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Audio and Sound
Relic Entertainment
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Are you a master at mixing, and an expert at mastering?

Are you a stickler for sound and passionate about games?

If so, our Senior Sound Designer role might be the perfect fit you!

Relic Entertainment, a wholly owned studio of SEGA, is the award winning RTS developer of Homeworld, Dawn of War and Company of Heroes, and we’re on the hunt for a Senior Sound Designer to work in our Vancouver studio. As a studio, our role is to create a workplace where people are energized and empowered to not only do their best work but to continually surpass their best. We’ll push you out of your comfort zone to become the best version of you by giving you the ownership and creative freedom to solve our most challenging problems.

As an integral part of the Audio team, you will create innovative and immersive interactive designs. You will have an opportunity to showcase your sound design skills and work closely with our teams in all areas of game design and development.

As our Senior Sound Designer you will…
Lead the team’s efforts in creating vivid, interactive sound design assets
Design and craft audio assets that fit the franchise’s style and aesthetic tone
Integrate audio assets into the sound engine using Wwise and our proprietary tools
Create and communicate innovative concepts based on the franchise and audio goals
Post, edit and mix non-linear media
Add flair to speech and dialogue to create an immersive gameplay experience

We’re looking for someone who has…

A keen awareness of interactive audio and how it contributes to the gaming experience
5+ years of audio experience in games, including:
The ability to create and design a wide array of innovative sound effects
A solid base of technical audio theory both for sound design and how it relates to games
Editing and mixing non-linear media (ex. trailers, in-game cinematics, etc.)
Conceptualizing and executing audio features
Identifying and solving technical and aesthetic problems

It’s a bonus if you have…
Experience working with Audiokinetic Wwise
Field recording sound effects
Familiar with RTS and/or Relic games

What’s in it for you?
In addition to working on AAA games and learning a ton, we offer top-notch benefits and perks, including an extensive extended health benefits plan, retirement savings plan, and support for any required relocation or immigration efforts. On top of that, we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games so we offer competitive total compensation packages.

Please apply through this portal - you'll find the application below! Make sure to tell us a bit about yourself and let us know why YOU would be a great fit for our team!

Next Steps?
Regrettably, we are unable to interview all applicants. Please be patient while we review every application. We will get in touch with the applicants that best fit what we’re looking for, so please make sure you tell us about yourself and how you would like to contribute to our team.

Note: We are currently only able to accept applications from individuals who are legally qualified to work in Canada.

Contact Details:
Relic Entertainment
Tel: 604.801.6577
Contact: Recruitment Team

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