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Manager of Sound Design

Sony Playstation
London, England, United Kingdom
18 days ago

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Role: Manager of Sound Design

Role overview:

We are looking for a Manager of Sound Design to help lead our award winning, global team to craft high quality audio experiences for the PlayStation Studios family of development partners. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to continue to set the bar alongside some of the most quality-driven developers in the industry on some of the most exciting AAA games for PlayStation.

You will be a creative and experienced sound designer/audio director who has a proven track record running an audio team to deliver amazing sounding games. You have a history of developing and managing other sound designers to become leaders in their field. You want to work alongside our development partners at AAA studios such as Naughty Dog, Santa Monica Studio, Insomniac Games, Guerrilla Games, Sucker Punch Productions and more.

What you’ll be doing:

Design : Working with our development partners, you will help oversee all aspects of multiple titles’ sound design, help define the sound vision, hire, help assemble the PlayStation Studios sound design team, and coordinate across various sound disciplines internally.

Direction : You will be accountable for the overall sound direction at the regional level, and work with our development partners to establish creative and conceptual direction.

Implementation : You will rely on your expert understanding of all sound design domains and seek to bring new and emerging technologies to our projects.

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

Communication: You will help build and maintain meaningful relationships across our internal and external groups, based on trust and delivering consistent, high-quality results.

Process & Planning: You will help elevate our internal processes for scheduling and managing the PlayStation Studios sound design team.

Innovation: You will push the envelope to challenge the status quo. You will be flexible and take risks to expand boundaries to deliver breakthrough solutions, creatively and technically.

Collaboration & Influence: You will be open, candid and push those around you in a positive way to succeed to together. You will help drive the process of coming up with, synthesizing and iterating on ideas with our internal team, external partners, and stakeholders to achieve quality.

Talent Acquisition & Management: You will help ensure there is a continuous and candid communication process for evaluating performance within our group and provide both positive and constructive feedback for your peers. You will also help lead talent acquisition globally and represent PlayStation Studios during the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes.

What we are looking for:


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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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