Audio Engineer/Sound Technician
Skyreader Media Inc. - Ottawa, ON

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Skyreader™ Media is the developer of Skyreader Studio™, a web-based platform for the creation, development, production and distribution of fully interactive e-books. Skyreader is a developer and publisher of mobile eBook apps for the Apple® iPad® and other tablet devices. Skyreader’s™ exclusive content and proprietary technology positions it as a market leader in immersive and interactive eBooks for children and adults of all ages. Skyreader™ is enabling next-generation storytelling in new and engaging ways.

Education: College Diploma from a recognized institution in the field of Audio Engineering or another related discipline.

Experience: 1-3 years

Language: English Essential

Job Description:

The Audio Engineer/Sound Technician would be responsible for all the audio aspects of each of the eBooks and the eBook apps. Such as: Ambient music, sound effects, Narration and their implementation within the eBooks using our proprietary software.

The Audio Engineer/Sound Technician needs to be aware of the client’s needs and the style of the eBook. They need to be able to find the important elements of a track or a combination of tracks and use those to the greatest advantage. They will need to have a sharp ear, creativity and good intuition for what sounds will create the most beneficial user experience. The Audio Engineer/Sound Technician should be proficient at using sound editing software such as Audacity.

The Audio Engineer/Sound Technician will use technical equipment to record sound, amplify voices and edit recordings. They must be adept at solving problems and collaborating with others. They must have good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to work in a key role as a part of the Creative team.

Computer skills are a strong asset and applicant should also have experience using Microsoft Office. Ability to play a musical instrument is an asset.

Salary is negotiable.

Please provide cover letter, resume and work portfolio. Only potential candidates will be contacted.

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