19 great new audio jobs at Pinewood, Molinare, Frontier, Infinity Ward, 11 Bit Studios, That’s No Moon, University of York, Glowmade, Gamigo, Fourier Audio, Obsidian, Supermassive, and US Army Field Band

By October 14, 2021Audio Jobs
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We came across interesting new jobs at Frontier Developments, Infinity Ward, 11 Bit Studios, and That’s No Moon Entertainment – and they’re looking for an Audio Designer (England), Sound Designer (CA, US), Senior Sound Designer (Poland), and Audio Director (CA, US).

We also found openings for a Dialogue Designer at Frontier Developments (England), Project Officer: Enhancing Audio Description II at University of York (England), Senior Producer at Glowmade (England), Senior Producer at Gamigo (TX, US), Post Production Engineer at Pinewood Studios (ON, Canada), and Full-Stack Engineer at Fourier Audio (England).

Bonus: The Audio Jobs Facebook and LinkedIn groups also have opportunities for a Senior Sound Designer at Infinity Ward (CA, US), Senior Technical Sound Designer at Infinity Ward (CA, US), Dialog / Dialogue Editor at Infinity Ward (CA, US), Senior Mix Technician at Molinare (England), Mix Technician at Molinare (England), Senior Sound Designer at Supermassive Games (England), Digital Asset Coordinator at Pinewood Studios (England), Audio Engineer at US Army Field Band (US), and Senior Audio Designer at Obsidian Entertainment (CA, US). Happy job hunting!

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Audio Designer
Company: Frontier Developments
Location: Cambridge, UK
Job description

Frontier is an established, market leading independent developer and publisher of videogames for PC and consoles. Founded in 1994, we are based in the world-leading technology cluster and historic city of Cambridge, England.

With a growing team of over 600 talented people, we are passionate about creating innovative genre-leading games and authentic worlds for our communities of players.

We have achieved serial successes across a wide variety of titles including Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution and Planet Zoo.

We are continuing to grow our team to support our existing portfolio and an exciting and ambitious future roadmap, which includes the development of both own-IP titles and licensed-IP titles. Our IP-license partners include Universal (Jurassic World), Formula 1 and Games Workshop (Warhammer).

We are also growing our team to continue the growth of Frontier Foundry, our games label for publishing games developed by carefully selected partner studios.

We are looking for an exceptional and talented Audio Designer to join our growing Audio team in Cambridge, UK. You will be a part of the creative services team which consists of Graphic Design, Web Design, Web Development, Video and Audio. You will work closely with our Marketing Department creating fantastic sounding trailers, teasers and program materials, so the focus is on your linear track laying, music editing and sound design skills. Music production skills are a bonus but not necessary. You will work under the instruction of the Audio Manager.

  • Collaborating with creative, publishing and development teams to create compelling Audio mixes.
  • Sound design, editing and mixing of linear trailers or cinematics in multiple formats and specifications.
  • Field Recording – Assisting Video team with a knowledge of recording gear, microphones and recording techniques.
  • Collaborate with Audio team to innovate and advance improvements within the current marketing audio pipeline.
  • Be an active team member to help encourage, deliver and receive constructive criticism within the Audio team.
About you
  • Keen interest in Audio and Sound Design. Interested in video games and the industry is an advantage, but not required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and the wider company.
  • Able to follow a brief and have an outstanding attention to detail.
  • You are driven to improve and better understand your craft, rarely finding solace in “That will do”
  • Have the ability to work under pressure with a positive outlook.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Have experience creating sound effects using custom recordings and library material to generate linear content.
  • Possess a high level of ability and familiarity with DAWs such as Cubase, Reaper (preferred), Pro Tools, and the integrated use of plug-ins.
  • Demonstrate excellent recording, sourcing, editorial, track laying, mixing and mastering skills.
  • Have a passion for audio and drive to make marketing and public facing materials sound fantastic.
  • Creative vision with excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Have knowledge of recording techniques, microphone placement, Foley sound creation and on-location recording. Desirable, but not essential.
What we can offer you

We offer the chance to work with talented and passionate people, developing and publishing sophisticated and enduring games in a creative and collaborative environment. We love what we do, and we work hard to provide outstanding experiences for our player communities. Frontier rewards this passion and determination by sharing in the company’s success and by supporting our teams to keep doing what they love.

Well-being is a big focus at Frontier and we are continually evolving how we can support our staff. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and host a range of well-being activities, initiatives and sessions to support both mental and physical health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a success-based annual bonus, share option schemes, pension, life assurance, private family healthcare, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house subsidised catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, and social events.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

Sound Designer
Company: Infinity Ward
Location: Woodland Hills, CA, US
Job description

Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare.

A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.

Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter.

Your Mission:

As a Sound Designer at Infinity Ward, you will use your technical and creative audio skills to bring life to the action in our next big adventure. Joining an award winning team, you will help create a cinematic soundscape for our next AAA title from inception, leveraging your passion, experience and critical thinking to help guide team decisions and provide valuable input to your peers. All while applying your own craft to deliver experiences that exceed player expectations. As a team member in the audio discipline, you’ll contribute to the overall excellence of the game, while challenging yourself to learn and grow.

  • Contribute to all aspects of sound design, implementation, post-production, and audio engineering.

  • Create and implement sound effects.

  • Assist with field recordings.

  • Assist with audio R&D and tool development.

  • Coordinate with game designers and the audio team to reach audio aesthetic goals.

  • Demonstrable passion for developing high quality audio and games.

  • Seek and be open to feedback and suggestions from others.

  • Be flexible and responsive to the needs of the team and value working relationships.

  • 3+ years of industry related experience (with one or more published AAA game credits).

  • Audio recording, processing, and mixing skills – particularly with sound effects and dialog.

  • Knowledge and experience with current pro audio tools, such Pro-Tools, Sound Forge, Waves and other high-end plug-ins, etc. – as well as professional outboard gear, recording gear, and microphones.

  • Understanding of next gen console audio functionality and capabilities.

  • Excellent PC/Mac skills and proficiency with word-processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Good work ethic and a positive attitude.

  • Surround-sound (Dolby Digital/AC3, Pro-Logic I/II) mixing experience is a plus.

  • Scripting skills is a plus.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Infinity Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Senior Sound Designer
Company: 11 Bit Studios
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Job description

We are looking for a Senior Sound Designer who will make all the bzzz, drrrr, grrrr and other sounds that we actually don’t know how to put into words.

You will be able to join people who are hyped and driven to create something entertaining and meaningful at the same time. If you are tired of repetitive daily tasks and looking for a place where you can use all of your skills and get a package of completely new ones – here is a place for you!

We can’t say what kind of sounds you will make, but we can say what tasks lay ahead of you:
  • Design and production of sound effects and audio assets utilizing sound libraries, audio synthesis, location & foley recording.

  • Creation of the audio systems and integrating audio assets into the game using Wwise and U4.

  • Close cooperation with design and other art departments with the goal to create an immersive audio experience for existing gameplay mechanics and narrative parts.

Job requirements

What makes victory sound when you apply:
  • Experience with significant project contribution as a Sound Designer(or similar),
  • Experience in integrating audio for games purposes.
  • Experienced at integrating audio, using Wwise, Fmod or other middlewares.
  • Fantastic sound design skills combined with knowledge about efficient implementation

  • Proactive approach to work

  • Very good communication skills

We are offering you:
  • Flexible working hours.

  • Training budget.

  • 20 or 26 days of fully-paid holiday leave.

  • Attractive bonus system – annual bonus, motivation programme.

  • Benefits: Multisport card, private medical care for you and your family.

  • Attendance in game dev events.

  • Work in modern office near Metro Dworzec Wileński and Dworzec Wschodni stations.

Audio Director
Company: That’s No Moon Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Job description

That’s No Moon Entertainment is an independent AAA game development studio established in 2021 by veterans of some of the most recognizable and critically acclaimed creative teams in the world, including Naughty Dog, Infinity Ward, Santa Monica Studio, Bungie, PlayStation, and more. Based in Los Angeles and San Diego, That’s No Moon Entertainment is creating the next generation of narrative-driven, genre-defining experiences built upon a culture of creativity, collaboration, responsible production practices, and individual empowerment. We are assembling a diverse team of passionate developers of a wide range of experience levels and backgrounds to help shape the future of our studio and projects.

Our team has an extensive history of working on the biggest, most critically acclaimed franchises with a focus on deep narratives and beloved, genre-defining characters. Our Audio Director will lead the charge defining our audio tech (Unreal 5), pipeline, audio team staffing, and setting the high-level vision for crafting an immersive, realistic world for our players to explore.

This is an opportunity to truly set the agenda and define all things audio in creating a new world with the goal of achieving Game of the Year! You will work alongside the Creative Director, Game Director and senior development team leadership to deliver the highest quality audio experience.

You are both hands on crafting audio when necessary but are dialed-in enough to know when it's time to jump back to the department leadership view.

We are driving towards making the best video game experience possible. You are someone that also wants to make the best games possible and has the ability to set the audio standards at a high enough level to achieve our goals.

  • Ensure all sound assets are in the game and to quality specifications
  • Professional understanding of Foley, mixing, recording, sound design, sound implementation, voice over, music implementation and localization techniques. Setting the practices and standards for these work categories
  • Define the audio style and how that style is executed. Clearly articulate feedback to the team to make sure the style is implemented
  • Specify the requirements for the audio department's needs for tools and pipeline to achieve the game's goals
  • Lead all aspects of field recording sessions to verify assets are recorded accurately
  • Collaborate with technical leadership to specify the technical audio approach and systems in the engine
  • Proactively assist in connecting the dependency schedules from departments up and downstream of your department
  • Break down tasks into manageable chunks for clear individual accountability of members on your team. Cast tasks to your team members
  • Assist in updating planning information and make sure your department’s plan is fitting into the larger plan
  • Evaluate and communicate risk or production issues – positive or negative – to Senior Management and Department leads
Requirements & Skills:
  • 5 years working on AAA video game audio. Film/TV audio is a plus
  • Proven department leadership experience
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field
  • Experience working on narrative-driven games, features and systems
  • Experience using Unreal Engine and Blueprints
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, especially while working with groups outside of the audio department
  • Adaptive interpersonal skills, knowing when to use formal or informal tactics and strategy to achieve project success
  • Able to "read the room" and create an inclusive environment for the audio team and colleagues in and outside the company

That's No Moon is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, legally protected physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Source: GameJobs.co

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