NBC Universal Audio Engineer in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Job Number 33531BR

Job Title Audio Engineer

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Global Media Operations

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New Jersey

City Englewood Cliffs

Responsibilities

The Audio Engineer for GMO Post would mix and sound design content for various NBC Universal’s Cable Entertainment properties. Work with editors to add audio to assets for on-air broadcast and digital platforms. Help maintain audio rooms and equipment by working with engineering on upgrades and work with manager on future builds and needs for both software and hardware to keep the GMO audio rooms up to date with the latest needed equipment. Be the lead for freelance audio engineers and create SOPs for best practices.

  • Creates audio mixes and sound design for GMO Post Production

  • Provide a strong creative vision and direction for all mixes

  • Creation and delivery of audio files back to editor or clients in a timely fashion

  • Performs voice-over recordings, sessions, dialog editing and audio treatment as needed

  • Proficiency in ProTools, Waves Plugins and knowledge of Avid isis storage

  • Regulates volume levels and sound quality during recording sessions, to broadcast standards.

  • Drive high quality standard for audio throughout GMO Post

  • Mix and design dialogue, sound effects, and music for assets in both stereo and 5.1 surround

  • Experience in Audio & systems design collaboration tools

  • Troubleshoots and maintain recording equipment, plugins and ProTools software in audio rooms EC and 30 Rock

  • Work collaboratively with editors, PMs, writer producers and other audio engineers as well clients to assess scope of projects

  • Stores and catalogues all audio projects

  • Stay current on industry trends and new technology for sound design

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5 years of relevant professional experience required

  • Good organizational and project management skills are necessary

  • Degree in Audio Engineering, Production, or equivalent work experience in a related field

  • Proficiency in ProTools HD, Waves Plugins and knowledge of Avid systems

  • Must be able to assist in maintaining both hardware and software

  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment

  • Working knowledge of post ecosystem

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliff NJ

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Extremely Organized

  • Ability to train others

  • Strong communication skills

  • Work independently and well with others

  • Flexible Schedule and able to work nights or weekends as needed

  • Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction