Sound Engineer job description

Sound Engineer responsibilities include:

Following instructions and details from directors, producers etc
Setting up and testing sound equipment before events, broadcasts or recordings
Recording, editing and mixing audio tracks (instruments, vocals etc.)

Job brief

We are looking for a competent Sound Engineer to record, mix and edit music and audio for our productions. You will set up and operate sound equipment in live events, recordings or post-productions to ensure the best acoustic result.

Sound engineers are deft around sensitive audio equipment and experts in using them to produce quality sound. We expect you to be knowledgeable about different audio recording and editing techniques. If you also possess a creative mind and a good ear we’d like to hear from you. Responsibilities

Follow instructions and details from directors, producers etc
Set up and test sound equipment before events, broadcasts or recordings
Record, edit and mix audio tracks (instruments, vocals etc.)
Enhance sound quality and add sound effects to recordings
Work with video editors to synchronize video with audio tracks
Play backing tracks and special effects during live events
Collaborate with lighting, camera and other people
Create and maintain sound libraries
Resolve technical issues when they arise


Proven experience as sound engineer
Technical expertise in sound engineering techniques (e.g. equalization)
Experience with sound editing and recording equipment (e.g. mixing consoles)
Working knowledge of recording software and hardware (e.g. Pro Tools)
A team player with excellent communication skills
Creativity and attention to detail
Problem-solving abilities
Excellent hearing and manual dexterity
High school diploma; Degree in audio/sound engineering or related field is a plus