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Lead Audio Designer – PC Console Games – Scotland – Permanent

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Build A Rocket Boy

As Lead Audio Designer, you will create and implement audio, drive a team of audio designers, working in an open world games environment with endless soundscape possibilities. You will have strong decision-making abilities both technically and creatively.

You will be able to work with the audio coders to design audio systems such as dialogue, collision, ambience, cinematics and score.

Our client believes in iterative development, and you will need to be comfortable working in a fluid environment with competing demands.

All applicants should have links to a current show-reel of their work outlining their input.


  • Design and implement immersive audio, of an exceptional standard, for an open world game
  • Work closely with the Audio Director and Lead Audio Programmer following their direction
  • Take ownership of the day-to-day audio tasks such as design, admin duties, scheduling, communicating with the script, animation, art, cinematic, dialogue and music departments
  • Manage offsite vendor relationships. Supervise and attend foley or dialogue recording sessions


  • Extensive industry experience in a Lead or Senior role having shipped at least 2 AAA titles
  • Experience in all aspects of audio process – recording, SFX design, dialogue, ambience, procedural audio and physics
  • Expert knowledge of – Wwise, surround sound, VR audio, Ambisonics, middleware, audio channel counts, memory budgets, submission builds, Perforce, Multi-player audio, console compression, channel counts and audio banks
  • Highly organized, technical and creative problem solver with a positive attitude is a must
  • Strong communication and leadership skills to work across multiple teams
  • Extensive technical knowledge of open world audio
  • Be up-to-date with the current gen audio techniques, software and available tech
  • Have meticulous attention to detail and a passion for game audio

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

Tagged as: Audio Design

Tags: Audio Design Categories: Audio , Creative


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