The Audio quality specialist will be responsible of KW audio quality assessment and monitoring and audio processes implementation within KW Studios and external partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Audio quality

  • Based on quality standards defined by Audio Service Line, contributes in setting up a quality control system for external and internal studios
  • Monitors KW studios quality with regular QAs, reports deviations and implement corrections
  • Acts as technical support for internal studios and mediates conflicts
  • Monitoring setup of internal recording rooms, post-production rooms, technical workflow.
  • Implementation of technical documents and updates/maintenance of info above.
  • Support to evaluate technical plus and minus of each studio
  • Supports SLM and Resource Manager in recruiting new vendors compliant with KW Audio quality requirements
  • Checks and validates audio tests coming from new recordings studios
  • Acts as technical expert in managing external studios (i.e. calls, check equipment, specs, visit on site) and supports production and mediates conflicts together with Resource Manager
  • Monitors external studios quality with regular QAs, reports deviations and implement corrections
  • Organize training sessions for sound engineers in KW studios whenever there is no local skilled trainer
  • Organize calls/training/briefing to external studios so that they can cooperate with KW Audio studios proficiently
  • Acts as a bridge between KW Audio tools development team and KW Studios to make sure the tools are understood and implemented

Resource management

  • Supports SLM and Resource Manager in recruiting new vendors compliant with KW Audio quality requirements
  • Checks and validates audio tests coming from new recordings studios
  • Acts as technical expert in managing external studios (i.e. calls, check equipment, specs, visit on site) and supports production and mediates conflicts together with Resource Manager
  • Monitors external studios quality with regular QAs, reports deviations and implement corrections

Audio technical training

  • Organize training sessions for sound engineers in KW studios whenever there is no local skilled trainer
  • Organize calls/training/briefing to external studios so that they can cooperate with KW Audio studios proficiently
  • Acts as a bridge between KW Audio tools development team and KW Studios to make sure the tools are understood and implemented
  • Supports the SL in implementing Kw Audio best practices

Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of audio recording production workflow and tools (Protools, Reaper, Nuendo)
  • Knowledge of pre and postproduction requirements and processes
  • Knowledge of Keywords Audio procedures and tools
  • Able to design new lean processes and procedures, and train others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Anticipate problems/needs and find solutions
  • Excellent organizational skills
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