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Audio Designer


Quebec City, QC 11-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

(English version below)

Beenox is a video game development studio created in 2000. Located in beautiful Quebec City, Canada, Beenox is a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Publishing Inc., one of the world's top game developers.

The studio is proud to contribute to the development of the Call of Duty video game franchise. Beenox has also contributed to the resounding success of the Crash Bandicoot, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Skylanders, Spider-Man, and Guitar Hero franchises.

With the arrival of new creative mandates and a continuing involvement in the blockbuster franchise Call of Duty, you will have the opportunity to showcase your talent and expertise to millions of players around the world!

In addition to continuing to lead the development of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PC, Beenox continues to provide key development support to Call of Duty: Warzone, including the creation of new content for the upcoming seasons. This is your chance to work on challenging, ambitious and creative projects with the best team ever!

Secret weapons
• Competitive salary and vacation policies
• Studio closed two weeks during Holiday break
• Ample opportunity for internal growth both leadership and expertise
• Overtime paid 1.5x hourly wage
• Comprehensive insurance coverage paid in major part by employer
• Employer contributions to pension plan
• Free French or English classes
• Gym and physical activities on site

… plus a ton of social activities and unforgettable events!

Your Mission

Under the supervision of the Audio Director, you will be part the conductors of the sound experience at every game level.

Your objectives

With the help of the Audio Designer in charge of the project you will have to:
• Collaborate with different departments on the implementation and optimization of audio content;
• Collaborate with the animation department on the soundtracks of scripted events;
• Being able to implement some script elements, and to do other integration yourself;
• Investigate audio elements in the game editor;
• Create the necessary audio zones in the game engine for the proper functioning of the general ambiance;
• Position 3D ambient elements;
• Give clear audio instructions for external quadraphonic surround creation commands;
• Develop and use technical and creative skills to become more versatile.

Player Profile
• Minimum 2 years experience in audio;
• Great aptitude to provides solutions to technical audio problems;
• Knowledge in scripting;
• Good knowledge of compression audio files methods relative to mobile;
• Experience in audio relative to a mobile system;
• Detail oriented to create AAA content adapted to different audio conception styles;
• Must love video games and audio;
• Familiarity with audio implementation logic in at least one game editor;
• Basic knowledge of audio terminology and concepts;
• Ability to adapt quickly to internal tools and a constantly changing environment;
• Good critical sense, able to self-critic and open to constructive comments;
• Positive attitude and teamwork skills;
• Knowledge in editing and mixing game audio;
• Perk: Knowledge in programming;
• Perk: Experience in console and PC development;
• Perk: Passion for COD;
• Perk: Knowledge of Digital Audio Workstation software, such as Reaper, ProTools, Nuendo Cubase;
• Perk: Knowledge of field recording, editing and sound effects.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkwnp8-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

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.