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Associate Sound Designer

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Turner
Requisition ID: 180728BR

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The Team

WarnerMedia Studios Sound Design is the in-house post-production sound department of WarnerMedia Studios.
  • We work closely with all of the WarnerMedia brands, Editorial, and Design/Visual Effects departments to create compelling and creative sound design and dynamic final mixes for our promos, programming elements, and shows
  • We edit and mix projects for internal and corporate presentations as well as on-air, streaming, and social content
  • Our composers create original music for WarnerMedia projects
  • We record and edit voiceovers and podcasts using various remote/VoIP solutions

The Job

WarnerMedia Studios Sound Design is looking for an Associate-level sound editor/mixer to join our team. The Associate Sound Designer position is a three-year program in which selected candidates grow as sound professionals by developing and honing their skills in sound editing and mixing for picture, mentoring our junior staff, learning from and supporting our sound design staff in session work, and building relationships with our WarnerMedia network partners. The Associate Sound Designer will strengthen their creative, technical, and soft skills while gaining essential experience for a career in post-production sound.

The Daily
  • Designing, editing, and mixing the post-production sound for original and promotional content for WarnerMedia brands including Cartoon Network, TCM, TBS, TNT, Turner Sports, and more
  • Repairing and cleaning problematic audio recordings
  • Versioning spots for air
  • Recording, editing, and mixing podcasts for our network partners including TCM and Turner Sports
  • Delivering compliant mixes for broadcast, social, OTT platforms, and more
  • Learning to identify and work within the sonic branding of each network partner
  • Contributing to our Creative Development program to help build the creativity and teamwork of our department
  • Recognizing opportunities to both learn from and contribute to the department

The Essentials
  • Proficiency in Pro Tools Ultimate operation and signal flow, familiarity with sound for picture workflows, and ability to step into existing templates and workflows
  • A keen ear for mixing and effective sound design
  • Experience mixing short- and long-form content
  • Demonstrated skills in dialogue editing, sound effects editing, music editing, and re-recording mixing
  • Familiarity with broadcast deliverables and specs
  • Readiness to work with and learn from the talented sound designers on our team
  • Ability to collaborate with editors and producers and integrate feedback to create a final deliverable that supports the partner network’s vision
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and work quickly to meet deadlines while still maintaining creative quality
  • Enthusiasm about being a part of a team that values collaboration over competition
  • Flexibility in session availability (night, weekend, etc)

The Opportunities
  • Learn from and work with a team of talented editors, mixers, and composers
  • Contribute to creative work that is seen on-air and online across the world
  • Work with the latest sound technologies
  • Network with creatives and other professionals across the WarnerMedia portfolio

The Perks
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Being a part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.