Soundman is expected to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used to record, amplify, enhance, mix or reproduce sound on location or within Studio settings. Sound man will identify the sound requirements for a given task or situation and perform the appropriate actions to produce the quality of sound required for broadcast. Specific duties include;
consulting with producers/Directors and performers to determine the sound requirements;
selecting, positioning, adjusting and operating the equipment used for amplification and recording;
applying technical knowledge of sound recording equipment to achieve the determined artistic objectives;
monitoring audio signals to detect sound-quality deviations or malfunctions;
anticipating and correcting any problems
integrating (synchronisation) of pre-recorded audio (dialogue, sound effects and music) with visual content;
re-recording and synchronising audio (post-synching);
mixing and balancing speech, effects and music;
Creating and altering sound effects for use in films, television, etc.
AND: Any other duties assigned by supervisor
Knowledge, skills and qualities
diploma, OND in Media and Communication or related field
good practical skills and knowledge of sound equipment i.e. Sound Mixer, Radio & Boom Microphones.
an interest in photography, film and video
good communication and 'people skills'
the ability to carry out instructions accurately and with attention to detail
calmness under pressure, patience and concentration
CV to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title of the position applied for should be clearly stated on the email.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS DECEMBER 31,2014