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David Whipple

Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Visual design specialist

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Matt Brooks

Berlin, Germany

Operations + Scaling for Music Tech & Startups

Recommended 11x
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Kenjo ‎

Philippines

Digital Marketer (UI/X, Web Dev, SEO, SMM, SEM)

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Rayan V ✦

Australia

Video Editor & Storyteller | Podcast Production

Recommended 3x
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Macy Berendsen

St Paul, MN, USA

Writer, editor, podcaster

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Salvador Vanegas

Berlin, Germany

Creative Direction & Post-Production for Brands.

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Ruta Kronberga

Lisbon, Portugal

Visual Storyteller and Video Editor

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Charl Fouche

New Zealand

Audio & Video Specialist, Post-Production Editor

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Rockwell Pantig

Philippines

Web Developer + Graphic Designer + Video Editor

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Alondra Morales

Atlanta, GA, USA

Creative Director & Content Creator

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Farid Sabaruddin

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professional Video Editor

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Molly MacTaggart

Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, ON, Canada

Copy Editor | Audio Editor | Canadian Press Style

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Shane Khant Min

Thailand

Creative Graphic Designer & Animator

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Trent Sell

San Rafael, CA, USA

Podcast Editor - Sound Design - Audio Post

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Daniel Lewis

Angola

Audio Engineer for Hire

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Peter Beadle

Concord, NH, USA

Accomplished Video Creator and Influencer

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Andres Guzman

Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Filmmaker & Editor - Telling Stories through film

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Yehia Haikal

Beirut, Lebanon

Web Video Editing with a Storytelling Focus

Common projects for Audio Editors

Editing podcasts for clarity, sound quality, and flow.

Creating sound effects for video games or films.

Mixing and mastering music tracks for albums or singles.

Enhancing the audio quality of audiobooks.

Removing background noise and enhancing vocals for voice-overs.

Synchronizing audio to visuals in video productions.

Tips for working with and hiring Audio Editors

Define your project requirements

Be clear about what you need from the audio editor – type of edits, format of the final audio, special effects, etc. This clarity will help the editor understand your expectations and deliver accordingly.

Check their expertise

Review the previous work of the audio editor. Ensure they have experience in the type of audio editing you require. They should have proficiency in audio editing software like Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, etc.

Communicate regularly

Regular communication is key in any freelance project. Check the progress of the work, provide feedback, and address any issues immediately. Use Contra's platform for all communications to maintain a record.

Understand their work methodology

Every audio editor has a unique way of working. Understanding their methodology will help you ascertain if they are the right fit for your project.

How to hire Audio Editors

Define your needs

Before you start the hiring process, understand your needs. What type of audio editing do you require? What is the format of the final audio? Be clear about your requirements.

Post a detailed job

Post a detailed job on Contra. Include information about your requirements, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to audio editing, and how they handle project changes.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. Include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Audio Editors

1. Can you tell me about your experience with audio editing? What kind of projects have you worked on in the past?

2. What audio editing software are you most proficient in and why?

3. How do you handle revisions or changes in the project requirements?

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Frequently asked
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A freelance Audio Editor edits, mixes, and masters audio files for clarity, quality, and effect. This could be for music tracks, podcasts, films, video games, and more. They use specialized software to remove unwanted noise, enhance sound quality, add effects, and more.

A freelance Audio Editor edits, mixes, and masters audio files for clarity, quality, and effect. This could be for music tracks, podcasts, films, video games, and more. They use specialized software to remove unwanted noise, enhance sound quality, add effects, and more.

Hiring an audio editor on Contra allows you to access top freelancing talent without any commissions. You can review their past work, collaborate efficiently, and handle all contracts and payments in one place.

Audio editing involves manipulating and modifying sound recordings. This includes cutting, splicing, rearranging audio clips, adjusting volume levels, removing unwanted noise, adding effects, and synchronizing audio with other media.

You can post a job with your project details on Contra. Audio Editors who match your requirements can apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Audio Editors and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Audio Editor skills can range from editing podcasts, enhancing audio quality of audiobooks, creating sound effects for video games or films, to mixing and mastering music tracks for albums or singles.

The cost of hiring an Audio Editor on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the work, the editor's experience and skills, and the project duration. Generally, the cost can range from $30 to $50 per hour.

Freelance Audio Editors are paid commission-free on Contra. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The minimum pay is $250 for a project or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. Payments are held in escrow and released after the client approves the deliverables or automatically within three days.

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