Micah Johnson

Instructor, Sound Design

Micah’s career started at The Hit Factory in Miami in 2002 where he was a general assistant on several records and to several major-label artists. His experience at The Hit Factory was surreal. On any given day, all five studio rooms would be booked with artists like J-Lo, Missy Elliot, Genuine and Timbaland.

After working at The Hit Factory, Micah moved to Los Angeles to work at Capitol Records Studios as an assistant engineer. While in California, he also gained experience in post-production by working for Radio In The Nude, “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and Widget Post, and Eargasm/Atlantis Group. During his eight years at Eargasm, Micah was the chief engineer for video games, national TV and radio commercials, podcasts, audio books, feature films, television shows, webcasts and more. He recently moved to Minneapolis with his wife, sound engineer Jaime Johnson, and their two children, to open Audio Artists, which specializes in post-production, voiceover, sound design and mixing.


  • A.S., Recording Arts, Full Sail University

Client Highlights

  • Timbaland
  • Cher
  • Florence and the Machine
  • Juliette Lewis
  • Mel Gibson
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Jeremy Piven

Project Highlights

  • Recording engineer on “Assassins Creed 3”
  • Recording engineer on “Skylanders Giants”
  • General assistant on two-time platinum album “Under Construction” by Missy Elliot
  • General assistant on platinum album “Faceless” by Godsmack
  • Engineer drums/vocals on platinum album “Humanoid” by Tokio Hotel
  • Engineer vocals on platinum album “Neon Lights” by Demi Lovato


  • Emmy Award for work on “Amazing Race Australia”
  • Effie Award for sound design and mix on “4 to 9ers”
  • Promax and BDA Global Excellence Awards for sound design and mix on Warner Bros. Gravity Campaign