The sound editor/mixer position at Walt Disney Imagineering is a diverse and unique opportunity in the professional sound field. You will work with project teams and an Audio Media Designer (Sound Supervisor/Producer) to record, edit, mix and install the sound track for Disney attractions.
Audio / Music / Sound
Orlando, Florida Area
Apr 26, 2022
You will need a strong post production sound background and experience with network audio as time will be split between studios in FL and on location mixing at Disney parks around the world.
- Work with Audio Media Designer, Music Department and project team to support animatic stage production efforts.
- Scratch track recording and editorial
- Temp sound design and efficient picture conforms/changes.
- Temp music editorial
- Temp mixes for reviews and playbacks
- Work with Audio Media Designer to support production and post production efforts on small and large-scale attractions.
- Voiceover recording and editorial
- ADR prep, recording and editorial
- Sound design, effects editorial and sound effects recording
- Attend live action shoots as Imagineering sound representative.
- Production dialog editorial and cleanup
- Manage large FX sessions from exterior sound design vendors
- Manage large stem sessions from composer/music production team.
- Assembly of scene mixes and track layouts per the Audio Media Designers track lists
- Management of large track count conforms to picture updates
- Custom I/O set up for non-standard output formats and field mix prep
- Support Audio Media Designer and project team in performing final field mix
- Work with A/V engineering to set up site-specific venue mix system. Have experience with network audio protocols, configurations, and troubleshooting (Dante, AES 67, etc.)
- Perform field mix of music stems, sound FX units/pre dubs and dialog on attraction specific audio systems with custom routing and I/O. Work with Audio Media Designer, music department and project team to mix, address notes and install changes.
- File installation, management, and revision control per sound department SOP
- Burn final media and QC complete show.
- Archive projects according to sound department SOP
Addition responsibilities include:
- Master of background music
- Transfer of historical archive to current technology
- Studio trouble shooting/maintenance
- Recording vocals, overdubs or other small-scale music session for the music depart.
- Travel to domestic and foreign venues for extended periods of time
- 5 or more years of experience in post-production audio
- Proficiency in sound production and post-production equipment including: Protools, digital consoles and controllers.
- Understanding of network audio.
- Ability to learn proprietary digital formats (Mac and PC based) with minimum instruction
- Experience with SMPTE, different frame rates, and video formats and how to sync them together.
- Work Independently in patching, digital routing, equipment operation, signal flow and technical operations
- Trouble shoot technical problems with mixing equipment, computers, and network.
- Work with new technology with a minimum of instruction
- Create new techniques, especially in special venue mixing, including taking tracks on location, setting up temporary, full-service production environments and performing a mix in the final venue.
- Strong collaborator and team player.
- Experience working in immersive environments
- Understanding of acoustics and how it effects audio delivery and intelligibility
- Flexibility to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload.
- Must be willing to mix and work in challenging environments.
High school Diploma or Equivalent
Day, Evening, Overnight