Sound Designer 
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) - Las Vegas, NV 89118
Become a Champion with us: Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world. 

The UFC has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo. 

The Ultimate Opportunity:
Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy,delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more! 

Strategy for Winning:
The Sound Designer is a key position within a large creative Production team dedicated to the ongoing construction of creative promotional and broadcast content for distribution on national network services and global platforms. This position assists in the creation of sound designs, re-recording mixes and masters of promos, short and long-form programs and original TV content for the UFC original productions team. The Sound Designer reports to the Director of Post Production and works closely with Producers and Editors, but is expected to work for long periods without direct supervision. Sound Designers may be assigned to a creative post-production project anywhere within the scope of the project completion from rough cut to finishing and mastering. 

Responsibilities:
Performs voice-over recordings, sessions, dialog editing and audio treatment of original content. Regulate volume level and sound quality during recording sessions, using control consoles. Deliver files to editors/clients as instructed. 
Interacts with multiple file storage devices and complies with department archiving practices. 
Operates and troubleshoots Pro Tools digital audio workstation and associated outboard equipment and integrated consoles to edit, mix, master, and fashion variants of promotional content. 
Properly applies equalization, compression and effects (ProTools and Waves Plugins) according to UFC specifications, in accordance with industry standard and best practice. 
Exports long format programs in all formats and stems (Dialog, VO, Music, FX, NAT mono and stereo) and delivers files to the production team. 
Creates first pass mixes for post-production video and original content (Evergreens, Reloaded, Web pieces and promos). Delivers final files and M&E to editors as instructed, following broadcast specs. 
Synchronizes 5.1/2.0/1.0 audio to picture, to include effects, dialog, voiceover and music. 
Obtains proper balance of all elements within a mix during re-recording process at broadcast levels of -24LKFS (dialogue loudness to prevailing specification and recommended practice by SMPTE, ATSC and FCC). 
Generates and ingests from OMF, AAF, EDL files and other media transport bundles to instantiate projects and transfer projects to other editing systems. 
Utilizes our asset management systems to browse available media content in SAN / DAM. Uses only approved libraries of graphic content, music and sound effects within projects. 
Assists with field/on location audio when needed for production shoots. 
Responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining recording equipment and ProTools DAW at the Studio. Skills & Experience: 
Degree in Audio Engineering, Audio Visual Production or equivalent experience in a related field. 
Proficiency in Pro Tools HD, Waves Plugins and Izotope RX. Final Cut and Premiere Pro knowledge a plus. 
Knowledge of CALM act and standard broadcast deliverables. 
Experience mixing in 5.1 surround sound preferred. 
Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese and/or French is a plus. 
UFC conducts pre-emplyoment drug and background screenings. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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