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Senior Dialogue Coordinator

PlayStation, Burbank, CA

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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

Insomniac Games is searching for its next Audio team member!

The Senior Dialogue Coordinator role is responsible for many aspects associated with dialogue for projects, including actors, talent, directors and studio scheduling, script preparation, casting, and dialogue recording. This role works closely with the Dialogue Manager, Dialogue Lead, Dialogue Coordinators, creative director/s and production for all projects, and manages project schedules with the project management team (PM) to make sure all dialogue is delivered on time at a high quality. This position requires you to be in the greater Los Angeles region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Works alongside Dialogue Coordinators. PM and creative leads to keep dialogue pipeline running smoothly and delivers all dialogue on time, at a high quality.
  • Books and negotiates studio time and rates.
  • Works with Story and Creative teams in auditioning and casting of talent.
  • Supervises all Voice Over (VO) recording sessions and Mocap shoots.
  • Tracks and tasks the preparation of VO session materials.
  • Schedules VO director time for sessions.
  • Works with narrative team on script preparation and conforms scripts after recording sessions.
  • Communicate with Directors/Narrative/Animation on specific ADR feedback & requests.
  • Creates Dialogue documentation and templates.
  • Assists with final Dialogue mix, reviewing audio quality and mastering
  • Aids with localization pipeline and dialogue implementation.
  • Assists with the mentoring and development of Dialogue Coordinators.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience: Five to eight years of experience and/or training; Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience as a dialogue coordinator in games or film/TV production preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of audio compression technologies and surround sound formats. 
  • Highly proficient using multitrack audio software/hardware. Avid Pro Tools experience preferred.
  • Experience with PC-based sample editors (Sound Forge).
  • Proficient with Wwise and audio plug-ins related to dialogue normalization and effect processing.
  • Knowledgeable with both PC and Mac-based operating systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient with Final Draft and/or other screenwriting software.
  • Studio recording experience and voice-over direction a plus.

Physical Demands: The Senior Dialogue Coordinator must be able to hear regularly and may be required to wear headphones for extended periods within the workday.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please submit your resume, reel, and/or work samples below. We look forward to reviewing your submissions!

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