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What is a Sound Designer?
A sound designer is a person who designs, or creates sounds (usually non-musical) for film and television work.

Examples of sounds that are created by sound designers include explosions, ambiences, footsteps in unusual environments, outer space and science fiction sounds, sounds from weapons, and others.

In most cases, sound designers do not create "musical" sounds - that is, sounds that are played along with the music and for a musical element. However, in some cases composers will do sound design work, and visa versa.

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