Sound Supervisor, Creative Sound Director

Minimum Preferably 12th standard pass with background in physical sciences

Certified training for Sound Designer (programme aligned to MES/Q3401 released by Media & Entertainment Skills Council)

Minimum 4 Years of work experience, with experience as an apprentice in a mixing studio

The tasks a Sound Designer is expected to perform include:Designing the sound concept for the production

Select the studios/equipment for recordings

Well-versed with various styles/forms of music and sounds prevalent in the industry and their characteristics Knowledge of language and principles of sound, and how they affect tone Well-versed with acoustics and psychoacoustics principles

Proficient in creative thinking and develop a range of sound concepts Adept with parameters for evaluating sound concepts Proficient in balancing fx, music and soundtracks Knowledge of basic music sequencing Well-versed in breaking-down the sound concept into specific components as per the requirement

Adept with foley-recording, i.e. the use of everyday sound effects in post production Proficient in Sound editing/mixing techniques and software, w.r.t. basic film grammar and compatibility with the production Adept with all applicable copyright and intellectual property norms

Training in sound recording & engineering, additional technical knowledge of film making preferable

Ability to think creatively and develop a range of sound concepts

Good understanding of the various music forms and styles prevalent in the industry

Knowledge of language and principles of sound, acoustics and psychoacoustics

Ability to interpret sound requirements and select the equipment/ studios required for production

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time and contractual jobs maybe available Travelling is not a part of this job role

May need to handle a team of Assistant

Working hours

Working hours are 10/11 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include long hour of working, stress, extensive use of computer, sitting for long hours, etc.Occupational hazards include shoulder back pain, neck pain, fatigue, eyestrain, headache, risk of metabolic syndrome, etc.

For freshers INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month For candidates with 1-2yearsofexperience-INR20,000 to INR 25,000 per month (Thisfigureareindicativeandsubjecttochange)

Overview of Media and Entertainment Industry in IndiaThe Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.Thus with the growing private spending and demand of entertainment and recreation activities in India the demand for professionals working in production of films, shows etc is bound to increase. It is expected that the total employment in the Media and Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million persons in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million persons in various profession like Sound Assistant, Sound Designer, etc.

All television shows, music and films production house across India

All recording studious across India

Towns and cities across India

Film and Television Institute of India

Law College Road, Pune 411004, India. Tel: +91-020-25431817 Mumbai Film Institute

Office No 5, New Mhada Shopping Complex, Near Film City, Goregaon East, Mumbai 400065, India. Tel: +91-9920996328 Delhi Film Institute

E-73, South Extension, Part I, New Delhi 110049.Tel: +91-11-41648672 Sound Engineering Academy

C.S.Road, Jagathy, Thycaud (PO),Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 635014, India.Tel: +91-8547464632 Soundtech Media India Pvt Ltd270/1 Lloyos Road, Vom Complex, Royapettah, Chennai 600014, India. Tel: +91-442813113 Sri Aurobindo Society Campus

Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, Adhichini, New Delhi 110017. Tel: 011-26561986/87

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