Severs joins from Yorkshire Television/ITV Yorkshire where he mixed award-winning drama, documentary and factual programming for film and television.
In 2001 he was nominated for a BAFTA for his work on a Touch of Frost and in 2006 he was RTS nominated for ITV production Ghostboat.
Michael Hamilton, head of production, De Lane Lea Sound and Vision said: "We are delighted to have Adam join our team at De Lane Lea Sound and Vision. The new department is allowing us to build on De Lane Lea's long and renowned history in television post-production at the same time as moving into new and exciting areas. With Adam on the team, I'm confident we have the best team, working in the best facilities which places us in a great position for the future."