About the Role:

As a Sound Designer, you’ll be responsible for Kerning Cultures Network’s’ sound identity across multiple shows. You’ll be handling every episode’s sound design, and incorporating feedback from the team. You’ll work closely with the managing producer to create final deliverables. Every episode will involve sourcing music for the score, sound designing, cutting music to go under tape, finding archive tape, and treating sound. Occasionally, you’ll be asked to cut tape to script for an episode when a producer isn’t able to. You’ll also train new team members on best recording practices, and potentially tape sync if needed.

Location: Remote

Skills & Experience:

-Bilingual in Arabic and English
-Intimately familiar and experienced in sound design specifically in podcasting
-Comfortable sourcing both Arabic and English music, sounds, and audio
-Comfortable working with a remote team and implementing creative feedback/direction
-Experienced in sourcing music for a score, sound designing, cutting music to go under tape, resourcing archive tape, treating sound (noise removal) mixing
-Experienced in concepting and taking initiative with sound design and score choices with little guidance
-Comfortable with Adobe Audition, Pro Tools (or other audio editing software)
-Understand and know how to utilise music & scoring to elevate a story’s emotional arc
-Tape syncing (an occasional need)

Bonus Skills:

-Experience in Premiere Pro to cut episode trailers
-Ability to compose original music

How To Apply:

Email info@kerningcultures.com, with the subject line, “KC Sound Designer: [Your Name]” and tell us a little about yourself as well as why you’re interested in working for Kerning Cultures Network (250 words or less). Send us a link to a portfolio of at least two radio/podcast pieces for which you’ve worked on the sound design, and attach your CV or resume.