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QUANTIC DREAM

PARIS - France
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Lead Audio

Description

THE COMPANY:

Founded in Paris in 1997, our studio is today recognized internationally for the quality of its productions and its unique position.


The creators of DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN (PS4), BEYOND: TWO SOULS (PS3/PS4), HEAVY RAIN (PS3/PS4), FAHRENHEIT (PS2/XB/PC) and THE NOMAD SOUL (PC/DC), our studio has for 24 years pursued a policy of sustained and controlled growth, with the aim of creating titles achieving both critical and commercial success.


Join our 180-strong Paris-based team today, and use your talent to create successful and ambitious interactive entertainment projects.


Being part of our team means sharing our enthusiasm for the design and development of some of the most innovative projects in the industry.


Our future rests on brilliant, talented, and highly motivated people who share a common passion: to invent unique interactive experiences.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As part of its development program, and for its ambitious forthcoming productions, QUANTIC DREAM is recruiting a Lead Audio.


Managing a team of 3-4 people, you will contribute and develop the vision and implementation of all the audio/sound design aspects of projects under development.

In close collaboration with the Creative Director, your role will be as follows:

 

·         Supervising the creation of a unique audio identity, in particular for a very ambitious AAA project, in close collaboration with the Creative Director and the Artistic Directors;

·         Supervising and managing the team of Sound Designers;

·         Supervising and managing the workflow of all audio productions;

·         Managing Performance Capture on the Motion Capture stage;

·         Creating and ensuring the creation of all audio assets, such as Foley and SFX recordings;

·         Responsibility for audio integration in the build;

·         Responsibility for mixing all the audio tracks in the build;

·         Supervising recordings with Air, Abbey Road and other studios.

·         Creating the guidelines and prerequisites and following up/collaborating in the creation of audio pipeline integration tools for projects developed by the company;

·         Collaborating and communicating with all the studio’s other departments and services;

·         Managing the schedules and budgets for Sound Design/audio in close collaboration with the Production Director;

·         Ensuring the development and maintenance of the audio equipment for the sound studio and for Performance Capture;

·         Being proactive in the development/creation of audio features and finding solutions to technical challenges;

·         Supporting and improving the development process;

·         Managing, supervising, mentoring and training the existing team of 3 Sound Designers;

·         Leading/reviewing the quality of audio deliverables throughout the production cycle.

·         Providing technological monitoring.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

·         You have a track record of around ten years’ experience in video game development in a similar position for AAA productions.

·         You are passionate about the video games and film industry, and have solid training in audio and music.

·         Significant experience in multichannel mixing (5.1/ Atmos) (mixing experience in the film or TV industry would be an advantage)

·         Thorough knowledge and mastery of the industry’s Loudness and mixing standards

·         Good knowledge of the Wwise audio engine (Fmod or equivalent proprietary engine)

·         Expert in linear audio (ProTools, Nuendo, Waves, Flux)

·         Expert in Sound Design

·         Good knowledge of studio audio equipment and recording techniques (Voice, Sound Effects, Motion Capture)

·         A well-honed vision of the game experience and a very good eye for detail

·         Ability to work in highly iterative processes

·         You are a good listener, are quick to understand and are able to interpret needs

·         You are a meticulous and methodical self-starter with curiosity and team spirit - these are essential qualities to be a good fit in our friendly organization.

·         Skills in time-management, and the ability to apply these principles effectively via schedules and deadlines.

·         A proactive attitude, seeking to improve your skills and knowledge, and to share them with other team members.

·         You have a positive professional attitude and can communicate effectively with other teams; you have the interpersonal qualities needed to develop constructive relationships with your contact persons.

·         Excellent managerial and team leadership skills.

·         You take the initiative and are proactive.

·         Your creativity and practical approach help you find and apply the best solutions to move forward.

·         You want to be involved in innovative, high added-value projects.

·         Business English.

 

We offer you the opportunity to work with experienced and passionate people, in a creative and innovative environment.