The Sound Effects Editor begins his or her work in the breakdown of the script and creates a detailed note about all the sounds to be used, as mentioned in the script. Most of the motion picture studios and production companies have their own libraries, and the SFX editor has their own set of recorded materials. The SFX editor is a creative professional, whose main duty is to select and assemble sound recordings to be used in the final sound mixing of a TV show, motion picture, or any other production that involves recording sound.
The sound designer normally creates sounds required for the films and videos, while the sound effects editor is in charge of ensuring that the sounds are inserted at the right time. Sound effects editor works during production and post-production of a film, video game, video, or other projects. They are required to work with other professionals to ensure that the project will attain the initial plans and vision.