Multilingual audio and video

ABOUT HBV: Staff Biographies


Hugh Barford

Alan Smith, Senior Engineer.

Alan has over 10 years’ experience in the localization industry where he began his career as an integration engineer working with media assets. He soon developed a particular interest in audio and took a position as sound engineer recording voice over artists in European, Latin and Asian languages for corporate training software. He then went on to work in the games industry, taking a position as Localization Audio/Video Lead for XBox360 titles in Microsoft.

As Senior Engineer with HBV Studios, Alan manages daily audio sessions as well as audio QA, post production and video integration. Alan also has many years’ experience in music production, with a particular interest in hardware synthesizers.

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Read about the rest of the team:

Hugh Barford, Managing Director and Creative Director

Conor MacEvilly, Studio Manager

Sarah O’Malley, Production Manager

Patrick Dunne, Commercial Director