Audio Director

Brand New AAA Title – Globally Recognised Developer – Exciting Location

Location
Irvine
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Audio Director in Irvine 

Are you a creative and talented Audio Designer looking for a new high responsibility role? Do you like the sound of taking on a leadership position on a brand-new project? If this sounds interesting, read on for details! 

As an Audio Director at this studio in Irvine, California, you will be managing a team of Audio Designers in planning, designing, and iterating high quality, engaging sound effects from conception through to implementation into the game engine. It is essential that you have significant experience in similar positions, including having worked on AAA titles in the past. 

This studio works on AAA role-playing games, and currently have a brand new, next-gen AAA title in the works, so it’s a great time to join the team! In return for your hard work here, you will benefit from a competitive salary, health cover, a games, book, and DVD library, team movie days and field trips, and loads more! 

Audio Director responsibilities: 

  • Design immersive, cinematic sound effects to engage players, drive the narrative, and deliver audio experiences 
  • Manage the team of audio designers and provide feedback on work 
  • Define the game audio vision alongside Studio Audio Director and Game Director 
  • Develop and document project pipelines 
  • Assist with onboarding new team members 

Essential requirements for this role in Irvine: 

  • Significant prior experience in game audio 
  • Have worked on the full development cycle of shipped AAA games 
  • Strong understanding of and experience with every aspect of game audio production 
  • Understanding of Foley, recording, mixing, design, implementation, voice over scripting and localisation techniques 
  • Experience of working with and coordinating with game developers from other disciplines 
  • Experience of using Wwise 

Are you up for the challenge of this role? If so, get in touch today! Contact Jack on jr@skillsearch.com, or apply online through the form below now. 

Tags: Audio Director, Audio Engineer, Game Audio, Audio Designer, Audio Design, Game Design, AAA Games, Irvine, California, USA Jobs 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Whilst we would love to respond to every application due to the high numbers we receive we cannot guarantee this.

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Senior Production & Design Consultant Jack Reid

Jack looks after three areas, Games Design, Games Production and Game Analytics yet with the help of his near photographic memory he will always remember you and everything you’ve ever discussed. He’s no stranger to production himself, spending a few years producing incredible tapas as Head Chef of a Spanish Tapas restaurant. Jack also owns a pug called Pumba who was the ring bearer at his wedding and even got his own custom suit to match the groomsmen.

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