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Sound Designer

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 3 weeks ago



Las Vegas, NV, USA

Job Type

Job Description

UFC is seeking an Audio Re-recording Mixer/Sound Designer to join our Emmy Award-winning production team in Las Vegas.  The ideal candidate will have substantial experience mixing a wide array of long form, short form, and promotional content for major sports and/or entertainment brands, across various media platforms.  We’re looking for a technically skilled, experienced engineer who is familiar with the audio challenges in sports media production and is current with the latest audio techniques and software.

  • Mix a variety of long form content, including but not limited to feature length documentaries, episodic series, and supporting promotional elements.
  • Mix a variety of short form content, including but not limited to digital series, features, trailers, and promotional assets for television and radio.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with video editors to get the best audio results.
  • Works independently on some projects and collaborates with teammates on others.
  • Works at the direction of Producers to apply editorial notes and revise audio assets.
  • Works to elevate the sound of our productions creatively and technically to equal or exceed industry standards.
  • Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned.

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Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of 5 years mixing experience on both short form and long form projects for broadcast television.
  • Must be proficient in Avid Pro Tools, iZotope RX, and plugins from major developers.
  • Must be proficient in noise reduction and dialogue editing techniques.
  • Must have deep knowledge of audio signal flow, EQ / compressor techniques and core audio concepts.
  • Must have strong grasp of C.A.L.M. act specifications and other loudness standards across various media.
  • Must understand basic video formats, AAF/OMF import and interfacing with projects edited in Adobe Premiere.
  • Experience with basic troubleshooting and maintenance of Avid hardware and Eucon control surfaces.
  • Experience with various microphone types and recording techniques.
  • Experience with location sound recording and equipment a plus.
  • Experience with working for an agency, post-production company or broadcast creative team is a plus.

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