Senior Sound Designer

Audio Bellevue, Washington


Description

ABOUT FIREWALK STUDIOS
 
At Firewalk Studios, our mission is to spark incredible multiplayer experiences that inspire memorable moments. We’re building a world-class, next-generation game studio where people come first. For us, setting a high-quality bar, creating something extraordinary, and treating each other with trust and respect go hand-in-hand. Creating new worlds that ignite imagination and connection takes a collaborative team of amazing creators. Join us to deliver awesome gaming entertainment, rooted in strong gameplay and inspiring art, that captures the joy of playing together. We are currently working on an unannounced, original multiplayer game that is being published by our partners at Sony Interactive Entertainment and we are actively looking to add passionate, visionary creators who thrive in environments where the “status quo” just won’t do and who genuinely want to be part of a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful team. Firewalk Studios is proud to be part of the ProbablyMonsters family of studios.

THE ROLE

Our studio is looking for a Senior Sound Designer who is incredibly passionate about games and bringing exceptional entertainment to millions of players.  As our Senior Sound Designer, you will be responsible for creating and implementing world-class sound effects, helping our Audio Director and Game Director achieve their creative vision.

WHO YOU ARE

  • You are an exceptional sound designer that has a diverse portfolio of outstanding content.
  • You have a refined audio aesthetic with a keen ear for detail and nuance.
  • You strive to advance the art and science of game audio, taking audio experiences to the next level for gamers while finding ways to improve the workflow and pipeline for the audio team.
  • You are both creative and technical, understanding that implementation and mixing play a crucial role in the overall quality of the audio experience.
  • You are a team player who can collaborate across disciplines but can also work semi-autonomously with minimal supervision.
  • You are passionate about gaming and strive to create amazing audio experiences for gamers.

WHAT YOUR DAY MIGHT LOOK LIKE
  • Designing and implementing sounds for cinematics and/or interactive content.
  • Meeting with the Audio Director and/or Game Director to review your most recent work.
  • Playtesting the game for both audio QA purposes and to give notes on the game as a whole.
  • Working with a Gameplay Designer to make sure your sounds are supporting gameplay mechanics and feedback.
  • Collaborating with both the Audio Programmer and the Audio Director to develop and refine our in-game audio systems and implementation pipeline.
  • Field or foley recording to augment our proprietary SFX library.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • You have a proven ability to create visceral and immersive audio experiences in games.
  • You have a deep knowledge of game audio implementation tools and technologies.
  • You have significant field and studio recording experience.
  • You have shipped multiple AAA quality games.
  • You have at least 5+ years of professional sound design experience in linear and/or interactive entertainment.
 

About ProbablyMonsters™
 
Established in 2016, ProbablyMonsters is a next generation independent game company that creates long-lasting studios and exceptional games. Revolutionizing the way AAA game studios are built, ProbablyMonsters provides its teams the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers while delivering best-in-class entertainment through a positive people-first culture.
We have built three studios so far. Each of them has a unique identity built around the type of gamer experience they are creating. Knit together inside the ProbablyMonsters family culture, all studios are bonded by the core values of respect, trust, accountability, and approachability.
Connected by the company’s mission to unite, guide, and empower developers to create exceptional entertainment experiences, developers at Firewalk are given the confidence, security, and stability to create and ship their games free of distractions.
Learn more at www.probablymonsters.com/careers