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Date Posted

May 13, 2015


Equal Access

Job Title

Studio Soundman At Equal Access

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Studio Soundman

****Essential Job Functions:****

Soundman is expected to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used to record, amplify, enhance, mix or reproduce sound on location, within Studio or audio dubbing suite settings. Sound man will identify the sound requirements for a given task or situation and perform the appropriate actions to produce this sound. Specific duties include;

****Production activities:****

  • Consulting with producers/Directors and performers to determine the sound requirements;
  • Selecting, positioning, adjusting and operating the equipment used for amplification and Recording on location, in the studio or in the dubbing suite;
  • Applying technical knowledge of sound recording equipment to achieve the determined artistic objectives;
  • Monitoring audio signals to detect sound-quality deviations or malfunctions;
  • Using the mixer to achieve the optimum sound levels for each situation
  • Operating the software based recording system in the audio dubbing suite
  • Filling in the necessary quality assurance forms at the end of each shoot
  • Maintaining and cleaning all audio equipment and ensuring that the batteries are good for use
  • anticipating and correcting any problems
  • Post-production activities:
  • Integrating (synchronisation) of pre-recorded audio (dialogue, sound effects and music) with visual content;
  • Re-recording and synchronising audio (post-synching);
  • Mixing and balancing speech, effects and music;
  • Creating and altering sound effects for use in films, television, etc.

AND: Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, skills and qualities

  • Diploma, OND in Media and Communication or related field
  • Good practical skills and knowledge of sound equipment i.e. Sound Mixer, Radio & Boom Microphones.
  • At least 3 years work experience in a structured media organization
  • An interest in photography, film and video
  • Good communication and 'people skills'
  • The ability to carry out instructions accurately and with attention to detail
  • Calmness under pressure, patience and concentration

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