Audio Producer

Production · Frisco, Texas
Department Production
Employment Type Full Time


An Audio Producer on Gearbox’s Production Team is a critical role working directly in the trenches with developers on a project. This role operates alongside a department and/or “feature teams” as assigned to one of our titles. The Audio Producer is responsible for coordinating milestone/sprint planning, ensuring there is effective communication between teams, maintaining and reporting status of each area of responsibility, and working with other Producers to make it all come together. A Producer at Gearbox is committed to making the game creation process easier for their team and the broader company.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Attend meetings as audio department representative voicing feedback or concerns on scope / schedule bloat, risk assessment, pipeline blockers.
  • Attend production meetings and act as a department ambassador.
  • Proactively communicate across project disciplines about the project needs and audio requirements
  • Coordinate with project management and audio leadership to facilitate staffing across multiple projects
  • Work closely with audio leadership to communicate team status
  • Create, maintain, and track audio tasking and scheduling for multiple projects.
  • Help with managing the overall schedule and workload of the audio team.
  • Attend reoccurring check-ins with audio team members for task tracking oversight.
  • Prioritize tasks based on project needs and triage bugs
  • Work with audio leadership to facilitate external partner material needs.
  • Log meeting notes and transcribe them as action items when necessary.
  • Understand and plan for major project milestones and deliverables
  • Communicate with QA department on status of audio
  • Facilitate onboarding of new staff

 

WHAT MAKES YOU THE RIGHT PERSON


  • You are an enthusiastic and positive person that can motivate others
  • You have unique X-Factors that you can offer the team where we can learn from you as much as you can learn from us!
  • You desire to grow both individually and with the team
  • You love games and have a passion for game making and helping others be as creative as possible
  • You can make decisions that are best for the project, even difficult decisions that are potentially against the grain


REQUIREMENTS


  • Direct experience coordinating and/or managing efforts in AAA game development in an Audio Producer or Associate Audio Producer role. (or equivalent work/life experience)
  • A strong understanding of schedules, pipelines, and dependencies developing games
  • Fluent or able to use Perforce (or other source control)
  • Willing to navigate Unreal Engine 4 as necessary to help get the job done.
  • An understanding and experience with Wwise audio middleware.
  • Exercise strong JIRA skills and leverage how it can be applied to help organize and track efforts
  • Experience creating and/or maintaining spreadsheets or schedules to forecast efforts, identify risks, and provide status updates
  • BONUSES: Bachelors and higher education degree that is applicable to the role, familiarity or understanding of Audio production, expert or consider oneself awesome using Excel

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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Production
  • Employment Type
    Full Time