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VO Designer

Multiple Locations: Guildford, UK • Manchester, UK

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Requisition Number: 183374

Position Title: Sr Audio Artist I

External Description:

We are Criterion. We love games.

Over the last twenty years we’ve entertained millions of players around the world with our award-winning and massively entertaining games. We are a team of talented people who craft games with joy, passion, and commitment to quality.

At Criterion, we place enormous value on creative collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspective. Our studio is a healthy mix of industry veterans and newcomers working together to inspire, support, and educate one another.

What a VO Designer does at Criterion:

You are a VO Designer supporting our Voice Over/Audio team. Collaborating with multiple teams across the world in recording and editing voice assets, document and asset management, and the technical aspects of asset integration in our 3D editor Frostbite.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about making great games, demonstrates excellent voice production skills, is a strong problem-solver as well as an effective communicator.

VO Designer overview:

  • Work closely together with the Audio director and VO team to ensure the VO team delivers the highest quality VO for our games.
  • Edit, process, implement and mix placeholder and final VO content into the game.
  • Work within the FrostED game editor to import, name, and organise voice over assets for in game playback
  • Participate in voice over recording and performance capture sessions
  • Contribute with creative and technical solutions to improve VO in our games.
  • Test and Quality Control of in-game audio assets
  • Organise and update script documents, design documents, and voice over .wav files
  • Work together with other disciplines to ensure good VO implementation and workflow.
  • Work together with Localization to ensure cohesion between English and localised languages.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a VO Designer working in the Games industry
  • BA, BSc, or equivalent work experience in Sound Design, Music Production or Recording Arts.
  • Basic knowledge of audio theory and audio editing practices; includes knowledge of waveform editing, equalisation, compression, mixing, plug-ins.
  • Proficient with modern studio hardware, recording techniques, and software such as Reaper, ProTools, Sound Forge, Waves plugins, RX etc
  • Experience or knowledge of audio game development tools, such as Wwise, FMOD, or other proprietary Editors.
  • Basic technical proficiency or knowledge of 3D editors.  Knowledge or experience with any visual scripting program (such as Reaktor, Max, Pure Data, UDK) 
  • A passion for learning and sharing, seeking new ways to improve VO in our games. 

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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Days Open: 58

Can this position be remote?: 0

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About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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