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Senior Audio Tools Engineer

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, CA 03-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Audio Tools Engineer - High Moon Studios (Remote)

Do you have hands-on experience writing high-performance digital audio systems for PC and console games or similar hardware? If you possess strong C/C++ fundamentals and want to work with some of the most talented creatives in the industry, driving the technology to sculpt the soundscape of future Call of Duty titles then we want to hear from you!

What you'll do…
• Architect and implement game audio tools and workflows for our proprietary game engine
• Design, develop and implement run-time game audio features across a variety of platforms and operating systems
• Collaborate with other members of the engineering and sound departments at High Moon and throughout the organization, helping to push the boundaries of game audio technology

To succeed you should have…
• A passion for game audio and desire to work on the technology, tools and back-end systems to immerse players in 3D worlds
• Strong computer science fundamentals in areas including algorithms and data structures, thread synchronization, and time and space complexity trade-offs
• Industry experience creating and maintaining run-time, driver-level audio systems and tools
• Proficiency in C++
• Familiarity with C#/.NET
• Experience with one or more scripting languages (Python, Lua, etc.)
• A team player personality and be capable of working in a fast-paced team environment
• 6+ years of proven experience in an Audio Engineering role or similar position with multiple shipped titles
• A degree in Computer Science, or similar technology related field, ideally with an emphasis on low-level programming, or equivalent experience

We'd love it if you also have…
• Experience as a musician or vocalist
• Familiarity with DAWs like Pro-Tools, Reaper, Adobe Audition, Ableton Live or similar
• Experience with middleware solutions such as Wwise and FMOD

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

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 $101,000.00 - $186,754.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all US locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role's range details for your local geography during the hiring process. 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-gp35wx-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $101,000 to $186,754 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
High Moon Studios

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.