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Sound Designer – AAA Games – Midlands, UK – 12 Month Extendable Contract

Location: Twycross, Midlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

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OPM’s client, a globally known video game developer, is currently looking for a uniquely talented Sound Designer to join their team.

This role requires an audio specialist, to translate the design vision and implement into specific audio systems and content, which conform to technical limitations where pertinent.

The successful candidate will oversee implementation of systems and content into the product and be accountable to the wider game and audio direction. You will need a high level of initiative, passion, resilience and good organization skills to assist with product vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating audio assets that express the emotional gestalt of a scene through the relations and connections of the various audio, visual, and gameplay elements
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of the spectrum of viable sound design techniques to develop prototypes for a game area or section
  • Implement music cues, which result in assets that function technically and musically well within the game
  • Oversee the entire voiceover (VO) production pipeline for a game, including production strategy, script management, casting, recording, editing, and implementation
  • Work with the audio, design, and art directors to translate overall concept audio into prototypes for specific classes of audio assets
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of audio asset preparation, implementation, and in-game mixing
  • Assess the audio asset requirements of a game and map a strategy for acquiring and cataloguing the needed source

Requirements:

  • Experience with at least one full game development lifecycle
  • Must be degree level educated or have equivalent vocational experience
  • Expertise in audio asset preparation, audio asset creation software (Pro-Tools, Audition, Reaper etc. As well as Wwise and Perforce) and in-game mixing to improve the production pipeline
  • Initiative to produce run-time audio that maximizes audio quality while functioning within the processor/memory budget
  • Ability to clearly define and communicate parameters for the iterative process to the game design team
  • Product / customer focus in decision making

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 officemanager@opmjobs.com

Tagged as: Sound Design

Tags: Sound Design Categories: Audio , Creative

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Emma Myall

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