How to Become a Sound Effects Designer

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Sound Effects Designer Job Description

Sound designers are responsible for planning and providing the sound effects for a theatrical production. The sound designer may be asked to recreate lifelike noises or use music and other sounds to support the drama of the production. 

 

 

Sound Effects Designer Job Duties

  • Study the script and gather all possible details relating to the sound or music the production will require
  • Confer with director and the design team in order to get a clear understanding of the production concept
  • Create necessary sounds based on requirements of production
  • Attend rehearsals to see how sound fits with production

 

 

Majors that apply to a career as a Sound Effects Designer:

Fine Arts  
Music  
Theatre  

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