Simon Poole

Personal Info

Full Name

Simon

Bio

Composer, sound designer, music producer, audio director, with over 20 years experience in the audio industry.

Currently Audio Director at Funcom, responsible for overseeing/managing the audio departments in our Oslo and Montreal studios.

My role is to lead the audio vision of the company creatively and technically, and to deliver breathtaking audio experiences that engage the audience and enhance the story.

Many critically acclaimed video game titles under my belt such as Dreamfall The Longest Journey, Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures, and The Secret World.

Expert in all elements of the interactive audio pipeline, from concept to final mix. Bridging the gap between the director’s artistic vision and the final technical realization.

Extensive experience working with and managing audio departments across multiple locations.

Previous to working in the games industry I’ve worked as a freelance music producer, composer, voice over artist, sound designer, and session trumpet player.

Personal Website

http://www.simonpoole.net

Address 1

Hagaveien 5

Country

Norway

City

Hønefoss

Province

Hønefoss

State

International

Postal / Zip code

3511

Work

My Awards

— Dreamfall, The Longest Journey —

GameSpy – Winner – Best Music 2006

GameSpot – Winner – Best Voice Acting 2006

GameSpot – Nominated – Best Original Music 2006

Games I've worked on

LEGO™ untitled project

– Audio Director

The Secret World

– Audio Director

Age of Conan

– Audio Director

Pets vs Monsters

– Audio Director

Anarchy Online

– Audio Director

Fashion Week Live

– Audio Director

Dreamfall, The Longest Journey

– Senior Sound Designer

Current Employer

Funcom

Employer's website

http://www.funcom.com

Current Title

Audio Director