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Audio Lead

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (On-Site)

All levels

1 Week ago

3 skills required for this role

Job Description

Company Description

Gameloft Brisbane, part of the global Gameloft family, opened in 2014 and since then has released Zombie Anarchy, Ballistic Baseball, My Little Pony: Mane Merge, and multi-award-winning The Oregon Trail™. In 2022, Gameloft Brisbane was announced as the winner of the coveted ‘Studio of the Year’ at the Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs).

We believe the keys to success are a great studio culture and finding a balance in everything we do, whether it's working with great people on exciting projects or enjoying the incredible lifestyle of Queensland Australia.

We're setting our sights on an exciting new direction in game development, embracing the challenges and opportunities of cross-platform innovation. As pioneers in leading Brisbane's game development landscape, we're dedicated to crafting immersive experiences that transcend traditional boundaries and engage players across diverse platforms. As we venture into this exciting phase, we're also expanding our talented team to bring to life a range of unannounced projects.

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Audio Manager, and in collaboration with the various stakeholders involved in the creation of our games (audio directors, producers, project managers, etc…), the Audio Lead role includes:

  • Overseeing of the day-to-day audio operations
  • Driving the project’s audio vision forward on the day-to-day
  • Defining the games' sound needs (creative, technical)
  • Defining the artistic direction for music, sound effects and voiceovers
  • Supervising the SFX/Music/VO creation, implementation, integration and optimization
  • Getting involved in the hands-on creation, implementation, integration and optimization of the key audio features
  • Contributing to building the Brisbane studio’s audio team, proactively leveraging outsourcing and support from the World Audio Department as needed
  • Championing audio and contributing to build an inspiring interactive audio culture in the Brisbane studio
  • Working with the Brisbane studio teams to ensure that the audio integration pipeline is optimized and that the audio tech needs are met
  • Acting as the bridge and main point of contact between Brisbane’s teams, external partners and the World Audio Department
  • Owning the mix
  • Supervising content-approval processes with our partners, when necessary
  • Sharing know-how, best practices and acting as a mentor and coach
  • Supporting the Audio Manager and Brisbane’s Studio Manager in maintaining a well-organized and sustainable team within a productive atmosphere

Qualifications

  • Solid experience with interactive SFX, Music and VO production for games
  • Proven experience as sound designer on several published games
  • Excellent knowledge of modern audio production tools and techniques
  • Experience with interactive audio mixing for games
  • Highly proficient with Wwise Audio Middleware
  • Proficient with Unreal Game Engine
  • Comfortable with project management tools (Jira, Confluence etc.)
  • Strong, inspiring communicator
  • True team player and collaborator
  • Curious, proactive, autonomous and respectful
  • Previous/current position in a leadership role

Benefits

  • Flexible work model
  • Learning and development programs
  • Private health insurance and fitness subsidies
  • Relaxation space and massage chair
  • Access to employee mental health assistance
  • Additional leave including birthday, Christmas and women's health leave
  • Free coffee from a commercial espresso machine, daily snacks and light breakfast
  • Social Friday drinks with friendly game tournaments
  • Spectacular roof-top terrace with river views and a game room
  • Referral program with generous bonuses
  • Awesome Gameloft-themed merch
  • Studio Mascot - Mr Hendricks, our friendly Dachshund who protects our studio

Additional Information

We can’t wait to find our next great talent!

Please submit your CV, cover letter or portfolio (if applicable).

Gameloft Brisbane is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our work environment.

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