20 great new audio jobs at Rockstar, Bose, Bungie, Audacity, Liquid Violet, EA Metalhead, Gearbox, Lucid Games, Behaviour Interactive, Criterion Games, Ripple Effect Studios, Arrowhead, Coatsink, CareerVillage, GSC Game World, Reel2Media, Ghost Ship Games, and Deep Silver Dambuster Studios

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We came across interesting new jobs at Lucid Games, Behaviour Interactive, EA Metalhead, and Gearbox Entertainment – and they’re looking for a Senior Audio Programmer (England), Audio Team Lead (QC, Canada), Senior Sound Designer (Philippines), and Lead Audio Programmer (TX, US).

We also found openings for an Audio Programmer at Rockstar New England (MA, US), Senior Technical Audio Designer at Criterion Games (England), Senior Audio Artist I at Ripple Effect Studios (OR, US), Senior Voice Over Artist at Ripple Effect Studios (Remote / Multiple Locations), Audio Lead at Arrowhead (Sweden), Audio System Engineer at Bose Corporation (MA, US), Senior Sound Designer at Coatsink (England), and Volunteer Sound Designer at CareerVillage.org (Remote).

Bonus: The Audio Jobs Facebook and LinkedIn groups also have opportunities for a Marathon Senior Audio Lead at Bungie (WA, US), Project Senior Audio Lead at Bungie (WA, US), Sound Designer at GSC Game World (Ukraine / Remote), Business Development and Partnership Director at Reel2Media (UK / Remote), Sci-Fi Happy Sound Designer at Ghost Ship Games (Denmark), Audio Director at Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (England), Sound Engineer at Liquid Violet (England / Hybrid), and Producer at Audacity, Inc. (PA, US).

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Highlight – sound stories this week:

Senior Audio Programmer
Company: Lucid Games
Location: Liverpool, UK
Job description

We’re looking for a Senior Audio Programmer to join our team. You will be working in a talented team made up of Audio Designers and Programmers and work closely with our Programming team. Your main responsibility will be to design, implement and maintain innovative audio solutions that can be deployed across a range of projects both internally and externally.

  • Collaborate with Sound Designers to design, implement and maintain innovative audio solutions that can be deployed across a range of projects.
  • Mentor other members of the team through code, documentation and other interactions.
  • Identify technical roadblocks and suggest solutions.
  • Develop a range of audio features in Unreal Engine 5 / Wwise / C++.
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain quality and share knowledge.
  • Bug fixing and optimization, including at the engine level.
  • Own the technical implementation of game-wide audio systems.
  • Key player in our audio team delivering multiple titles across multiple platforms.
  • Collaborating with feature teams and content creators to give direction and feedback on content requirements, and to give guidance for our engine, tools and frameworks.
  • Being proactive and helping with problem solving in other audio and related areas.
  • Significant professional experience with C++.
  • Shipped titles as an Audio Programmer.
  • Good understanding of Unreal Engine / Blueprints / Wwise.
  • Attention to detail and a demonstrable passion for audio in games.
  • Passionate about playing and building video games!
Desired experience:
  • Experienced team player comfortable with sharing ideas and mentoring with others.
  • Experience in the technical design, implementation, and maintenance of game audio systems.
  • Experience coding audio DSP a plus.
  • Knowledge of audio design patterns.

The interview process for the Senior Audio Programmer role is made up of 2 stages:

  • First interview (30 – 45 minutes) – An informal chat to discuss your background, experience and working history relating to the position with our Audio Director and Associate Studio Technical Director. In return, we will provide a full overview of the role, life at the studio as well as answer any questions you may have.
  • Final interview (45 minutes) – A final Interview with our Studio Head and Studio Technical Director. This will be a chance for you to get to know the Senior Management team and all the things that make Lucid, Lucid! You will have a lot of opportunities to ask any questions about the studio and Culture.

Our recruitment process typically takes 2-4 weeks depending on availability. We work our process around your availability and try to be as accommodating as possible. A member of our recruitment team will be in touch prior to your first interview and will keep in contact throughout the process. If you have any specific questions prior to this please contact jobs@lucidgames.co.uk

Lucid Games is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We can provide suitable adjustments during our recruitment processes. Should you require adjustments/flexible arrangements to interview, or take up a role at Lucid, please let us know in the notes/cover letter section of your application. This will not affect your application.

Source: GameJobs.co
Audio Team Lead
Company: Behaviour Interactive
Location: Montréal, QC, Canada
Job description

Since several work modes are offered to all our employees (100% from home, Flex, 100% in-office), job opportunities posted here are available whether you live in Quebec or Ontario, unless indicated otherwise.

The Audio Team Lead ensures members of his/her team work together towards a common goal. He/she will collaborate with the Audio Director to provide a framework to produce audio elements. He/she will also establish and foster a creative and motivating work environment for their team. The ideal candidate for this role is recognized for his/her sense of responsibility, his/her leadership and ability to set objectives and deliver results. He/she has the necessary background and experience to oversee the work of the artists in their team, and to support them in their daily tasks.

In this role you will:
  • Take charge of a team of sound designers for one specific project;
  • Monitor ongoing tasks;
  • Work with the Producers to assess the project development status and risks;
  • Manage the development and implementation of audio assets according to schedules and production constraints;
  • Understand the pipeline and tools;
  • Follow up on the audio designers’ work and development of their professional skills;
  • Use your audio skills and experience to provide a framework for the development of audio assets, and ensure they are in line with the artistic vision;
  • Help the Audio Director in preparing and managing the audio budget according to the project’s needs.
What we're looking for:
  • 7 years of experience in video game development;
  • Previous experience as a Lead on a AAA production or 3 years’ experience as a Lead on other types of projects;
  • Good knowledge of Reaper and/or Pro Tools;
  • Knowledge of the most common audio software used for video game production;
  • Mixing experience (stereo and multi-channel) a plus;
  • Interest in the latest software and new technologies used in audio;
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office suite;
  • Ability to think strategically and find solutions to problems;
  • Production experience with Unreal 4 and Wwise 2021 required;
  • Ability to manage priorities;
  • Good command of English and French.

Joining Behaviour means being part of a company that believes in equity and diversity. We base all employment decisions on merit, qualifications, and competence. We will never discriminate on the grounds of national or ethnic origin, health, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or disability. The masculine is used without any discrimination and for the sole purpose of lightening the text.

Senior Sound Designer
Company: EA Metalhead
Location: Victoria, Philippines
Job description

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

The team at Metalhead comes from diverse backgrounds, unified by a passion to make original games. We\'ve supported and inspired each other through the development and evolution of the Super Mega Baseball series and have built a fiercely loyal fanbase in the process. And we get to do it all from downtown Victoria. We\'re growing the studio and hope you\'ll consider joining us.

We\'re expanding our in-house team so that we can build the next generation of our light-hearted, ultra-customizable athletes (and off-field characters!), both male and female. Our approach is modular and efficient but we also work toward a unique sense of character and charm. We\'re looking for someone who can help us with this vision, take ownership of a large amount of work that is often technical, and help us improve our processes and pipelines.

What you’ll do:
  • Follow the Audio Direction and understand how each piece fits into and supports a readable, quality soundscape, by creating assets and implementations that live up to the creative and technical aspirations.
  • Oversee the sound lead an audio sub team, for a substantial area of a title.
  • Ensure you understand the tasks and context, to balance effort and quality against the intended purpose of the asset. Produce audio for the game to quality, within the planned budget and to an agreed schedule.
  • Ask for and act on feedback concerning your work. Also provide and act on feedback within the sound team, with a focus on audio execution.
  • Be structured; estimate your work, update plans, submit good data into the branch.
  • As a part of the Audio team provide and respond to Audio feedback and be an active mixer for your assets and provide feedback on the title\'s overall mix
Qualities we’re looking for:
  • 3 or more years of experience of sourcing, creating and implementing quality sound assets in a AAA title, from both a creative and technical standpoint especially vehicles or weapons.
  • A solid appreciation and understanding of how sound works in real-life, with a sense for realism and believability, but able to favor readability to support gameplay.
  • Developed artistic qualities; excellent at interpreting reference and following direction.
  • Desire to develop your implementation, design, editing and engineering skills.
  • Proficient in common studio hardware, editing techniques and software such as Reaper, Sound Forge, Waves, Fabfilter and IzoTope RX.
  • Experience with technical workflows and integrating audio into the game environment using the tools at hand. Creating with efficiency, and being mindful of performance constraints.
  • Knowledge of audio middleware, e.g. WWISE, FMOD, Unity and Unreal
  • Knowledge of graphical audio programming, e.g. Reaktor, Max-MSP, Pure Data, is a bonus
Source: XP Game Jobs
Lead Audio Programmer
Company: Gearbox Entertainment
Location: Frisco TX, US
Job description

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit www.Gearbox.com .

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time, veteran software engineer to fill a Lead Audio Programmer role on our development team. This role will help establish Gearbox Entertainment as an industry leader in interactive audio by building new standards and tools, all while growing and managing a world-class team . Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Provide vision for the future technical direction of audio
  • Contribute to the overall technical direction of the project by participating in architectural design sessions and code reviews
  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and other team members to prototype and implement audio features (audio-related gameplay systems, audio asset pipelines, audio effect and mix, etc.)
  • Support product performance goals by architecting and implementing systems with performance in mind
  • Directly manage Audio Programming team members and their development needs
  • Fix bugs and optimize code
  • Implement appropriate testing and debugging support
  • 7-10+ years game industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with designers and programmers
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Very strong C / C++ design and coding experience in a multithreaded codebase
  • Experience with developing and profiling on console platforms
  • Excellent math skills
Bonus Points For:
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Shipped titles on multiple platforms
  • Experience with Wwise
  • Experience with audio filter design, FFT, sound synthesis and effects
  • Knowledge of acoustics
  • Knowledge of music theory

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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