Contract Job

Audio Mixer, On-Air Promotions


Los Angeles, CA 06-17-2020
  • Paid
  • Contract
Job Description

This is an exciting time in the production, post-production, and content-creation spaces. We are entering a period of technology-driven disruption that hasn't been seen in 25+ years since the introduction of non-linear editing. We are creating a culture where the team is encouraged to be self-starters who continually strive to be better and learn more while having fun. A culture where team members are not afraid to fail or try new things because that is the quickest path to innovation. Endless curiosity about how things work and a strong understanding of what ''customer service'' actually means are valued traits. A solid understanding of production and post-production processes, broadcast technology, IT, and agile methodologies is a must-have, along with a sense of humor.

Fox Entertainment is looking for an Audio Mixer to join the Production and Post-Production and Technology group on a freelance basis. You will fill a critical role in enhancing promotion content with our producer teams for Fox Entertainment. You will be responsible for audio sweetening and editorial of promotional content and/or episodic content that will air across digital platforms along with cable and network television.

This role is responsible for delivering a high-quality viewer experience to millions of viewers across FOX networks, digital platforms, mobile applications, websites, and licensing partnerships. In short, we bring great FOX content to YOU!

• Communicate project status and overall timeline to production and project leads
• Ability to work and meet sudden deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Follow editorial guidelines as outlined by stakeholders
• Research and develop efficient workflows
• Make recommendations to cross-functional teams on processing improvements
• Perform final audio QA before submission of deliverables
• Make recommendations to Sound Engineer
• Maintain & organize audio asset library, and track and manage audio assets in provided documentation tools
• Own audio editorial process

• Experience editing in Pro Tools (10 or later preferred)
• 3+ years of hands-on experience in a similar position, occupation, or role is highly desired
• Proven experience with detailed dialog editing
• Deep understanding of audio requirements for passable voice audio takes
• Experience with writing and maintaining project documentation
• Strong communication skills; willingness to give and receive constructive feedback
• Proven experience planning, scheduling, and communicating within operational teams
• Great attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and well organized
• Experience with cloud-based production and post-production environments, collaborative workflows, and the use of applications and tools in these environments
• Ability to build on existing processes and define new ones as needed

Company Profile
The FOX Network, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, the FOX Network has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.