Audio Director

  • 405 Av. Ogilvy, Montréal, QC H3N 1M3, Canada
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Audio
  • Location: CA, Montreal (Remote/Hybrid)
  • Project: Gemini

Company Description

People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an
international team of nearly 300 talented individuals working from offices located in Poland,
UK, US, and Canada. Founded in 2002 we made our mark on the action-shooter genre,
developing titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, and Gears of War: Judgement. Our world-class creative teams are currently working on several exciting AAA projects, including Outriders and a brand new action-adventure title.

With over 18 years of experience in making shooter games, now PCF is aiming to explore new horizons and expand the borders of the genre even further. We want to combine our expertise with the creativity and skills of ambitious professionals, who will dare to join us in an epic journey to forever reshape the market landscape and work on the new generation of Online Shooters for the global gaming community.

As a highly experienced professional you’ll have a chance to perfect your skills and knowledge working alongside leaders with bravery and passion to bring brand new memorable experience in the most popular genre in the world to the players worldwide.
If you feel yourself able to deliver as nobody else, ready for some serious accountability and
capable of leaving a mark on a game you work on, or even the genre as whole, apply now!

Job Description

People Can Fly is looking for a creative and inspirational Audio Director to lead the audio experience on a AAA Shooter game.  The ideal candidate will directly manage a team of Audio Designers and Audio Programmer to design engaging sound experience.  

Responsibilities

  • Establish, document and communicate the audio vision of the game
  • Identify and plan technical audio needs for the project
  • Define project resource needs and set out the budget allocation for the audio group with your producer
  • Design and implement audio element integration processes by working in close collaboration with programmers and technical directors to ensure proper integration
  • Supervise the work of the audio team from the artistic and technical perspectives by providing individual feedback and/or organizing group audio reviews to ensure that the team’s work meets quality standard and remains in line with the audio vision
  • Mentor team members to foster their artistic and technical development so that they progress in their careers
  • Set out the musical direction and the process to select composers, in collaboration with the creative director
  • Ensure that best work practices are implemented and optimized within the team to guarantee the validity and integrity of the data

 

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in audio production for AAA video games
  • Delivery of over 2 AAA games as part of a production team;
  • Experience as a lead or director with proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Expertise and understanding of the entire audio process, including sound effects, voice over, music, and audio system technology.
  • Knowledge of audio middleware Wwise

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years’ experience in audio production for AAA video games.
  • Delivery of over 2 AAA games as part of a production team.
  • Experience as a lead or director with proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Expertise and understanding of the entire audio process, including sound effects, voice over, music, and audio system technology.
  • Knowledge of audio middleware Wwise

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • 20 paid vacation days, plus a week during Winter Holidays, and 5 sick days per year.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.
  • Long term disability, short term disability, travel insurance, as well as other benefits provided.

U.S

  • 100% group health insurance benefit premiums paid by PCF (Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life, and Supplemental Live) and start on day 1 of employment.
  • 401K with 100% match, up to 3% of employee salary, and vested immediately.

Canada

  • Benefit package 100% paid by PCF. Insurance company reimburses 100% of claims (Up to $500 per service a year, as well as individual family coverage).
  • Full Dental coverage, including major dental and orthodontics.
  • 4% RRSP matching before tax deductions, 100% vested on day 1. 
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