirements for completion of projects
  • Work with scheduler and directors to maintain established production schedule
  • Remain sensitive to client needs and adjust to new project specifications and deadlines
  • Report any issues with source material promptly for quick replacement (audio/video drop-outs, audio glitches, distortions, sync problems, missing lines and all the other errors spotted)
  • Monitor quality of all deliverables to maintain consistency
  • Analyze and resolve work problems proactively when possible
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product, if needed
  • Verify that all special production instructions have been followed prior to delivery
  • Confer with department supervisor to determine progress of work and to provide information on changes affecting efficiency and quality of production
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Must work overtime and weekends when needed

Must be able to demonstrate:

  • Highly developed Pro Tools skills, including a strong background and understanding of audio post production workflows, requirements and file management
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex subject matters
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Ability to be an excellent team player
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Friendly manner with clients, actors and colleagues

Qualifications and Experience

  • 2–3 years related experience
  • Degree in Audio Post-Production or related field desired
  • Experience with Mac environment, ProTools audio hardware, software and plug-ins, as well as peripheral equipment such as mixing consoles, compressors, microphones, AD Converters
  • Understanding of and experience using audio processing techniques, including but not limited to equalization, compression, reverb & delay.
  • Familiarity with signal flow and routing, including 5.1 routing within ProTools
  • Understanding of audio and session formats and specifications (.wav, .mp3, .ptx, .omf,…)
  • Ability to identify and solve technical problems with equipment when possible

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