Senior Sound Designer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Audio and Sound
Region:
Canada
Area:
Montreal
City:
Montreal
Posted:
26-Jul-17
Company:
Gameloft - Montreal
Job Ref:

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About Gameloft

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 140 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,000 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

At Gameloft Montreal, you’ll be working with the world’s best game developers. Our studio has developed, and continues to develop, hit titles that include the Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat and Gangstar series.

We are currently seeking a Senior Sound Designer to join our Audio team.

From the beginning of your adventure with us, you will be tasked with:
Creating the entire sound aspect of games under the supervision of the Audio Director.
*Please note that this position does not involve composing music.

Experience and Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 years professional experience in Sound Design in the video game industry. Demos will be requested.
A diploma in Sound Design is an asset.
Extensive knowledge of Windows audio software (Pro Tools, REAPER, Soundminer, SVN, etc.) and audio editors (Sound Forge, WaveLab, Audition, etc.), as well as web tools such as Confluence and JIRA. Must also have an expert knowledge of the most common VST plugins necessary for editing and mixing audio.
Complete understanding of technical limitations (audio optimisation, memory, etc.) related to sounds and audio formats used in the industry.
Understanding and good command of several audio engines (middleware such as FMOD and Wwise.)
Skilled at recording (sound effects/recording in the field), creating and editing original sounds in different formats.
Good knowledge of sound effects libraries available on the market.
Able to manage large databases (lists of sounds) clearly and logically.
Very good communicator, both verbal and written.
Having many years experience playing video games on consoles and having acquired a good understanding of current sound quality standards.
Being a good team player; having a strong sense of creativity, analysis and synthesis; being hard-working; having effective interpersonal skills; and having strong organizational skills.
Must also be able to easily create and understand sound environments of video games.

And above all, you must be motivated and passionate about the job.

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer
Benefits befitting a company of our size
Vacation and personal days off
Public transportation allowances (partial reimbursement of OPUS card)
A storage room for 80 bikes
Daily snacks
A game room
A rooftop terrace
We want to get to know you!
Submit your application now.

*Important*
In order for your application to be considered, please send your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.) and a cover letter. Please indicate the address of your website or portfolio if you have one.

Please note that the salary for this position can vary between $CAD $40.000 and $60,000 per year depending on experience.

Contact Details:
Gameloft - Montreal
Tel: 514-798-1700
Fax: 514-787-0092
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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