SENIOR SOUND DESIGNER
DIALOGUE
(2 YEAR CONTRACT)

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Sound Designer who has experience of producing audio for multi-award winning, AAA, blockbuster video games in a senior role. 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. This is a senior role with a large amount of responsibility guiding the dialogue through to its final realisation.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Record, edit and process dialogue to a world class standard in line with the project’s high standards of quality.
  • Work closely with other teams to define dialogue playback systems.
  • Maintain and develop the systems under your ownership 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

  • Expert working knowledge of Avid Pro Tools, Unreal Engine 3 / 4, AudioKinetic Wwise, and Perforce.
  • Expert knowledge of recording studio workflows, microphones and outboard equipment.
  • Experience working with production sound equipment.
  • Familiarity with Python scripting.

Skill Requirements

  • You are experienced and have a proven track record in implementing and designing great sounding dialogue. You are an expert at applying special voice processing, editing and mastering dialogue assets. You understand why this is fundamental to supporting the gameplay experience.
  • A high degree of confidence and experience working with actors and directors to achieve great results in the studio.
  • Highly experienced and knowledgeable in dialogue pipelines from recording through to playback in game. You understand the need for great sounding dialogue and have experience realising this for large AAA blockbuster titles.
  • Have the confidence to drive through ideas and enthuse members of the team.
  • Be able to make smart decisions under pressure. Be focussed with the job in hand.
  • Experience successfully working and communicating with multiple disciplines. Be comfortable designing and discussing in precise and clear terms requirements of audio systems along with supporting these systems throughout the project life cycle.
  • 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, Parking & Haircuts
  • 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
  • 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