Sound Designer - Contract

Austin, TX /
Entertainment – Animation - Contract /
Contractor
Rooster Teeth’s Audio Department is looking for a skilled Sound Designer to join our ever growing team. Working on properties such as Death Battle, RWBY, Red Vs. Blue, and Gen:Lock, we are a team of hardworking individuals who take pride in every step of our pipeline. If you’re the type of person who gets excited about collaboration, communication, and sound design, then you’re the type of person we want to hear from!

Responsibilities

    • Designing and editing sound effects across multiple shows of varying styles
    • Review mixes and sound design passes, giving notes and feedback as needed
    • Undertaking complex and technically challenging sound design tasks
    • Recording and editing dialogue
    • Ability to mix in Stereo and Surround formats a bonus
    • Interface with Lead and Directorial staff to help establish and realize aural vision for each production
    • Consult in regards to plugins, sound libraries, recording equipment - being able to research and make recommendations to best serve the department
    • Field Recording as needed
    • Helping to establish and then following protocol on back-ups, archival, and storage

Qualifications

    • 2+ Years Proficiency with Pro Tools on OSX
    • 2+ Years of professional sound design experience (mixing experience is a bonus)
    • Up to date knowledge of commonly used plugins and SFX libraries for post-production 
    • Understanding of Advanced Signal flow/routing
    • Knowledge of Loudness Unit standards for broadcast
    • Intermediate knowledge of field recording, including but not limited to use of lavaliers, and acting as boom operator
    • Basic familiarity with our content
    • Good team-player attitude and the ability to take constructive feedback from project leads
    • Highly detail-oriented
    • Ability to mix, export, or adjust audio as needed
    • Must include a demo reel that highlights your sound design and mix work. This is not a composer position.
About Rooster Teeth:
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world-class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services, and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.