Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the Sound FX library, from
importing and editing new sound effects, to ensuring that all archived sound
effects are in the latest standardized format. Maintains the Sound FX
management application Soundminer Pro, trains, administers Soundminer Pro
mySQL databases, and provides technical support to editors. Works closely with
Sound Designers to help facilitate their recording and sound effects needs.
Listens carefully to sound effects and describes them with a variety of
keywords. Schedules, maintains, and tracks usage of all Sound Library field
recording rigs. Syncs and distributes portable storage with the latest sound
effects for offsite use. Provides in-house demos and training of relevant
sound effects programs, devices, and recording rigs. Maintains and updates
Aspera Server by adding and removing users/workgroups.
Serves as backup for the Archivist and helps out the Audio/Video Transfer
department when assistance is needed. Archive operations includes archiving
completed projects to tape, restoring projects from tape, creation of
Fiberchannel volumes, mapping of Fiberchannel volumes, and un-mapping of
Fiberchannel volumes. Ensures timely and error-free backups, delivers media to
clients, accurately updates the Archive Tracker database, labels/organizes
archival media and reports problems related to software/hardware to the IT
This position must adhere to production schedules & deadlines. This position
works 40 hours per week and reports to the Audio Transfer Supervisor.
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