Content Sound Designer & QA Engineer

Santa Clara Valley
Job Terms:
up to $43/hour
posted by:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

Imagine working on site at one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! Singlehandedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation, this leader in consumer electronics is looking for a Content Sound Designer & QA Engineer for a 12-month assignment.

Client is looking for an expert Audio/Music Production specialist & Sound Designer to work on the next generation of desktop and mobile sound library content. This position requires an individual with deep experience in modern music production techniques, sound design, studio recording, mixing/sweetening, file management and QA. The ideal candidate has a creative and technical music production background, strong attention to detail and great problem solving skills. This candidate should be comfortable producing high quality professional audio, as well as all means of synthesizer-based electronic music content.

Key Qualifications:
- Significant experience with Logic Pro X, Garageband iOS/Desktop, etc.
- Professional music production experience, and deep understanding of modern production technology (sampling/synthesis, MIDI programming, recording/mixing, audio editing, file format handling)
- Previous creation of sound library content (sampler instruments, audio loops, synthesizer presets, etc.) is strongly preferred
- Proficiency in music theory and a musical instrument is preferred
- Appreciation and understanding of a variety of musical genres and styles
- Experience with Quality Assurance methodologies is preferred
- Positive, attentive and resilient attitude
- Great written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Experience with file management

Responsibilities include:
- Creative sound library creation work (sound design, MIDI programming, audio editing and mixing/sweetening)
- Tracking and organization of audio and sound library content files
- Collaboration with Content Design team members to create integrated app/content experiences
- Analyzing different musical styles and production techniques to understand their applications
- Content and app bug reporting
- Ensuring the successful delivery of a quality product by performing ad-hoc and structured QA tests before releases


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