20 great new audio jobs at Google, NBCUniversal, Ubisoft, PLAYERUNKNOWN, EA, Double Eleven, VMLY&R, Amdocs, Ministry of Education, Wargaming, Blizzard Irvine, HARMAN International, Boston Globe Media, GlenTech Technology, CD Projekt, Over the Top Marketing, and Startup Universe

By August 4, 2023Audio Jobs
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We came across interesting new jobs at Ubisoft Shanghai, PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions, EA Madrid, and Double Eleven – and they’re looking for a Senior Audio Designer (SH, China), Senior Audio Programmer (Netherlands), Audio Artist II for Speech Implementation (Spain), and Audio Designer (England).

We also found openings for a Podcast Producer at NBCUniversal (NY, US), Audio Engineer at VMLY&R (GA, US), Technical Audio Designer at Double Eleven (England), Audio Algorithm Engineer for Pixel at Google (CA, US), Studio Editing Assistant at Unholy Management (Recruiter) (England), Head of US English Dubbing and Audio at Amdocs (CA, US), Sound Designer at Ministry of Education (Singapore), Sound Designer at Wargaming (Lithuania), Audio Producer at Boston Globe Media (MA, US), LQA/Audio Playtest Freelancer at GlenTech Technology (Remote), Audio Director at CD Projekt (Poland), Audio Artist at EA Vancouver (BC, Canada), Podcast Producer at Over the Top Marketing (CA, US), and Podcast Producer at Startup Universe (Remote).

Bonus: The Audio Jobs Facebook and LinkedIn groups also have opportunities for a Senior Sound Designer at Blizzard Irvine (CA, US) and Senior Engineer for Acoustic Systems at HARMAN International (Germany).

Having trouble viewing the LinkedIn jobs? Be sure to join the LinkedIn Audio Jobs group here first. Happy job hunting!

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Senior Audio Designer
Company: Ubisoft Shanghai
Location: Shanghai, China
Job description

As a Senior Audio Designer, you'll collaborate with the Creative Director and programming team to create sound effects, music tracks, and integrate audio into the game for Just Dance. Your role is to ensure the best possible audio experience for players, immersing them in the game's world.

What You Will Do:
  • Create sound effects for all aspects of the game, from combat to ambient world effects to UI, in collaboration with the Creative Director
  • Coordinate with engineering to design and present sound effects and music in the most effective way to players
  • Either compose or supervise a musician to create music tracks for Just Dance
  • Manage the integration of sounds into the game for a seamless audio experience
Qualifications Must-Have:
  • Solid skills in Audio Kinetic Wwise, debugging experience in mobile projects • Sound design skills, audio editing, DSP processing, and mixing (essential to master Pro Tools or Reaper)
  • Knowledgeable in the entertainment industry, including video games, movies, TV series, music, and fashion culture
  • Capability of creating/editing soundtracks efficiently for video clips following director’s intentions
  • A passion for creating and playing video games
  • Familiarity with various audio middleware applications and audio specifications of different game platforms
  • Musical proficiency (Understanding Rhythm, modern music)
  • Basic programming skills with C, C++, understanding/experienced skill with scripts (Lua/Modal, etc.)
  • Ability to implement basic programming algorithms
  • Familiarity with Max/MSP (or Csound, Pd, etc.), knowledge about audio programming and software DSP
  • Dialogue and field recording experience
  • Avid dancer

Benefits and Perks from Ubisoft Shanghai:

  • We believe that working location flexibility is essential to employee engagement and contributes to our high value of work-life balance
  • A minimum of 15 days paid annual leave
  • Monthly meal and snack allowance
  • Premium medical insurance plan and free annual health check
  • Game Package: free access to Ubisoft games on PC plus a rich and expanding library of games & books
  • Employee Assistance Program: wellbeing solutions, emotional support, and life coaching
  • Jumpstart your growth: A rich resevoir of premium and exclusive learning resources to support your continuous learning, expand your skillset, and advance your career.
  • 10+ staff clubs featuring weekly sports and gaming activities and events
Ubisoft CSR commitment
Making a long-lasting positive impact for our players, our teams, our partners and our planet.

In Ubisoft, we are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.

Senior Audio Programmer
Company: PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Job description

As our Senior Audio Programmer, you'll play a crucial role within our forward-thinking technology team. Your responsibility will be to develop and enhance audio systems using a third-party sound library, integrating it seamlessly into our proprietary engine based on Entity Component System (ECS) and Data-Oriented Design (DOD) principles.

Working closely with our Research Scientists and Audio Lead, you'll spearhead the creation of simulation-driven sound solutions for our expansive sandbox environments. This work will involve leveraging Machine Learning technologies developed by our internal Research team, pushing the envelope of what's possible in immersive and dynamic sound design in gaming.

Beyond your technical expertise, your role includes shaping our audio programming vision and strategy, and advocating for innovative approaches and technologies. Your work will ensure that our audio systems meets the demands of our ambitious projects and propelling our projects to new auditory heights.

Your Responsibilities
  • Design and implement runtime audio systems and features, enhancing the player's auditory experience in our dynamic, open-world sandbox environment.
  • Manage and enhance the audio tools pipeline, leveraging a third-party audio library to meet our project's unique audio requirements.
  • Adopt a breadth-first development approach, ensuring our audio systems are designed for scalability and implemented iteratively.
  • Integrate and augment the third-party audio library into our proprietary ECS-based engine, ensuring the audio components perform optimally within our technological framework.
  • Create and maintain clear and comprehensive documentation and communicate the technical constraints, best practices, and potential of our audio systems and tools to the engineering and content development team members
  • Significant professional programming experience, with a focus on audio for virtual environments or game development.
  • Strong comprehension of audio physics, reinforcing your technical knowledge and understanding of the foundations of audio programming.
  • In-depth understanding of Audio Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
  • Proficiency in C/C++, with a proven track record of developing efficient and complex solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating and adapting third-party technologies, showcasing your versatility and resourcefulness.
  • Good communication skills in both verbal and written English, enabling clear and effective communication across all levels of the organization.
  • Highly motivated to engage with new and emerging technologies, demonstrating a willingness to explore and apply unconventional methods.
Nice-to-have Skills
  • Experience developing for multiple platforms, showcasing your adaptability and ability to navigate various technical requirements and challenges.
  • Interest in Machine Learning technologies applied to audio, showing your commitment to staying on the cutting edge of technology in your field.

Hybrid (within The Netherlands), or fully remote within Europe.

About Us

At PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions we believe in a flexible work environment driven by honesty and transparency, empowering both developers and researchers to build the tools that can form the foundation of a new generation of interactive worlds. We are a passionate team of committed individuals from all over the world, working towards building the kind of experience that is only now becoming possible. We believe that the longstanding dream of a massive, immersive world where players are free to do whatever they want is closer than ever before, and we believe that we can make it happen.

PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions is an independent development studio based in Amsterdam, focused on creating massive sandbox worlds. Our multi-disciplinary team is using an array of new and emerging technologies to push the envelope of what is possible with open worlds in gaming. Our goal is to build deep, systemic playgrounds on a planetary scale, populated by thousands of players.

MELBA Team is PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions’ applied research division. Project Melba is a new simulation engine being built from the ground up, utilizing data-driven design, multi-core processing and machine learning at its foundation in order to power virtual worlds on a scale beyond the capabilities of current technology.

Benefits (netherlands)

Building a world

Join our group of talented and passionate people from all over the world working towards building the future of gaming.

Going Dutch

We go by the Dutch law and start with a 12-month contract with the intent to offer a permanent contract afterwards.

Relocation support

If you are not living in the Netherlands yet, we will support, you and your close ones during the relocation process.

Convenient location & commuting allowance

Our centrally located office is easy to get to from any part of the Netherlands, and we will reimburse you for your commute.

Comprehensive benefits

We provide a contribution to your health insurance and pension as well as a work from home allowance – we got you covered!

13th month salary

Enjoy a 13th month of salary at the end of the year for a little extra holiday money. If you haven’t been with us a full year, you’ll still get a pro-rata bonus based on how long you’ve been employed.

Flexible Schedule

You are free to work and hang out with us every day in our Amsterdam Studio. If you prefer to work from home, you can take advantage of three work-from-home days a week.

All you can eat

No need to worry about drinks, snacks, and lunch while in the studio.


You will have 25 days off and 3 extra studio days off throughout the year. You can also celebrate your birthday with an extra day off!


Benefits differ per country but we grant a 13th month salary to all our employees.

Source: Miguel Salas
Audio Artist II for Speech Implementation
Company: EA Madrid
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Job description

EA Create Audio is an award-winning audio team creating audio assets for titles within EA STUDIOS. Through uniting our creative talents and technical expertise, we are driving industry-leading audio through partnership, expertise, innovation and uncompromising quality.

Role Overview

EA Create Audio is looking for an experienced Audio Artist who can make an immediate contribution to our Speech/VO audio development team. You will own audio specific project(s), with the goal of creating/maintaining a quality audio experience. You are expected to have post-production skill and experience in all phases of audio design and production, with proficiency in both voice production and implementation. If this sounds like you – submit your application and join us on this journey!

  • Create quality audio for our video games, with a high focus on authentic dialogue to suit our story-driven game experiences
  • Own well-defined audio-related tasks & deliverables, with a high focus on content pipelines
  • Design, develop & support feature(s), small project(s) or task(s) within the Speech discipline
  • Technical implementation, logic and databasing tasks, all catered to the user experience
  • Editor package imports, sample handling & database management
  • Quality control and assessment of VO for all applicable platforms & languages
  • Create software design to support bespoke source elements
  • Speech editing, naming, cataloguing and file organization
  • Experience with tracking documentation
  • Source control, depot submissions, build pipelines
  • Participate in team collaboration, but also work independently
  • Take direction from Audio Leads and other senior audio artists on the project, but still express your creativity and design insight
  • Minimum 3 years' studio engineering/recording/VO experience (or equivalent)
  • 3-5 years game audio experience
  • Methodical & organized, with a strong sense of structure, self-discipline and punctuality
  • Solid knowledge of PC and console audio hardware
  • Outstanding sound design skills
  • Works well as part of a team, but also autonomously
  • Skilled in the area of technical game audio implementation
  • Experience with audio middleware software (Wwise, Fmod)
  • Familiarity with third party game engines (Unity, Unreal, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint)
  • Solid experience using game audio development tools, technology and pipelines
  • Experience with modern audio creation equipment, software and recording techniques, with a high level of proficiency in Pro Tools (DAW)
  • Able to methodically manage & track large amounts of data
  • Exposure to basic knowledge of code or scripting language (C#, C++, Lua, etc.) an asset
Bonus Skills
  • Experience with Quality Assurance Verification
  • Experience with onboarding new team members
  • Knowledge and familiarity with pro sports, teams & leagues
  • Proficiency with VBA macros, Python, JavaScript, etc
  • Experience with remote VO recording sessions
Connect your future to ours. Inspire. Dream. Play.
Source: GameJobs.co
Audio Designer
Company: Double Eleven
Location: Middlesbrough, England
Job description

As a global gaming company, we’ve helped millions to fight their way through fearsome mobs in Minecraft Dungeons, battle each other and the environment in Rust Console Edition and most recently worked with Bethesda Game Studios to craft new adventures for Vault Dwellers around the world in Fallout 76.

We strive to avoid crunch. Overtime is optional and always paid, and we offer flexible working hours to allow you to enjoy a normal family life whilst making great games.

We’re looking for an Audio Designer to join our award-winning team in Middlesbrough (UK), home to the beautiful North Yorkshire coastline and countryside.

As an Audio Designer at Double Eleven, you’ll take ownership of various audio tasks from the concept stage to final delivery. You’ll get the opportunity to work alongside our awesome partners on established IPs, as well as the conceptualisation and execution of our own IPs.

We’re looking for someone with the ambition and potential to grow within the studio, you’ll be supported with individual performance plans and have access to our dedicated learning and development team.

We can support UK relocation and have a dedicated People team on standby to assist you and your family with every step to us.

Interested? We kindly ask all applicants to submit a portfolio to support their application. We’re afraid applications without an accompanying portfolio will not be considered.

Strictly no agencies (sorry guys!) and we’re unable to sponsor a visa for this role.

Would you enjoy What You'll Be Doing

  • Create and implement AAA quality audio assets using a wide range of audio design methods and techniques
  • Take ownership of various audio tasks from the concept stage to final delivery
  • Work closely with the other members of the audio team to help define the audio goals from concept to final product and everything in between
  • Work alongside the audio team to explore new audio features, systems design, and implementation processes
  • Provide valuable feedback and share knowledge with the rest of the audio team
  • Plan field recording trips and foley sessions
  • Support Junior Audio Designers
  • Follow established audio naming conventions and workflow standards as well as define new ones
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects at any one time
  • Music editing and implementation may occasionally be required as part of the role
What We're Looking For
  • Experience within the game's industry as either a Junior Audio Designer or Audio Designer
  • Strong demonstrable sound design skills including editing, mixing, memory optimisation and implementation
  • Proficiency of modern day audio software and tools/plug-ins such as Reaper, Izotope and Fabfilter
  • Proven experience with game audio middleware solutions such as Wwise or FMOD
  • Experience with UE4, UE5 & Unity
  • Foley and field recording experience
  • Good organisational skills with a positive team attitude
  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation and communication skills
  • A team player working with all other areas of development to help deliver the best audio experience for the end user
  • Receptive to changes and direction throughout development
  • All relevant qualifications considered
What To Expect
  • Start your day any time between 8:00am and 10:00am
  • 35 working hours per week with a flexible 1 hour lunch break
  • 29 days of holiday leave (20 days leave + 8 bank holidays + your birthday!)
  • 8+ days discretionary annual leave during the end of year holiday break
  • 1 day off if you’re moving house
  • 4 additional days holiday for 5 years service and a further 4 days holiday added for your epic 10 years service milestone
  • A regularly benchmarked salary
  • A personalised development plan mapped against our clear progression framework
  • Vitality Private Healthcare, discounts and rewards for you and your family (upon the successful completion of your 6 month probationary period)
  • Access to mental health support via Plumm (includes 4 free video counselling sessions per month)
  • Potential for annual performance bonuses and end of year bonuses
  • Fast decision-making to allow you to thrive
  • Cutting edge tools and workflows so you can focus on creativity
  • Monthly free activities via our Bus Tours programme. Bring your family along for a day of fun with grub included
  • State of the art studio facilities (VR setup, games room, book library, high spec kitchen area and more)
  • Free juice, hot drinks, fruit and monthly free team lunches
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee referral bonus (up to £2000!)
  • UK relocation package which includes financial compensation and one to one support finding accommodation / schools etc
  • Opportunity to attend and speak at global events as a Double Eleven Ambassador
  • Many free parties to celebrate the summer sun, winter season and game milestones
  • In-studio wellbeing programmes and support
  • Opportunity to contribute to our internal Employee Diversity and Equality Network
  • Free game codes, game swag and merchandise
  • Free on site parking
  • Team charity events
  • Sponsored studio activities such as football, game jams etc. (and new suggestions are always welcome)
  • Opportunity to join our monthly, family-friendly “Bus Tour” where we visit fun and interesting places across the North East with lunch included. Previous activities have included ice skating, crazy golf, rock climbing and a visit to Forbidden Corner
  • Maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption and dependent leave available
  • Christmas Saving Scheme
Ways to reach us If you have a general query or if you need support with your application and/or an alternative way to apply, please do not hesitate to contact our Recruitment team at jobs@double11.com

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