Lead Sound Designer

Sony Playstation
London, England, United Kingdom
9 days ago
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Role: Lead Sound Designer

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Department overview:

The Creative Services Group (CSG) is an award winning centralised internal creative agency within PlayStation Studios. We endeavour to build a working environment where our people flourish and create their best work. Structured around eight core disciplines; Brand Design, UI/UX, Motion, Video, Film, Sound, Music and Programming, we deliver projects in collaboration with our game development, marketing and PR teams.

Role overview:

We are looking for a Lead Sound Designer to join our award-winning team, to craft high quality audio content for 1st party development projects. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most quality-driven developers in the industry and on some of the most exciting AAA games for PlayStation.

Reporting to the Audio Director, the Lead Sound Designer serves as the project Audio Lead for specific projects within CSG. Balancing creative and technical needs for a project, the Lead Sound Designer defines the audio strategy and acts as a strong leader and vision holder for the team and project. They communicate closely with other departments, project leadership and wider CSG management to ensure all parties are aligned and driving towards a successful, world-class product.

What you'll be doing:

Sound Direction : Working with our development partners, you will help oversee all aspects of a game’s sound, help define the sound vision, help determine the resource needs and coordinate various sound disciplines internally.

Sound Design : You will craft exceptional, pioneering audio content and work with teams to ensure they are equipped with the skills and tools to replicate your sound vision.

Implementation : You have a solid understanding of all sound design domains and seek innovative and efficient technology solutions for projects.

Process & Planning : You will help schedule and manage the sound design team on the project.

Tool & Technical Proficiency : You learn and adapt in an ever-changing environment when it comes to game and sound technologies and share your knowledge with the team.

Recording/Audio Acquisition : You will manage planning for recording sessions, while demonstrating a high level of competency in recording, editing, mastering and asset management.

What we're looking for:

Benefits:

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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