Japanese Dialogue and Sound Editor (contract)

 Calm
 January 7, 2021
 Remote

About Calm

We have a simple mission at Calm: To make the world a happier and healthier place.
 
The heart of Calm is digital but the brand is expanding offline into a variety of products and services that bring more peace, clarity and perspective into people’s busy lives. We are building Calm into the Nike of the Mind. We believe Calm can become one of the most valuable and meaningful brands in the world.
 
Over 75 Million people have downloaded the app and we are growing by 100,000 new downloads a day. The company is profitable and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
 
Calm was co-founded by Alex Tew (Million Dollar Homepage) and Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, Firebox).

Mission

To ensure that Calm’s brand, voice, and values are reflected in our translated and recorded content and create the highest quality, authentic product for the target market.

Outcomes

  • Edit dialog audio removing breaths, reverb, sibilance, mouth clicks, ambient sounds, anomalies, etc. and assembling final edit
  • Native Japanese speaker
  • Mix and finalize Sleep Story and meditation content to Calm’s aesthetic and specification
  • Coordinate with the Calm Localization team to meet Japanese Launch deadlines and subsequent ongoing content production deadlines and workflows
  • Continually work to help streamline and strengthen Calm’s Audio Production processes and workflows

Competencies

  • A motivated dialog editor/sound editor with an advanced understanding of audio post-production, to include exceptional editing and organizational skills 
  • Experienced, with 5+ years in dialog audio recording, editing, sound and music editing and post-production processes
  • Advanced skill level with recording/editing tools such as Protools, Logic Pro, iZotope RX and other tools of the trade
  • Impressive attention to detail when it comes to audio quality
  • A self-starter who is internally motivated and thrives in a fast-paced production environment
  • Proven track record of creating high-quality content, with the ability to work quickly while not sacrificing attention to detail
  • Creative and collaborative problem solver
 

Calm is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, both in our hiring practices and in our experiences as a Calm employee. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination. 

Calm is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Calm is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. Please inform Calm’s Recruiting team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.