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Senior Technical Audio Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

We raise the quality level of audio in all Epic game titles and technologies as well as engage with a world-class team to create amazing gaming experiences.

What You'll Do

As part of the Epic Games Audio Team, you'll work on engaging with world-class teams to create amazing gaming experiences and sounds. You'll aid in pushing the development of audio features and integration for future Unreal audio engine development.

In this role, you will
• Constantly strive for new and innovative ways to immerse players with audio
• Help to raise the quality level of audio in all Epic game titles and technologies
• Collaborate with other sound designers over aspects of a particular sound that may or may not be working once hooked up in game
• Write systems / tools to empower content creators and/or improve their workflows
• Collaborate with diverse teams and disciplines to cleanly integrate systems that drive audio
• Engage in the feedback and iteration processes for audio asset creation

What we're looking for
• In-depth knowledge of Unreal Engine components: including but not limited to scripting, level editor, animation, and Sequencer editors
• Deep knowledge of Wwise implementation and integration
• Experience with game development methodologies such as the Actor+Component model, Singletons, and data-driven design
• Surface-level understanding of C++, Lua, Python, C#, or other scripting languages and an understanding of code and its role in Unreal Engine development
• Ability to effectively debug scripting logic issues
• Experience creating quality audio assets using a DAW and familiarity with fundamental audio concepts and digital signal processing
• Ability to talk about and deconstruct other current games' audio quality and implementation
• Experience working on a AAA game product's audio
• Extra plus for experience with working on vehicle frameworks, racing games, or an interest in working on vehicles

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including CA & WA).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren't limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic's generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

California Base Pay Range

$155,111 - $227,495 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$148,060 - $217,154 USD

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq0ny6-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $155,111 to $227,495 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.