19 great new audio jobs at Timbre Games, EA Vancouver, EA SPORTS, That’s No Moon, Lehigh University, Apple, Bose, Oculus VR, Meta, Ubisoft Shanghai, Gameloft Barcelona, 10:10 Games, Warner Music Group, Paradox Audio, Junkfish, Creative Assembly Horsham, Respawn, High Voltage, and nDreams

By September 14, 2023Audio Jobs
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We came across interesting new jobs at Timbre Games, EA Vancouver, EA SPORTS, and That’s No Moon Entertainment:

  • Timbre Games is hiring a full-time, permanent Audio Designer (in-house in BC, Canada or remote!)
  • EA Vancouver is looking for a Technical Sound Designer for their newest skate. game (BC, Canada)
  • EA SPORTS is seeking out an Audio Producer for FIFA‘s next installment, FC 24 (BC, Canada)
  • That’s No Moon requires a Senior Audio Producer for a new action-adventure game (CA, US)

To learn more about these featured jobs, scroll down to see their full descriptions.

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Highlight – sound stories this week:

Audio Designer
Company: Timbre Games
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada / Remote
Job description

We are Timbre Games (part of the Sumo Digital Group), a new studio in Vancouver, Canada focused on making exciting, innovative game experiences. Timbre’s vision is to change the games industry through the original games we make, as well as how we make them. We’re building an inclusive, supportive culture that allows us to explore fresh, new (and sometimes weird) ideas. We’re searching for more visionary explorers to join our team of diverse voices, coming together to develop games that are accessible to a wide audience.

If you’re thinking about your next adventure, send us your resume to talk to our team about how you can add your voice to the games we’re working on.

Engineering at Timbre Games

An Engineer at Timbre games will focus on creative, innovative and technically sound work. Our engineering team is fully integrated with all areas of game development and collaborates both technically and creatively. Our studio focuses on Unreal Engine 5, pushing everything we do towards technical excellence. We are lifelong learners, leaning on both internal expertise and external inspiration to continue our path of growth and development. We have a keen eye for best practices and elegant code, and ensure knowledge sharing, and mentoring are a priority.

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey where your passion for sound meets the captivating world of gaming? Timbre Games is seeking our first trailblazing Software Engineer – Audio to join our engineering team and make an indelible mark on the gaming universe. You'll play a pivotal role in shaping the auditory identity of our games, collaborating with a dynamic team of creatives and pushing the boundaries of player experience.

As a Software Engineer – Audio at Timbre Games, you will play a crucial role in crafting the auditory elements that bring our games to life. You will collaborate closely with our development teams to implement and refine sound effects, music, dialogue, and other audio assets. Your magic lies in transforming visual landscapes into auditory wonderlands, capturing the essence of emotions, breathing life into every virtual world we create and enhancing the overall player experience.

As a Software Engineer – Audio at Timbre, you will:
  • Collaborate closely with the design and development teams to understand the creative vision and gameplay mechanics, enhancing them with captivating audio experiences.
  • Implement audio assets within Unreal Engine 5 and Wwise, ensuring optimal spatialization, dynamic mixing, and adaptive audio systems.
  • Develop and maintain an organized audio pipeline, setting best practices that uphold efficiency and quality standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve audio-related technical challenges to ensure seamless integration and optimal performance on various platforms.
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in audio technology, and proactively integrate innovative techniques into our projects.
What you Bring:
  • Proficiency in working with Unreal Engine and Wwise, demonstrated through experience in audio implementation, integration, and the ability to create custom audio systems, plugins, and functionality.
  • Strong programming skills in C++ with the ability to write clean, efficient, and well-documented code for audio systems and tools.
  • Creator of Clarity: You ensure that sound effects are precisely timed, music enhances the atmosphere, and voiceovers convey narrative nuances. Your commitment to clarity means that every audio asset will serve a purpose, creating a cohesive auditory experience that resonates with players.
  • Visionary Explorer: You explore uncharted territories in audio by experimenting with spatial audio and finding creative solutions to enhance immersion. You create audio experiences that transcend the expected, enriching our games with auditory dimensions that surprise and captivate players.
  • Diversity Champion: You create soundscapes that resonate with players from diverse backgrounds, considering cultural sensitivities and preferences. You ensure that the audio narrative aligns with the game's diverse characters and themes. By collaborating with sensitivity and an open mind, you contribute to a creative process that values and celebrates inclusivity.
  • Pursuer of Fun: You inject an element of fun into discussions, inspiring the team to think creatively about audio. You collaborate closely with designers to synchronize audio cues with gameplay moments, maximizing the impact of audio on the player's emotional journey.
What you'll gain:
Timbre aims to foster a workplace environment that empowers our team to do their best creative work. Below are a list of some of the benefits we offer to ensure you reach your full potential. As we continue to grow, we are co-creating more values-driven benefits to support our team.
  • Competitive salary & comprehensive health benefits, including extended health, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, short / long-term disability, 24/7 counselling through an employee assistance program and a health spending account available to you from your first day
  • Annual bonus & up to 5% RRSP matching available to you from your first day
  • Flexible paid time off, plus holiday closure between Christmas and New Years, as well as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Work with us in Vancouver or remotely across Canada, utilizing our $500 work from home allowance
  • 1 year gaming subscription and weekly gaming days
  • My Pathway – a Career Development Program to provide a clear path for you to grow at Timbre
  • 8 learning days per year and unlimited access to Udemy online courses
  • A values driven culture with direct access to leadership
Timbre’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Timbre Games is located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada and on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Although our roots are in Vancouver, we work with a remote, distributed team across Canada. If you are interested in an opportunity at Timbre Games but are not presently residing in Canada, please note that we may be able to offer assistance in immigrating / relocating under the right conditions.

Timbre Games is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation or any other category protected by law. We celebrate all backgrounds and attributes that make us unique and amazing – in this world and the ones we create!

At Timbre, we try to be mindful and not set unrealistic requirement expectations in order to apply. If you don’t tick all of the boxes of the role that you’re excited about, we encourage you to send your resume to our General Application inbox on our careers page, or, follow Timbre on LinkedIn to stay in touch with our newest openings.

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If what we’ve shared above resonates with you, connect with us today!

Technical Sound Designer
Company: EA Vancouver
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job description

EA Create is a collective of content production teams partnering with EA Studios game teams to bring outstanding visuals, audio and technology to life. Our teams comprise artists, engineers, technicians, designers and development directors. Worldwide, we combine our teams to form a global group of extraordinary individuals fueled by imagination and a unified passion for creating amazing visuals, sound and experiences. We are a diverse team, unified through collaboration, culture and craft.

The Challenge Ahead

As a technical artist in Create Audio, your focus is on creating quality workflows, shareable, future facing tech and data, and collaborating with game teams, central staff and the community at large. You are a key component of your audio team and identify risks, share solutions, seek help internally and externally to your teams and contribute with a positive, inclusive attitude.

Working on the next evolution of skate., we are set to deliver an experience that will embrace and build upon everything that makes this franchise so special. Your role will be enabling our sound designers to build the range of rich, interactive, vibrant soundscapes our fans expect from the game.

  • Build audio runtime systems with visual programming languages
  • Create, extend and manage simple and complex audio assets and structures
  • Support artists by training, debugging and developing/improving workflows
  • Optimize and debug runtime audio data to work and fit within modern console limitations
  • Document data structures, workflows and best practices
  • Communicate designs, best practices and risks to your team and the greater EA community
  • 3+ years' experience in audio production for games with a focus on implementation.
  • 2+ years' experience in visual programming in any capacity (Unreal Blueprints, etc).
  • Experience debugging workflows, pipelines or runtime systems or assets
  • Experience in content/data management
  • Experience developing workflows
  • Creative mindset with focus on how to improve product quality and team productivity
  • Nice to have: experience in at least one scripting/coding language (Python/Lua/C# etc)
Source: EA Careers
Audio Producer
Company: EA SPORTS
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job description

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining, interactive football experiences with the world's biggest football entertainment platform, EA SPORTS FIFA, we are soon beginning an exciting new era. EA SPORTS™ FC will become the future of football from EA SPORTS – as we strive to take global football experiences to new heights, on behalf of football fans everywhere.

With more opportunity than ever to innovate and create new, authentic experiences that bring joy, inclusivity, and immersion to a global community of fans, we invite you to join us and pioneer the future of football with EA SPORTS!

The EA Sports FC Audio team is looking for a Producer to join an established and diverse team of producers, engineers, and designers working on some of the most exciting experiences that bring FC to life! Innovation, passion, and teamwork are at the heart of everything we do.

At EA, Producers are the creative visionaries for the product. They are the individuals who build and motivate teams to accomplish their goals of shipping AAA quality titles on time and on budget.

Your Responsibilities
  • Writing the scripts we record with our FC commentators.
  • Working with agents to manage the bookings of our FC commentators, as well as collaborating with others on the team to ensure they're completed on time & within budget.
  • Directing the commentators in the majority of the recording sessions.
  • Getting hands on with the game and providing qualitative audio feedback to Software Engineers, Audio Artists, & QA.
  • Write clear design documentation, while working on features which support our project strategic goals, vision, and pillars.
  • Use our proprietary tools to design and prototype new audio/visual elements while identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Understand consumer needs and ensure audio experiences developed by the team will contribute to player satisfaction and enjoyment
  • Foster collaborative spirit within the team and help us form a stimulating and fun work environment
  • Occasional tasks outside of the above to support the other Audio Producers on the team.
Your Qualifications
  • A technical audio background isn't required. You don't need to have gone to audio school. Please don't hesitate to apply just because you've never worked or studied in audio before.
  • Must be an avid football fan. Ideally, you'd be familiar with hearing (UK) English football commentators on a regular basis, whether via international feeds, Match of the Day, etc.
  • Must be passionate and very familiar with the EA SPORTS FC franchise, as well as having a broader interest in the sports gaming genre.
  • Due to the nature of the work, English must be your first language. Even better if you have a solid understanding in the differences between American and UK English, as you'll be writing for and directing UK commentators.
  • Strong communication skills, as it’s expected that you establish and maintain a positive and productive relationship with the commentator talent.
  • Many of the recording sessions are executed remotely, but you must be open to travel to the UK approx. 2-4 times a year for in-person recording sessions.
Source: GameJobs.co
Senior Audio Producer
Company: That’s No Moon Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Job description

That's No Moon is an independent studio of storytellers and game-makers who believe in the power of narrative-driven experiences. With a diverse team of talented developers, from some of the top game studios in the world (Naughty Dog, Infinity Ward, Bungie), our shared vision is to create the future of AAA experiences with a culture of creativity, collaboration, and responsible production practices. Our passionate team of developers help shape our studio, our projects, and our future.

We are seeking a Senior Producer, Audio to work with the Audio Director to manage and deliver all aspects of audio content of an AAA action-adventure game.

  • Work with Audio Director to deliver all audio and dialogue content in the game on time, at quality and on budget.
  • Create and maintain the schedule and related task tracking across dialogue, audio effects, music, orchestration and related deliverables through to game integration.
  • Oversee external partners, book sessions and manage relationships. Help identify when additional vendors are needed and in the selection process.
  • Manage and report on external budgets.
  • Assist with supervision of localization.
  • Solicit needs from the department and communicate project requirements. Take those requirements and turn them into project plans. Work with the audio team to execute those plans.
  • Work collaboratively with production and department leadership to drive decision making that achieves both the project goals and company values.
  • Connect departments and breakdown silos to eliminate roadblocks to ensure the team is flowing efficiently through their work.
  • Communicate project risks to leadership.
  • Suggest improvements to the production process and assist in seeing them through.
  • Assemble productivity data from the production tracking system and use that data to create production reports that steer production forward.
  • Manage field, set and studio audio recording sessions of varying levels of complexity.
  • Drive towards clarity when ambiguity exists on a new deliverable type or department innovation.
  • Mentor associate and mid-level members of the team on best practices to achieve project goals efficiently and collaboratively.
Requirements & Skills:
  • Project Management or Business Administration skills or experience.
  • Experience with Jira, Perforce or other industry standard tasking and version control software.
  • Experience with modern game audio pipelines, ideally familiar with Wwise and Unreal.
  • Experience with field recording of all varieties.
  • Flexible and agile, able to adapt during a project to emerging requirements.
  • Adaptive managerial skills, knowing when to use formal or informal tactics and strategy to achieve project success.
  • Experience or familiarity with managing budgets and staff resource plans.
  • At least 6 years of experience as a Producer or Project Manager delivering projects working across multiple departments or equivalent experience.
  • Strong time managerial skills in a technically sophisticated and fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with high emotional intelligence.
  • High attention to detail and driven to results.

TNM considers a number of factors when determining each role's base pay range, including industry benchmarks, location, experience, and other job specific skills. In addition to base pay, this role may be eligible for other incentive compensation including equity and profit share. The estimated base pay range for this role is U.S. only and not applicable for locations outside of the U.S.
TNM offers competitive and comprehensive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, unlimited PTO, supplemental life and disability, and more. Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part-time or temporary employees.

The estimated base pay range for this role is: $131,000 – $172,000

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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