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WE ARE HIRING!
ROLE | Sound Designer
SALARY | £24,000 - £28,000 / year [DOE]
REPORTS TO | Senior Producer
TERMS | Full time, permanent
About the roleBrian Audio is an innovative and creative collective of sound and music specialists who deliver best-in-class audio content for a wide range of projects. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to sound design a wide range of projects at our studios in London N1. The ideal candidate will love all things sound, and delight in creating exceptional quality audio. You enjoy working independently as well as being directed by a team, delivering a high standard of customer service, and meeting and liaising with clients, musicians, and freelancers as and when projects require.
Our output spans animation series, TV, shorts, feature films, theatre, interactive, spatial audio, AR, and VR. We are a hard working team that is looking for someone who can deliver to an exceptionally high standard in a fast-paced environment. You will work closely with our core team at the studio assisting with our exciting large-scale projects, as well as self-managing production on more self-contained work streams.
Responsibilities and duties
- Create audio for a wide range of projects as a member of the Brain Audio team from conception to delivery
- Record foley, cut sound effects, record voice talent, record musicians, and create final mixes
- Liaise with the operations team with regard to scheduling, pipeline, and resources
- Work in-person with clients, directors, and producers
- Work fluently in collaboration with picture editors and picture finishing facilities
- Report to the senior producer on project updates including scheduling, contracting, and engaging freelancers
- Maintain studio equipment and troubleshoot technical issues
- A curiosity and love for sound and all things creative
- A range of post-production skills: editing, recording, mastering, foley, digital, and analogue workflows
- Fluent in DAW software e.g. Reaper, Pro Tools
- Experience in audio post production and sound-to-picture workflow
- Experience of working in surround / immersive formats
- A flexible attitude to delivering a range of projects simultaneously, and problem-solving
- An open approach to learning new software and techniques
- Outstanding oral (and aural!) and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- The ability to be part of a team and work independently, using initiative
- Agility and adaptability in a fast changing work environment
- Punctuality and the ability to work within shifting deadlines
- You must be lovely and brilliant!
We are an equal opportunities employer and we’re happy to hear from suitable candidates regardless of their career path to date. If you feel you have experience or qualifications that fulfil the above requirements, please do get in touch.
You will be expected to work at our studio premises located at:
Unit 15, 14 Southgate Rd
Studio hours are 10.00 - 18.00, Monday to Friday. Work outside those hours may be required.
Please send your CV with showreel to our Team Manager Becca at firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the below email@example.com
If you have any questions about this role please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the below link.
NotesBrain Audio is committed to encouraging diversity and eliminating discrimination in both its role as an employer and as a provider of opportunities and services.
Brain Audio aims to create and promote a culture that respects and values individuals’ differences; that promotes dignity, equality, inclusion and diversity; and that encourages individuals to develop and maximise their true potential.
Through this policy, Brain Audio aims to:
- Achieve and maintain a workforce that broadly reflects the wider UK community within which it operates
- Be inclusive and welcoming in its activities, processes, communications, marketing and wider organisational culture
- Recognise and address the barriers to participation and employment that many people face
The company aims to show by example that increasing the diversity of creatives and young people it engages with in turn broadens and enriches Brain Audio’s creative output and the wider audience experience. Brain Audio will hold itself to account in how we as a company progress towards meeting all of them.
In particular, Brain Audio is guided by the following aims:
- Brain Audio will endeavour to ensure that all of its activities and services are sensitive, accessible and appropriate to the needs of different groups
- Brain Audio will endeavour to take a leading role in combating any form of conscious or subconscious discrimination in the audio industry
- Brain Audio will work with others to ensure that the diversity of the population in the UK is recognised, that fair and equal representation is embraced and that all are celebrated for their contribution to creative industries
- Brain Audio will in particular focus on addressing barriers to employment and participation on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, disability, and socio-economic background
- Brain Audio will take care to avoid consciously or subconsciously discriminatory images or text appearing in published, printed or spoken material
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy forms part of the Contract of Employment and exists as a long term statement of intent in our Knowledge Base. Any form of discrimination by a manager, employee, or collaborator will be treated very seriously and where appropriate will be dealt with through disciplinary action.