Job Summary

Audio Digitization Engineer

Reports to Director of Operations - Applicants new to the trade will work with senior staff and D.O. for training and supervision; experienced applicants will be expected to work independently after training on our systems.

Overview:

The Audio Digitization Engineer is responsible for audio preparation and digitization while handling various legacy audio formats. You will join our growing team of experienced engineers and staff in a fast-paced and exciting work environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare audio media for digitization * Align playback and record parameters
  • Digitize media * Gather and log technical and process metadata
  • Pass completed ingested files to Finishing department- mostly audio cassettes and 1/4” reel-to-reel - early born digital formats - analog discs - exotic formats (we support 110+ legacy audiovisual formats)

Qualifications and Skills

Education and skills:

  • Associate’s degree desired * BA/BS in Audio engineering, BM in Music Technology, or BA in Media or equivalent preferred, but not required
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with production staff and leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Computer skills with word-processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail programs
  • Time- and stress-management skills
  • High energy, results-driven person with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, and to accept independence
  • Experience using Mac hardware preferred

Additional qualifications preferred, but not required:

  • Knowledge of legacy audio and video formats
  • Must be capable of lifting 50lbs unaided and sit for up to 8 hours per day

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Philadelphia, PA

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • experience with analog tape machines: 3 years

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