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Role Overview:

We are looking for an Audio Manager to join our Firesprite studio, working on a dark, story-driven 'Narrative Adventure' with genre defining goals. You will build and manage our in-house audio facilities and audio staff. The role requires you to be onsite at our studio for 2-3 days per week with flexibility.

What you'll be doing:
  • Supervise the audio team, providing mentorship and guidance.
  • Lead and maintain the audio facilities at the studio including their ongoing integration with other relevant facilities including motion capture and cinematic review.
  • Work with several outsource partners to ensure delivery of high-quality audio assets and integration.
  • Preparation of budgets for the audio department.
  • Regularly meet with all audio team members to offer support, constructive feedback, and performance assessments to help facilitate the team’s best work.
  • Evaluate individual’s goals and objectives to support career growth and development, whilst meeting department goals.
  • Advocates for the team's wellbeing and for the studio's values.
  • Collaborates with the wider team to build all audio roadmaps and backlogs.
  • Assists with project staffing, hiring, and onboarding.
  • Collaborates with project Directors and Leads to develop, refine, and detail the best methods and practices.

What we're looking for:

  • Team leadership and management skills.
  • Collaboration and problem solving. A leadership style that is marked by personal visibility, open communication, relationship building and collaboration.
  • High-level business, strategic and modern leadership skills orientated towards the bigger picture and operational detail.
  • A strong critical eye for detail and able to communicate well with the team to resolve issues.
  • Ability to assess complex information and make effective decisions.
  • Expertise and experience in the development, production, and delivery of AAA games in an audio capacity.
  • An understanding of how audio relates to videogame accessibility.
  • Effective time management, with the ability to delegate tasks and focus on larger issues whilst monitoring critical smaller details.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of Wwise tools, Avid Pro Tools, Sound Forge or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine.


  • Discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Hybrid Working (within Flexmodes)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free soft drinks
  • Access to cycle garage and showers

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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