Audio engineers are interchangeable with sound engineers. They use their technical knowledge and creativity to produce live or recorded sounds of high quality.
In the live context, audio engineers set up and test audio equipment for live performances and in the studio context they are responsible for planning recording sessions, setting up equipment and mixing recorded tracks to a high-quality.
Audio engineers are required to have strong knowledge of digital technology, and navigating sounding in various environments.
Audio Engineering requires the following skills:
- Project Management
- People Management
- Understanding Studio Recording Technology and Equipment
- Communication and Working with a Team
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