Position at Al Jazeera Media Network
The Senior Audio Engineer is responsible for operating at an advanced level of sound recording in the studio or on location.
Extensive technical, creative and logistical skills.
Administrative abilities required and an ability to implement instructions to strict guidelines. Must be able to take initiative in maintaining operational requirements.
Contract Type : Freelance
Key Responsibilities and Accountability :
Setting up and maintaining audio equipment, enhancing audio with appropriate sound effects, fixing sound-related issues
You should be able to offer creative input, but also follow written and verbal instructions.
You should demonstrate patience, attention to detail, and great interpersonal skills. Outstanding Sound Engineers are able to admit to their mistakes, think on their feet, and make effective recommendations.
Safely setting up, repairing, servicing, and replacing equipment when required.
Manipulating and enhancing live and recorded audio.
Diagnosing and troubleshooting equipment.
Understanding briefs and making helpful suggestions if possible and appropriate.
Editing and mixing audio to client specifications.
Improvising props to produce required sounds.
Keeping abreast of advancements in the field through ongoing training and networking with others in the industry.
High understand the concept of power and lighting.
Test the functionality of all necessary Lighting equipment before shooting programs (i.e. lighting / control systems)
Comply with directed camera compositions and framing during programs according to the DOP instructions and as program requirements
Control and balance lighting levels via the lighting desk / lighting control units and in remote studio and field setups
Other Responsibilities :
Proactively maintain systems
Coordinate with crew, engineering teams for routine maintenance for all sound equipment
Perform other duties relevant to the job as requested Across Al Jazeera Media Network
Job Requirements / Qualifications :
Minimum 7 years of professional experience in film or TV lighting or related fields. Min.5+ years of advanced studio lighting
Bachelor's Degree in related field is preferred or a specialized diploma in camera and Lighting
Extensive technical knowledge of HD video production systems
Operate at an advanced level :
Video cameras, lenses and studio lighting
Studio pedestals, dollies, jimmy jib and crane systems
Video signal monitoring equipment (i.e. waveform monitors and vector scopes)