About The Role

To create the soundscape for a brand new audio project to be recorded primarily in the field. Be the quality control lead for project, ensuring the mixing has been handled with the utmost attention to detail. This role is based in Los Angeles or New York City.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Sound designing, mixing and mastering audio project within a specified workflow that allows for maximum collaboration with producers and other staff
  • Meet hard production deadlines and be available to assist producers to meet theirs
  • Maintain audio file management systems, following naming conventions and adhering to strict master file specifications
  • Train new and existing producers on efficient audio workflow processes and standards
  • Assist with field recordings as needed

Skills + Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • At least 7 years experience as a professional audio engineer, mixer, or sound designer
  • High level knowledge of Pro Tools software, knowledge of Adobe Audition, Izotope RX Suite, Wavelab, etc. a big plus
  • Ability to be creative in solving technical problems, not set in your ways or too attached to โ€œhow it should workโ€
  • Patience with creative teams that may not have the tech skills or language to explain precisely what they need
  • Understanding of the podcast landscape and audio trends
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and work across geographically-dispersed teams
  • Reasonable flexibility of schedule to allow for meeting deadlines and the inevitable issues that can pop up in media production
  • Being able to adapt seamlessly to the established workflows of Pushkin Industries, and create new processes as needed

This is a full-time staff position, based in Los Angeles or New York City. Compensation will comprise a competitive base salary, full benefits (medical, dental, vision), and an annual performance bonus. Pushkin employees receive four weeks of paid vacation, including two weeks every August where the entire company closes so that everyone can truly relax and recharge.

This job originally appeared on Pushkin Industries's website.