/ Reporting to Creative LEAD of Team BBMG
In a nutshell…
/ You love great music & sound: creating it, dissecting it, searching for it. As a member of our Creative Team, you will be producing iconic music & sound for our clients, which include many blue-chip and Fortune 100 companies as well as enduring entertainment brands. The backgrounds of our team members range from beat-making and sound design to songwriting and orchestration, and we are tied together by our passion for creating some of the best music & sound in our field. With your abilities as a music producer, strong creative & technical skills and ease in presenting big ideas to clients, you’ll be helping us create and deliver world-class sonic identities and music for our clients in a hybrid remote/in-person environment. This position will work out of the New York City office.
/ You’ll be taking ownership of production of music & sound deliverables as directed by your team’s Creative Lead, and with the support of your team’s Coordinating Producer you’ll run the day-to-day creative & logistical operations of several projects at one time. Any given day could include developing unique creative directions for a sonic identity; producing talent in-studio (or remotely) to capture iconic performances of our work; presenting & discussing our work with a Fortune 100 CMO or Creative Director; tracking the use of budget & resources on your projects to maintain timelines profitability; and finding new ways to approach how we solve a client challenge, with the goal always to stoke innovation and help our clients stay connected to culture.
About MMS and our commitment to anti-racism
/ Born from entertainment, Made Music Studio serves all audiences by creating iconic and enduring music and sound. We make commercial art that’s culturally connected. And as a company and individuals we value respect + belonging, mutual trust.
/ It is a fact that people of color and other marginalized groups are underrepresented in our industry including at MMS. We are committed to being an anti-racist company that disrupts, dismantles and demands more of individuals, institutions and ourselves. As a part of this commitment, our hiring framework seeks untraditional talent not defined by education level or corporate experience, but by life experience, track record, and skill.
About The CREATIVE Department
/ The Creative Team at Made Music Studio is the engine that drives our creative output. We work collaboratively to develop creative concepts and ideas that spark great original music & sound, and then bring that vision to life, from initial sketch to final mix. As one of the leading global sonic studios in the world, our role is to deliver consistently excellent, boundary-pushing & record-credible work and remain curious about emerging technologies, platforms, media and culture so that what we do resonates with all audiences.
Your Core Responsibilities…
/ Running day-to-day production on several client projects – juggling multiple timelines, managing stakeholders, tracking budgets, ensuring work is prepared and delivered on-time.
/ Audio production – command of multiple DAWs with confidence in editing, tracking & mixing in Pro Tools sessions, producing artists in-studio, collaborating in real-time with composers and sound designers, experience translating non-musical feedback into the musical ways we evolve our work.
/ Creative communication & positioning – leading brainstorms and concept development; designing how we communicate our ideas with clients (whether in a presentation, a video, a live workshop etc); steering demo development and taking the lead on music direction; entrepreneurial & visionary thinking around how our work can show up in the world; actively shaping how we tell the stories of our work in order to resonate with all audiences.
/ Communication – whether with other MMS team members, freelance talent or our clients… to always provide clear & timely communication that keeps projects on-track. Strong written & speaking communication skills. An ability/willingness to both lead and follow at the right moments as collaboration is our key to success.
/ Budgets/profitability – managing budget spend on projects, ensuring receipt of key paperwork from talent and delivering creative work that meets client requirements around costs, business terms and use-cases.
/ ~5 years of experience in music/audio production for clients preferred, with specific experience creating, producing and/or managing the production of original music for media, advertising, sonic branding or other clients of this nature. Personal experience performing music, composing, producing, songwriting, arranging, or sound designing is also desired.
/ Expertise in ProTools as it is key to our collaborative workflow. Strong skills as a music editor and ease with packaging audio for clients.
/ Ability to juggle multiple projects, budgets and timelines concurrently.
/ Passion for connecting with people, ability to clearly communicate creative feedback and notes with music creators, and ease presenting work to internal & external clients.
/ If you’re interested in experiential audio, location-based entertainment and/or follow what’s happening in global music markets, that’s a big plus (though not required for this role).
/ $60,000 – $70,000 depending on experience
Perks and Benefits
/ This is a full-time position based out of the NYC office. While we are working mostly remotely, expect to commute into our office in the Financial District for collaborative hours about once a week.
/ 28 PTO days (along with bonus incentives to use your PTO days) and 5 sick days, no matter your experience level or seniority.
/ We cover 50% of your (and your spouse’s/domestic partner’s, if needed) medical, vision and dental plans.
/ We provide a 401(k) plan with a 3% company contribution after one year of service.
/ 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave (subsidized by Paid Family Leave).
/ We provide our staff with a professional development budget to be used for their continued learning.
/ We encourage everyone to participate in our ‘10% time’ program which allows our staff to work on areas outside of their traditional duties.
/ We offer annual reviews and 6-month check-ins where promotions, raises and merit bonuses are discussed.
/ Made Music Studio is a 100% vaccinated team. Employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless they have a medical exemption.
If they are eligible, a booster is also required.
/ We provide a welcoming and accepting environment to all.
/ All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. MMS is unable to sponsor immigration or work visas.
We’d love to meet you, if you’re interested! Email Denes Kane at email@example.com and we will get back to you. Please note that due to the large amount of applications, we will only respond to those who are selected for an interview.