Audio Content Curator

iZotope is looking for a highly organized and creative Audio Content Curator to build and curate a comprehensive and ever-evolving audio content library.


What you will be doing:

  • Under the direction of the Manager of Customer Care & Sound Design, you will work closely with the research and product development teams to identify and facilitate content needs for product development and machine learning initiatives.
  • Build and curate a comprehensive and ever-evolving sound testing library of relevant content to use in testing DSP algorithms
  • Identify and manage a database or databases necessary for storing and tagging content
  • Imaginative use of audio production tools and sound design techniques to curate and refine existing libraries and where necessary, create high quality original content as it applies to each product release
  • Work with third party artists, contractors, and industry partners to supplement content creation as needed
  • Collaborate closely with other Sound Designers and Product Management to execute and translate existing product visions and sound design goals into product content deliverables
  • Solicit and respond to critical feedback while delivering high quality and on-time execution of sound design content
  • Continuously learning of the latest music production, sound design, and data management techniques and technologies


Requirements of this role:

  • Candidates for the Content Designer role at iZotope should already be familiar with the audio content in - or ideally, customers of - products in one or more of our target markets: music production, post production/audio for video, live sound, music performance, and DJ
  • Demonstrable skill, in the form of a shareable portfolio, and breadth of experience with music and audio production across a variety of settings and genres
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to create unique audio content
  • Ability to manage relationships with content developers, both inside and outside the company
  • Familiarity with iZotope's current line of effects and instruments
  • A deep understanding of technical concepts behind audio processors and synthesis techniques.
  • Current knowledge of the latest music production and sound design techniques and technologies, using both iZotope and competitor products
  • 5 + years of audio production experience
  • Solid understanding of audio production & design techniques and editing is required


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with audio archiving principles including file management, database solutions, metadata, and general best practices
  • Experience with professional audio editing tools like (but not limited to) ProTools, Logic, Live, Effect and Instrument Plugins, etc
  • Prior experience as a professional musician and/or Sound Designer
  • Experience with software development process and agile methodology
  • Familiarity with iZotope's current line of effects and instruments
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music or equivalent


This position is full-time and located in our Cambridge, MA office. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.


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About iZotope

iZotope makes audio products and technologies that are used around the world. We have a wide range of customers, from the millions of consumers who enjoy our audio enhancement to GRAMMY-winning producers using our pro products to the corporations who license our technology for use in their own products. We are a growing team of highly motivated people who are constantly looking to innovate and improve the way we create and listen to audio. 

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