Full Time Job

Archive Engineer

Universal Music Group

London, United Kingdom 09-15-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

This role will be responsible for transferring audio at hi-res from a variety of different sources, primarily analogue tape, but also including digital formats such as Umatic, DAT, etc, in order to preserve for the future on secure hardware and/or supply it to our client in a specified manner. The transfers must reproduce the original recorded sound as accurately as possible and the candidate will require extensive critical listening skills. We are looking for a passion for audio engineering hand in hand with good attention to detail.

Skills & Experience
• Ability to prioritise effectively and work to meet tight deadlines
• Demonstrated ability for critical listening
• Excellent communication skills are required for liaison with clients
• A strong team player and flexible to support colleagues and complete tasks as required
• A clear understanding of the meaning of and commitment to customer service, high quality production and technical excellence
• A relevant degree or music related technology course is required
• A knowledge/understanding of Post Production would be an advantage
• An enthusiastic, pro-active approach
• Ability to establish a co-operative working relationship with customers and other members of the studio group
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• Familiarity with a DAW such as SADiE or Pro Tools, plus a working knowledge of different tape formats from analogue to digital

Your Benefits
• Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
• Private Medical Insurance
• 25 paid days of annual leave
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
• Holiday Purchase scheme
• Dental and Travel Insurance options
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Cars
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…
The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

Company Profile
Universal Music Group

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