Full Time Job

Audio Software Engineer, Mobile


Foster City, CA 04-20-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your Mission

Welcome to Solid State Studios! We're a new in-house studio, dedicated to developing the best AAA mobile games in the world. Our first project is the new AAA mobile title Call of Duty Warzone Mobile, and we're looking for great talent from mobile, console and PC backgrounds passionate about their work, who share our belief in what AAA experiences on mobile can and should be. We're incredibly excited to build up our teams and get to work, and invite you to join us in making something special.

Your Profile

Activision Publishing is currently looking for an Audio Software Engineer to join the Mobile Team to work on this new mobile title. We are looking for an individual who has a passion and proven track record for building and launching great games or relevant applications.

As an Audio Software Engineer you will implement, refactor, optimize and maintain related game and low-level systems specifically for Mobile platforms including: audio device management, sound engine configuration, DSP & performance, platform-specific features, voice chat, and more.

Your goals and responsibilities include ensuring the audio engine is well adapted to the unique constraints of the mobile platform and that the related tools and tool integrations reflect the mobile configuration and capabilities. You will work with related Mobile teams on the project and, in addition, you will be a part of and work with the audio domain team spanning all Activision studios with the shared goal of delivering compelling auditory experiences.

• Implement, debug, optimize and adapt audio features, pipelines, tools and infrastructure as needed
• Perform research to acquire new knowledge vital to perform work you're leading and maintain a process of technological evolution with a Mobile platform focus
• Connect with project leads and other studio audio teams to facilitate multi-platform feature development
• Contribute to the Mobile platform and audio engine roadmap

Player Profile

• 3+ years programming experience
• Contributed extensively to the development of one or more game projects, PC, Console or Mobile
• Demonstrated proficiency in and knowledge of performant C/C++
• Demonstrated ability to write clean, readable, portable, and reliable code
• Experience working on multi-platform software projects
• Excellent communications skills

Extra Points:
• Some familiarity with current Mobile audio APIs and architecture
• Experience with multi-threading and optimization
• Familiarity with VOIP implementation on mobile platforms
• Experience of working in cross- or remote-studio environment

Your Platform

Activision Mobile is an emerging team within Activision Publishing focusing on both publishing and live-operations for Call of Duty Mobile along with our new in-house studio dedicated to the development of AAA mobile titles. Designed around the singular focus of creating the best games in our space, ours is a mobile studio like no other. Developing in collaboration with Activision studios around the world, work on a new AAA mobile game in the Call of Duty franchise has begun.

It takes the industry's best talent to make entertainment history, and while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a driven and diverse team of people producing greatness together. We're looking for developers from mobile and PC backgrounds passionate about their work and who believe in realizing the potential of mobile gaming as much as we do.

Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
• Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
• 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
• Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
• Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
• If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the US, the standard base pay range for this role is $92,920.00 - $171,814.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the US and is not applicable to locations outside of the US Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re25y0-44-200-82-149-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $92,920 to $171,814 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile

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.