Music Producer Job Description

music producer job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Music Producer Job Description

A music producer is the person responsible for recording, mixing, and mastering the finished tracks of a recording.

A music producer also oversees and manages the musical direction, arrangement, and writing of the music.

The music producer typically communicates with the director and producer, as well as musicians, songwriters, and engineers during the recording process.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Music Producer to help us create the next great album. Someone who is creative and has a great ear for music. Someone who can take our ideas and turn them into something amazing. If this is you, then we want to hear from you!

Music Producer Duties:

  • Develop sonic concepts, sound ideas, and musical approach/direction
  • Produce instrumental arrangements, vocal recordings, and other various music
  • Coordinate with and collaborate with other musicians
  • Provide studio recording and mixing services
  • Oversee all music editing, sequencing, and other post-production processes
  • Produce music for international releases
  • Manage music licensing, distribution, and marketing
  • Manage artist relations
  • Provide ongoing feedback and suggestions for improvement

Music Producer Responsibilities:

  • Create music within given parameters
  • Create music using current technology and industry best practices
  • Create music as per creative briefs and instructions
  • Ensure work meets company standards
  • Check for errors and anomalies in work
  • Track weekly and monthly progress against deliverables
  • Maintain and update SOW and risk assessment documents, and monitor contract obligations
  • Position tracking, performance reviews, and compensation

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in music, music production, or a similar field
  • 2+ years’ experience in music production
  • Excellent knowledge of music production software and hardware
  • Excellent ability to edit audio, mix music, and master recordings
  • Excellent knowledge of music recording procedures and regulations

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We are committed to equal opportunity and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages.

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