Respawn Entertainment Beverly Hills, CA, USA
19 Feb, 2018Full time
Respawn Entertainment is a AAA game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. In 2017, Respawn was acquired by Electronic Arts , a leading global interactive entertainment publisher. We have shipped Titanfall and Titanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and are currently hiring for our Star Wars ™, Titanfall, and Unannounced VR game development teams. Our motto is gameplay first, and the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members. We’re looking for a highly skilled Sound Designer who will embrace our culture and share his/her hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players. We're picturing someone who is passionate about the Star Wars ™ Universe, with an appreciation for audience immersion and a knack for making worlds come alive. If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume! What you’ll do... Work closely with the Audio Lead to help shape our game’s audio vocabulary, style, and standards. Design and implement unique and compelling sound assets for the game. Create top notch audio that will immerse the player into the game’s world (including effects, ambient, Foley, creature sounds, etc.) Implement sounds directly into game engine (Unreal 4.) Adhere to audio schedule and deliver assets on time. Work with Audio, Design, Animation, VFX and Engineering Leads to ensure that audio works in-game and matches vision for specific levels as well as overall design of game. Edit and implement audio assets such as dialogue, sound effects, etc. Troubleshoot and help fix audio bugs. This person will not be responsible for composing music for the game. Ideally, you will have.. . 3+ years’ experience in a sound design role for video games, film, etc. Record of success creating sound for major titles desired. Significant platform game audio experience a must. Shipped AAA games a plus. Strong, demonstrable audio design and editing skills. Experience implementing sound into game engine. Strong experience with audio design from scratch, field recording, Foley, as well as dialogue recording, processing and editing. Mastery of major audio software packages such as Wwise, ProTools, Nuendo and Sound Forge. Strong audio technical expertise. Programming or scripting proficiency is a plus. Excellent communication skills. A positive, solution-oriented attitude. Passion for audio. Passion for games. Benefits & Perks… Here's a peek at some of what we offer: Medical, Dental, Vision, and other health and welfare plans. Disability, Life, and AD&D insurance benefits. Flexible Spending Accounts for heath and child care. 401K with company match and no vesting period. Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Generous parental leave for new parents. Free games and company store with discounts on games and consoles. Other perks include education assistance, commuter benefits, adoption assistance, legal services, mental health support, and group home, auto, and pet insurance. Paid time off, as well as holiday office closures including shutdown between Christmas and New Year's. Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties, food trucks, tournaments, movie screenings, game conventions, Ragnar relay races, and launch parties. Game room with a pool table, ping pong, foosball, arcade and tabletop games. Fully stocked kitchens with fresh fruit, breakfast, snacks, and more. Convenient meal order service for on-site lunch deliveries. State of the art on-site gym with 24/7 access. On-site yoga classes, massages, and car washes. A variety of interest groups and outdoor activities to join with other Respawn Employees: table top games club, poker club, beer club, kit-bashing club, running/hiking, biking, basketball, and soccer among others. Friendly, caring co-workers and management.