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Audio post-production expert for Aalto Studios

Aalto University’s Aalto Studios is the media centre of the future. It facilitates education, research and artistic activities in film and TV, games and animation, VR/AR/MR, motion- and data capture, digitalization of teaching and fast prototyping. Our new facilities will be built on Aalto Otaniemi Campus by 2024.

Aalto Studios is looking for an audio and post-production technician. This is a fixed- term position (2 years), starting on 01.10.2022.

Sound and technology are your passions. You can name the series and films with best sound design by the decade from the top of your head. You already know the technical specs of the microphones that came to market this year. You are as comfortable in the field or a studio as you are in post-production suites. You are a self-starter, but can also work as a part of a bigger team.

Your role and goals

Aalto Studios Audio and Post-Production Technicians are in charge of the audio facilities and resources that Aalto Studios operates. Our audio resource portfolio includes everything from individual microphones to fully-fledged master mixing suites. Our Audio and Post-Production Technicians make sure that everything is working properly and help and guide our students, faculty and external users to get the most out of our amazing facilities. To succeed in this role you need extensive knowledge of audio post-production hardware (Avid Consoles, microphones, etc.) and software (Pro Tools, various plugins, Dante, etc.) and audio field equipment. Our technicians are in charge of the regular system updates, problem shooting and resolving, customer help and customer induction sessions. Our students and faculty come from diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Therefore good communication skills are of outmost importance. Sound and Post-Productions Technicians are part of Aalto Studios AV and Tech team that consists of AV-specialists who with their expertise help Aalto to excel in providing world-class education, research and productions.  

Your experience and ambitions

  • You are passionate about audio and the latest AV technologies
  • Expertise in AVID systems and Pro Tools systems
  • Expertise in different audio recording and editing techniques and technologies
  • Fluency in digital tools and multiple DAWs
  • Fluency with networked productions systems (Dante experience preferred)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • You have a can-do attitude
  • You can work independently and as a team player
  • Proficiency in English. Finnish proficiency is considered an advantage.

What we offer

Meaningful and inspiring environment. We are proud of our purpose to shape a sustainable future. We spark the game changers of tomorrow, and renew society with research-based knowledge, creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset. Opportunity to be a part of developing the whole Aalto Studios Future Media Centre project with our team World class university environment, where personal development is highly encouraged & supported Opportunity to work with passionate professionals who deeply care about their work and their team members Great contacts to media industry in Finland and internationally

Salary is internationally competitive with other universities and Aalto University provides health care benefits. The position’s pay grade is at level 8 (Other personnel) in Finnish Universities’ pay grade system, depending on the experience and skill level of the candidate. Our vast array of professional development opportunities means you will grow and learn, having the chance to participate actively in staff training and development projects based on your interests and needs. Your role has great freedom, and we have a flexible modern working culture. We value work-life balance and well-being in all aspects of life.

We work in a hybrid way, and the primary workplace is Otaniemi, Espoo. The Otaniemi campus is a thriving and connected community of 100 nationalities, 12,000 students, and 4,500 employees. Life at the transformed campus is vibrant and filled with amazing architecture, calming nature, and a variety of cafes, restaurants, services, and good connections along the recently opened metro line.

Ready to apply?

If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system no later than August 21st, 2022. If you are already working at Aalto, please apply via our internal system Workday.

If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to AV-team leader Rolando Camilo (tel. +358 504785052). In recruitment process related questions, you may contact HR Coordinator Kati Kiminki (begin 1st of August, tel. +358504755210). Emails: [email protected] 

To apply, please share the following application materials with us:

  • Motivation Letter
  • CV
  • Digital Portfolio

We will go through applications, and we may invite suitable candidates to interview already during the application period. You will hear from us at the latest on 2.9.2022. We aim to have a transparent and equal recruitment process, so feel free to ask us for feedback.

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