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Commercial/Post Production Audio Engineer

Updated deadline! The deadline for applications is Monday, October 1, 2020.

Employer: Six Degrees Music & Sound Inc.
Relevant Work Experience: Minimum three years experience
Education Level: Completed a recording engineer degree with a focus on post-production.

Six Degrees Music & Sound is an award-winning Calgary based audio house dedicated to producing high-quality music and sound for commercials, television and film. We are looking to fill a position for a full-time audio engineer for commercial recording projects and post-production work.

Qualities

The ideal candidate must have at least three years of experience at a reputable sound house where they were involved and accountable to all stages of audio post-production including final mixes. The candidate must have exceptionally strong organizational skills, and a true passion and aptitude for all aspects of audio engineering from sound design, music mixing, voice-over recording, dialogue sweetening and mixing.

The role requires a career-minded individual, committed to the highest standards, with the ambition and independence to grow the business.

The role requires a team player with excellent communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously. The candidate will be involved in sessions with a wide variety of clients, producers, directors and copywriters, and therefore must enjoy working in a team atmosphere with numerous interaction opportunities.

Six Degrees has a range of work from episodic, to promotional, television and web-based content—we are looking for an individual who is adaptive, can prioritize workflow and enjoys working in a number of mediums.

Candidate must be willing to work occasional evenings/weekends. This role will often surpass the commitment of a nine-to-five job.

Some of the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Voice-over recording including digital patch (Source connect) sessions and voice over auditions.
  • Sound Design—utilizing library effects (Soundminer), Foley and SFX recordings to create vivid soundscapes for commercial and long play episodic projects.
  • Dialogue cuts, vocal, and live instrumentation recording.
  • Mixing, mastering, and outputs for commercial broadcast, web and long play deliverables requirements.
  • Archiving and restoring sessions and a solid understanding of FTP/network protocols.
Skills
  • Must have three to five years experience on Pro-Tools HD.
  • Must have experience in 5.1 mixing and outputs.
  • Experience with an array of plug-ins, outboard gear, microphones, patch bays, and various monitoring options.
  • Source connect experience.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal with clients in a professional and flexible manner.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with advertising and the TV/film industry.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and strong communication skills.

Interested applicants, please submit a cover letter and resume to Jen Perrott to jen@sixdegrees.ca.

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