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Senior Audio Designer – AAA Games – London – Permanent

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago


Our client is looking to add to its family of staff. They are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Sound Designer who has experience of creating audio for multi-award winning, AAA, blockbuster video games in a senior role.

You are ready to take on the challenges facing audio on the current generation platforms. You are dedicated and committed to seeing the project through to its completion. This is a senior role focused on both the technical and creative facets of video game sound design. Being equally as comfortable designing systems as you are designing sounds is key.


  • Create world class SFX in line with the project’s high standards of quality
  • Work closely with other teams to define audio pipelines/systems
  • Maintain and develop systems under your ownership through to the project’s completion
  • Continue to develop your skills and share this knowledge with those around you to contribute to a culture of learning within the team
  • Supporting, mentoring and training other audio designers within your team


  • Expert working knowledge of Unreal Engine 3/4, AudioKinetic, Wwise, Avid Pro Tools and, Perforce
  • Expert knowledge of Sound Devices recorders and the standard compliment of microphones (Sennheiser, Schoeps, DPA, etc. used in the field
  • Experience working in an audio studio environment utilising various hardware and software processors, patch bays, microphones etc.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python is highly beneficial
  • Excellent technical sound design and implementation skills with a proven track record in creating successful generative and systemic approaches to sound implementation
  • Highly experienced in designing world class SFX. You understand that AAA sound design does not come from commercial libraries but from the sounds that you conceive, record and create
  • Experienced in debugging systems, audio play-testing and audio quality assurance. You understand the importance of identifying, prioritising, reporting and resolving audio issues
  • You have a deep understanding of how to utilise your vast knowledge of microphones, outboard equipment and plug-ins to achieve spectacular results

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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