Audio Technician


San Diego, California

8 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Audio Technician
Duration: 2 years
Location: San Diego, CA (on-call/as-needed position)

Job Description Overview
We are looking for a creative and talented Audio technician. As an audio technician, you will work across all types of audio for video content and may cover productions inside studios or outside on location. The work demands high-level technical and creative skills to follow instructions that ensure the desired production audio is achieved.
This is not full-time employment. It is an on-call/as-needed position through our staffing agency to support our video production projects.
Job Duties:
  • Collaborate with the production team to create captivating audio arrangements for various studio and locational shoots.
  • Work with other designers, editors, producers, and clients to comprehend the project goals and expectations
  • Work with director to plan all aspects of audio capture
  • Give realistic, creative input and guidance to scene preparation
  • Excellent theoretical knowledge of mic’ing and audio capture technics
  • Communicate with directors and other designers to determine the best way to capture the audio for the project
  • Knowledge of audio equipment, problem-solving, teamwork.
  • Must be willing to assist with cameras, lighting and rigging equipment for field and studio productions
  • Make sure that the multimedia content follows the quality standards and guidelines of the company and the clients
  • Support with multimedia production, including setting up, maintaining and fixing the audio equipment
  • Solve technical or practical problems
  • Stay informed on modern technology and current industry trends to ensure you use the most updated methods to do the job
  • Edit footage as needed
  • At least 3 years of experience in lead audio for video technician or a related role
  • Skillful in using various audio system, such as Yamaha, Shure, etc.
  • Creative and artistic skills, with a good sense of aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work well in a team and with clients
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong technical skills for troubleshooting equipment issues
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule to work nights and weekends if required
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
Education Requirement
  • Associate degree in audio, film, media, or equivalent field experience
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film is preferred
Required Years of Experience
  • 3 years
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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $75.00/hr.