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Asst. Audio Artist
Madrid Community of Madrid Spain
5 months ago
We are EA
And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
Yup - it’s the coolest job on the planet!
The Challenge Ahead:
The Localization Audio Artist and team are accountable for Manage audio and video assets in different languages, from recording to bug fixing delivering the highest quality assets into the game and meeting development projects deadlines. You will be co-working with different territories around Europe, development studios around the world as well as being part of a complete project design-technical-audio team in Madrid.
What a Loc. Audio Artist does at EA:
As a Localization Audio Artist, your primary focus will be to manage recording assets and, if required, assist external recording studios when needed in order to guarantee EA’s quality standards. Also, you will analyze, schedule and follow up the project plan while tracking project’s schedules and predict issues and risks.
You will be focused on supporting the lead/s of the project in any particular actions required. Bug fixing of audio, being responsible of the final audio quality of all integrated languages in a Title and the integration of the localized audio in the game with EA internal tools or third-party ones as well as being responsible of an audio project oriented to banks, contexts, events, parameters. You will use your skills to map samples to banks and assign design information to them.
You will also spend time checking localized audio files in depth and master them as close as the English audio using batch processes, massive renaming, sometimes up to 15 languages and thousands of files.
Handle the audio integration, checking and adjusting levels in different languages and having legacy behaviors.
The next great EA Loc. Audio Artist also needs:
- University Degree and/or Audio Degree (+2 year) or equivalent experience.
- Audio tools knowledge:
- MAC environment experience.
- PC audio applications fluency (ProTools, Reaper, Wavelab…), audio plug-ins management proven experience.
- Experience in studio recordings (dubbing at least).
- 3 years’ experience in audio tools management.
- Good knowledge of interactive multimedia or games.
- Up to 1 year experience in localization recordings and voice treatment.
- Fluency in English is a must.
- Perfect knowledge of MS Office.
- Minimum programming knowledge (Access databases, Excel and Scripting programming and SQL desired).
- Experience in working under pressure and with tight deadlines.
…and, in general, the potential to sweep us off our feet!