3 Days, 6 Hours, 19 Minutes ago.


We are looking for an Assistant Booking Coordinator to support the day-to-day running of the facility, to help manage sessions, deal with incoming enquiries, prep session assets for the engineering team and schedule media deliveries.

 

 

ROLE: Assistant Booking Coordinator        

January 2018


The Company

SNK Studios is fast becoming one of London’s leading audio post companies, specialising in sound for commercials and short form. We occupy 6 floors on Tottenham Court Road with on site recording studios and production offices. As part of the SNK Publishing Group, the companies here also include Red Apple Creative, a creative production agency specialising in digital and audio, and Radio Results, a radio media agency.

We have long lasting relationships with our clients because they trust us and we always deliver. We’ve seen significant growth as a company in the last few years and it’s an exciting time to join us. We firmly believe that the people in our company are our strongest asset and we’re proud to have a brilliant team who amaze us every day. We also boast a high staff retention rate and have doubled in size in the last two years.

We’re not looking for back seat drivers because in our company there’s nowhere to hide, but if you’ve got passion, drive and ambition to grow with the business you’ll love it and will become an integral part of the SNK Studios family. 

We are looking for an Assistant Booking Coordinator to support the day-to-day running of the facility, to help manage sessions, deal with incoming enquiries, prep session assets for the engineering team and schedule media deliveries.

 

Job Overview

The Assistant Booking Coordinator position at SNK is the perfect entry-level role for an individual looking to begin a career in the media production industry. As a growing audio post facility, SNK offers a range of services to ad agencies, production companies and broadcasters alike.

The chosen applicant will work within the Studio’s booking team to maintain the general running of the facility - booking sessions into the diary, responding to client requests, casting voice over artists and speaking with potential new clients.

It is important to note that the ABC does not directly work on audio jobs in a hands-on capacity and rarely do they have creative input on productions. This role is not a stepping-stone to becoming an engineer or music producer, but is ideal for an individual with a keen interest in the media production and the management of audio projects. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the media industry from the inside.

Although audio engineering is not part of the roll, an understanding of audio software, a grasp of basic audio terminology and a keen interest in audio production is important.

 

General Duties

- Helping with incoming booking enquiries and providing potential new clients with rates and advice.

- Providing support to enable the studio manager and producers to attend client meetings and pitches.

- Penciling and confirming sessions in multiple studio diaries.

- Welcoming clients to the facility and helping the reception team where needed.

- Opening up the premises and managing early morning / evening sessions when required.

- Logging session details, charges and notes to enable succinct invoicing.

 

Desired Skillset

- Must have a friendly, approachable phone manner.

- Positive and professional attitude.

- Attention to detail, whilst working at speed.

- Understanding of audio editing software and grasp of fundamental key terms.

- Knowledge of email, word processing and Google doc applications.

- Ability to multi-task, use initiative and prioritise tasks.

- Must be comfortable delegating jobs to engineers / meeting clients in person when needed.

 

Qualifications:

- No official qualifications necessary, but any previous receptionist, admin or industry experience may be of benefit.

- You would be required to have a reasonable knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Google Apps. 

- Any training in audio programs/file formats would be a benefit.


Hours:

9:30am – 6:30pm Monday to Friday, with one hour unpaid lunch break- occasionally required to be flexible, detailed in T&Cs prior to contract

 

Salary and Benefits:

Competitive salary, depending on experience

Probation period of 3 months, extendable to 6 months at company discretion.

Annual salary review

 

Discretionary Benefits include:

Share in monthly company-wide target based bonus system,.

Eligible for Bupa Medical Cover.

Eligible for Cycle to Work scheme.

Above legal minimum maternity and paternity policies depending on length of service. 

 

Other benefits: 

25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Creative and relaxed working environment.

A very close team who enjoy social events regularly.

 

Apply:

Email [email protected] with the subject header ‘Assistant Booking Coordinator

Job Application’

 

Many thanks for reading, we look forward to hearing from you.

 

3 Days, 6 Hours, 24 Minutes ago.


SNK Studios is one of London’s leading audio post production companies and we are looking for a Junior Sound Engineer to join the current team of in-house engineers.

 

ROLE: Junior Sound Engineer

January 2018

THE COMPANY

SNK Studios is one of London’s leading audio post production companies. We occupy 6 floors on Tottenham Court Road – a lovely building stuffed full of recording studios and production offices! As part of the SNK Publishing Group, the companies here also include Red Apple Creative - a specialist digital and audio creative agency - and Radio Results -a radio media agency.

We are looking for a Junior Sound Engineer to join the current team of in-house engineers.

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a growing relationship with a major international TV and film streaming content provider. We handle the mixing of a lot of their foreign 're-versioning' work; dubbing UK /US programming into other languages. The successful candidate will gain hands-on experience working on the adapting and re-versioning of internationally acclaimed shows.This account is growing, and a lot of your time may be spent helping with this output. You will also learn on the job working throughout the rest of the facility... Other clients include major brands like Mitsubishi, Hasbro, and NBC Universal whom we create lots of short-form commercial audio for – including radio, TV, digital and cinema ads.

We are looking for a Junior Sound Engineer to help support the day-to-day running of these projects, and to learn how best to support one of the finest companies to work for in London!

You will work closely with the engineering and production staff to:

• Train on the foreign versioning work

• Record voiceovers, edit and mix commercials when required

• Use the ISDNs system to record voice overs remotely

• Deliver files to producers and to clients

• When required create sound design as part of projects

• Help runners with day to day running of the facility

• Tidy down studios

• Diligently record sessions in our logging ‘Trello’ system

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE-

This job is ideal for a grad with some industry experience, although no degree is necessary – you could be someone who's worked as a freelancer for a while - and now wants to be part of a bigger, more established team.

- A thorough knowledge of ProTools is a must – you will be tested on this –including knowledge of EQ, Compression, and how to treat voice files. You recognise when something sounds good and when it doesn't.

- Some experience of mixing to picture would help – familiar with TV / Online specs including loudness / R128. Video file formats and frame-rate knowledge would be a bonus too.

- Attention to detail is key, being organised is paramount.

- You're presentable with great communication skills - good email and phone manner is crucial. You need to be polite, calm and open to learning new things.

Hours:

9am – 6pm Monday to Friday, with one hour unpaid lunch break- occasionally required to be flexible, detailed in T&Cs prior to contract

Salary & Probation:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Probation period of 3 months, extendable to 6 months at company discretion.

  • Annual salary review.

Discretionary Benefits (after passing probation):

  • Share in monthly company-wide target based bonus system.

  • Eligible for Bupa Medical Cover.Eligible for Cycle to Work scheme.

  • Above legal minimum maternity and paternity policies depending on length of service.

  • Other benefits:25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

  • Creative and relaxed working environment.

  • A very close team who enjoy social events regularly.

APPLY:

Please email [email protected] with the subject header ‘Junior Sound Engineer'. Many thanks for reading, we look forward to hearing from you.

 

11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 15 Minutes ago.


Nice for SNK Studios co-founder Seb Juviler, to have been interviewed recently for the ADAM Audio website. 


We worked in collaboration with the Berlin based speaker manufactorer during 2016 for the development of our Dolby Certified Studio 7. It actually makes for fairly interesting reading! Click here.


11 Months, 3 Weeks, 7 Hours, 56 Minutes ago.




Rob Baker - Sound Engineer / Designer says:

All these songs have been important to me in different periods of my life. From Longpigs, Cay, Dandy Warhols and Idlewild etc at school, to my hip-hop scratch DJ spell (Breakestra, Rahzel, Black Moon were pretty much in every set I played!), via the Jurassic Park Theme (it would be a crime not to include it), to various festival highlights and gigs. Some of the songs are probably pretty embarrassing but there's certainly a selection in there.

Link to Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/robertobarkos/playlist/7ev6ssclPdmEyo0oF5JyXT 


11 Months, 3 Weeks, 8 Hours, 13 Minutes ago.



‘Audio therapy’ is quickly becoming a new way by which people meditate! A recent survey found that nearly 18 million adults practice meditation each day. Sonic Enchantment was founded in 2011 by Yoga-loving guru, D-J and sound-engineer Fabio Garces, and we thought you might be interested to know a little more…


 

  Fabio began his career as a sound engineer, music producer and graphic designer. He recently participated in the popular Morning Gloryville Raves that encourage positivity through sober raving. More recently, Fabio combined his two passions of sound and visual art which have led to the creation of Sonic Enchantment.

 

  Sonic Enchantment events provide a multi-media immersive experience by incorporating ancient acoustic music, naturalistic sounds, ethereal chimes and visual imagery which lull attendees into a meditative state. What could be better!?

 

Fabio’s events run regularly around London. To reserve a space follow the link on Facebook: HERE 
 

If you would like to check out more about Sonic Enchantment and Fabio himself follow their facebook page and give him a LIKE HERE 

Written by Emma Becque 


11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 21 Minutes ago.


Brixton’s very own David Bowie musical tour!


 

Young and ambitious singer/songwriter Nick Stephenson has set up the immersive experience that is the David Bowie Musical Walking Tour. On the 8th of January 2017 (Bowies birthday), Nick launched his musical tour around Brixton which has gained momentum and popularity for those who wish to pay their respects and celebrate the incredible life of legend David Bowie.

 

The tour begins at Brixton tube station where Nick greets participants with his guitar, then weaves around the streets of Brixton where Bowie was born and performed his first gig (Brixton Academy). At each stop Nick sings one of Bowies’ songs encouraging his fellow Bowie lovers to sing along!

 

Alongside this, Nick tells the poignant story of Bowie’s life and work in Brixton which often takes customers to rare and unique sites. Nick has extensively researched Bowies love of Brixton and customers are in for a treat if they decide to take the magically musical 2 hour long tour.

Nick has received rave reviews for his tour online and via TimeOut London:

“A beautiful afternoon with the lovely tour guide and his side kick Coco. No better way to spend DB's birthday than visiting his childhood and singing his songs”(Facebook).

The tour runs regularly on Wednesdays & Fridays at 11am and 2pm, Sundays at 2pm.

Tickets cost £10 per person.

To book tickets call: +44(0)7894550184 or book online via Eventbrite HERE
For more information about the tour follow the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BowieTourLondon/.

Written by Emma Becque 

 

 

1 Year, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 7 Minutes ago.


We are delighted to announce that, as of January 2017, Nick Roberts has joined forces with the SNK team. 



Using his extensive experience Nick will be helping to further develop the ADR offering here at our lovely Tottenham Court Road facility. He'll be working closely with the engineering and production teams to ensure we provide a world-class ADR service for TV drama and film. 

Existing in-house ADR Producer Jack Whitney is especially excited about working with Nick, having previously teamed up together on dozens of projects at other London facilities. Jack has extensive experience in co-ordinating ADR sessions for UK and international clients.

Nick is in the relatively rare position of having years of experience in both long and short-form audio, being happy mixing the sound for nationwide advertising campaigns as well as recording ADR for major feature films. What makes him happiest is working with actors and directors to glean top performances in both the VO booth and the ADR studio. He's worked in facilities such as DeLane Lea, Goldcrest, Halo, Hackenbacker & Mayflower.

Nick is looking forward to working with SNK over the coming months which coincides with the opening of Studio 7. Constructed from the ground up it is a brand new Dolby-approved Commercials and Trailers cinema mixing suite, which also provides an ideal acoustic and performance space for open-room ADR recording. Studio 7 complements Studio 1's existing Control Room / Booth setup which has been used recently by several big name actors.

You can read more about our ADR services including technical information, here.

Welcome to the team Nick!!! 

1 Year, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 50 Minutes ago.


Dolby Atmos comes to SNK




Work has now started on a brand new, 500 square foot reception space, new production offices and, the icing on the cake, our flagship audio suite, Studio 7. A cutting edge Dolby Atmos Studio with full 5.1 & 7.1 Commercials and Trailers Certification.

We've been working closely with the wonderful designers and acousticians team at Miloco Builds in conjunction with the clever people at Dolby to create a space capable of handling all the latest developments in the cinema and VR audio worlds. With a massive 360° speaker array from Berlin based manufacturer ADAM Audio, Studio 7 will be one of only a handful of studios in Central London with Dolby Atmos capabilities. In addition, the open layout will make the suite ideal for ADR recording and dubbing of long-form work.

Studio 7 will perfectly complement our current offering, allowing for greater flexibility, enhanced technical capability and superb client experience throughout the facility.

Why stop there?!

To handle the increase in audio capacity, we're also creating a beautiful new reception area on the first floor with custom furniture from AKA Design. This will provide a large, bright space for clients to prep, meet or just hang out after sessions.

We're also completely refurbishing the communal parts and upgrading some of the existing studios… not to mention installing new network, backup and security systems, and fitting out a brand new Production Office to house the 20 odd bookings and specialist audio gurus who make the real magic happen!

Don't worry though, SNK Studios will be remaining fully operational throughout the next few months, so it's very much business as usual. We'll be opening the new look facility in December 2016 with drink invites going out well into the New Year, so watch this space!