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DreamWorks Feature - Dialogue Recordist

NBCUniversal, LLC, Glendale, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Dialogue recordist for DreamWorks Animation’s Features. Position is coded as Local 700 Y-1.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to calmly interact with A-List Feature Film voice recording talent, directors, producers and editors in a busy recording schedule.
  • Ensure all systems are functional and tested leading up to recording sessions; equipment calibration, setup mics, gobos, adjust lighting
  • Advise casting and talent about specs for remote records, as needed.
  • Set up and record loop groups.
  • Supervise and record music sessions
  • Flag any recording issues during sessions to avoid pickups and/or retakes
  • Edit audio files quickly to remove dropout noise and irregularities
  • Back up all projects to the shared storage on a daily basis.
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and detail with all tasks


• 7-10 years in a mixing and/or recording environment
• Applicant must be self-motivated, have excellent time management and have the ability to work independently with little supervision in high-profile sessions.
• Advanced troubleshooting skills. Ability to mulit-task and fix technical issues quickly within high pressure environments
• Fluency in recording techniques of microphone placement and signal flow. Professional experience using analog and digital patchbays and transport systems
• Experience recording ADR, Ensure dialogue lip sync and timing.
• Solid communication and people skills.
• Maintain a professional attitude.
• Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment.
• Local 700
• Work within a MAC OS and Windows audio recording environment
• Thorough knowledge configuring and troubleshooting all current professional audio equipment and audio workstations
• Audio control surfaces and consoles such as SSL and Avid S6, S5 consoles.
• In depth knowledge of:
 Avid Protools
 Source Connect applications
 Various Plugs as needed
 MADI
 Wordclcok
 Timecode
 Dante
 compressors
 Reference video playback using Avid Media composer or various file formats within Protools.
 Mic Preamps
 Various Microphones Neumann U87Ai, TLM170, Sennheiser MKH 50 and other mics.
o Familiar with :
 Aspera
 HP Z-Central Remote Boost
 Video conferencing solutions such as Webex or Google Meet



From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

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Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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