Sound Designer (Star Wars)
Location: Chatsworth, California US
Requisition Number: 153079
Position Title: Sr Audio Artist I
Respawn Entertainment is an independent game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. We have since shipped Titanfall and Titanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and are currently hiring for our Star Wars ™, Titanfall, and Unannounced VR game development teams. Our motto is gameplay first, and the opportunity to create groundbreaking AAA games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.
We’re looking for a highly skilled Senior Sound Designer who will embrace our culture and share his/her hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players. We're picturing someone who is passionate about the Star Wars ™ Universe, with an appreciation for audience immersion and a knack for making worlds come alive. If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume!
What you’ll do...
Work closely with the Audio Lead to help shape our game’s audio vocabulary, style, and standards.
Design and implement unique and compelling sound assets for the game.
Create top notch audio that will immerse the player into the game’s world (including effects, ambient, Foley, creature sounds, etc.)
Adhere to audio schedule and deliver assets on time.
Envision artistic audio design, work with game designers to create audio that fits with their vision.
Work with Audio, Design, Animation, VFX and Engineering Leads to ensure that audio works in-game and matches vision for specific levels as well as overall design of game.
Edit and implement audio assets such as dialogue, sound effects, etc. directly into game engine (Unreal 4.)
Troubleshoot and help fix audio bugs.
Help to mentor other sound designers and lead by example.
This person will not be responsible for composing music for the game.
Ideally, you will have...
5+ years’ experience in a Senior Sound Designer role for video games, film, etc. Record of success creating sound for major titles desired.
Shipped game(s) as a Senior Sound Designer required (from concept to ship.)
Previous mentorship/leadership experience within an audio team.
Significant platform game audio experience a must. Shipped AAA games a plus.
Strong, demonstrable audio design and editing skills.
Experience implementing sound into game engine.
Strong experience with audio design from scratch, field recording, Foley, as well as dialogue recording, processing and editing.
Mastery of major audio software packages such as Wwise, ProTools, Nuendo and Sound Forge.
Strong audio technical expertise. Programming or scripting proficiency is a plus.
Excellent communication skills.
A positive, solution-oriented attitude.
Passion for audio.
Passion for games.
Benefits & Perks…
Here’s a peek at some of what we offer:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and AD&D insurance benefits.
Flexible Spending Accounts for health and child care.
401K with company match and no vesting period.
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
Paid vacation, post-project & holiday office closures, and sick days.
Company-sponsored team events: movie screenings, industry gatherings, and game launch parties to name a few.
Fun office parties throughout the year for employees, friends, and family.
Spacious modern campus with open work spaces and lots of daylight.
Game room with a pool table, ping pong, foosball, arcade and tabletop games.
Fully stocked kitchens with fresh fruit, breakfast, snacks, and more.
Convenient meal order service for on-site lunch deliveries.
State of the art on-site gym with 24/7 access.
On-site yoga classes, massages, and car washes available.
A variety of interest groups and outdoor activities to join with other Respawn Employees: marathons, hikes, biking, and soccer among others.
Friendly, caring co-workers and management.
Community / Marketing Title: Sound Designer (Star Wars)
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.
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Date Opened: 2018-10-10 22:00:55.173
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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.
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