Audio Production Assistant (project-based contract | $18-20 per hour)


Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization on a mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. The Khan Academy Kids team is a small group within the larger organization that develops the free Khan Academy Kids mobile app. Khan Academy Kids is an early learning program for age 2 through Grade 2, covering early literacy, math, and social-emotional skills. Khan Academy Kids includes thousands of lessons and a personalized learning path for families and schools.


The Khan Academy Kids team is looking for a part-time contractor to assist with audio production for the Khan Academy Kids app on a project-by-project basis. The audio production assistant will manage audio files that will help bring the app to life. This may include working with audio for our animated guide character, Kodi, book narrations from our voice talent, as well as lesson and video sound effects. This role will be approximately 10-15 hours of work per week during active projects.


Managing text files for audio prompts
Processing audio files including splicing, leveling, and exporting
Verifying audio quality and accuracy
Coordinating with the audio production lead

A passion for Khan Academy’s mission and a desire to change the world
Strong attention to detail in all areas of file management
Proven time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of software including Audacity and Google Sheets