JOB TITLE: Sound Assistant
FUNCTION: Viacom International Studios UK
REPORTING LINE: Dubbing Mixers / Director of Post Production
LOCATION: Hawley Crescent, London.
CONTRACT: Fixed Term Contract (1 year initially but potential to extend).
WHO WE ARE
Viacom International Studios UK is the Bafta winning TV Production arm of Viacom in the UK. Our mission is to create great programmes in a variety of genres. We have made programmes for Channel 5, MTV, Spike, 5Star and Comedy Central. We develop and produce a wide range of shows, mainly in the genres of Factual, Comedy, Entertainment and Reality.
WHAT IS THE ROLE
Due to expansion we are looking for a Sound Assistant to join our busy Post Production department. This is an entry level position and would be ideal for recent graduates who have some experience in the industry and are looking to take a step up into Sound Editing for Long-Form Programming. You’ll be working closely with the 2 Dubbing Mixers as well as the rest of the in-house Post Production team. Your key responsibilities would include performing tracklays, recording and editing voiceovers, conforming for re-versions / international edits, creating final deliverables and archiving projects.
Thorough understanding of Mac OS
Pro Tools knowledge and experience
Knowledge of working with Sound Turnover media EDLs, AAFs
Awareness of current broadcast specs including EBU R128
Experience in editing SFX, Music & Dialogue to picture
Voiceover recording and editing
Experience working in fast turnaround professional environment
Familiar with shared storage systems including NEXIS
Ability to supply audio deliverables to domestic and international delivery specifications
Familiarity with Avid Eucon devices including the S3 controller.
Comfortable with mixing sound to picture
Excellent client facing skills
Attention to detail
Flexible and adapt quickly to demands of challenging projects
Capacity to give creative input
Desire & enthusiasm to progress in the audio post production industry
Good organisation and communication skills
Passionate about audio & audio post production