Lead Audio in Paris at Quantic Dream.

Date Posted: 9/4/2021

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Contract type

Long term position

 

Job description

As part of its development program, and for its ambitious forthcoming productions, QUANTIC DREAM is recruiting a Lead Audio.


Managing a team of 3-4 people, you will contribute and develop the vision and implementation of all the audio/sound design aspects of projects under development.

In close collaboration with the Creative Director, your role will be as follows:

  • Supervising the creation of a unique audio identity, in particular for a very ambitious AAA project, in close collaboration with the Creative Director and the Artistic Directors;
  • Supervising and managing the team of Sound Designers;
  • Supervising and managing the workflow of all audio productions;
  • Managing Performance Capture on the Motion Capture stage;
  • Creating and ensuring the creation of all audio assets, such as Foley and SFX recordings;
  • Responsibility for audio integration in the build;
  • Responsibility for mixing all the audio tracks in the build;
  • Supervising recordings with Air, Abbey Road and other studios.
  • Creating the guidelines and prerequisites and following up/collaborating in the creation of audio pipeline integration tools for projects developed by the company;
  • Collaborating and communicating with all the studio’s other departments and services;
  • Managing the schedules and budgets for Sound Design/audio in close collaboration with the Production Director;
  • Ensuring the development and maintenance of the audio equipment for the sound studio and for Performance Capture;
  • Being proactive in the development/creation of audio features and finding solutions to technical challenges;
  • Supporting and improving the development process;
  • Managing, supervising, mentoring and training the existing team of 3 Sound Designers;
  • Leading/reviewing the quality of audio deliverables throughout the production cycle.
  • Providing technological monitoring.

 

Required skills

  • You have a track record of around ten years’ experience in video game development in a similar position for AAA productions.
  • You are passionate about the video games and film industry, and have solid training in audio and music.
  • Significant experience in multichannel mixing (5.1/ Atmos) (mixing experience in the film or TV industry would be an advantage)
  • Thorough knowledge and mastery of the industry’s Loudness and mixing standards
  • Good knowledge of the Wwise audio engine (Fmod or equivalent proprietary engine)
  • Expert in linear audio (ProTools, Nuendo, Waves, Flux)
  • Expert in Sound Design
  • Good knowledge of studio audio equipment and recording techniques (Voice, Sound Effects, Motion Capture)
  • A well-honed vision of the game experience and a very good eye for detail
  • Ability to work in highly iterative processes
  • You are a good listener, are quick to understand and are able to interpret needs
  • You are a meticulous and methodical self-starter with curiosity and team spirit - these are essential qualities to be a good fit in our friendly organization.
  • Skills in time-management, and the ability to apply these principles effectively via schedules and deadlines.
  • A proactive attitude, seeking to improve your skills and knowledge, and to share them with other team members.
  • You have a positive professional attitude and can communicate effectively with other teams; you have the interpersonal qualities needed to develop constructive relationships with your contact persons.
  • Excellent managerial and team leadership skills.
  • You take the initiative and are proactive.
  • Your creativity and practical approach help you find and apply the best solutions to move forward.
  • You want to be involved in innovative, high added-value projects.
  • Business English

We offer you the opportunity to work with experienced and passionate people, in a creative and innovative environment.

 

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