Great new audio jobs at HB Studios, Kojima, Nat Geo, Facebook, Lucid Games, Warner Music, Half Mermaid, Square Enix, 2K Mocap, Hexany, Infinity Ward, Sega Europe, Ubisoft Bordeaux, Crossway, and Pixaera

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We came across interesting new jobs at HB Studios, Facebook, Lucid Games, and Warner Music Group – and they’re looking for a Junior Audio Designer (NS, Canada), AR/VR Sound Designer (WA, US), Audio Director (England), and Audio Engineer (CA, US).

We also found openings for a Composer/Sound Designer at Square Enix (QC, Canada), Audio Technician at 2K Mocap (CA, US), Senior QA Technician – Audio and Principal Sound Designer at Sega Europe (England), Senior Sound Designer at Ubisoft Bordeaux (France), Sound Designer at Kojima Productions (Japan), Manager of Audio Production at National Geographic (DC, US), Associate Sound Designer at Hexany Audio (CA, US), Audio Designer at Half Mermaid (Remote), Lead Technical Sound Designer at Infinity Ward (CA, US) and Audio Editor at Crossway (IL, US).

Bonus: The Audio Jobs group also has opportunities for a Freelance Sound Designer at Pixaera (Remote). Happy job hunting!

Highlight – sound stories this week: Go behind the disturbing sound of The Third Day with Oscar-winning supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer Niv Adiri, get an exclusive chance to win Krotos’ mighty Dehumaniser 2 on the Sound Community Discord Server (the giveaway ends Monday), hear about Senior Audio Director Rob Bridgett’s 3 Principles of Sound Design for Games, and find many of the world’s scariest sound effects libraries here – they’re on sale!

Junior Audio Designer
Company: HB Studios
Location: Lunenbeurg, NS, Canada
Job description

HB Studios is Atlantic Canada’s largest and most successful independent video game developer. We have an opportunity for a Junior Audio Designer to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As a Junior Audio Designer, you will provide support to the audio team from the design phase through to release. You will ensure high quality work is delivered on time, all while developing and maintaining good relationships with the audio team and related departments.

Location: Lunenburg

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Edit dialogue and ensure new recordings sound consistent with existing content
  • Manage a large database of audio assets
  • Assist with Sound Design
  • Provide input and story suggestions for the creation of voice over scripts
  • Proactively seek out audio bugs in the game throughout the production cycle
  • Test new features implemented by the audio team
  •  Assist with documentation of audio process and workflows
  • Maintain the highest possible product quality
Essential Skills, Knowledge & Experience
  • Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent and relevant experience
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in an audio focused role
  • Solid understanding of Digital Audio Workstations (Reaper, Adobe Audition, Logic Pro)
  • Excellent organization and communication (both verbal & written) skills
  • A proven ability to multitask, make decisions and solve problems
  • Self-motivated and avid game player
  • Able and willing to work additional hours as necessary to successfully complete tasks
  • A dedicated work ethic and commitment to excellence
Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Knowledge of a programming or scripting language
  • Experience with Microsoft Access or other database software
  • Field Recording
  • Music Production
  • Interest in golf

AR/VR Sound Designer
Company: Facebook / PRO Unlimited
Location: Seattle, WA, US
Job description

As an AR/VR Sound Designer at Facebook you’ll be a pivotal part of creating immersive AR and VR experiences. Your skill with sound design, foley, and implementation will raise and define the bar for AR and VR sound. You will work closely with our different internal teams creating content for all of our products.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience in audio production for games, primarily foley and sound design
  • Communication and interpersonal experience
  • Experience working with commercial audio middleware such as Wwise and FMOD
  • Experience working with Unreal, Unity and Perforce
  • Experience mixing games
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • VR audio experience
  • Mobile platform experience
  • Nuendo experience

Audio Director
Company: Lucid Games
Location: Liverpool, UK
Job description

Start: Immediately
Duration: Full Time
Location: Remote or Liverpool, UK

We’re looking for an Audio Director to join our team!

As the Audio Director you will drive the quality of the audio content and its integration into our games across the studio. You will supervise audio production, define the audio vision and work with the senior team to ensure that it is in keeping with the game vision.

You will be experienced in audio design and production, proficient in sound design, music composition, voice production and implementation as well as a skilled at managing to ensure the continued development of the audio team.


  • Oversee the audio design and it’s implementation of audio for all projects at the studio
  • Identify the audio needs for our projects and communicate the audio vision to the team through visual/ audio documents and references
  • Work with the creative directors to set the musical direction for our titles and select composers
  • Work with the audio team and external partners to coordinate audio recording sessions for music, VO, foley, cinematics etc
  • Determine the resource needs for our projects and help define the budget for the audio team
  • Ensure that the team adhere to best work practices to provide optimised high quality data
  • Identify and define ways to improve the audio experience through new techniques and technology to ensure continuous improvement across the department
  • Lead by example and provide motivation and inspiration to the team
Required Experience
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in audio production for games
  • Delivery of multiple console or PC games as part of a production team
  • Expertise in the full audio process, including sound effects, music, VO and audio technology
For this position we will need to see a demonstration of your talents, so include links to any demos or projects that you’d like to show us along with your CV to

Lucid Games is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Audio Engineer
Company: Warner Music Group
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Job description

We are Warner Music Group, home to a broad roster of new stars and legendary artists through a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

Warner Chappell Production Music (WCPM) is a global leader in the production music industry with over 35 years of experience and success and boasts 140,000+ music tracks in its catalogs. With new leadership, a forthcoming new website and (2) new recording studios (Nashville, Los Angeles), WCPM is poised for growth in numerous segments of the music industry including expansion of its custom music services, online presence and co-venture opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly-motivated team focused on establishing a strong music production presence in Los Angeles. 

A little bit about our team:
Warner Chappell Production Music is a part of Warner Music Group, home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Atlantic, Elektra, Rhino, and Warner Records, as well as Warner Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide. WCPM have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmy®, Telly, ADDY and Promax honors. 

Why this could be your next big break:
WCPM will be opening a brand new, mid-size studio September 2020 and is looking for a full-time mixing/recording engineer to work with a small production crew to record, mix and master music and sound design for its music library and custom ‘to-picture’ clients in the film, TV, trailer and advertising industry, working under the direct supervision of the VP Production and other executives as may be designated.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Responsible for in-house mixing and mastering of library product (including timing, pitch correction & ‘cleaning’) of tracks commissioned from external composers and sound designers;
  • Responsible for tracking/overdubbing live players and singers as needed in our midsize tracking room (10-12 players);
  • Responsible for recording and mixing music-to-picture for and with custom clients;
  • Work with Project Manager and freelance Second Engineer to oversee prep and breakdown for recording sessions including arranging musicians, overseeing set-up/breakdown of needed equipment, cables and cues systems, preparing sessions and loading necessary files, testing and placement of microphones and other equipment;
  • Work collaboratively with both programmers and audio content creators, in-house and out-of-house, to finesse desired audio quality (during recording, mixing and mastering);
  • Under the oversight of VP Production and Head of Production, finalize mixing of all in-house projects including creating various submixes and stems;
  • Assist Project Manager with hiring of freelance editors and second engineers as needed;
  • Assist as needed with oversight of remote recording sessions including working with Composers and Project Manager to prep sessions and approve deliverables;
  • Work with Network Administrator to digitize, organize and create conversions of audio files as needed for archiving;
  • Work closely with VP Production with regard to quality control issues, equipment purchasing and upkeep, new technologies, etc.;
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal/external producers and composers with regard to mix approach and approvals;
  • Provide creative input with regard to introducing new talent and projects to the team for consideration;
  • Assist Project Manager in ensuring efficient production workflow via WCPM’s CMS system;
  • Work closely with custom clients to fulfill expectations and complete projects in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Demonstrate high aesthetic and technical standards commensurate with WCPM’s commitment to high-level quality of its product and services;
  • Work closely with Project Manager overseeing maintenance and upkeep of studio;
  • Handle and safeguard confidential and proprietary information;
  • Must be able to effectively communicate internally and/or externally in a manner consistent with the company’s Code of Conduct and core values.
  • Must be able to come to work on time without restriction as to time commitment.
  • Must be able to read and understand materials and documents and have the ability to recognize and extract critical data and information.
  • Must be able to perform all diverse physical tasks necessary to complete all the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Must be able to work at and utilize all necessary functions of a computer in order to complete all the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a semi-regular basis and perform other diverse physical tasks as needed.
Rockstar candidates will be able to:

  • Will supervise freelance Second Engineers and Editors as necessary.
It would be music to our ears if you also had:

  • Five (5) years of first engineering experience, preferably in a professional recording studio or similar music production company.
  • Experience with production music a plus.
  • A satisfactory equivalent of education, training and experience in related fields and/or educational disciplines, sufficient to qualify for the requirements of position.
  • B.A. in Music or Audio Studies a plus.
  • Must have in-depth experience recording/mixing a wide variety of musical genres and styles including orchestral, rock, hip hop, EDM, swing, underscore, sound design, pop, world, country, ambient, etc.
  • Must have experience with large format consoles, knowledge of complex analog and digital signal routing.
  • Must be very proficient with Pro Tools, (basic knowledge of Logic welcomed)
  • Must be a team player who puts service and clients first
  • Must be hands-on with regard to understanding recording best practices, recording gear, player formations, mic-ing and wiring
  • Must be pro-active in solving technical and workflow issues
  • Must maintain calm during times of stress due to tight deadlines, difficult clients
  • Be prompt and well-prepared for all sessions
  • Must be flexible with working hours as they correlate with nighttime sessions
  • Must be able to read music and/or follow charts, being a musician a plus but not essential
  • Must have required basic knowledge of recording studio operations including a working knowledge of the duties of the engineering staff, technical support staff, studio assistants, music editors, copyists and related positions.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing situations
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have a resourceful approach to problem solving
  • Must have strong organization skills
  • Must be be detail-oriented
  • Must have highly developed multitasking skills
  • Must demonstrate ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a plus
  • Must be self-directed to prioritize daily schedule and meet deadlines while maintaining high quality standards
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, MAC, Filemaker Pro, Excel, general asset management systems
Why join us?
Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company’s DNA. Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today. 

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Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for Warner Music Group. We love it here, and think you will too.

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our Company is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national Origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws and the Company complies with all applicable reasonable accommodation requirements which such laws may require.  Accordingly, please inform the Company’s Human Resources representative if you need an accommodation in order for you to complete any employment application-related forms or otherwise to participate in the application or selection process for the position for which you are applying. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity and will enable applicants to participate in the application and selection process and for employees to perform the essential functions of their jobs without imposing undue hardship on our Company.   The Company also will make reasonable accommodations to an applicants or employee’s religious beliefs and practices as may be required by law, unless an undue hardship would result.

Source: WMG Careers

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