Supervising Sound Designer // Mixer
Eric Kuehnl is a composer, sound designer, and educator. Supervising sound designer and mixer for Pyramind Creative Services Group. Game audio services include sound design and implementation with Wwise, FMOD Studio, Unity3D and Unreal Engine. Lead mixer in San Francisco's largest independent commercial mixing stage featuring Avid Pro Tools HDX and D-Command with Meyer Sound 10.2 Acheron/Galileo monitoring. Project lead for commercial sound design libraries including forthcoming ambisonic libraries. Clients from a number of industries including game audio, VR, 360 Video, cinematics and trailers.
Previously, Eric was Assistant Director of the Music Technology Program at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills CA. He was also an Audio Training Strategist in the Avid Education Department, and a Senior House Engineer for Sony Computer Entertainment America. His game audio credits include games for Sony Computer Entertainment, Technicolor, Namco Bandai, Ninja Theory, and Juice. He has also worked as a supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer on a number of independent films and documentaries.
As a studio technician Eric has a worked with many of the Bay Area’s best artists including Skywalker Sound, Pixar, American Zoetrope, Fantasy Studios, One Union, Polarity Post, The Plant, The Grateful Dead, Metallica, Santana, Les Claypool, Amon Tobin, and Blackalicious. As one of only a handful of Avid Master Instructors, Eric has trained faculty at a number of music colleges including Full Sail, Expression College, Musician’s Institute, Savannah College of Artist & Design, USC, L.A. Film School, L.A. Recording School, the Art Institutes, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and many more. He is the primary author of Avid’s Pro Tools and Game Audiocourse, and contributes to many of the official Avid courses covering Music, Post Production, Control Surfaces, and Live Sound.
When not working as an audio guru, Eric composes and performs electro-acoustic music and plays acoustic and electric bass in a number of Bay Area bands. Eric is the creative director of the Electroacoustica festival of experimental electronic music held at Foothill College each Spring. He holds a Master's degree from California Institute of the Arts, a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory, and studied composition at the Centre Iannis Xenakis in Paris.