SOUND DESIGNER DIALOGUE
(2 YEAR CONTRACT)

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Sound Designer who has experience of producing audio for multi-award winning, AAA, blockbuster video games. This person should be ready to tackle the challenges facing audio on the current generation platforms.

 

You will be dedicated, and committed to seeing the project through to its completion. We are looking for someone to take on the challenge and responsibility of guiding the dialogue through to its final realisation.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Record, edit and, process dialogue to a world-class standard in line with the studio’s high standards of quality.
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure dialogue playback systems deliver high quality, compelling dialogue. Be an evangelist for audio quality across the studio.
  • Maintain and develop pre-existing pipelines and systems through to the project’s completion.
  • Continue to develop your skills and share this knowledge with those around you to contribute to a culture of learning within the team.

Technical Requirements

  • Good working knowledge of Avid Pro Tools, Unreal Engine 3/4, AudioKinetic Wwise, and perforce.
  • Extensive knowledge of recording studio workflows, microphones and outboard equipment.
  • Experience working with production sound equipment.
  • Familiarity with Python scripting is a plus.

Skill Requirements

  • You are experienced and have a proven track record in implementing and designing great sounding dialogue.
  • You have a good degree of experience editing and mastering large quantities of dialogue assets.
  • You have a passion for special voice processing and are not afraid of exploring unorthodox techniques. You understand the role this performs in supporting characterisation.
  • You are confident working with actors and directors to achieve great results in the studio.
  • You have a genuine interest in dialogue pipelines from recording through to playback in game. You understand the need for great sounding dialogue and have some experience realising this for large AAA blockbuster titles.
  • You have the confidence to drive through ideas and enthuse members of the team.
  • You are able to make smart decisions under pressure. Be focussed with the job in hand.
  • You have experience successfully working and communicating with multiple disciplines. You are comfortable discussing in precise and clear terms the requirements of audio systems.
  • You have plenty of experience with dialogue play-testing and dialogue quality assurance. Identifying, prioritising, reporting and debugging issues.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing.
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 130+ team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab