Senior Audio Engineer -EXILE MX

About the JOB

Exile Audio team is seeking a Senior Audio Engineer to work across all current and future shows in our portfolio.

The Senior Audio Engineer will play a crucial role in establishing and maintaining the “sound” of all current and future Exile Audio shows. To be clear, we’re not looking for a human ‘um’ remover, but someone who really wants to get deep into the content they’re working on. Are you passionate about sound design? Do you want to be a part of a team that is redefining what an investigative podcast or fiction story should sound like? Do you want to be a part of a collaborative and curious team? We’re looking for you!

Main focus of your WORK

  • Record, edit & mix various Exile podcasts
  • Responsible for the technical process of recording and mixing episodes, including repairing audio
  • Help to operate Exile studios and professionally represent the department to hosts and guests
  • Provide sound design, music editing, and the development of new ideas for creative use of sound
  • Record and deliver advertisements with wide ranging sponsor expectations at proper loudness and timing specifications
  • Adhere to the high standards of Exile production and operational workflow
  • Provide support to the content team in audio recording and editing best practices
  • Provide technical guidance for remote recordings, instructing hosts, guests and producers on best practices to get high quality broadcast quality recordings outside of the studio.
  • Creating and updating templates for each show’s unique production process.
  • Acting as the first line of defense in troubleshooting studio and Pro Tools workflow issues for producers across the department.
  • Being available for engineering and mixing on fast turnarounds.
  • Contributing to conversations about workflow improvements and standardization across our portfolio of shows.
  • Meet deadlines consistently
  • Interested in mentoring other engineers in nuanced sound design techniques

What you’ll need:

  • 4+ years experience as an audio engineer required and 2-3 years experience working with podcasts or broadcasts preferred.
  • Good communication skills in Spanish and English.
  • High level of Pro Tools experience required, as well as familiarity with Waves, iZotope and other industry-standard 3rd party plugins.
  • Creative experience in varied techniques of sound design, music arrangement and creative mixing
  • Experience with creative editorial, cutting and arranging content with an ear for pacing
  • Familiarity with generally-accepted podcast loudness standards, and ability to deliver episodes at consistent loudness levels according to in-house specifications
  • Extensive experience with audio hardware, including industry standard microphones, mixers, cabling, etc.
  • Well-versed in the concept of Loudness and mixing to different specs;
  • Ability to quickly, calmly and creatively troubleshoot complex issues under pressure;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and follow through on projects to completion;
  • Excellent attention to detail, with good organization and time management skills;
  • Collaborative attitude and strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical information to people with technical and nontechnical backgrounds.
  • Experience in field and home recording is preferred
  • Experience as a live sound engineer is a bonus
  • Experience composing original music of current and future Exile shows is a bonus.

Please send your resume to: careers@exilecontent.com