New Vacancy At Samplephonics – Head of Sound Design
Samplephonics are looking for a passionate and talented musician and sound designer to come and join their fast growing company based in Leeds, UK. Your role will be to help shape the sound content of their company and assist with developing exciting new software products.
Samplephonics are a young, fun and innovative team intent on shaking up the music software market. Having established themselves as a unique and exceptional sample library developer, innovative new software products are already in creation and rapid expansion underway.
Your role as Head of Sound Design will be to lead the sound content direction of an exciting start up company. You will be the ears of the company, curating and scrutinising all sound design and musical content, a gatekeeper who ensures that only the very best sounds will ever reach the customers ears.
You will work with a passionate team of professional musicians and product developers, using your industry contacts, project management experience, organisational skills and audio expertise to further enhance the output of the company.
As part of a small passionate team you will work in a variety of different roles including sound design, project management, product design, artist management, audio editing, team management and music production.
Experience and Expertise:
First and foremost you will possess an excellent ear that has been fine tuned from your extensive experience in audio and music production, backed up by an impressive showreel and understanding of technology in music.
You will have an absolute understanding of and provable experience in sound recording, music production, sound design, the music industry, digital products and the music software market.
You will be passionate about all things audio, highly creative, personable and able to demonstrate your ability to bring new ideas to the table and inspire those around you. You will have drive, enthusiasm, confidence and the ability to adapt to the pressures of a fast moving start up environment. You will be aware of what is important and have a thorough understanding of what you are trying to achieve in all situations. You will be able to prioritise tasks, scrutinise your workflow and increase the efficiency of your own processes and those within the team.
Ideally you will have at least five years experience working in a professional sound design or music production environment with solid references and examples of your work, although all applications will be considered. Product design, team management, sample library or plugin development and project management experience are also desirable.
Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.
How to Apply:
Please send a CV, covering letter and any additional examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck!