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Production Manager

Los Angeles, California, United States

Production Manager

  • Los Angeles, California, United States
Employment Type: Regular FT Salaried
Work Location: Los Angeles, California
Position Title: Production Manager
Requisition ID#: 48865

Rocket Sound: Studio Production Manager

The Studio Production Manager will be responsible for organizing audio production tasks and coordinating with global teams to help maintain an exceptionally high standard of service and quality.

You will work locally at Rocket Sound, Lionbridge's sound studios in North Hollywood, CA, while coordinating with teams around the world to help ensure the smooth operation of voice recording and related production. You will organize, maintain, and lead a roster of freelance and staff editors and engineers to ensure that both routine tasks and unique challenges are handled smoothly and well.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized strategic thinker and a proactive self-starter, with a knack for leadership and a desire to mentor new talent. You're familiar with handling dialogue scripts, working in a global environment, scheduling, and similar tasks related to audio production management. You're also passionate about great sound and performance, with a well-trained ear.

This person will report to the Senior Director, North American Audio.

What You Will Do
  • Help manage original English voice production for AAA video games and related projects, with high standards for quality and a near-zero defect rate.
  • Help manage audio localization pipelines, ensuring localization deliveries adhere to schedule milestones and quality requirements.
  • Conduct and oversee quality control (QC) and asset management for client deliveries.
  • Oversee scripts, databases and studio documentation.
  • Help manage schedules for editors, engineers and others.
  • Participate in studio setup, upgrades, and troubleshooting.
  • Organize and manage communication with the global project management team.
  • Imagine and implement processes and process improvements.
  • Manage project risks associated with all production.
  • Report operational issues to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Other tasks as they come up! We're a tight-knit team, and we cover each other's backs.

To Be Successful You Will Have

  • 5+ years of experience within the professional sound industry
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to adapt to various complex situations as they arise and come up with solutions
  • Strong expertise with Pro Tools and other standard audio production tools
  • Experience in dialogue editing and mastering
  • Experience with batch file management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in common computer applications, especially Excel, and a knack for learning new ones.
  • A knack for getting along with a variety of personalities, including creative people, technical people, and all of the interesting combinations that make up game teams
  • The ability to stay relaxed, creative, flexible and focused when the pace gets fast
  • Excellent negotiation and planning skills
  • Ability to work independently and trouble-shoot problems when they arise
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A strong interest in the process of making video games. Experience in game development is a huge plus.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Experience in scripting a plus


In Return You Can Expect

  • The opportunity to be a key part of one of the top teams in our field
  • The opportunity to work with a variety of interesting people, including some of the best sound professionals, actors, writers and producers around
  • The opportunity to be part of our growth, and to have your role grow over time as we expand


About Us

Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

BREAKING BARRIERS. BUILDING BRIDGES

Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, MA, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

*** Candidates should be aware that Lionbridge maintains a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated by their start date, unless living or working in a state that prohibits vaccine mandates and the position is not associated with a Federal contract. Lionbridge is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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