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  SIE veteran, Alastair Lindsay, joins CORD Worldwide
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

CORD (CORD Worldwide), a Keywords Studios company and leading end-to-end audio services provider to the videogame and interactive entertainment industry is proud to announce today the key hire of Alastair Lindsay as Head of Audio.

With a wealth of expertise in music and audio production Alastair was previously at Sony Interactive Entertainment where he lead a global team of composers, music supervisors, sound designers and audio programmers as Head of Audio. Behind the audio design of numerous AAA titles, his career spans over two decades within the videogame industry.

Now at CORD, he will be responsible for overseeing audio and music solutions for the full-service creative agency, as part of a team that encompasses composers, producers, supervisors and musicians across the UK, Spain and Poland.

Helping brands make well-informed, creatively-rich decisions, CORD offers audio, music and rights management services for video games. Working closely with developers and publishers CORD creates audio and music solutions for video games on any scale, from in-game scores, cinematics, trailers through to monetising assets via physical and digital distribution.

As part of the Keywords Studios family, CORD has access to a global network of development partners that provide complete end-to-end outsourcing services including art, testing, audio, engineering, localisation and customer support across more than 50 studios in over 20 countries.

CORD Head of Audio, Alastair Lindsay saidThis is an amazing opportunity for me to bring my skills, knowledge and videogame industry insight gained over the past 26 years to CORD and Keywords Studios. We now have the reach and network to partner our audio services with game developers, publishers and interactive media creators on a global scale.”

CORD CEO, Daniel Jackson said “Alastair’s extensive knowledge and expertise within interactive sound production and composition is second-to-none. I know he will work tirelessly with our external partners and clients to ensure our services portfolio continues to lead in quality and creativity.“


About CORD Worldwide

CORD is a team of passionate music lovers with the experience and expertise to help companies from around the globe harness the power of music.

We help brands make well-informed, creatively rich decisions about the music that will suit their needs across music supervision and composition.

We work with both brand and agency networks around the world, and our experience in local, regional, and international markets allows us to deliver the best possible piece of music for your communication.

CORD Interactive offers audio, music, and rights management services for video games, working closely with developers, publishers, and trailer houses to source and develop relevant, high quality music in game and trailers. We work with some of the world’s best composers to create leading edge scores.

CORD Worldwide is a Keywords Studios company


About Keywords Studios

Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and now with over 50 facilities in 20 countries strategically located in Asia, the Americas and Europe, it provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localisation, audio and customer care services across more than 50 languages and 16 games platforms to a blue-chip client base of approximately 650 clients across the globe.

It has a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies, including Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Konami, Riot Games, Sony, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Epic Games and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Call of Duty: WWII, Mortal Combat X, Assassin's Creed Origins, Battlefield 1, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Rainbow Six Siege. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L).