Position Overview:

Title: Music Composer
Location: Civic Studios office (Lower Parel, Mumbai, India)
Start-date: Immediate
Commitment type: Full time

Project Description:

Civic Studios runs a Hindi digital content channel called Pocket Change that creates relatable, comedy content for young Indians with democracy at its heart. We have a slate of police comedies, family dramedies, news shows and sketches that will encourage young people to make democracy a dinner table conversation. We are currently focused on short form fiction formats in the range of 5-8 minutes, and are aimed at 18-35 years old Indians across tier 1 and tier 2 cities.

Role Description:

  • Being an active part of a team that develops short-form digital videos for a web platform focussed on civic change.
  • Working fast and efficiently to produce music (original music composition to it mixing and mastering) for the videos.
  • Understanding the concept of the video and coming up suitable music composition for it.
  • Coming up with different styles and approaches to make the content stand out.
  • Being able to respond to briefs, come up with ideas and apply yourself to create narrative structures.
  • Addressing sound design, SFX, levelling and other composition needs of digital videos
  • Managing post production workflow as part of the team

Role requirements:

A dynamic multi- talented composer who is politically aware and engaged. They should be curious and self- reliant. An interest and ability to use pop culture in story telling would be an added benefit.

Role requirements:

  • 2-5 years in Music Producing

Technical Skills:

  • Sound Engineering
  • Playing an Instrument
  • Story structure and development
  • Sound Designing
  • Proficient in Music Producing softwares

Softwares:

  • Ableton
  • FL Studio
  • Logic Pro
  • Garageband
  • Acid
  • Cubase
  • Pro Tools

Any additional software for animation, design, colour and sound is welcome

We actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of gender, sexuality, caste, class, ability, and ideology, and aim to provide a nourishing workspace for all.

All roles at Civic Studios require an interest in civic engagement and participative democracy.

How to apply:

Please send in your resume and a cover note to hello@civicstudios.com with the name of the role you’re applying for in the subject line.

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