New York, NY (February 14, 2012)—Sound designer and mixer Eric Hoffman is returning to audioEngine following a two-year hiatus to travel the world and freelance.
"Having Eric come back on board here at audioEngine is exciting news for everyone in our business," exclaimed audioEngine partner Rex Recker. "He left us as a senior assistant and it's just fantastic that he'll be rejoining us as our newest full-up mixer. His amazing talent and upbeat personality will reinforce that audioEngine is the place to mix your audio in NYC."
"Starting off at audioEngine was the most valuable experience in my development as a mixer, and I'm excited to rejoin the team," stated Hoffman. "It's an honor to be asked back."
In the last year, Hoffman has collaborated with Young & Rubicam, MTV, Fall On Your Sword and Mackenzie Cutler, among many others. He has contributed to spots for Wal-Mart, Victoria's Secret, Nintendo, Quiznos, KGB, 2K Games, Castrol and History Channel.
Outside of the advertising space, Hoffman has been Beyonce's go-to sound designer for the past two years, providing sound design and mix for video content and live performances in conjunction with Parkwood Pictures, her production company. His work for Parkwood includes two long-form concert DVDs, one of which was nominated for a 2011 Grammy in the Best Long Form Music Video category.
In the feature film world, Hoffman's work included sound design and mixing on three feature films in 2011 alone: Run To The East, Papirosen, and Not Waving But Drowning, as well as several short films, including Tokyo Rising for Vice and Snowballs, directed by Harmony Korine.