Great new audio jobs at Facebook, Lockheed Martin, High Moon, Amazon, Nexon OC, Blizzard, Bose, Roku, Sounding Sweet, Adobe, Eclipse, We Make Audio, Sound Lab, Gearbox, and Shenandoah Conservatory

By January 17, 2020Audio Jobs
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We came across interesting new jobs at Facebook, Lockheed Martin, High Moon Studios, and Amazon – and they’re looking for an Immersive Sound Designer (CA, US), Sound Designer and Editor (CO, US), Associate Audio Designer (CA, US), and Game Audio Engineer – Crucible (WA, US).

We also found openings for an Audio Experiences Prototyper at Facebook Reality Labs, Lead Sound Designer at Nexon OC (CA, US), Voice Over Producer at Blizzard (CA, US), Global AV Technical Lead at Bose (MA, US), Audio Visual Manager at Roku (CA, US), Sound Designer at Sounding Sweet (England), Audio Research Intern at Adobe (CA, US), Senior Composer at Eclipse Gaming Systems (GA, US), and Freelance Audio Engineer at Joe’s Pub at The Public (NY, US).

Bonus: The Audio Jobs group also has opportunities for a Sound Designer (Unity/FMOD) at We Make Audio (England), Sound Designers at Sound Lab/Keywords Studios (CA, US), Sound Designers and Composer at Gearbox Software (TX, US), and Assistant Professor of Sound Design at Shenandoah Conservatory (VA, US). Happy job hunting!

Immersive Sound Designer
Company: Facebook
Location: Menlo Park, CA, US
Job description

Facebook is looking for an experienced Interaction Sound Designer. Candidates must have a history of creating iconic sonic user experiences, similar in caliber to Portal, Facebook360, Facebook, and Messenger. The role combines functional sound design thinking and execution with a proven ability to break new ground, particularly in new mediums. Candidates must have a core understanding of Interaction Sound design, how it impacts people and their experiences, and a passion for pushing the boundaries of sonic experiences. You will be involved in all aspects of the sound design process, from concept to iteration and refinement, to preparing and implementing assets, to testing performance and approving designs for public release. Candidates must be able to work autonomously as well as collaborate closely with team members and product groups while leading complex projects, across multiple platforms and mediums, through to completion. Strong communication skills are essential to this creative role.

  • Create unique, memorable, and landmark sound designs for our over two billion users
  • Use your proven understanding of interaction sound design to define and distill broad concepts into actionable tasks and points of interest
  • Lead sound design projects from concept to implementation to completion
  • Act as a source of truth for all things sound including design, design standards, best practices and implementation guidelines
  • Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment
  • Collaborate independently with on-campus, domestic, and international team members and product groups
  • 2+ years creating sonic experiences for products in mobile, hardware, and non-traditional or immersive environments
  • Experience with Pro Tools and other digital audio workstations
  • Knowledge in technical sound design and implementation in audio and game engines like Unity, Wwise, and Unreal
  • Knowledge of Interaction Sound Design and its effects on people
  • Interaction Sound Design portfolio demonstrating design in shipped products
  • Experience deeply thinking about product strategy and vision
  • Experience leading independently with team members and cross-functional product groups
  • Understanding of programming and technical sound paradigms in VR, AR, or other immersive environments
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we’re just getting started. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at
Sound Designer and Editor
Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Littleton, CO, US
Job description

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we’re accelerating tomorrow’s breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We’re shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. At Space we value your skills, training, and education. Come, join us and experience your future!

What does this role look like?

Do you love using sound design to tell stories? Are you looking to grow your production skills and build a career? We’re looking for a creative, self-motivated sound designer and editor to help develop a podcast show and assist with video productions for Lockheed Martin Space.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

  • Help shape and fully understand the creative vision for podcast and video productions.
  • Arrange in-house and vendor resources to support production.
  • Record interviews in studio and the field.
  • Participate in group edits and reviews.
  • Edit interviews using industry standard tools such as Adobe Audition, Premiere Pro, ProTools or equivalent.
  • Coordinate production logistics, such as transcription services, and timelines.
  • Take production notes during recordings.
  • Work with producers and editors in post-production, and scoring.
You’ll also have opportunities to:
  • Work with stakeholders to research, generate, and pitch story ideas.
  • Source and schedule interviewees and talent for podcasts and video productions.
  • Mentor team members develop their skills in sound design and audio engineering.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, ideally in a visual media discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience, ideally in sound design, audio/video production, and/or show production.
  • Proficiency with sound design and mixing tools (e.g., Audition, Logic, ProTools).
  • Portfolio demonstrating passion for storytelling through audio, video, and/or written content.
  • Ability to receive and implement feedback as part of a highly collaborative work environment.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and execute against multiple deadlines while paying close attention to detail.
Desired Skills:To be successful, ideally, you should also have:
  • Experience with podcast production and distribution processes and tools (e.g., iTunes, Sound Cloud, Spotify, Stitcher).
  • Experience with video editing software (e.g., Premiere, Final Cut).
  • Strong desire for idea generation and creativity.
  • Possess excellent English communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits of Employment:
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
  • Medical {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
  • Dental
  • 401k {with generous matching},
  • Paid time off including, {we have a 9×80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
  • Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
  • Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
  • Fun, talented and witty teammates
  • Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
  • Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!

Source: SimplyHired
Associate Audio Designer
Company: High Moon Studios
Location: Carlsbad, CA, US
Job description

As an Associate Audio Designer at High Moon Studios you will assist the audio team in recording, editing and implementing temp dialog.  Other duties may include field recording and in game level implementation and audio bug fixing.

About the role

  • Contribute to all aspects of the dialog system, including recording temp VO, editing the dialog assets and implementing them into the dialog tool.
  • Work closely with the Narrative team to make sure we’re getting quality temp VO performances.
  • Collaborate with all other game development disciplines to realize the best possible results
  • Assist with field recordings
  • Work with proprietary tools to implement audio content

About you

  • Industry experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Strong attention to detail is a must, will be working with and wrangling many files and systems.
  • Audio recording, processing, and mixing skills – particularly with sound effects and dialog.
  • Programming or scripting skills is a plus.
  • Have proficiency in Reaper, Pro Tools, Sound Forge, and audio plugins such as Waves, SoundToys, etc.
  • Excellent PC/Mac skills and proficiency with word-processing, spreadsheets, and database applications.
  • Possess strong organization and communication skills. 
  • Good work ethic and a positive attitude.

High Moon Studios
Founded in 2002, High Moon Studios is an award-winning studio developing and contributing to action games such as the Call of Duty franchise, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, and Transformers: War for Cybertron. We employ 100+ in Carlsbad, California, a seaside city in San Diego County.

Our pride is our people and the experiences we have successfully created for our fans. High Moon’s talent comprises industry veterans responsible for some of the most successful games ever made. We have award-winning developers, published artists and specialists recognized as among the best in their fields. Our studio has a history of using innovative techniques designed to boost productivity and product quality, which in turn enhances our studio’s quality of life.

High Moon Studios is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Game Audio Engineer – Crucible
Company: Amazon
Location: Seattle, WA, US
Job description

At Amazon, our goal is to develop ground-breaking PC games that become cultural touchstones, that redefine the boundaries of player experience and that change the way the world sees digital entertainment. At Amazon Game Studios, you’ll have the power of Amazon Web Services, Twitch, and our digital and physical media publishing infrastructure available as raw material to forge a future filled with amazing experiences for players, broadcasters and creators. We believe in a future of immersive, highly engaging game experiences that will collectively cut across age, gender, and nationality. You share our belief and are among the top few technical elite in the world. Amazon Game Studios is looking to take risks and invent! We want people that are driven to make the best games in the industry.

Crucible is a competitive 3rd person PC shooter with a diverse roster of characters representing a broad range of play styles. Crucible features multiple game modes, enabling you to go it alone or join a team to achieve victory.

You are a full stack audio engineer with broad game development experience. You enjoy iterating with other engineers, artists, and game designers to break down technology barriers and deliver experiences that delight customers. You’re a natural problem solver with a passion for games and game audio. You’re the kind of person who drives projects to completion end-to-end, sometimes across multiple functions and groups.

The Role

  • Be responsible for designing, developing and deploying major new game and audio features in complex, multithreaded, real-time environments. Ensure features are integrated cleanly with existing features and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate directly with game and audio designers and deliver solutions that exceed their expectations.
  • Push the boundaries of audio tools and technologies for video games.
  • Solve difficult problems that are sometimes not well defined by writing a lot of elegant and practical code.
  • Assist in developing project plans and commitments, then deliver consistently against those commitments.
  • Be a champion for the user: Insist on the highest standards, and create functional and engaging features that delight customers.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of professional audio engineering experience in games, working on multi-discipline teams.
  • At least 1 released AAA game titles on which you were a primary audio systems contributor.
  • 1+ years experience in Audiokinetic Wwise.
  • 1+ years experience coding in C++
Preferred Qualifications
  • 10+ years of game development experience with 5 shipped AAA titles on both PC and console.
  • At least 3 released AAA game titles on which you were a primary audio systems contributor.
  • Experience modifying and integrating game engines and middleware.
  • Experience developing components in at least three different game engines and targeting both PC and console.
  • Facility with additional languages: C#, Java, scripting languages.
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures.
  • Advanced software engineering skills, including the ability to write high quality, maintainable, robust code in C++.
  • Good communication skills: Able to communicate with audio designers effectively and work efficiently on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, and other developers.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

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