Audio Designer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Audio and Sound
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
London
Posted:
21-Nov-16
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:

About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Most recently, we've launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC, Gears of War 4 and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We’re now working on several high-profile projects on PC and console and are looking for superstars to help make them great.

The Role

As an Audio Designer at Splash Damage you will be responsible for the recording, design and implementation of Sound Effects and Dialogue in our games. Join our awesome audio team and help us make some amazing sounding games.

Required Skills & Experience

You must have been an Audio Designer within the games industry for 2+ years with at least 1+ complete cycle of a shipped AAA title
The ability to produce world class sound effects from the team’s original source recordings
Work within the audio team to push the quality bar and define good working practices for the project
The ability to both work autonomously as the sole Audio designer on a project, or work under the direction of the Audio lead to create high quality content for the project
Have in-depth knowledge and experience with many types of microphones and recorders
Be able to take an active role in field recording sessions, managing multiple mics and recorders
Have thorough experience producing dialogue, from planning with design and script writers to organising recording sessions, directing, editing and processing dialogue
Have experience with audio middleware such as Wwise
Be familiar with industry-standard audio software such as Reaper, Nuendo, Waves plugins, Izotope RX
Have experience in tracklaying, mixing and mastering linear media such as trailers and cinematics
Work with the development team to design cutting edge game audio tools for speech/sfx/music in innovative ways
Work with Production and other departments to ensure milestone commitments are always met on time, including sprint and milestone task estimation, planning and identifying dependencies
Have the ability to foresee potential issues, identify problems and resolve them quickly
Have experience with game engines including Unreal 4 and Unreal 3
Be a force for championing audio within the studio and the wider industry

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Contact Details:
Splash Damage
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Contact: jobs@splashdamage.com
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