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Associate Sound Designer - Diablo

Activision

Albany, NY 10-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The minions of hell grow stronger… We're working on Diablo IV! Are you a skilled Sound Designer? Come work with us, and together we will build something exceptional.
Our team of talented developers is growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if you're looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we might be a phenomenal fit for you.

The ideal candidate needs to have sound design experience with demonstrable skill recording and editing foley, sound designing magical abilities, creatures, and environmental audio. The Sound Designer will work closely with the sound supervisor, game producers, artists, designers and be comfortable with face to face collaboration. Candidates should be able to receive and respond to direction to bring their characters, creatures, and environments to life. The ideal candidate must have an ability to not only create excellent, original content, but to successfully utilize our game tools to integrate their work into the final product -- ensuring that great concepts make the transition from the microphone to the game on the shelves.

Minimum Requirements

Experience
• Creating outstanding sound assets specifically for video games including foley, magical spells, creatures and ambiance
• Live recording sessions, both in the studio and in the field
• Designing and conforming sound-to-picture
• Multi-channel audio formats
• Commercial and proprietary audio implementation tools for multiple platforms and workstations
• Game audio credits on at least 1 major, shipped title

Knowledge & Skills
• Proven skills and a unique artistic ''voice'' in terms of communicating and furthering a storyline via the medium of sound
• Ability to take direction and work cooperatively with other disciplines

Key Attributes
• Ability to take direction and work cooperatively with other disciplines

Extra Points

Experience
• Previous experience developing games that use Audiokinetic Wwise or FMod Studio
• ''Building block DSP'' such as Kyma, Max / MSP, or Reaktor

Knowledge & Skills
• Computer-readable or level-design style scripting or light programming knowledge

Key Attributes
• A passion for field recording and audio source creation
• A passion for video games

Required Application Materials
• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Applicants must submit an online demo reel showing relevant experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw9mzk-34-230-9-187-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.