20 great new audio jobs at PlayStation, Universal Music, Met Forensic Audio, DFAD, Omeda, Rovio, Bosch Security, Playground, ARN, 2K, Magic Leap, Ubisoft Montpellier, Lucid Games, Fishlabs, Frontier, AdSound, and Procam Take 2

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We came across interesting new jobs at Sony PlayStation, DFAD, Omeda Studios, and Rovio – and they’re looking for a Lead Music Designer (England), Sound Designer (CA, US / Hybrid), Junior Sound Designer (Europe / Remote), and Technical Sound Designer (Finland, Catalonia, Sweden, or Denmark).

We also found openings for an Audio Engineer – Heasets and Loudpeakers at Bosch Security Systems (MN, US / Hybrid), Lead Audio Designer at Playground Games (England), Sound Designer at ARN (NSW, Australia), Sound Designer at 2K Games (CA, US), Senior Software Audio QA Engineer at Magic Leap (FL, US), Senior Voice Designer at Ubisoft Montpellier (France), Associate Audio Director at Lucid Games (England), and Audio Programmer at Fishlabs (Germany).

Bonus: The Audio Jobs Facebook and LinkedIn groups also have opportunities for a Technical Sound Designer at DFAD (CA, US), Principal Audio Designer at Frontier Developments (England), Studio Technician Coordinator at Universal Music (England), Audio Director at Sony PlayStation (England), Digital Forensic Technician at Met Forensic Audio Laboratory (England), R&D Audio Software Engineer at Nemisindo – Recruiter (England), Audio Editor at AdSound Production (Romania), and Junior Sound Engineer at Procam Take 2 (England).

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Lead Music Designer
Company: Sony PlayStation
Location: London, UK
Job description

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

  • Music System Design – Influences overall project strategy as it relates to the music system design. Can present music system design vision and progress to external and internal leadership teams.
  • Music Editing – Editing music and making assets that conform to the music system design.
  • Music Implementation – Directs implementation methods and strategies across multiple projects with music designers at multiple locations. Involved in discussions and influences music implementation strategies and technology development across PlayStation Studios.
  • Asset Management – Creates asset management processes for internal/external teams. Drives fundamental change in how assets are managed or executed via new technology or process.
  • Tools & Technical Proficiency – Works across PlayStation Studios to influence tools and systems. Actively engages with music industry and education on PlayStation Studios's behalf.
  • Communication – Represents CA Music within the studio leadership structure. Seeks out new ideas and discoveries within the music design discipline and communicates these to music team on a regular basis. Effectively manages reviews & planning meetings, achieves communication excellence in these settings.
  • Score Production – Manages recording sessions and communication with the composer and creative director.
  • Recording & Production – Can manage budget planning and legal approval processes around recording sessions and externally sourced assets. Contributes to the PlayStation Studios global audio community by sharing assets, techniques and planning processes. Mentors other music design staff in high-level planning and execution for recording sessions and vendor negotiations.
  • Process & Planning – Defines and establishes planning best practices to follow once in production. Forms good working relationships with senior management and external partners. Works collaboratively with leaders from other groups outside the music team such as Marketing or Tools & Tech.
Education & Experience
  • Expert knowledge of commonly used interactive audio tools and digital audio workstations, particularly Wwise and Pro Tools.
  • Thorough understanding of various techniques for implementing game audio and associated technical demands.
  • Minimum five years of industry experience in video game music production with multiple published titles.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience/skillset.
  • Comprehensive understanding of project schedules and milestone documentation.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task and process knowledge.
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, Google Sheets, Microsoft Office, bug tracking databases.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration, verbal and written skills.
  • Able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, outstanding interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Knowledgeable of current industry trends: up-to-date on competitive products and standard methodologies.
  • Must love games and have a passion for creating them!
Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Sound Designer
Company: DFAD
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US / Hybrid
Job description

DFAD is a premier audio services provider headquartered in Los Angeles. A team of passionate audio professionals who live and breathe everything audio. We specialize in original music, sound design, and dialogue for video games, VR, and interactive media. We are currently working on variety of exciting unannounced projects in diverse industries. This is great opportunity to join our team.

Job Description:

As a Sound Designer at DFAD interactive wing, your role will be highly creative and collaborative. You will be responsible for designing sounds and creating content for various types of games and interactive experiences.

  • Designing sounds for all types of games and interactive experiences
  • Work closely with Audio Leads to establish unique sonic identities
  • Working with Foley and Field recording source material
  • Implementing sounds in Wwise and other audio middleware
  • Occasionally recording, editing, and working with dialogue
  • Manage technical documentation and data organization processes
  • Testing and bug diagnosis
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience working on sound design in video games
  • Proficiency with Logic, Pro Tools, and Reaper
  • Experience working with Wwise, Unreal and Unity
  • A passion for video games.
  • Extreme attention to detail and great organizational skills
  • A team-player mentality and the ability to exchange constructive criticism and feedback with other designers.
  • Creative vision, unique and bold style of designs
  • Mixing in stereo and surround formats
  • Experience integrating assets in Unity, Unreal and Wwise
  • Experience in AAA title game development
  • Have recording experience in expeditions
  • Clear identify what can be improved
  • AR/VR development experience
  • Experience working in VR, XR
  • Passion for modular synths
  • Technical curiosity and creativity
  • Diverse Re-design reels
  • Hyper-realistic designs
  • Fantasy designs
Junior Sound Designer
Company: Omeda Studios
Location: Europe / Remote
Job description

At Omeda Studios, we are a remote-first game development company passionately working on our debut title, Predecessor – our third-person MOBA for PC and Consoles that is currently in Early Access. We are looking for skilled professionals eager to contribute their talents in creating and delivering engaging content for a game designed to entertain players for years. Join our expanding team and be part of this thrilling journey!

As a community-driven studio, our core mission is to develop games that resonate with our players. We firmly believe that incorporating community feedback is essential to crafting immersive gaming experiences that players simply won't want to pause.

Following the successful closure of a $20 million Series A funding round, Omeda Studios boasts a dynamic blend of seasoned industry professionals and talented community members. Together, we are committed to shaping and realizing our vision, as well as tackling the exciting challenges that lie ahead.**

We're looking for an expert like you!** As a Junior Sound Designer at Omeda Studios, you will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and refinement of high-quality audio content for our video game. Working closely with the sound design team, you will contribute to the overall audio experience, enhancing immersion and gameplay enjoyment for our players. This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring sound designer to gain hands-on experience in the game development industry.

In This Role You Will
  • Creating and editing sound effects, ambient audio, dialogue, and music for Predecessor and promotional material
  • Implementing audio assets in the engine ensuring proper integration and functionality
  • Creating and maintaining audio documentation
  • Collaborate with the team to develop innovative and immersive audio experiences that enhances the gameplay
  • Research and gather reference materials to support the development of fun and engaging audio content
  • Stay up to date on industry trends, new technologies, and advancements in game audio design
  • Recording and editing foley and field recordings to create unique and authentic sound effects
  • Maintain the sound library, organizing and categorizing audio assets
  • Audio testing to identify and resolve audio-related issues and inconsistencies
What We're Looking For
  • A compelling sound design reel showcasing outstanding skills in sound creation and synchronization with visuals
  • Strong passion for video games and a deep understanding of their audio requirements
  • Good knowledge of sound design principles, including sound synthesis, mixing, editing, and audio processing techniques
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team-oriented environment, take direction, and provide creative input
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to effectively manage time and meet project deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver high-quality work while adhering to technical constraints and project requirements
Nice to Have
  • Familiarity with game audio middleware and implementation tools like Wwise, FMOD, Unreal Audio Audio.
  • Proficiency in Reaper
  • BA degree in sound, music or audio production or industry experience
  • Global, remote team
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Healthcare
  • Monthly Show & Tell with Food
  • GDC Vault & Devcom VODs access
  • More to come!
Technical Sound Designer
Company: Rovio
Location: Capital Cities of Finland, Catalonia, Sweden, or Denmark
Job description

At Rovio, we craft joy with player-focused gaming experiences that last for decades.

Rovio's award-winning audio team defines how our games and products sound and how audio should be used at Rovio. We are extremely passionate about all things revolving around audio and we pride ourselves in creating immersive and emotionally engaging adaptive audio experiences.

As a Technical Sound Designer, you will be responsible for implementing all types of audio content for our game projects. You will also be expected to support our adaptive audio systems and improve our audio tools, pipelines and workflows. In this role you will work with all departments to build and help define how our game projects should sound like.

How your day to day will look like:
  • Implementing all types of audio content by utilising inhouse audio tools and middleware or programming
  • Defining and owning the technical sound design and execution plans across all game projects (including setup, structure, organisation, and optimisation)
  • Collaborating with the audio team and central tech to develop and refine our adaptive audio systems, tools and implementation pipelines
  • Defining, applying, and educating best practices of technical audio workflows and systems
  • Providing technical development support across all game projects
  • Fix audio bugs and issues in game projects when required
Who we think would do great at this role has:
  • Good experience in game audio development.
  • Experience in mobile games is a big plus
  • Good understanding of overall audio content creation and workflow
  • Good knowledge and knowhow of game engines such as Unity and Unreal
  • Good understanding of C# or other relevant programming skills
  • Good knowledge and knowhow of common audio middlewares (Wwise, FMOD, Master Audio etc.)
  • Good experience with version control software (Git, SVN, etc.)
  • Good self-management, organisational and problem solving skills

We welcome applicants to use the name they want to be addressed by in the application form, regardless of whether it is their legal name.

Source: Can Uzer

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