Director Audio

Job Number: R10009334
Brand: FoxNext
Job Type: Production
Location: Playa Vista, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: September 3, 2019
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Audio Director will be responsible for the overall vision and execution of all audio content for internally developed games at Fox Next Games-Los Angeles. The team currently creates and updates content for Marvel Strikeforce (mobile), and an unreleased game (mobile) based on James Cameron’s Avatar. The ideal candidate would not only be an expert in making games sound great, but also in understanding what is best for the player’s experience.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver a AAA audio experience for players through sound design, dialog processing, music direction, integration and final mixing
  • Organize a small audio team and define production pipelines and standards
  • Manage the workload and schedules for internal and external content creators
  • Manage budgets for audio equipment and external vendors
  • Collaborate with engineers to build and refine audio tools
  • Manage priorities to get the most from tight schedules and limited resources
  • Be the advocate for the audio department and ensure it has all necessary resources
  • Regularly communicate with the game team and embrace their intent for the player experience
  • Proactively pursue innovative ways to perfect the player experience through sound

Requirements

  • 8+ years experience in video game development with multiple titles shipped
  • Experience shipping titles for mobile devices (ie. iOS and Android)
  • Experience shipping at least one title using Wwise
  • Experience working in DAW workstations, such as REAPER, Protools,  etc
  • Experience with multiple game engines (i.e. Unity, proprietary, etc.)
  • Experience with task tracking and version control software (JIRA, Perforce, etc.)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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