An audio engineer is a professional who works with the sound mixing and recording of a variety of multimedia productions including film, television, live theater, radio, and more. They are responsible for making sure the sound presented to the audience is as clear and clean as possible.
Where they often Work?
Audio engineers work in the entertainment industry, doing professional recording and editing of audio.
Audio engineering is a very diverse field, and can be done in a variety of settings. The job may be in a recording studio, a radio station, a TV station or even in a live venue.
Audio engineers have to have a lot of different skills including technical knowledge about how to use, operate and maintain high-tech audio equipment, skills in how to operate computers and software programs that will manipulate sound, good communication skills.
What they specifically does?
In essence, they make sure every note from every instrument can be heard clearly. Audio engineers work with audio equipment such as mixing boards and digital audio workstations to balance sound levels during production.