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Post Production Sound Designer

MBC Group

UAE

Ref: LP104-188

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Responsibilities:

- Respond to a brief by interpreting the needs and requirements of the Producer client and be proactive with creative input.
- Mix audio received from producers for On Air Promotions, campaigns and trailers.
- Create and design required sound ambiences using Sound Effects (SFX) Libraries.
- Spot SFX to visuals using SFX libraries.
- Enhance and treat dialogue in trailers including using techniques and tools to clean up and remove unwanted noise.
- Edit music tracks to specific durations, creatively maintaining beat/Bar count.
- Re-mastering poor audio tracks when needed.
- Supplementing any visual movement on screen with suitable SFX.
- Follow In house standards to ensure deliverables consistently meet required specs
- Have an understanding of international Broadcast Standards and be able to deliver an EBU compliant sound mix for transmission.
- Follow a unified work process so jobs can be read and picked up by other members of the audio team.
- Due to current COVID 19 restrictions, some remote work maybe required.

Requirements

Requirements:

- Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
- Bachelors degree in Sound Engineering or similar field
- Apple Mac computer platform
- Digital Audio Production (Music Composition is a plus)
- Audio Engineering and Creative Sound Design
- AVID Pro Tools HD
- WAVES Audio Plugins
- EBU Loudness Standards
- Audio Restoration
- Audio Mixing (Surround Mixing is a plus)
- Ability to handle long sessions
- Be prepared to work shift patterns and outside regular office hours
- Excellent housekeeping and file management
- Have knowledge of the TV media industry
- Good time keeping is essential
- Languages: English and/or Arabic

About the Company

MBC GROUP is the largest media company in the Middle East & North Africa region that enriches people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. In 2002, nearly a decade after the launch of MBC1 in London, in 1991, MBC GROUP moved its headquarters to Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates.

Today, MBC GROUP includes over 17 leading TV channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment); MBC2 & MBC MAX (24-hour western movies); MBC3 (children’s edutainment with a mix of both local productions and western acquisitions); MBC4 (entertainment for young families with a female-focus); MBC ACTION (an indigenous adrenaline-packed channel targeting young males with local and homegrown productions); MBC VARIETY (Western films and general entertainment with uninterrupted broadcasting); MBC DRAMA (24/7 Arabic drama) & MBC+ DRAMA (a joint pay-TV channel between MBC and OSN); MBC PERSIA (general family entertainment dubbed and subtitled in Farsi); WANASAH (24-hour Arabic music channel); MBC MASR & MBC MASR2 (general family entertainment geared towards the Egyptian family); MBC BOLLYWOOD (delivering the freshest in Bollywood content geared towards the region via an Arabized interface); MBC USA (on “Dish Network” in the US); MBC IRAQ (a premium channel aimed at the entire Iraqi family), MBC5 (new satellite channel dedicated to the Maghreb); all of them benefit from MBC STUDIOS which produces the region’s most compelling premium content for cinema, television and on-demand platforms. MBC GROUP also includes two FM radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music) and Panorama FM (contemporary Arabic hit music).

Furthermore, part of MBC GROUP is Shahid and its premium subscription-based service Shahid VIP, the world’s leading Arabic streaming platform, home to highly rated original productions from the Arab world, a wide range of exclusive movies and premieres, as well as the top watched live Arab TV channels.

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