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Senior Audio Manager – VR Games – Permanent – The Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24274 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: VR Projects


OPM’s client, a VR Game Development Studio, is currently recruiting for a Senior Audio Manager to join to join development on their most ambitious project with their team in The Netherlands.

The successful candidate will oversee production of audio, its integration into the engine, and own the creative concept for all aspects of audio in the studio.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience in audio production for the games industry
  • A minimum of one AAA game as part of a production team released
  • Extensive understanding of DAW tools such as Pro Tools, Sound forge, MIDI etc.
  • Strong experience implementing audio in Unreal Engine 4
  • Good blueprinting skills
  • Broad musical knowledge, as a musician and/or composer
  • Strong understanding of studio audio equipment and the research process
  • Bachelor’s degree in music or audio or equivalent professional training
  • Proven ability to communicate a vision, influence and inspire others
  • Excellent sense of aesthetics
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback
  • Ability to quickly learn and master new software

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cooperate with the Creative Director to outline, own, and communicate the studio’s creative audio vision
  • Cooperate with the Chief Engineer to build a long-term technology strategy to produce best in class audio for VR
  • Mentor team members to nurture their artistic and technical development
  • Establish the studio’s audio quality benchmark through hands on creation of audio FX, music, and voice
  • Oversee the audio team from an artistic and technical perspective
  • Choose and manage the studio’s audio outsourcing partners

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Film or TV postproduction experience is a bonus
  • Knowledge of the audio engines available on the market is a bonus
  • Computer science training is a bonus

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 26 Standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more
  • Up to 30% income tax reduction for eligible expats
  • Relocation cost reimbursement available
  • Free pension plan
  • The newest VR hardware which you can borrow

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 415!

Tagged as: Audio Design, Audio Director, VR

Tags: Audio Design , Audio Director , VR Categories: Audio , Creative

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