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Technical Audio Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-25-2024
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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 collaborate with world-class teams to create amazing gaming experiences and sounds. You'll also help push the development of audio features and integration for future Unreal audio engine development and contribute to various aspects of audio design for our collaboration with Disney.

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 the 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.
• Experience with game development methodologies such as the Actor+Component model, Singletons, and data-driven design.
• Surface-level understanding of C++ programming 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.

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-d8jm7q-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

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.