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Audio Artist III (contract) - Maxis

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 168455

Position Title: Contingent

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Audio Artist III (Contract) - Maxis

Location: Redwood Shores, CA

At Maxis we excel at unique thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We’re trailblazers and great storytellers. Work with dazzling minds and dare to dream big. We change the way millions play every day. We are looking for someone passionate about games and audio that will help us craft creative soundscapes that will surprise and delight our unique and demanding players.

The Maxis Studio of Electronic Arts is looking for an Audio Artist III to join the sound team to help us ship upcoming packs for The Sims 4. 

Responsibilities:

  • Sound design from the ground up, including rendering and specifying audio in animations, creating sound event specifications and designing to picture
  • Trouble-shoot and fix bugs related to sound effects
  • Receive and apply feedback provided by team members
  • Create audio specifically designed for our unique brand
  • Always be looking for ways to improve audio process, technology, and tools for sound
  • You will report to the Development Director for the Audio team

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years or equivalent audio production experience
  • 3+ years of game audio experience
  • Outstanding sound design and listening skills
  • Experience in foley recording and remote production
  • Fully proficient in DAW production and associated audio production tools
  • Experience in the area of technical implementation of game audio
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Solid experience using game audio development tools, technology, and pipelines
  • Solid knowledge of PC and macOS audio hardware
  • Ability to quickly and flexibly move from multiple projects and roles
  • Familiarity and experience with The Sims franchise is encouraged

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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