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Audio Lead – Console & PC Games – Croatia – Permanent

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


OPM is delighted to be working with this independent games studio founded in May 2014 by industry veterans. They are building their team and are looking for an experienced Audio Lead to join them.

As an Audio Lead, you are a creative and experienced manager who has a passion for video games. The studio puts emphasis on their audio with rich voice overs, dialogue, narrative, powerful and emotional music, and detailed sound effects for a range of audio whether its weapon fire or environment sounds.

Accountable for the management, scheduling and delivery of the internal team and the external vendors, the Audio Lead is a critical part of the development teams creative pipeline. The Audio Lead would manage the studio’s Sound Designers and work with the programming team on the implementation of all in game audio.

As a critical member of the development team the Audio Lead will also be providing valuable input into customer facing materials such as game trailers etc.


  • Designing immersive and rich sound effects to engage players and drive the title’s narrative
  • Implementation and authoring of sound design using middleware and scripting tools to bring soundscapes to life
  • Sound design and mixing of cinematics in multiple formats and specs
  • Collaborating with PD Sound leads to deliver cohesive and compelling audio experiences


  • Proven experience in managing and scheduling teams/resources
  • Extensive experience as a Sound Designer/Engineer for video games with at least one shipped AAA title
  • Fluent in interactive audio and post production techniques
  • Expert command of sound design and mixing techniques, processes and tools
  • Multi-specialized, able to create world class audio content spread across multiple styles
  • Imaginative use of audio production tools, Foley performance and capture, props, and recording techniques
  • Familiar with authoring techniques within commercial middleware (Wwise, FMOD, etc.)
  • Experience working with game development teams and coordinating with various game departments such as animation, level design, AI, physics, mechanics, UI etc.

Beneficial skills:

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as LUA, Python, etc.
  • Experience in post-production environments with proven skills in editing and mixing for linear media

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to

Tagged as: Audio Director

Tags: Audio Director Categories: Audio , Creative


Emma Myall

Recruitment Consultant

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