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Sound Designer

UFC

Las Vegas, NV 04-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

UFC® is the world's premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC's athlete roster features the world's best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization's digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world's leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Role and What You'll Do:

UFC is seeking an Audio Re-recording Mixer/Sound Designer to join our Emmy Award-winning production team in Las Vegas. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience mixing a wide array of long form, short form, and promotional content for major sports and/or entertainment brands, across various media platforms. We're looking for a technically skilled, experienced engineer who is familiar with the audio challenges in sports media production and is current with the latest audio techniques and software.
• Mix a variety of long form content, including but not limited to feature length documentaries, episodic series, and supporting promotional elements.
• Mix a variety of short form content, including but not limited to digital series, features, trailers, and promotional assets for television and radio.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with video editors to get the best audio results.
• Works independently on some projects and collaborates with teammates on others.
• Works at the direction of Producers to apply editorial notes and revise audio assets.
• Works to elevate the sound of our productions creatively and technically to equal or exceed industry standards.
• Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned.

You Have These:
• Minimum of 5 years mixing experience on both short form and long form projects for broadcast television.
• Must be proficient in Avid Pro Tools, iZotope RX, and plugins from major developers.
• Must be proficient in noise reduction and dialogue editing techniques.
• Must have deep knowledge of audio signal flow, EQ / compressor techniques and core audio concepts.
• Must have strong grasp of C.A.L.M. act specifications and other loudness standards across various media.
• Must understand basic video formats, AAF/OMF import and interfacing with projects edited in Adobe Premiere.
• Experience with basic troubleshooting and maintenance of Avid hardware and Eucon control surfaces.
• Experience with various microphone types and recording techniques.
• Experience with location sound recording and equipment a plus.
• Experience with working for an agency, post-production company or broadcast creative team is a plus.
• College degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent GED required.
• Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is necessary.
• Must be able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines.
• Must maintain discretion and confidential information.
• Must have working knowledge of basic administrative office computer programs, on Mac and Windows PC workstations.
• Experience in a sports environment preferred. Knowledge of MMA is a plus.
• Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus.
• Must be able to work a traditional Monday-Friday schedule; must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.
• Candidates will be subject to an audio test to assess technical ability and aptitude.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don't meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dynnmp-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Company Profile
UFC

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.