JOB TITLE:                  Sound Assistant

FUNCTION:                Viacom International Studios UK

REPORTING LINE:      Dubbing Mixers / Director of Post Production

LOCATION:                Hawley Crescent, London.

CONTRACT:               Fixed Term Contract (1 year initially but potential to extend).


Viacom International Studios UK is the Bafta winning TV Production arm of Viacom in the UK. Our mission is to create great programmes in a variety of genres. We have made programmes for Channel 5, MTV, Spike, 5Star and Comedy Central. We develop and produce a wide range of shows, mainly in the genres of Factual, Comedy, Entertainment and Reality. 


Due to expansion we are looking for a Sound Assistant to join our busy Post Production department. This is an entry level position and would be ideal for recent graduates who have some experience in the industry and are looking to take a step up into Sound Editing for Long-Form Programming.  You’ll be working closely with the 2 Dubbing Mixers as well as the rest of the in-house Post Production team. Your key responsibilities would include performing tracklays, recording and editing voiceovers, conforming for re-versions / international edits, creating final deliverables and archiving projects.   


Thorough understanding of Mac OS

Pro Tools knowledge and experience

Knowledge of working with Sound Turnover media EDLs, AAFs

Awareness of current broadcast specs including EBU R128

Experience in editing SFX, Music & Dialogue to picture


Voiceover recording and editing

Experience working in fast turnaround professional environment

Familiar with shared storage systems including NEXIS

Ability to supply audio deliverables to domestic and international delivery specifications

Familiarity with Avid Eucon devices including the S3 controller.

Comfortable with mixing sound to picture


Excellent client facing skills

Attention to detail

Flexible and adapt quickly to demands of challenging projects

Capacity to give creative input

Desire & enthusiasm to progress in the audio post production industry

Good organisation and communication skills

Passionate about audio & audio post production