Entertainment Careers Cambridge, MA, USA
Mar 19, 2019Full time
iZotope is looking for a talented, inspired Sound Designer to help us create innovative and compelling products that inspire and enable our customers to be creative. Responsibilities: You will work closely with the product development, product management, and UX/UI teams to craft the vision and sound design goals for all of our products. Collaborate closely with other Sound Designers and Product Management to execute and translate existing product visions and sound design goals into product content deliverables Work with the Research team to provide necessary qualitative sonic feedback during DSP algorithm development Imaginative use of audio production tools and sound design techniques to curate and refine existing libraries and where necessary, create high quality original content as it applies to each product release Contribute to our comprehensive and ever-evolving sound testing library of relevant content to use in testing DSP algorithms Work with third party artists, contractors, and industry partners to supplement content creation as needed Continuous learning of the latest music production and sound design techniques and technologies Requirements: Ability to understand, appreciate and anticipate our customers' needs and wants. Candidates for the Sound Design role at iZotope should already be familiar with the audio content in - or ideally, customers of - products in one or more of our target markets: music production, post production / audio for video, live sound, music performance, and DJ Experience with professional audio editing tools like (but not limited to) ProTools, Logic, Live, Effect and Instrument Plugins, etc Demonstrable skill, in the form of a shareable portfolio, and breadth of experience with music and audio production across a variety of settings and genres Familiarity with iZotope's current line of effects and instruments A deep understanding of technical concepts behind audio processors and synthesis techniques Current knowledge of the latest music production and sound design techniques and technologies, using both iZotope and competitor products Able to solicit and respond to critical feedback while delivering high quality and on-time execution of sound design content Ability to manage relationships with content developers, both inside and outside the company 5 + years of audio production experience Solid understanding of audio production & design techniques and editing is required Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience as a professional Sound Designer Experience with software development process and agile methodology Deep understanding of iZotope's current line of effects and instruments Bachelor's Degree in Music or equivalent Proficient at playing guitar Experience with guitar pedals and related accessories This position is full-time and located in our Cambridge, MA office. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. About iZotope iZotope makes audio products and technologies that are used around the world. We have a wide range of customers, from the millions of consumers who enjoy our audio enhancement to GRAMMY-winning producers using our pro products to the corporations who license our technology for use in their own products. We are a growing team of highly motivated people who are constantly looking to innovate and improve the way we create and listen to audio.