The Perks of Working from Home as a Voice Actor

Michelle Sellers

2/22/20242 min read

silver microphone near audio mixer
silver microphone near audio mixer

Working from home has become increasingly popular in recent years, even pre Covid. For voice actors, it offers up so many benefits. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out in the industry, the flexibility and convenience of working from the comfort of your own home can make a significant difference in your quality of life and career. These are just a few of the best things about working from home as a voice actor:

1. Flexibility

One of the biggest advantages of working from home as a voice actor is the flexibility it provides. You have the freedom to set your own schedule and work at your own pace. This means you can take on as many or as few projects as you want, allowing you to balance your work and personal life more effectively. Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, you can choose the hours that suit you best. Need to go get the kids or want to meet a friend for coffee, not a problem!

2. Comfort

Working from home lets you to create a comfortable workspace. You can set up your recording studio in a way that suits your needs and preferences. You have the freedom to create an environment that enhances your creativity and productivity. Plus, you can work in your PJs if you want!

3. No Commute

Enjoy rush hour traffic and crowded public transportation! Right... who would!! Working from home eliminates the need for a daily commute, saving you time and stress. Instead of spending hours stuck in traffic, you can use that time to focus on your voice acting skills, pursuing other interests or some quality time with family and friends. Plus, less trips to the gas station.

4. Increased Opportunities

Working from home gives you access to a wider range of opportunities, since you can audition for projects from all over the world without having to be physically present. Technology like Source Connect, allows you to directly connect with another professional studio for live recording with clients. This opens up a whole new world of possibilities.

5. Improved Focus

Working in a traditional office environment can sometimes be distracting, with constant interruptions and noise. When you work from home, you can creating a quiet and distraction-free space where to fully concentrate on your voice acting enhancing your performance to deliver your best work.

Embracing this remote work lifestyle can not only enhance your career but also provide a better work-life balance. So, if you have a passion for voice acting, why not take advantage of the incredible benefits that working from home has to offer?