Music Designer

Audio Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Playground Games is looking for a Music Designer to join our talented Fable team here in Leamington Spa.


Playground Games is looking for a highly skilled Music Designer to join our Fable Team. In this role, you will work on music production and collaborate with the Audio Director to shape Fable's music identity. This role requires a detailed knowledge of music production, music editing and game music systems. Although a music composition background would be helpful, this is not a composition role.

The Music Designer will be the liaison with external contractors and music teams and as such will work closely with the Audio Director and the wider team at Playground to determine the music needs of Fable.

This role is based in our state-of-the-art studio in Leamington Spa, with a hybrid work model in place. Relocation assistance is available if required. 


We are a premier Xbox Game Studio, crafting genre-defining games that delight players with their accessibility, visual allure, and pure fun. Our team, diverse and passionate, is currently working on the exciting reboot of the much-adored Fable franchise.

Skill Summary:

  • Experience of working on current-gen AAA titles.
  • Experience designing and building game music systems.
  • A detailed knowledge of the most common DAWs and plugins a must.
  • Previous experience managing and collaborating with composers.
  • An incredibly keen ear for audio production detail.
  • Music production & recording experience.
  • Working knowledge of Wwise.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Work closely with the Audio Director to translate the creative vision of our games into a wide variety of musical content.
  • Oversee the planning, creation, recording and implementation of all music in the game.
  • Work closely with the Audio, Cinematic, Design, Quest and Narrative teams to ensure that all gameplay needs have appropriate music to accompany them.
  • Edit, coordinate, and implement game ready music assets.
  • Diligently manage composer engagements leading to successful creation of AAA quality soundtracks
  • Develop, implement, and maintain world leading music playback systems in Fable.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's most exciting games studios, using cutting edge technology to create world class games, within a successful, highly talented and collaborative team.