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Senior Audio Programmer

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Creative Assembly

Negotiable

Horsham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Art and Animation

ASAP

13/05/2020

12/07/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

This an excellent opportunity to join our growing team as a Senior Audio Programmer on Creative Assembly's Total War development team.

Based at our studio in the heart of Sussex, you will be working as part of the Total War audio programming team which provides support across all our franchise projects. You will also collaborate and work alongside our dedicated team of sound designers and dialogue engineers. Supporting a varied number of games, tools and technologies, you will be an integral part of delivering the immersive audio experience our fans have come to expect from our games.

Key Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Audio Programmer, you will be working with the current Total War team. Using your excellent coding skills and expertise, you will be working and collaborating to improve our existing audio gameplay and craft new and compelling features for future Total War titles.

On a day to day basis you will responsible for supporting our audio team by:

  • Implementing new audio gameplay features using Audiokinetic Wwise
  • Extending our in-house toolset and troubleshooting issues as they arise
  • Creating and maintaining tools for the sound team to use
  • Gameplay feature implementation and tools to help with the audio QA process

  • Essential

  • Professional Audiokinetic Wwise experience
  • Excellent C++ skills
  • Ability to focus on work independently but also comfortable working in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to understand and work to deadlines in a development environment
  • Passion and interest in making games

  • Desirable

  • Experience developing audio systems in games, research or other settings
  • A familiarity with Total War games is a definite advantage


  • We offer a fully bespoke funded relocation package for you and your dependants and you'll be supported through the process with our dedicated Relocation Specialist.

    We also have an excellent range of benefits to support your work life balance, including:

  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays

  • Annual discretionary studio bonus

  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support so you can truly excel in your area of expertise

  • Support in Learning and Development; internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops to inspire and enthuse including internal programming conferences, on-site training with renowned specialists as well as global conference attendance

  • Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening

  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme

  • Free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site

  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library

  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen

  • An employee assistance programme and onsite wellbeing sessions

  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy

  • Discounts portal giving access to a wide range of extras such as heavily discounted home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers

  • Amazing studio parties such as our CA Summer Festival, a Christmas Party for you and your partner plus a separate Children's Christmas Party. We also have our wrap parties for all our releases

  • Free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing and Pilates classes

  • A range of CA Social events including the annual sponsored Walking Challenge to 100Km, Couch to 5k in our beautiful local park, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more

  • We offer discounts with local businesses, including estate agents and local shops to support our local economy


  • We are Creative Assembly

    We gather the greatest talent out there, coming together to craft authentic and detailed experiences of the highest quality.

    We focus on our strengths and embrace our uniqueness, collaborating across teams and giving everyone the trust and respect to be masters of their craft.

    Our values form the foundation of our culture and ethos:

  • Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.


  • Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.


  • Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.


  • Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.


  • Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects andour legacy.

  • Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.



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